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. Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Time Out New York: 29 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Jordan Cronk: Favorite Albums of 2017
  4. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  5. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  6. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  7. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2017
  8. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  10. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  11. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Diffuser: Top 25 Albums of 2017
  13. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017
  15. Flood: Best Albums of 2017
  16. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  17. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  18. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  19. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  20. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  21. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  22. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  23. Earbuddy: 100 Best Albums of 2017