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.

Music

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2022

25 January 2023

Bunch One - Selo i Ludy Performance Band

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2022

[see also 202120202010s2019201820172012]

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Northern Transmissions: Top 50 Albums of 2022

12 January 2023

Skinty Fia - Fontaines D.C.

Northern Transmissions: Top 50 Albums of 2022

[see also 20212020201920182017]

Quietus: Jennifer Lucy Alan: The Best Music of 2022

04 January 2023

Canti di guerra, di lavoro e d'amore - Silvia Tarozzi & Deborah Walker

Jennifer Lucy Alan: The Best Music of 2022, as published by The Quietus where she also has a list of reissues and archivals

[see also 202120202019]

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2022

04 January 2023

Wet Leg - Wet Leg

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2022

[see also 202120202019201820172016201520142011]

USA Today: The 10 Best Albums of 2022

29 December 2022

Harry's House - Harry Styles

USA Today: The 10 Best Albums of 2022, compiled by Melissa Ruggieri and Patrick Ryan

Jordan Cronk: The Top 30 Albums of 2022

29 December 2022

Angel in Realtime - Gang of Youths

Jordan Cronk: The Top 30 Albums of 2022

[see also 202120202010s2019201820172016]

The Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2022

28 December 2022

Blue Rev - Alvvays

The Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2022

[see also 20182017]

Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2022

28 December 2022

Renaissance - Beyoncé

The Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2022

[see also 2021202020192018201720152014201320122011]

Aquarium Drunkard: 2022 Year in Review

28 December 2022

Outsiders - Anna Tivel

Aquarium Drunkard: 2022 Year in Review. "As always, our list is unranked and unruly," they write about their 200+ entries.

[see also 201420132012]

Tone Glow: Our Favorite Albums, 2022

27 December 2022

Living Torch - Kali Malone

Tone Glow: Our Favorite Albums, 2022 as voted by their writers and grouped by the number of votes each received

[see also 2021]

Received Six Votes

Received Five Votes

Received Three Votes

Received Two Votes