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. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  2. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  4. Time: Top 10 Best Albums of 2015
  5. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  6. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  7. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  8. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015
  9. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  10. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  12. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of the Decade
  16. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  17. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  18. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  19. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  20. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  21. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  22. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  23. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  25. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  26. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s