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. Time: Raisa Bruner: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  2. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  3. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  4. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  6. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  7. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  8. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  9. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  10. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  11. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  13. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  15. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  17. Clash: Albums of the Year 2017
  18. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  19. Daily Beast: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  20. NPR Music: Stephen Thompson: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  21. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  23. Atlantic: Spencer Kornhaber: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  24. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  25. Time Out New York: 29 Best Albums of 2017
  26. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  27. New York Times: Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  28. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  29. NPR Music: Nate Chinen: Top 21 Albums of 2017
  30. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  31. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2017
  32. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2017
  33. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  34. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  35. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  36. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  37. Alternative: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  38. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  39. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  40. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  41. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  42. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  43. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  44. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  45. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  46. Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017
  47. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  48. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  49. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  50. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  51. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  52. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  53. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017
  54. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  55. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  56. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  57. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade