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. Matt Jordan: 30 Favorite Albums of 2011
  2. Jason Bentley: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  3. Sonic: Best Albums of 2011
  4. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  5. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Austin Powell: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  7. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  8. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  9. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  10. Mojo: Best Albums of 2011
  11. FasterLouder: Best Albums of 2011
  12. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  13. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011