This is a statistical index to the Village Voice Pazz & Jop music critics poll, generated in the process of its tabulation for the last few years.
Click any linked column-heading to sort a table by that column. Click any album or song for an artist profile, or any voter for a voter profile.
Some explanation of the various esoteric metrics:
Similarity is calculated for albums, songs and artists based on voter overlap, and for ballots and voters based on album+song+artist overlap. The ballot and voter scores are weighted by album/song/artist popularity.
The Beatles
2016#828 of 2370
2014#615 of 2567
2009#115 of 2591
The Beatles · Live at the Hollywood Bowl2016#683101      
Bill Holdship
The Beatles · The Black Album2014#546201      
Arsenio Orteza
The Beatles · The Beatles in Mono2009#16678515.6.480.359.000  
Ben Lukoff · Colin Fleming · James Barber · Jonathan Perry · Zeth Lundy
Similar Albums
.2422Richard Hawley · Standing at the Sky's Edge  (2012)
.1162Arctic Monkeys · Suck It and See  (2011)
.1162Hank Williams · The Unreleased Recordings  (2008)
.0392Arctic Monkeys · AM  (2013)
.0362War on Drugs · Slave Ambient  (2011)
.0262Camera Obscura · My Maudlin Career  (2009)
.0262Dr. John · Locked Down  (2012)
.0223Black Keys · Brothers  (2010)
.0203The National · High Violet  (2010)
The Beatles · The Beatles: Stereo Box Set2009#294463      
Jeff Tamarkin · Joan Anderman · Marc Hirsh
Similar Albums
.0372Levon Helm · Electric Dirt  (2009)
.0312Rosanne Cash · The River & the Thread  (2014)
Similar Artists
.1672Mark Ronson
.1402John Doe and the Sadies
.1402The Who
.1223Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
.1212The Empty Hearts
.0952Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra
.0952Elvis Presley
.0952Paul Westerberg
.0864The Beach Boys
.0863Nellie McKay
.0782The Fireman
.0782Hank Williams
.0782Jimi Hendrix
.0722Bill Frisell
.0722Ian Hunter
.0694Green Day
.0684Rolling Stones
Poll administered by the Village Voice  ·  Tabulation and analysis by glenn mcdonald /