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. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  2. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  3. Jon Pareles: Best Albums of 2019
  4. Chris Willman: The Best Albums of 2019
  5. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  6. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2019
  7. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  8. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  9. Jem Aswad: The Best Albums of 2019
  10. Ken Tucker: Top 10 Albums of the Year
  11. Uproxx: All of the Best Albums of 2019 So Far, Ranked
  12. Complex: The Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
  13. Ringer: The Best Albums of 2019
  14. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2019
  15. Time: The 10 Best Albums of 2019
  16. Complex: Top Music Albums of 2019
  17. Gorilla vs. Bear: Favorite Albums of 2019
  18. Courtney E. Smith: The 10 Best Albums Of The Decade
  19. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2019
  20. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  21. Stereogum: Best 2019 Albums So Far
  22. Paste: The 25 Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
  23. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2019
  24. Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2019
  25. Gorilla vs. Bear: Our Favorite Albums from the First Half of 2019
  26. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  27. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  28. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  29. PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  30. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  31. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  32. Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  33. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  34. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2019
  35. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2019
  36. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2019
  37. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of 2019
  38. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s