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. Bob Boilen: Top 12 Albums of 2017
  3. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  5. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  7. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  8. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  9. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  10. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  11. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  12. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  13. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  15. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s