Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2019

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2019

27 January 2020

When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? - Billie Eilish

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2019

[see also 202120202010s201820172012]

Vibe: The 30 Best Albums of 2019

05 January 2020

Shea Butter Baby - Ari Lennox

Vibe Magazine: The 30 Best Albums of 2019

[see also 20182017]

NPR Music: Robin Hilton: Best Albums of 2019

04 January 2020

Remind Me Tomorrow - Sharon Van Etten

Robin Hilton: Best Albums of 2019, as posted by NPR

[see also 2017]

NPR Music: Bob Boilen: Best Albums of 2019

04 January 2020

Two Hands - Big Thief

Bob Boilen: Best Albums of 2019, as posted by NPR

[see also 2021201820172011]

NPR Music: Ann Powers: Favorite Albums of 2019

04 January 2020

The Oracle - Angel Bat Dawid

Ann Powers: Favorite Albums of 2019, as posted by NPR

[see also 20212020201720162011]

American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums of 2019

01 January 2020

American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums of 2019, listed alphabetically

[see also 2020201820172016201520122011]

Other Great Albums of 2019

XXL: 50 of the Best Hop-Hop Projects of 2019

31 December 2019

Cuz I Love You - Lizzo

XXL: 50 of the Best Hop-Hop Projects of 2019

[see also 2020]

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2019

31 December 2019

All Mirrors - Angel Olsen

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2019

[see also 20212020201820172016201520142011]

Tyler Andere: Favorite Albums of 2019

30 December 2019

Remember the Silver - Emily Yacina

Tyler Andere: Favorite Albums of 2019, as posted to Medium in no particular order

Jordan Cronk: Top 30 Albums of 2019

30 December 2019

Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains

Jordan Cronk: Top 30 Albums of 2019, as posted to Twitter

[see also 202120202010s201820172016]