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. Complex: Top Music Albums of 2019
  2. Revolt: 9 Top Hip Hop Albums of 2019
  3. Andrew Barker: The Best Albums of 2019
  4. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2019
  5. Spin: The 10 Best Albums of 2019
  6. Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2019
  7. Gorilla vs. Bear: Our Favorite Albums from the First Half of 2019
  8. Vibe: The 30 Best Albums of 2019
  9. Gorilla vs. Bear: Favorite Albums of 2019
  10. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  11. Slant: The 25 Best Albums of 2019
  12. Albumism: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  13. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  14. Thrillist: The Best Albums of 2019
  15. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  16. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  17. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019
  18. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2019
  19. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  20. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of 2019