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

Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017

07 December 2017

Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017

[see also 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011]

  1. LordeMelodrama
  2. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  3. SZACtrl
  4. St. VincentMASSEDUCTION
  5. Margo PriceAll American Made
  6. LCD Soundsystemamerican dream
  7. Vince StaplesBig Fish Theory
  8. Sylvan EssoWhat Now
  9. Chris StapletonFrom A Room: Volume 1
  10. [tie] Chris StapletonFrom A Room: Volume 1
  11. Jens LekmanLife Will See You Now
  12. KelelaTake Me Apart
  13. Mac DeMarcoThis Old Dog
  14. JAY-Z4:44
  15. Ke$haRainbow
  16. Perfume GeniusNo Shape
  17. FutureHNDRXX
  18. Jessie WareGlasshouse
  19. Charli XCXNumber 1 Angel
  20. Father John MistyPure Comedy
  21. Jay SomEverybody Works
  22. Kelly ClarksonMeaning of Life
  23. MiguelWar & Leisure
  24. Four TetNew Energy
  25. Kip MooreSlowheart
  26. Queens of the Stone AgeVillains