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. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Jim Harrington: Best Albums of 2017
  5. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  6. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  8. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  9. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  10. Rob Harvilla: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  11. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  13. Joey Guerra: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  15. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Robin Hilton: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  17. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  18. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  19. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  20. Daily Beast: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  21. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Raisa Bruner: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  23. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  24. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  25. Time Out New York: 29 Best Albums of 2017
  26. Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  27. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  28. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  29. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  30. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  31. Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017
  32. Jon Caramanica: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  33. Diffuser: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  34. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  35. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  36. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017
  37. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  38. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  39. Alternative: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  40. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  41. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017