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. 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. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  7. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  8. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  9. Gorilla vs. Bear: 30 Favorite Albums of 2018
  10. Clash: Albums of the Year 2018
  11. Time: Raisa Bruner: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  13. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  14. Refinery29: The 10 Best Albums of 2018
  15. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  16. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  17. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  18. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  20. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  21. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  22. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  23. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  24. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2018
  25. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  26. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  27. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  28. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  29. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  30. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  31. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  32. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  33. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  34. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s