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. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  2. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  4. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  5. Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  6. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  7. Jordan Cronk: Albums 2018
  8. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  9. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  10. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  11. Les Inrocks: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  12. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  13. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  14. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  15. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  18. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  19. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  20. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  21. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  22. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  23. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  24. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  25. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s