2012 list of 2012 lists

It’s an easy hit for magazine sites to publish their end of year lists – usually starting in November, or even October. There has been an explosion in end of year ‘best of’ lists. Some are truly awful.

Have you got any 2012 ‘best of’ lists? Send them my way and I’ll add them to the list.

Top Ten Earning Dead Celebrities. Published by Forbes on 24/10/12
The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women Published by Forbes 22/08/2012
50 Best Websites 2012 Published by Time – Tech on 18/09/2012
Top Songs of 2012 Published by Popcrush
NME’s Best Albums of 2012
Top Rated Toilets 2012
The Top 30 Hottest Political Women of 2012 Published by Washington Times on 21/06/2012 (NB This site is awful – I suspect it wouldn’t get off the ground in the UK. I’m amazed there wasn’t a bigger fuss about it in the states)
Best Dressed Politicians 2012 Published by Esquire Magazine
10 Best Books of 2012 Published by New York Times on 30/11/2012
Best Photos of the Year 2012 Published by Reuters 30/11/2012
The 45 Most Powerful Images of 2012 Published by Buzzfeed
The Best Animal Photos of 2012 Published by Buzzfeed
Best Of 2012: 15 Totally Quotable Movie Lines Published by MTV 06/12/2012
Best of the World 2012 Published by National Geographic
Best Of 2012: Who Are The Year’s Newest Movie Stars? Published by MTV 05/12/2012
The 100 Best Products of 2012 Published by PC World 27/11/2012
Book Riot’s Best Books of 2012 Published by Book Riot 05/12/2012
Best Books of 2012 Published by Publishers Weekly
Best of 2012: Top 10 Celebrity Couples of the Year! Published by Eonline 05/12/2012
The Best of the Chinese Internet, 2012 Published by The Atlantic 05/12/2012
Best Band Style Of 2012 Published by MTV 12/07/12
Top 10 Female Celebrity Hairstyles of 2012 Published by Uptenlist 27/06/2012
Top 10: Celebrity male hairstyles of 2012 Published by IBN Live
Bollywood’s most controversial films of 2012 Published by IBN Live
Top 10 Everything of 2012 Published by Time
The Best New Hotels, Spas and Restaurants of 2012 Published by CN Traveler
Sexiest Men of 2012 Published by Glamour Magazine August 2012
Best pop music of 2012 Published by the Washington Post 05/12/2012
Best books of 2012 Published by the Financial Times 03/12/2012
50 Best Albums Of 2012 Published by NME 20/11/2012
Top 25 Albums of 2012 Published by the BBC 06/12/2012
The 50 Best Free iPhone Apps of 2012 Published by PC Mag 13/11/2012
Worst Passwords of 2012 Published by NBC
Top 230 best iPad apps 2012 Published by TechRadar 06/12/2012
America’s 100 best beer bars: 2012 Published by Draft Magazine
The 10 Best Political Memes of 2012 Published by Mashable 06/12/2012
100 Notable Books of 2012 Published by the New York Times 27/11/2012
Best Global Brands 2012 Published by Interbrand
Top 100 Best Buys of 2012 Published by Wine Enthusiast Magazine 04/10/2012
Best Camera-Trap Pictures of 2012 Published by National Geographic
Top 20 food and drink books of 2012 Published by The Guardian 09/12/2012
The Best Sports Clips of 2012 Published by The Guardian 20/12/2012
The Best Memes of 2012 Published by Wired 20/12/2012
The Years Best Microscope Views of Biology Published by Wired 17/12/2012
The Best Albums of 2012 Published by The Guardian 17/12/2012
Best Books of 2012 Published by Goodread.
The Best of 2012 Published by Legal Week 20/12/2012
25 Funniest Auto-Corrects of 2012 Published by Buzzfeed
The 21 Best Sporting GIFs of 2012 Published by Business Week
The Best Astronomy Images of 2012 Published by Slate 19/12/2012
The Google Maps of the Year Published by Google Maps Mania 20/12/2012
The 10 Best & 10 Worst Communicators of 2012 Published by Ragan.com 20/12/2012
10 Best Albums of 2012 Published by Billboard.com 17/12/2012
Top 100 Movies of 2012 Published by Rotten Tomatoes
BBC Sports Replays, the best of 2012 Published by the BBC 17/12/2012
The Gold List 2012 Published by CN Traveller
The World’s 50 Best Bars 2012 Published by Drinks International
The Best Tumblrs of 2012 Published by Dork Adore 21/12/2012
Top 20 Last Minute UK High Street Tech Buys Published by ShinyShinyTV
The Ten Best Noise Tracks of 2012 Published by The Village Voice 20/12/2012
Top 10 Netaudio Releases of 2012 Published by Fwonk Bubblelectro 21/12/2012
The Images of 2012: New York Published by the New York Times 21/12/2012
2012 World Press Photo Published by World Press Photo
NASA’s Top Images of 2012 Published by Treehugger 20/12/2012
The 100 Most Astonishing Images of 2012 Published by Gizmodo 20/12/2012
The Hottest Live Photos of 2012 Published by Rolling Stone
The 12 Most Memorable Images of 2012 Published by AlterNet 22/12/2012
The 19 Most Powerful Images of 2012 Published by Gawker
Top 10 Google Seaches of 2012 Published by Mashable 07/12/2012
10 Best Android Apps of 2012 Published by Information Week 19/12/2012
12 Best iPhone, iPad Apps Of 2012 Published by Information Week 10/12/2012
The Top 25 Cracked Articles of 2012 Published by Cracked.com 25/12/2012
Worst Ideas of 2012 Published by The Guardian 28/12/2012
Best & Worst of 2012: 10 great and 5 not-so-great episodes Published by Entertainment Weekly 31/12/2012
2012 Power100 Published by Art Review
The Biggest Tech Screwups of 2012 Published by Gizmodo 31/12/2012
The Worst TV Shows of 2012 from The Fien Print Published by HitFix
7 Worst Tweets of 2012 Published by Inc.com
2012 Customer Service Hall Of Shame Published by MSN
Super’s Best and Worst of 2012 Published by Inquirer Lifestyle 29/12/2012
Literary Feuds of 2012 Published by The New Yorker 31/12/2012
Top 100 Independent Tweeting Bloggers Published by A Very Public Sociologist 01/01/13
Top 10 Wackiest Environmental Stories of 2012 Published by The Guardian 25/12/2012