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.

Complex: The Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)

30 June 2019
preliminary

Complex: The Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  2. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  3. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  4. Toro y MoiOuter Peace
  5. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  6. 2 ChainzRap or Go to the League
  7. FutureFuture Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD
  8. DaBabyBaby on Baby
  9. Young Nudy & Pi'erre BourneSli'merre
  10. Megan Thee StallionFever
  11. James BlakeAssume Form
  12. ScHoolboy QCrasH Talk
  13. Anderson .PaakVentura
  14. Ari LennoxShea Butter Baby
  15. Maggie RogersHeard It In A Past Life
  16. Rico Nasty & Kenny BeatsAnger Management
  17. Denzel CurryZUU
  18. YNW MellyWe All Shine
  19. Little SimzGREY Area
  20. Flying LotusFlamagra
  21. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  22. Steve LacyApollo XXI
  23. FlumeHi This Is Flume
  24. KoffeeRapture
  25. MaxoLil Big Man
  26. SkeptaIgnorance Is Bliss
  27. Kevin AbstractArizona Baby
  28. BoogieEverythings for Sale
  29. FarrukoGangalee
  30. DavePsychodrama
  31. YG4REAL 4REAL
  32. 03 GreedoStill Summer in the Projects
  33. Queen KeyEat My Pussy Again
  34. Injury ReserveInjury Reserve
  35. AJ TraceyAJ Tracey
  36. Juice WRLDDeath Race for Love
  37. Emotional OrangesThe Juice, Vol. I
  38. Billy Woods & Kenny SegalHiding Places
  39. Karol GOcean
  40. Carly Rae JepsenDedicated
  41. Tayla ParxWe Need to Talk
  42. Y La BambaMujeres
  43. GunnaDrip or Drown 2
  44. KehlaniWhile We Wait
  45. LizzoCuz I Love You
  46. Chris CrackNever Hated I Just Waited
  47. GesaffelsteinHyperion
  48. Jim JonesEl Capo
  49. Hit-Boy & SOB X RBEFamily Not a Group
  50. Lil PumpHarverd Dropout