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. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018
  2. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  3. Jordan Cronk: Albums 2018
  4. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Drowned in Sound: 15 Favourite Albums of 2018
  6. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  7. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  8. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  9. Gorilla vs. Bear: 30 Favorite Albums of 2018
  10. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  11. Fact: Best Albums of 2018
  12. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  13. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2018
  14. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  15. Les Inrocks: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  16. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  17. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  18. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  20. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  21. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s