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. KCRW: Best Albums of 2018
  2. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  4. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  5. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  6. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  8. Okayplayer: Best Albums of 2018
  9. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  11. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  12. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  13. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  14. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  15. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  16. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  17. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  18. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  19. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  20. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  21. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  22. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018