Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.
  1. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  2. Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  4. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  6. Raisa Bruner: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  8. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  9. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  10. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  11. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Flood: Best Albums of 2018
  13. American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums Of 2018
  14. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2018
  15. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  16. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  17. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Ringer: Best Albums of 2018
  20. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  21. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  22. Ken Tucker: Favorite Albums of 2018
  23. Okayplayer: Best Albums of 2018
  24. Courtney E. Smith: The 10 Best Albums Of The Decade
  25. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  26. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  27. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2018
  28. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  29. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  30. Vibe: 30 Best Albums of 2018
  31. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  32. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  33. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  34. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  35. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2018
  36. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  37. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  38. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  39. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  40. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  41. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  42. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  43. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  44. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  45. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  46. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  47. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  48. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  49. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  50. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s