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 2013
  2. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  3. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2013
  4. Q: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  5. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  6. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2013
  7. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  8. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2013
  9. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  10. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  11. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  12. Mojo: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  13. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  14. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  15. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  16. Billboard: 15 Best Albums of 2013
  17. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  18. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  19. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2013
  20. Uncut: 80 Best Albums of 2013
  21. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  22. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  23. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  24. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  25. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2013