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. Robin Hilton: Best Albums of 2019
  2. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  3. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  4. Paste: The 25 Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
  5. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  6. Greg Kot: Best Albums of 2019 So Far
  7. Greg Kot: The Best Albums of 2019
  8. NPR Music: 25 Best Albums of 2019
  9. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2019
  10. Albumism: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  11. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2019
  12. Thrillist: The Best Albums of 2019
  13. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  14. Jim DeRogatis: Best Albums of 2019 So Far
  15. Ken Tucker: Top 10 Albums of the Year
  16. Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2019
  17. Steve Erickson: The Year in Music
  18. Uproxx: All of the Best Albums of 2019 So Far, Ranked
  19. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  20. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  21. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  22. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2019
  23. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  24. Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2019
  25. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  26. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  27. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  28. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2019
  29. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  30. Stereogum: Best 2019 Albums So Far
  31. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  32. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  33. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2019
  34. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2019