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. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2014
  2. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2014
  3. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best Albums of 2014
  4. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  5. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2014
  6. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2014
  7. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  8. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2014
  9. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  10. Antiquiet: 30 Best Albums of 2014
  11. Flavorwire: 30 Best Albums of 2014
  12. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  13. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2014
  14. Esquire: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  15. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  16. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2014
  17. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2014
  18. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  19. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  20. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2014
  21. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  22. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  23. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2014
  25. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s