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. Bob Boilen: Top 12 Albums of 2017
  2. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2017
  3. Flood: Best Albums of 2017
  4. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  5. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  6. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  7. Robin Hilton: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  8. Stephen Thompson: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  9. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  10. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  11. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  13. Alternative: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  14. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  15. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  17. Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017
  18. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  19. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  20. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  21. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  22. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s