Year-End Lists

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