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