Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. 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. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2019
  2. Time: The 10 Best Albums of 2019
  3. Steve Erickson: The Year in Music
  4. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  5. Slant: The 25 Best Albums of 2019
  6. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  7. Flood: The Best Albums of 2019
  8. Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2019
  9. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2019
  10. Spin: The 10 Best Albums of 2019
  11. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  12. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  13. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  14. The Skinny: Top Ten Albums of 2019
  15. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  16. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  17. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019
  18. Jordan Cronk: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  19. Gorilla vs. Bear: Favorite Albums of 2019
  20. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  21. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2019
  22. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of 2019
  23. Thrillist: The Best Albums of 2019
  24. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  25. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2019
  26. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  27. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  28. Complex: Top Music Albums of 2019
  29. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2019
  30. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  31. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s