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. Rip It Up: 10 Best Albums of 2011
  2. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  3. BBC: Top 25 Albums of 2011
  4. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. FasterLouder: Best Albums of 2011
  6. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  7. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  8. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  9. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  10. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  11. Prefix: Top Albums of 2011
  12. Hot Press: Top 30 Albums of 2011
  13. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011
  14. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  15. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  16. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  17. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  18. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  19. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  20. NME: Best Albums of 2011