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. Kitty Empire: Best Pop Music of 2011
  2. Sonic: Best Albums of 2011
  3. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  4. James Reed: Top Albums of 2011
  5. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Margaret Moser: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  7. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  8. FasterLouder: Best Albums of 2011
  9. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  10. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  11. Mojo: Best Albums of 2011
  12. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  13. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  14. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011