Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Jordan Cronk: Favorite Albums of 2017
  3. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  4. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2017
  5. Daily Beast: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  6. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  7. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  8. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017
  9. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017
  10. Jordan Cronk: 50 Favorite Albums of the 2010s
  11. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  12. Atlantic: Spencer Kornhaber: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  13. NPR Music: Robin Hilton: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  14. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  15. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2010s
  16. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  17. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  18. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2017
  19. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  20. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  21. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  23. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  25. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  26. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  27. Diffuser: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  28. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  29. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  30. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  31. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  32. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  33. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  34. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  35. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017
  36. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  37. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  38. Clash: Albums of the Year 2017
  39. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  40. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s