Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  2. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  3. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  4. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  5. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  6. Revolt: 11 Best Rap Albums of 2018
  7. Ringer: Best Albums of 2018
  8. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  9. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  10. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  11. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  12. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  13. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  14. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2018
  15. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  16. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  19. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  20. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018
  21. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  22. Okayplayer: Best Albums of 2018
  23. Flood: Best Albums of 2018
  24. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  25. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  26. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: 18 Best Albums of 2018
  27. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  28. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  29. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  30. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2018
  31. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  32. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  33. Wire: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  34. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  35. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  36. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  37. Vibe: 30 Best Albums of 2018
  38. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  39. Les Inrocks: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  40. Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  41. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  42. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  43. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  44. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  45. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  46. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  47. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  48. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  49. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  50. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  51. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s