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. NPR Music: 25 Best Albums of 2019
  2. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  3. Jon Pareles: Best Albums of 2019
  4. Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2019
  5. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  6. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2019
  7. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  8. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  9. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  10. Thrillist: The Best Albums of 2019
  11. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  12. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  13. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  14. Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2019
  15. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  16. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  17. Slant: The 25 Best Albums of 2019
  18. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  19. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  20. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  21. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019
  22. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of 2019
  23. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2019