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. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  2. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  4. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015
  5. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  6. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  7. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  8. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  9. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  10. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  11. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  12. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  16. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  17. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  18. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  19. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  20. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  21. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  22. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  23. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  24. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  25. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  26. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  27. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  28. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  29. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  30. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  31. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  32. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  33. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  34. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  35. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s