Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Sound Opinions: Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2015
  2. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  3. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  4. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  5. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  6. Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  7. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  8. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015
  9. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  10. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2015
  11. Flavorwire: 20 Favorite Albums of 2015
  12. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  13. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  14. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  16. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  17. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  19. Time: Top 10 Best Albums of 2015
  20. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  21. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  22. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  23. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  24. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  25. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  26. Flood: Best Music of 2015
  27. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  28. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  29. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  30. The Skinny: The 50 Best Albums of 2015
  31. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  32. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  33. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  34. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  35. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  36. Crack Magazine: Albums of the Year 2015
  37. Clash: Albums of the Year 2015
  38. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  39. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  40. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  41. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  42. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  43. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  44. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  45. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  46. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s