Drake’s Best of 2008 and Other Year End Lists

Best of 2008

Drake‘s 2008 year end album list has been floating around the Internets for a little while now, but much to my personal embarrassment, I have yet to publish it here (until today). Check out the goodness below:

Drake’s Top 50 Albums of 2008 (#1-20)
1. TV on the Radio – Dear Science
2. No Age – Nouns
3. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
4. Deerhunter – Microcastle
5. Hercules and Love Affair – Hercules and Love Affair
6. Q-Tip – The Renaissance
7. The Hold Steady – Stay Positive
8. Blitzen Trapper – Furr
9. Portishead – Third
10. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!
11. Kanye West – 808s and Heartbreak
12. Cut Copy – In Ghost Colours
13. The Walkmen – You & Me
14. Shearwater – Rook
15. M83 – Saturdays=Youth
16. Wolf Parade – At Mount Zoomer
17. Santogold – Santogold
18. Atlas Sound – Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See or Cannot Feel
19. Los Campesinos! – Hold On Now, Youngster
20. Man Man – Rabbit Habits
View Albums #31-50

Drake’s Other Best of 2008 Lists:
Drake’s Best Albums of 2008 (that were really from 2007)
Drake’s Best Soundtracks of 2008

Many more “best of” lists after the jump, including:

Pop Tarts Suck Toasted Top 50 Albums of 2008
Pop Tarts Suck Toasted Top 50 Singles of 2008
Village Voice 2008 Pazz and Jop Poll
NYTimes 2008 Critics Picks
Amazon.com 2008 Editor and Customer Picks
Sound Bites Best of 2008
Ear Farm Best of 2008
Hype Machine 2008 Music Zeigeist

Poptarts Suck Toasted‘s mammoth year end list of top 50 albums and singles is a blogging masterwork.

Pop Tarts Suck Toasted Top 50 Albums of 2008: #1 – 2, #3 – 4, #5 – 6, #7 – 8, #9 – 10, #11 – 14, #15 – 18, #19 – 22, #23 – 26, #27 – 30, #31 – 34, #35 – 38, #39 – 42, #43 – 46, #47 – 50

Pop Tarts Suck Toasted Top 50 Singles of 2008: #1 – 10, #11 – 20, #21 – 30, #31 – 40

Village Voice 2008 Pazz and Jop Poll
Village Voice 2008 Pazz and Jop Poll Top 40 Albums
Village Voice 2008 Pazz and Jop Poll Top 40 Singles

NYTimes 2008 Critics Picks
Ben Ratliff’s Top Ten Albums of 2008
Jon Caramanica’s Top Ten Albums of 2008
Jon Pareles’ Top Ten Albums of 2008
Nate Chinen’s Top Ten Albums of 2008

Amazon.com 2008 Editor and Customer Picks
Amazon.com Top 100 Editor’s Picks
Amazon.com Top 100 Customer Favorites
Amazon.com Top 100 Songs

Sound Bites Best of 2008
Sound Bites Best of 2008: Albums
Sound Bites Best of 2008: Singles, Tracks and EPs
Sound Bites Best of 2008: Gigs

Ear Farm Best of 2008
Ear Farm’s Best Album’s of 2008
Ear Farm’s Top Songs of 2008
Ear Farmm’s Top Concerts of 2008

Hype Machine 2008 Music Zeigeist
Top 50 Artists of 2008
Top 50 Albums of 2008
Top 50 Songs of 2008

Finally, Largehearted Boy aggregated more or less everything else over here.

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