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. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  2. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2013
  3. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  4. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2013
  5. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  6. Billboard: 15 Best Albums of 2013
  7. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  8. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  9. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  10. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  11. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  12. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  13. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2013
  14. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2013
  15. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2013
  16. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  17. Antiquiet: 20 Best Albums of 2013
  18. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  19. Quietus: 100 Albums of 2013
  20. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  21. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  22. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  23. Uncut: 80 Best Albums of 2013
  24. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  25. Q: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  26. Mojo: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  27. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  28. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s