Year-End Lists

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.

Lists

  1. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  2. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2018
  3. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  4. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2018
  6. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  7. Flood: Best Albums of 2018
  8. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  9. Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  10. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  11. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  12. New York Times: Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Time: Raisa Bruner: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  14. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  15. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  16. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  17. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  18. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  20. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  21. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  22. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  23. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  24. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  25. Refinery29: The 10 Best Albums of 2018
  26. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  27. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  28. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  29. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  30. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  31. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  32. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  33. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  34. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018
  35. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  36. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  37. Les Inrocks: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  38. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  39. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  40. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  41. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  42. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  43. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  44. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s