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. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  2. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  3. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  4. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  6. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  8. Gorilla vs. Bear: 30 Favorite Albums of 2018
  9. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  10. Raisa Bruner: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  11. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  13. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  14. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  15. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  16. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  18. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  20. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  21. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  22. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  23. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  24. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  25. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  26. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  27. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  28. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  29. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  30. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s