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. Complex: Top Music Albums of 2019
  2. Andrew Barker: The Best Albums of 2019
  3. Complex: The Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
  4. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  5. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  6. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  7. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  8. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2019
  9. Paste: The 25 Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
  10. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of 2019
  11. Ringer: The Best Albums of 2019
  12. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  13. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  14. Uproxx: All of the Best Albums of 2019 So Far, Ranked
  15. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  16. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  17. Gorilla vs. Bear: Our Favorite Albums from the First Half of 2019
  18. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  19. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  20. Flood: The Best Albums of 2019
  21. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2019
  22. Slant: The 25 Best Albums of 2019
  23. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  24. Gorilla vs. Bear: Favorite Albums of 2019
  25. NPR Music: 25 Best Albums of 2019
  26. Vibe: The 30 Best Albums of 2019
  27. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  28. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  29. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019
  30. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  31. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2019
  32. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2019