Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Jody Rosen: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011

20 December 2011

Jody Rosen: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011, as published by Slate

  1. Tune-YardsWhokill
  2. Jay-Z and Kanye WestWatch the Throne
  3. MiguelAll I Want Is You
  4. Pistol AnniesHell on Heels
  5. Paul SimonSo Beautiful or So What
  6. Patrick StumpSoul Punk
  7. Danny BrownXXX
  8. Eric ChurchChief
  9. Frank OceanNostalgia, Ultra
  10. Britney SpearsFemme Fatale