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