Metacritic Reports: Music

  1. Best of January 2019: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

    Best of January 2019: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV Image
    Published: January 31, 2019
    These were the best new videogames, movies, albums, and TV shows released during the month of January.
  2. 2019 Music Preview: 88 Notable Upcoming Albums

    2019 Music Preview: 88 Notable Upcoming Albums Image
    Published: January 15, 2019
    Listen to tracks from the most noteworthy albums scheduled for release this winter, plus see which major artists are expected to release new music later in 2019.
  3. Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2018

    Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2018 Image
    Published: January 7, 2019
    See which movies, albums, games, and TV shows ranked among our users' favorites in 2018.
  4. The Best Albums of 2018

    The Best Albums of 2018 Image
    Published: December 22, 2018
    We reveal the 40 highest-scoring album releases of the year, as well as some of 2018's bests and worsts in other music categories.
  5. Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2018!

    Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2018! Image
    Published: December 13, 2018
    For the ninth straight year, we are inviting our users to pick the best albums, games, movies, and TV shows of the year.
  6. The Freshman 15: 2018's Best Debut Albums

    The Freshman 15: 2018's Best Debut Albums Image
    Published: December 9, 2018
    We rank the 15 best-reviewed debut albums of 2018, ranked by Metascore.
  7. Best of 2018: Music Critic Top Ten Lists

    Best of 2018: Music Critic Top Ten Lists Image
    Published: November 26, 2018
    Over the next month, we'll be collecting year-end top 10 album lists from over 200 music critics, publications, record stores, and other sources. Find all of the individual lists and 2018's consensus rankings inside.
  8. Best of September 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

    Best of September 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV Image
    Published: September 30, 2018
    These were the best new releases in television, music, videogames, and film during the month of September.
  9. Fall 2018 Music Preview: 45 Key Albums

    Fall 2018 Music Preview: 45 Key Albums Image
    Published: September 6, 2018
    Listen to tracks from dozens of this fall's most noteworthy album releases, including new music from Spiritualized, Paul McCartney, Muse, Cat Power, Thom Yorke, Elvis Costello, Low, and more.
  10. Best of July 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

    Best of July 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV Image
    Published: July 31, 2018
    These were the best new releases in music, videogames, film, and television during the month of July.
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