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.

Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017

10 December 2017

Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017

[see also 2019, 2018, 2016]

  1. LordeMelodrama
  2. SZACtrl
  3. The War on DrugsA Deeper Understanding
  4. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  5. Father John MistyPure Comedy
  6. St. VincentMASSEDUCTION
  7. JAY-Z4:44
  8. Fleet FoxesCrack-Up
  9. Big ThiefCapacity
  10. Vince StaplesBig Fish Theory
  11. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitThe Nashville Sound
  12. RostamHalf-Light
  13. The NationalSleep Well Beast
  14. Tyler, The CreatorFlower Boy
  15. Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds from Another Planet
  16. Gang of YouthsGo Farther in Lightness
  17. Phoebe BridgersStranger in the Alps
  18. MiloWho Told You To Think??!!?!?!?!
  19. Courtney Barnett & Kurt VileLotta Sea Lice
  20. Hiss Golden MessengerHallelujah Anyhow
  21. JapandroidsNear To The Wild Heart Of Life
  22. GorillazHumanz
  23. Charly BlissGuppy
  24. Carly PearceEvery Little Thing
  25. DrakeMore Life
  26. FeistPleasure
  27. SamphaProcess
  28. Perfume GeniusNo Shape
  29. Sheer MagNeed to Feel Your Love
  30. Joey Bada$$ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$
  31. Hurray for the Riff RaffThe Navigator
  32. Julien BakerTurn Out the Lights
  33. Sorority NoiseYou’re Not As _____ As You Think
  34. Kaitlyn Aurelia SmithThe Kid
  35. Land of TalkLife After Youth
  36. Strand of OaksHard Love
  37. The xxI See You
  38. KelelaTake Me Apart
  39. Chris StapletonFrom A Room: Volume 1
  40. Delicate SteveThis Is Steve
  41. Travis MeadowsFirst Cigarette
  42. PhoenixTi Amo
  43. The Weather StationThe Weather Station
  44. Kevin MorbyCity Music
  45. Julie ByrneNot Even Happiness
  46. (Sandy) Alex GRocket
  47. VagabonInfinite Worlds
  48. BlisNo One Loves You
  49. DJ Quik & ProblemRosecrans
  50. BonoboMigration