Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.
2017 Albums

Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2017

22 November 2017

Mojo Magazine: 50 Best Albums of 2017

[see also 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. LCD Soundsystemamerican dream
  2. Nadia ReidPreservation
  3. Queens of the Stone AgeVillains
  4. A Tribe Called QuestWe Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
  5. Jane WeaverModern Kosmology
  6. St. VincentMASSEDUCTION
  7. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  8. Hurray for the Riff RaffThe Navigator
  9. Sleaford ModsEnglish Tapas
  10. Aldous HardingParty
  11. The MoonlandingzInterplanetary Class Classics
  12. The NationalSleep Well Beast
  13. GhostpoetDark Days + Canapés
  14. This Is the KitMoonshine Freeze
  15. SparksHippopotamus
  16. Courtney Barnett & Kurt VileLotta Sea Lice
  17. Binker and MosesJourney to the Mountain of Forever
  18. Mark Lanegan BandGargoyle
  19. Aimee MannMental Illness
  20. Richard DawsonPeasant
  21. ThundercatDrunk
  22. Peter PerrettHow the West Was Won
  23. Songhoy BluesRésistance
  24. Oh SeesOrc
  25. Laura MarlingSemper Femina
  26. Tony AllenThe Source
  27. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitThe Nashville Sound
  28. Julie ByrneNot Even Happiness
  29. Perfume GeniusNo Shape
  30. The Bug & EarthConcrete Desert
  31. Susanne SundførMusic For People In Trouble
  32. TamikrestKidal
  33. Randy NewmanDark Matter
  34. The Magnetic Fields50 Song Memoir
  35. SamphaProcess
  36. WireSilver / Lead
  37. Paul WellerA Kind Revolution
  38. Oumou SangaréMogoya
  39. Kelley StoltzQue Aura
  40. BeckColors
  41. Endless BoogieVibe Killer
  42. Foo FightersConcrete and Gold
  43. Shabazz PalacesQuazarz vs. The Jealous Machines
  44. Kate BushBefore the Dawn
  45. Wolf AliceVisions of a Life
  46. MogwaiEvery Country’s Sun
  47. Roger WatersIs This the Life We Really Want?
  48. Father John MistyPure Comedy
  49. The War on DrugsA Deeper Understanding
  50. Wrongtom & The Ragga TwinsIn Time