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. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  2. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  4. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  5. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  6. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  9. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  10. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  11. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  12. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  13. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  15. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  16. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  17. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  18. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  19. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  20. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  21. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  23. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  24. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  25. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  26. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017