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. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  2. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  4. Jon Caramanica: 18 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  6. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  7. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  8. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  9. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  10. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  11. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018