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.

Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019

11 December 2019

Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019

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

  1. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  2. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  3. Taylor SwiftLover
  4. LizzoCuz I Love You
  5. Maggie RogersHeard It In A Past Life
  6. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  7. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  8. The HighwomenThe Highwomen
  9. DaBabyKIRK
  10. J Balvin & Bad BunnyOasis
  11. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  12. BeyoncéHomecoming: The Live Album
  13. Post MaloneHollywood's Bleeding
  14. Burna BoyAfrican Giant
  15. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  16. Jonas BrothersHappiness Begins
  17. Brittany HowardJaime
  18. Mark RonsonLate Night Feelings
  19. FKA twigsMagdalene
  20. Carly Rae JepsenDedicated
  21. Summer WalkerOver It
  22. ClairoImmunity
  23. Megan Thee StallionFever
  24. Karol GOcean
  25. YBN CordaeThe Lost Boy
  26. Maren MorrisGIRL
  27. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  28. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  29. RapsodyEve
  30. Bruce SpringsteenWestern Stars
  31. Bad BunnyX 100PRE
  32. KhalidFree Spirit
  33. Ari LennoxShea Butter Baby
  34. Better Oblivion Community CenterBetter Oblivion Community Center
  35. Sturgill SimpsonSound & Fury
  36. Jamila WoodsLEGACY! LEGACY!
  37. Maluma11:11
  38. Luke CombsWhat You See Is What You Get
  39. Nilüfer YanyaMiss Universe
  40. The RaconteursHelp Us Stranger
  41. MUNASaves the World
  42. Oso Osobasking in the glow
  43. Young ThugSo Much Fun
  44. Miranda LambertWildcard
  45. OzunaNibiru
  46. MadonnaMadame X
  47. Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿
  48. Kim PetrasClarity
  49. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  50. Céline DionCourage