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. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  2. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  4. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  5. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  6. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  7. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  8. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  10. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  12. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  16. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  17. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  18. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  19. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  20. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  21. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  22. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2015
  23. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  25. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  26. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  27. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  28. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  29. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  30. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  31. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015