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. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2014
  2. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Flavorwire: 20 Favorite Albums of 2015
  4. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  5. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  6. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  7. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  8. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of the Decade
  10. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  11. Flavorwire: 30 Best Albums of 2014
  12. Antiquiet: 30 Best Albums of 2014
  13. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  15. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  16. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  17. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  18. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  19. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  20. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  21. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  22. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  23. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s