Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Fresh Air: Ken Tucker: Top 10 Albums of 2019
  2. Slant: The 25 Best Albums of 2019
  3. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  4. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  5. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2019
  6. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  7. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  8. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  9. Ringer: The Best Albums of 2019
  10. Gorilla vs. Bear: Favorite Albums of 2019
  11. Washington Post: Chris Richards: Best Music of 2019
  12. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2019
  13. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of 2019
  14. Variety: Andrew Barker: The Best Albums of 2019
  15. Jordan Cronk: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  16. NPR Music: Robin Hilton: Best Albums of 2019
  17. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  18. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  19. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  20. Spin: The 10 Best Albums of 2019
  21. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  22. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  23. Thrillist: The Best Albums of 2019
  24. Time: The 10 Best Albums of 2019
  25. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  26. Flood: The Best Albums of 2019
  27. Albumism: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  28. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  29. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of the Decade
  30. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: Best Albums of 2019
  31. New York Times: Jon Pareles: Best Albums of 2019
  32. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2019
  33. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  34. Sound Opinions: Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2019
  35. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  36. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2019
  37. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  38. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2019
  39. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  40. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  41. Complex: Top Music Albums of 2019
  42. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2019
  43. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  44. NPR Music: 25 Best Albums of 2019
  45. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  46. Clash: Albums of the Year 2019
  47. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  48. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  49. Treble: The Top 50 Albums of 2019
  50. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2019
  51. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  52. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  53. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2019
  54. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade