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.

Lists

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