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