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.

Ken Tucker: Top 10 Albums of the Year

10 December 2019

Ken Tucker: Top 10 Albums of the Year, as aired on NPR’s Fresh Air

[see also 2018]

  1. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  2. LizzoCuz I Love You
  3. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  4. Carsie BlantonBuck Up
  5. Megan Thee StallionFever
  6. Carly Rae JepsenDedicated
  7. Maren MorrisGIRL
  8. BeyoncéHomecoming: The Live Album
  9. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  10. Jenny LewisOn the Line