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. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  2. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  4. American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums Of 2018
  5. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  6. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  8. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  9. Fresh Air: Ken Tucker: Favorite Albums of 2018
  10. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  11. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Refinery29: The 10 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Washington Post: Chris Richards: Best Music of 2018
  14. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  15. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  16. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  17. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Variety: Chris Willman: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  20. Refinery29: The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s
  21. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  22. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  23. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  24. Time: Raisa Bruner: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  25. Consequence: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  26. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  27. Flood: Best Albums of 2018
  28. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  29. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  30. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  31. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  32. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  33. Jordan Cronk: Albums 2018
  34. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  35. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  36. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  37. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2018
  38. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  39. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  40. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  41. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  42. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  43. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  44. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  45. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  46. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  47. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  48. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  49. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  50. The Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  51. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  52. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  53. Consequence: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s