Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Time Out New York: 29 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  3. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  4. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  5. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  6. NPR Music: Nate Chinen: Top 21 Albums of 2017
  7. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  8. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  9. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  10. Atlantic: Spencer Kornhaber: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  11. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  13. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  14. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  15. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  17. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017
  18. NPR Music: Robin Hilton: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  19. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  20. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  21. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  22. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  23. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  24. Time: Raisa Bruner: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  25. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  26. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  27. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: Best Albums of 2017
  28. NPR Music: Stephen Thompson: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  29. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  30. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  31. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  32. Alternative: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  33. Flood: Best Albums of 2017
  34. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017
  35. Sound Opinions: Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2017
  36. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2017
  37. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  38. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  39. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  40. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  41. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  42. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  43. Ringer: Rob Harvilla: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  44. Daily Beast: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  45. New York Times: Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  46. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  47. Houston Chronicle: Joey Guerra: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  48. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  49. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2017
  50. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  51. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  52. American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  53. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  54. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  55. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  56. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  57. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  58. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  59. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  60. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  61. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017
  62. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 50 Albums of the 2010s
  63. Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017
  64. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  65. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  66. Wire: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  67. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  68. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  69. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  70. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s