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. Mojo: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  2. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  3. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2013
  4. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2013
  5. Q: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  6. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  7. Billboard: 15 Best Albums of 2013
  8. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2013
  9. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  10. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  11. Uncut: 80 Best Albums of 2013
  12. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  13. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  14. Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2013
  15. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  16. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  17. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  18. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  19. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  20. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s