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