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. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  2. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  3. Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017
  4. Chris Richards: 14 Best Albums of 2017
  5. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Guardian: Best Albums of 2017
  7. Pretty Much Amazing: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  10. Entertainment Weekly: 26 Best Albums of 2017
  11. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2017
  12. 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017
  13. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  14. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  15. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  17. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  18. Pigeons & Planes: Best Albums of 2017
  19. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  20. Les Inrocks: Best Albums of 2017
  21. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  22. Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017
  23. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2017