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. Bob Boilen: Top Ten Albums of 2018
  2. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  3. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  4. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2018
  5. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  6. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  7. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  8. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  9. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  11. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  12. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  13. Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  14. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  15. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  16. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  17. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s