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. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  2. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  4. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  5. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  6. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  7. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  8. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  9. Gorilla vs. Bear: 30 Favorite Albums of 2018
  10. Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  11. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2018
  12. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  14. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  15. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  17. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  18. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  20. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  21. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  22. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  23. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  24. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  25. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s