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. Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  3. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  5. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  8. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  9. Diffuser: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  10. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  11. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  12. Jim Harrington: Best Albums of 2017
  13. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  14. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  15. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  16. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  17. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  18. Daily Beast: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  19. American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  20. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017
  21. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  23. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  24. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  25. Flood: Best Albums of 2017
  26. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  27. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  28. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  29. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  30. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  31. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  32. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  33. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  34. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017