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. Rob Harvilla: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017
  4. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  6. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  7. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  8. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  10. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  11. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  12. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  13. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  14. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017