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.

Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019

05 December 2019

Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019

[see also 2010s, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  2. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  3. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  4. Taylor SwiftLover
  5. Bad BunnyX 100PRE
  6. LizzoCuz I Love You
  7. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  8. Miranda LambertWildcard
  9. DaBabyBaby on Baby
  10. The HighwomenThe Highwomen
  11. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  12. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  13. Jenny LewisOn the Line
  14. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  15. Brittany HowardJaime
  16. Sturgill SimpsonSound & Fury
  17. Big ThiefTwo Hands
  18. Young ThugSo Much Fun
  19. 100 gecs1000 gecs
  20. Polo GDie a Legend
  21. Bon Iveri,i
  22. Bruce SpringsteenWestern Stars
  23. Harry StylesFine Line
  24. Tanya TuckerWhile I'm Livin'
  25. Jamila WoodsLEGACY! LEGACY!
  26. WilcoOde to Joy
  27. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  28. ColdplayEveryday Life
  29. Sleater-KinneyThe Center Won't Hold
  30. The NationalI Am Easy to Find
  31. Megan Thee StallionFever
  32. Sheer MagA Distant Call
  33. J Balvin & Bad BunnyOasis
  34. Karen O & Danger MouseLux Prima
  35. BROCKHAMPTONGINGER
  36. FKA twigsMagdalene
  37. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  38. Summer WalkerOver It
  39. BeckHyperspace
  40. Juice WRLDDeath Race for Love
  41. Maggie RogersHeard It In A Past Life
  42. RapsodyEve
  43. Todd SniderCash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3
  44. The Black KeysLet's Rock
  45. Rico Nasty & Kenny BeatsAnger Management
  46. Burna BoyAfrican Giant
  47. Post MaloneHollywood's Bleeding
  48. YolaWalk Through Fire
  49. PriestsThe Seduction of Kansas
  50. Moon ToothCrux