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. Jordan Cronk: Favorite Albums of 2017
  2. Raisa Bruner: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  3. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  5. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  6. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  7. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  9. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  10. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  11. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  13. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  15. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  16. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  17. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  18. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  19. American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  20. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  21. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  22. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  23. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  24. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  25. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  26. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  27. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  28. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  29. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017