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.

Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

04 December 2019

Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

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

  1. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  2. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  3. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  4. Big ThiefU.F.O.F.
  5. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  6. (Sandy) Alex GHouse of Sugar
  7. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  8. Great GrandpaFour of Arrows
  9. Billy Woods & Kenny SegalHiding Places
  10. Fontaines D.C.Dogrel
  11. black midiSchlagenheim
  12. Charly BlissYoung Enough
  13. Holly HerndonPROTO
  14. Mannequin PussyPatience
  15. FKA twigsMagdalene
  16. Jenny HvalThe Practice of Love
  17. Weyes BloodTitanic Rising
  18. Denzel CurryZUU
  19. Jessica PrattQuiet Signs
  20. Polo GDie a Legend
  21. Cate Le BonReward
  22. Charli XCXCharli
  23. Rico Nasty & Kenny BeatsAnger Management
  24. FloristEmily Alone
  25. Young ThugSo Much Fun
  26. EmpathActive Listening: Night on Earth
  27. 100 gecs1000 gecs
  28. girlpoolWhat Chaos Is Imaginary
  29. Control TopCovert Contracts
  30. Freddie Gibbs & MadlibBandana
  31. PUPMorbid Stuff
  32. Bill CallahanShepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
  33. Better Oblivion Community CenterBetter Oblivion Community Center
  34. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  35. Abuse Of PowerWhat On Earth Can We Do
  36. Hand Habitsplaceholder
  37. Jamila WoodsLEGACY! LEGACY!
  38. AmygdalaOur Voices Will Soar Forever
  39. Bon Iveri,i
  40. Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿
  41. BrutusNest
  42. Oso Osobasking in the glow
  43. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  44. Blood IncantationHidden History of the Human Race
  45. Brittany HowardJaime
  46. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  47. Nilüfer YanyaMiss Universe
  48. Girl BandThe Talkies
  49. Miranda LambertWildcard
  50. Greet DeathNew Hell