Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Washington Post: Chris Richards: Best Pop Albums of 2011
  2. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  3. Complex: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  4. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. Filter: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  6. Hartford Courant: Eric R. Danton: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  7. NOW: Richard Trapunski: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  8. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  9. A.V. Club: Best Music of 2011
  10. Billboard: 10 Best Albums of 2011
  11. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  12. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  13. DIY: Albums of 2011
  14. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  15. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  16. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  17. Sonic: Best Albums of 2011
  18. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  19. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  20. Resident Advisor: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  21. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  22. Epitonic: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  23. You Ain’t No Picasso: Matt Jordan: 30 Favorite Albums of 2011
  24. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  25. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  26. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  27. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2011
  28. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  29. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2011
  30. Hot Press: Top 30 Albums of 2011
  31. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  32. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  33. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  34. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  35. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  36. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  37. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s