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.

Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s

05 November 2019

Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s

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

  1. BeyoncéLemonade
  2. Kendrick LamarTo Pimp A Butterfly
  3. Kanye WestMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
  4. LordeMelodrama
  5. Vampire WeekendModern Vampires of the City
  6. Frank OceanChannel Orange
  7. RobynBody Talk
  8. Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city
  9. St. VincentSt. Vincent
  10. MitskiBe the Cowboy
  11. Fiona AppleThe Idler Wheel…
  12. Kanye WestYeezus
  13. Tame ImpalaCurrents
  14. Janelle MonáeDirty Computer
  15. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  16. The War on DrugsLost in the Dream
  17. David BowieBlackstar
  18. Arcade FireThe Suburbs
  19. Adele21
  20. SZACtrl
  21. The NationalHigh Violet
  22. Against Me!Transgender Dysphoria Blues
  23. Angel OlsenMy Woman
  24. Taylor Swift1989
  25. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  26. Jamie xxIn Colour
  27. Arctic MonkeysAM
  28. M83Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  29. SolangeA Seat at the Table
  30. Bon IverBon Iver
  31. LCD SoundsystemThis Is Happening
  32. Nick Cave & the Bad SeedsSkeleton Tree
  33. GrimesArt Angels
  34. Vince StaplesBig Fish Theory
  35. GorillazPlastic Beach
  36. Kamasi WashingtonHeaven and Earth
  37. Lana Del ReyUltraviolence
  38. Chance The RapperAcid Rap
  39. Beach HouseTeen Dream
  40. DeafheavenSunbather
  41. James BlakeJames Blake
  42. BjörkVulnicura
  43. Sufjan StevensCarrie & Lowell
  44. DisclosureSettle
  45. Father John MistyI Love You, Honeybear
  46. Anderson .PaakMalibu
  47. Daft PunkRandom Access Memories
  48. Flying LotusCosmogramma
  49. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  50. Jay-Z and Kanye WestWatch the Throne
  51. Jamila WoodsLEGACY! LEGACY!
  52. Sky FerreiraNight Time, My Time
  53. D’Angelo and The VanguardBlack Messiah
  54. Mount EerieA Crow Looked at Me
  55. Lucy DacusHistorian
  56. Frank OceanBlond
  57. St. VincentMASSEDUCTION
  58. Blood OrangeNegro Swan
  59. Titus AndronicusThe Most Lamentable Tragedy
  60. ChromaticsKill for Love
  61. Joanna NewsomHave One On Me
  62. SabaCare for Me
  63. SpiritualizedSweet Heart, Sweet Light
  64. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  65. Cloud NothingsAttack on Memory
  66. Lady GagaJoanne
  67. The NationalTrouble Will Find Me
  68. A Tribe Called QuestWe Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
  69. ParamoreAfter Laughter
  70. Katy PerryTeenage Dream
  71. Run the JewelsRun the Jewels 2
  72. My Bloody Valentinembv
  73. FKA twigsLP1
  74. DrakeTake Care
  75. HaimDays Are Gone
  76. Sleater-KinneyNo Cities To Love
  77. DeerhunterHalcyon Digest
  78. NonameRoom 25
  79. BeyoncéBeyoncé
  80. Foo FightersWasting Light
  81. RihannaAnti
  82. JapandroidsCelebration Rock
  83. Cardi BInvasion of Privacy
  84. ThundercatThe Golden Age of Apocalypse
  85. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour
  86. SpoonHot Thoughts
  87. Christine and the QueensChris
  88. Lady LambAfter
  89. Big BoiSir Lucious Left Foot... The Son of Chico Dusty
  90. Carly Rae JepsenE•MO•TION
  91. Courtney BarnettSometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
  92. CaribouOur Love
  93. BROCKHAMPTONiridescence
  94. Tom WaitsBad as Me
  95. Oneohtrix Point NeverReplica
  96. Bon Iver22, A Million
  97. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  98. DestroyerKaputt
  99. SavagesSilence Yourself
  100. PJ HarveyLet England Shake