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. Time Out New York: 29 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Joey Guerra: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  6. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  7. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  8. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  9. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  10. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  11. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  13. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  14. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  15. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  17. Alternative: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  18. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  19. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  20. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  21. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017