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. Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  2. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2013
  3. Billboard: 15 Best Albums of 2013
  4. Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2013
  5. Courtney E. Smith: The 10 Best Albums Of The Decade
  6. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  7. Antiquiet: 20 Best Albums of 2013
  8. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2013
  9. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  10. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2013
  11. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  12. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  13. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  14. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  15. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  16. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  17. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s