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. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  2. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  3. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  4. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  5. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  6. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  7. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  8. Esquire: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  9. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  10. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  12. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Flood: Best Music of 2015
  14. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Flavorwire: 20 Favorite Albums of 2015
  16. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  17. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Crack Magazine: Albums of the Year 2015
  19. Clash: Albums of the Year 2015
  20. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  21. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  22. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  23. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  24. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  25. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  26. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  27. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  28. Dummy: 30 Best Albums of 2015
  29. Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  30. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  31. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  32. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  33. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  34. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  35. Sound Opinions: Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2015
  36. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  37. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  38. The Skinny: The 50 Best Albums of 2015
  39. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  40. Time: Top 10 Best Albums of 2015
  41. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2015
  42. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  43. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  44. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  45. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  46. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  47. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  48. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  49. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  50. Wire: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  51. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  52. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  53. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  54. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  55. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2010s
  56. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  57. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2015