Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.
  1. Esquire: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  2. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  3. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  4. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  5. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  6. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  7. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  8. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Flavorwire: 20 Favorite Albums of 2015
  10. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  11. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  12. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  14. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  16. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  17. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  19. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  20. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  21. Dummy: 30 Best Albums of 2015
  22. Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  23. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  25. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  26. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  27. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  28. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  29. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  30. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  31. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  32. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2015
  33. Time: Top 10 Best Albums of 2015
  34. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  35. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  36. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  37. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  38. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  39. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  40. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2015
  41. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  42. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  43. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  44. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  45. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2015
  46. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  47. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  48. Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  49. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  50. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2010s
  51. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  52. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2015