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.

Stereogum: Best 2019 Albums So Far

25 July 2019
preliminary

Stereogum: Best 2019 Albums So Far

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010s]

  1. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  2. Big ThiefU.F.O.F.
  3. Charly BlissYoung Enough
  4. Fontaines D.C.Dogrel
  5. Jessica PrattQuiet Signs
  6. Holly HerndonPROTO
  7. Mannequin PussyPatience
  8. black midiSchlagenheim
  9. Rico Nasty & Kenny BeatsAnger Management
  10. Weyes BloodTitanic Rising
  11. Control TopCovert Contracts
  12. BrutusNest
  13. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  14. Better Oblivion Community CenterBetter Oblivion Community Center
  15. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  16. Billy Woods & Kenny SegalHiding Places
  17. Hand Habitsplaceholder
  18. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  19. EmpathActive Listening: Night on Earth
  20. girlpoolWhat Chaos Is Imaginary
  21. BaronessGold & Grey
  22. Jamila WoodsLEGACY! LEGACY!
  23. PUPMorbid Stuff
  24. Bill CallahanShepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
  25. Megan Thee StallionFever
  26. Nilüfer YanyaMiss Universe
  27. Denzel CurryZUU
  28. The NationalI Am Easy to Find
  29. Stella DonnellyBeware of the Dogs
  30. PatioEssentials
  31. Strand of OaksEraserland
  32. Kevin AbstractArizona Baby
  33. Cate Le BonReward
  34. CHAIPunk
  35. Truth ClubNot an Exit
  36. JudiciarySurface Noise
  37. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  38. HatchieKeepsake
  39. James BlakeAssume Form
  40. SigridSucker Punch
  41. Cherry GlazerrStuffed & Ready
  42. FuryFailed Entertainment
  43. Maren MorrisGIRL
  44. Spencer RadcliffeHot Spring
  45. Dead HeatCertain Death
  46. Sada BabyBartier Bounty
  47. SkeptaIgnorance Is Bliss
  48. Inter ArmaSulphur English
  49. WandLaughing Matter
  50. Hot ChipA Bath Full of Ecstasy