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.

Jon Caramanica: 25 Best Albums of 2017

08 December 2017

Jon Caramanica: 25 Best Albums of 2017, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2018, 2011]

  1. nothing,nowhere.Reaper
  2. SZACtrl
  3. Mount EerieA Crow Looked at Me
  4. Hey VioletFrom the Outside
  5. Taylor Swiftreputation
  6. NiiaI
  7. OzunaOdisea
  8. J. Cole4 Your Eyez Only
  9. Julien BakerTurn Out the Lights
  10. LordeMelodrama
  11. AminéGood For You
  12. 21 SavageIssa Album
  13. DrakeMore Life
  14. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  15. J HusCommon Sense
  16. JidennaThe Chief
  17. SOB X RBESOB X RBE
  18. Kelsea BalleriniUnapologetically
  19. YoungBoy Never Broke AgainAI YoungBoy
  20. FutureFUTURE
  21. JAY-Z4:44
  22. Samantha FishChills & Fever
  23. Downtown BoysCost of Living
  24. Fifth HarmonyFifth Harmony
  25. Chief KeefThot Breaker