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. Chris Richards: 14 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  3. Spencer Kornhaber: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  10. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  11. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  13. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  14. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  15. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017