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. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  2. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  4. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  5. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  6. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  7. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  8. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  10. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  11. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  12. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  13. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  15. Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  16. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  17. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  19. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015
  20. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  21. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  22. Gorilla vs. Bear: 50 Favorite Albums of 2015
  23. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  25. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of the Decade
  26. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  27. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  28. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  29. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  30. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  31. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  32. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  33. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  34. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  35. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  36. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  37. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  38. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  39. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s