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. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Jordan Cronk: Favorite Albums of 2017
  4. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Diffuser: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  6. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  8. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  9. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  10. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  11. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  12. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  13. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  15. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  16. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  17. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  18. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  19. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  20. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018