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. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  6. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: Best Albums of 2017
  7. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  8. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  9. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  10. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  11. Ringer: Rob Harvilla: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  12. In Review Online: Best Albums of 2017
  13. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  14. Houston Chronicle: Joey Guerra: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  15. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  17. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  18. NPR Music: Robin Hilton: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  19. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  20. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  21. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  23. Time: Raisa Bruner: Top 10 Albums of 2017
  24. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  25. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2017
  26. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  27. Daily Beast: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  28. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  29. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  30. Time Out New York: 29 Best Albums of 2017
  31. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  32. New York Times: Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2017
  33. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  34. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017
  35. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  36. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  37. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  38. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017
  39. Diffuser: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  40. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: 25 Best Albums of 2017
  41. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  42. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  43. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  44. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  45. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  46. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017
  47. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  48. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  49. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  50. Alternative: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  51. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  52. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  53. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  54. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s