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