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.
Centricity.577#129 of 1313
Breadth.100#1222 of 1329
Metalism.000#442 of 1329
2010 original ballot
Centricity.577#86 of 699
Metalism.000#121 of 712
AlbumPointsOther Votes
Kanye West · My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy30265
The Roots · How I Got Over1549
M.I.A. · Maya1028
MGMT · Congratulations1022
Belle and Sebastian · Write About Love1018
LCD Soundsystem · This Is Happening5151
The National · High Violet596
Sleigh Bells · Treats585
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings · I Learned the Hard Way526
Kid Cudi · Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager511

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Poll administered by the Village Voice  ·  Tabulation and analysis by glenn mcdonald /