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.
  1. Rob Harvilla: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  6. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  8. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  9. Spencer Kornhaber: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  10. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  11. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  12. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  13. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  15. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  17. Jon Caramanica: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  18. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  19. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  20. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  21. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  22. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  23. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  24. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017
  25. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  26. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017