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. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  2. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  3. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  4. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  5. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  10. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  11. Jordan Cronk: Favorite Albums of 2017
  12. Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017
  13. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  14. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  15. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  16. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  17. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  18. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  19. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  20. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  21. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  22. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017