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. Jim DeRogatis: Best Albums of 2019 So Far
  2. Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2019
  3. Ken Tucker: Top 10 Albums of the Year
  4. The Skinny: Top Ten Albums of 2019
  5. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  6. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  7. Uproxx: All of the Best Albums of 2019 So Far, Ranked
  8. Paste: The 25 Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
  9. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  10. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  11. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  12. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  13. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  14. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  15. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  16. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2019
  17. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  18. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  19. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2019
  20. Albumism: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  21. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  22. Complex: The Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
  23. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  24. Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  25. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  26. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  27. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  28. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2019