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.

Stephen Thompson: Top 10 Albums of 2017

15 December 2017

Stephen Thompson: Top 10 Albums of 2017, as posted by NPR

[see also 2011]

  1. Sylvan EssoWhat Now
  2. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  3. Ke$haRainbow
  4. Big ThiefCapacity
  5. SZACtrl
  6. Allison PierceYear of the Rabbit
  7. Joan ShelleyJoan Shelley
  8. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitThe Nashville Sound
  9. Phoebe BridgersStranger in the Alps
  10. The NationalSleep Well Beast