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.

Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017

20 December 2017

Fact Magazine: 50 Best Albums of 2017

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

  1. Ryuichi Sakamotoasync
  2. ColleenA flame my love, a frequency
  3. SZACtrl
  4. Dj PythonDulce Compañia
  5. FutureHNDRXX
  6. Laurel HaloDust
  7. J HusCommon Sense
  8. KamaiyahBefore I Wake
  9. ErrorsmithSuperlative Fatigue
  10. TQDUKG
  11. JlinBlack Origami
  12. Visible CloaksReassemblage
  13. Sudan ArchivesSudan Archives
  14. Mount EerieA Crow Looked at Me
  15. EquiknoxxColón Man
  16. Fever RayPlunge
  17. MESHHesaitix
  18. JAY-Z4:44
  19. Karen GwyerRembo
  20. Kaitlyn Aurelia SmithThe Kid
  21. KehlaniSweetSexySavage
  22. Differ-EntIt’s Good to Be Differ-Ent
  23. MigosCulture
  24. MhysaFantasii
  25. Playboi CartiPlayboi Carti
  26. KelelaTake Me Apart
  27. Nidia MinajNídia É Má, Nídia É Fudida
  28. SamphaProcess
  29. Nabihah IqbalWeighing of the Heart
  30. ActressAZD
  31. StormzyGang Signs & Prayer
  32. Rainforest Spiritual EnslavementAmbient Black Magic
  33. Moses SumneyAromanticism
  34. St. VincentMASSEDUCTION
  35. Caterina BarbieriPatterns of Consciousness
  36. Ariel PinkDedicated To Bobby Jameson
  37. UMFANGSymbolic Use of Light
  38. Yves TumorExperiencing the Deposit of Faith
  39. Lil BBlack Ken
  40. BjörkUtopia
  41. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  42. Lee GambleMnestic Pressure
  43. Otim AlphaGulu City Anthems
  44. Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds from Another Planet
  45. G PericoAll Blue
  46. Aaron DillowayThe Gag File
  47. LCD Soundsystemamerican dream
  48. PriestsNothing Feels Natural
  49. John MausScreen Memories
  50. Nathan FakeProvidence