January 1, 2021

Essential songs and artists of 2021

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2020

Essential songs and artists of 2020

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2020

Essential songs and artists of 2020s

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2019

Essential songs and artists of 2019

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2019

Essential songs and artists of 2010s

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2018

Essential songs and artists of 2018

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2017

Essential songs and artists of 2017

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2016

Essential songs and artists of 2016

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2015

Essential songs and artists of 2015

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year

December 31, 2014

Essential songs and artists of 2014

A critical ranking of the top artists and songs of the year