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.
  1. Jon Caramanica: Best Albums of 2019
  2. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of 2019
  3. Jon Pareles: Best Albums of 2019
  4. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2019
  5. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  6. Jordan Cronk: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  7. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019
  8. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  9. Thrillist: The Best Albums of 2019
  10. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  11. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  12. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019