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.

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Lists

  • Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  • Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  • Peter Travers: 10 Best Movies of 2019
  • Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2019
  • Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019
  • Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  • Alan Sepinwall: The Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far
  • Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Albums of 2019 So Far
  • Peter Travers: The Best Movies of 2019 So Far
  • David Fear: Top 20 Movies of 2018
  • Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  • Peter Travers: 20 Best Movies of 2018
  • Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2018
  • Peter Travers: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  • David Fear: 22 Best Documentaries of 2017
  • Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  • Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  • Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  • Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  • Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  • Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  • Rolling Stone: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  • Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2011