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. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  4. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  5. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  7. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  10. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  11. Alternative: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  12. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  13. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017