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. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  2. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  4. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  5. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  7. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  10. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  11. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  13. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  14. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  15. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  16. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  17. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017
  18. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  19. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  20. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  21. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017