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. Okayplayer: Best Albums of 2018
  2. Fact: Best Albums of 2018
  3. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  4. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  6. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2010s
  8. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  9. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  10. Gorilla vs. Bear: 30 Favorite Albums of 2018
  11. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  13. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  14. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018
  15. Vibe: 30 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  17. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  19. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  20. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  21. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  22. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  23. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s