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. Daily Beast: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  4. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Rob Harvilla: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  9. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  10. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  11. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  13. Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  15. Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017
  16. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  17. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  18. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  19. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  20. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  21. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Flood: Best Albums of 2017
  23. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  24. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  25. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  26. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  27. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  28. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  29. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  30. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  31. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017