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 2014
  2. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2014
  3. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2014
  4. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2014
  5. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2014
  6. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2014
  7. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2014
  8. Time Out London: 30 Best Albums of 2014
  9. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2014
  10. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  11. Greg Kot: Top 20 Albums of 2014
  12. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  13. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best Albums of 2014
  14. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  15. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  16. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2014
  17. Drowned in Sound: 51 Favourite Albums of 2014
  18. Resident Advisor: Top 20 Albums of 2014
  19. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  20. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  21. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2014
  22. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  23. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2014
  24. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  25. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  26. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  27. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  28. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  29. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s