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.

Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018

06 December 2018

Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018

[see also 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011]

  1. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour
  2. Cardi BInvasion of Privacy
  3. Ariana GrandeSweetener
  4. MitskiBe the Cowboy
  5. Arctic MonkeysTranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  6. Pistol AnniesInterstate Gospel
  7. Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, SZABlack Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By
  8. Eric ChurchDesperate Man
  9. Janelle MonáeDirty Computer
  10. Camila CabelloCamila
  11. Brandi CarlileBy The Way, I Forgive You
  12. Neko CaseHell-On
  13. Snail MailLush
  14. Pusha TDaytona
  15. Lori McKennaThe Tree
  16. The 1975A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships
  17. Kali UchisIsolation
  18. Blood OrangeNegro Swan
  19. Elvis Costello & The ImpostersLook Now
  20. Travis ScottASTROWORLD