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.

Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019

28 December 2019

Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019, a survey of more than 200 music critics

[see also 2018]

  1. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  2. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  3. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  4. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  5. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  6. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  7. Weyes BloodTitanic Rising
  8. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  9. Jenny LewisOn the Line
  10. FKA twigsMagdalene
  11. Taylor SwiftLover
  12. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  13. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  14. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  15. LizzoCuz I Love You
  16. Big ThiefU.F.O.F.
  17. Freddie Gibbs & MadlibBandana
  18. Brittany HowardJaime
  19. The HighwomenThe Highwomen
  20. Bon Iveri,i
  21. Charly BlissYoung Enough
  22. Charli XCXCharli
  23. The NationalI Am Easy to Find
  24. Kim GordonNo Home Record
  25. Jamila WoodsLEGACY! LEGACY!
  26. Better Oblivion Community CenterBetter Oblivion Community Center
  27. Oso Osobasking in the glow
  28. PUPMorbid Stuff
  29. Maggie RogersHeard It In A Past Life
  30. 100 gecs1000 gecs
  31. Big ThiefTwo Hands
  32. Miranda LambertWildcard
  33. Mannequin PussyPatience
  34. Julia JacklinCrushing
  35. Carly Rae JepsenDedicated
  36. Young ThugSo Much Fun
  37. Sturgill SimpsonSound & Fury
  38. Caroline PolachekPang
  39. RapsodyEve
  40. WilcoOde to Joy
  41. Denzel CurryZUU
  42. Orville PeckPony
  43. Karen O & Danger MouseLux Prima
  44. Little SimzGREY Area
  45. black midiSchlagenheim
  46. Tanya TuckerWhile I'm Livin'
  47. Fontaines D.C.Dogrel
  48. Bruce SpringsteenWestern Stars
  49. (Sandy) Alex GHouse of Sugar
  50. YBN CordaeThe Lost Boy