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.

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2010s

21 December 2019

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2010s

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2012]

  1. The RootsHow I Got Over
  2. Mas-TThelonious Sphere Monk
  3. various artists — American Honey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  4. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  5. NonameRoom 25
  6. Randy NewmanDark Matter
  7. Laurie AndersonHeart of a Dog
  8. Kanye WestMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
  9. Mount EerieA Crow Looked at Me
  10. A Tribe Called QuestWe Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
  11. Neil Young & Crazy HorseAmericana
  12. The UncludedHokey Fright
  13. Tierra WhackWhack World
  14. WussyAttica!
  15. Frank OceanNostalgia, Ultra
  16. WussyFuneral Dress II
  17. M.I.A.Maya
  18. Tom ZéEstudando a Bossa: Nordeste Plaza
  19. RihannaAnti
  20. DabkeSounds of the Syrian Houran
  21. The New PornographersWhiteout Conditions
  22. Kendrick LamarTo Pimp A Butterfly
  23. Vampire WeekendModern Vampires of the City
  24. WussyStrawberry
  25. Das RacistRelax