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. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  2. Greg Kot: Best Albums of 2018
  3. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  4. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  5. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  6. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  8. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  9. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  10. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  11. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  13. Revolt: 11 Best Rap Albums of 2018
  14. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  15. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  18. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  19. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  20. Vibe: 30 Best Albums of 2018
  21. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  22. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  23. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  24. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  25. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  26. Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  27. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2018
  28. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  29. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  30. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  31. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  32. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s