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.
Rickey Wright
Centricity.443#358 of 1313
Breadth.140#1192 of 1329
Metalism.000#442 of 1329
2008 original ballot
Centricity.443#123 of 568
Metalism.000#123 of 579
AlbumPointsOther Votes
Randy Newman · Harps and Angels2047
Robyn · Robyn2011
Vampire Weekend · Vampire Weekend10104
Lil Wayne · Tha Carter III1077
Los Campesinos! · Hold on Now, Youngster...1031
Hold Steady · Stay Positive653
Raphael Saadiq · The Way I See It644
Ponytail · Ice Cream Spiritual!610
(various artists) · Nigeria 70: Lagos Jump63
(various artists) · The Roots of Hip-Hop: From Church to Gangsta60
SongOther Votes
Estelle (ft. Kanye West) · "American Boy"69
Kanye West · "Love Lockdown"36
Black Kids · "I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You"13
Soulja Boy Tell 'Em · "Yahhh!"2
Ne-Yo · "So You Can Cry"1

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.1769Eric Weisbard · 2008
.1688Chris Herrington · 2008
.1646Charles R. Cross · 2008
.1629J. Anthony Ware · 2008
.1609Roy Trakin · 2008
.1578Charles Johnson · 2008
.1519Ryan Dombal · 2008
.1499Michael Endelman · 2008
.1488Christopher R. Weingarten · 2008
.1427Franklin Soults · 2008
.1426Jack Buehrer · 2008
.1388Mikael Wood · 2008
.1377Rob Sheffield · 2008
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Similar Voters
.1749Eric Weisbard
.1017William Bowers
.0946Jack Buehrer
.0794P Gregory Springer
.0754Cortney Harding
.0719Michael Endelman
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.0657Franklin Soults
.0654Kevin Pearson
.0647Pete Glowatsky
.0614John Milward
.0604John Davidson
.0594Amber Schadewald
.0587Ben Sisario
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.0567Justin Strout
.0554Jesse Hughey
.05310Ryan Dombal
.0516Amy Linden
.0514Daniel Marek
Poll administered by the Village Voice  ·  Tabulation and analysis by glenn mcdonald /