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: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

05 November 2019

Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

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

  1. Kendrick LamarTo Pimp A Butterfly
  2. Kanye WestYeezus
  3. GrimesArt Angels
  4. Kanye WestMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
  5. Frank OceanBlond
  6. Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city
  7. BeyoncéBeyoncé
  8. Sky FerreiraNight Time, My Time
  9. Carly Rae JepsenE•MO•TION
  10. Taylor SwiftRed
  11. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  12. LCD SoundsystemThis Is Happening
  13. Frank OceanChannel Orange
  14. Arcade FireThe Suburbs
  15. David BowieBlackstar
  16. Sufjan StevensCarrie & Lowell
  17. LordeMelodrama
  18. My Bloody Valentinembv
  19. Fiona AppleThe Idler Wheel…
  20. RobynBody Talk
  21. SolangeA Seat at the Table
  22. Bon IverBon Iver
  23. Vince StaplesSummertime ’06
  24. The War on DrugsLost in the Dream
  25. DeafheavenSunbather
  26. Vampire WeekendModern Vampires of the City
  27. MitskiPuberty 2
  28. St. VincentStrange Mercy
  29. Angel OlsenBurn Your Fire For No Witness
  30. Danny BrownOld
  31. Father John MistyI Love You, Honeybear
  32. Beach HouseTeen Dream
  33. BeyoncéLemonade
  34. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour
  35. Mount EerieA Crow Looked at Me
  36. FKA twigsLP1
  37. Bon Iver22, A Million
  38. DrakeTake Care
  39. Joanna NewsomHave One On Me
  40. Lana Del ReyBorn to Die
  41. Chance The RapperAcid Rap
  42. Ariana GrandeSweetener
  43. Perfume GeniusNo Shape
  44. SlowdiveSlowdive
  45. Pusha TDaytona
  46. RihannaAnti
  47. WaxahatcheeCerulean Salt
  48. Snail MailLush
  49. Panda BearTomboy
  50. Run the JewelsRun the Jewels 2
  51. Sharon Van EttenAre We There
  52. Tame ImpalaCurrents
  53. The KnifeShaking the Habitual
  54. Titus AndronicusThe Monitor
  55. RosalíaEl Mal Querer
  56. Cardi BInvasion of Privacy
  57. Earl SweatshirtDoris
  58. A Tribe Called QuestWe Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
  59. RadioheadA Moon Shaped Pool
  60. Kamasi WashingtonThe Epic
  61. The 1975I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It
  62. M83Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  63. Fucked UpDavid Comes to Life
  64. Blood OrangeCupid Deluxe
  65. James BlakeJames Blake
  66. Jenny HvalApocalypse, Girl
  67. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  68. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  69. Taylor Swift1989
  70. D’Angelo and The VanguardBlack Messiah
  71. LowDouble Negative
  72. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  73. BjörkVulnicura
  74. The NationalSleep Well Beast
  75. Charli XCXPop 2
  76. (Sandy) Alex GDSU
  77. SZACtrl
  78. DeerhunterHalcyon Digest
  79. Big ThiefU.F.O.F.
  80. Parquet CourtsLight Up Gold
  81. JapandroidsCelebration Rock
  82. Fuck ButtonsSlow Focus
  83. PriestsNothing Feels Natural
  84. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  85. Sleigh BellsTreats
  86. Eric ChurchThe Outsiders
  87. Oneohtrix Point NeverReplica
  88. CobaltSlow Forever
  89. Rich GangTha Tour Part 1
  90. Charly BlissGuppy
  91. Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds from Another Planet
  92. Jim O’RourkeSimple Songs
  93. Hop AlongPainted Shut
  94. Purity RingShrines
  95. Wye OakCivilian
  96. Colleen GreenI Want to Grow Up
  97. Courtney BarnettSometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
  98. PUPThe Dream Is Over
  99. Car Seat HeadrestTeens of Denial
  100. FuturePluto