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 50 Albums of 2019

02 December 2019

Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019

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

  1. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  2. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  3. Jamila WoodsLEGACY! LEGACY!
  4. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  5. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  6. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  7. LizzoCuz I Love You
  8. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  9. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  10. ToolFear Inoculum
  11. Charly BlissYoung Enough
  12. Freddie Gibbs & MadlibBandana
  13. Big ThiefU.F.O.F.
  14. PUPMorbid Stuff
  15. King PrincessCheap Queen
  16. Faye WebsterAtlanta Millionaires Club
  17. Bon Iveri,i
  18. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  19. Brittany HowardJaime
  20. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  21. Little SimzGREY Area
  22. Stella DonnellyBeware of the Dogs
  23. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  24. Flying LotusFlamagra
  25. Better Oblivion Community CenterBetter Oblivion Community Center
  26. Weyes BloodTitanic Rising
  27. slowthaiNothing Great About Britain
  28. Maggie RogersHeard It In A Past Life
  29. FKA twigsMagdalene
  30. Charli XCXCharli
  31. Anderson .PaakVentura
  32. BTSMap of the Soul: Persona
  33. The HighwomenThe Highwomen
  34. Denzel CurryZUU
  35. Jay SomAnak Ko
  36. Christian Scott aTunde AdjuahAncestral Recall
  37. Sturgill SimpsonSound & Fury
  38. Jenny LewisOn the Line
  39. Leonard CohenThanks for the Dance
  40. Julia JacklinCrushing
  41. Pivot GangYou Can't Sit With Us
  42. Nilüfer YanyaMiss Universe
  43. The RegrettesHow Do You Love?
  44. Lady LambEven in the Tremor
  45. ClairoImmunity
  46. (Sandy) Alex GHouse of Sugar
  47. Catfish and the BottlemenThe Balance
  48. HatchieKeepsake
  49. Black Belt Eagle ScoutAt the Party with My Brown Friends
  50. Bruce SpringsteenWestern Stars