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. Jon Pareles: Best Albums of 2019
  3. Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2019
  4. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  5. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  6. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  7. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  8. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  9. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  10. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  11. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  12. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  13. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019
  14. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2019