A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.
Chris Richards: Best Music of 2021, as published by The Washington Post
[see also 2022 • 2019 • 2018 • 2017 • 2011]
Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, I make no tallies.