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.
Josh Freedom du Lac
Centricity.338#604 of 1313
Breadth.190#1009 of 1329
Metalism.000#442 of 1329
2008 original ballot
Centricity.338#219 of 568
Metalism.000#123 of 579
AlbumPointsOther Votes
Ashton Shepherd · Sounds So Good232
James McMurtry · Just Us Kids2213
Kanye West · 808s & Heartbreak1356
Jamey Johnson · That Lonesome Song1217
Fleet Foxes · Fleet Foxes587
Erykah Badu · New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War579
Ne-Yo · Year of the Gentleman524
Calle 13 · Los de Atrás Vienen Conmigo55
Thao Nguyen With the Get Down Stay Down · We Brave Bee Stings and All54
Rhymefest · Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Dedication Album51
SongOther Votes
Estelle (ft. Kanye West) · "American Boy"69
Beyoncé · "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)"57
T.I. (ft. Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Lil Wayne) · "Swagger Like Us"15
Ida Maria · "Oh My God"8
Young Jeezy (ft. Nas) · "My President"7
Jazmine Sullivan · "Bust Your Windows"5
Robin Thicke · "Magic"4
Taylor Swift · "Hey Stephen"1
Ashton Shepherd · "Sounds So Good"0
James · "Hey Ma"0

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.17111Eric Weisbard
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Poll administered by the Village Voice  ·  Tabulation and analysis by glenn mcdonald /