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. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  2. Flood: Best Albums of 2018
  3. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  4. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  5. Jordan Cronk: Albums 2018
  6. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  7. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  8. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  9. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  11. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  12. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  13. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  14. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  15. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Gorilla vs. Bear: 30 Favorite Albums of 2018
  18. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  20. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  21. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  22. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018
  23. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  24. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018