Top Albums of 2017





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
188
Kendrick Lamar DAMN. Conscious Hip Hop
2
410
LCD Soundsystem American Dream Dance-Punk, New Wave
3
419
Lorde Melodrama Art Pop, Synthpop
4
540
St. Vincent MASSEDUCTION Art Pop
5
581
The War on Drugs A Deeper Understanding Heartland Rock, Indie Rock
6
630
Vince Staples Big Fish Theory Experimental Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop
7
696
The National Sleep Well Beast Art Rock, Indie Rock
8
759
SZA Ctrl Alternative R&B
9
803
King Krule The Ooz Art Rock
10
805
Slowdive Slowdive Dream Pop, Shoegaze
11
826
Mount Eerie A Crow Looked at Me Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
12
965
Father John Misty Pure Comedy Chamber Pop, Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
13
1000
Arca Arca Art Pop, Glitch Pop
14
1107
Sampha Process Alternative R&B
15
1108
Perfume Genius No Shape Art Pop
16
1149
The xx I See You Indietronica
17
1203
Fever Ray Plunge Art Pop, Electropop
18
1287
Jlin Black Origami Footwork, IDM
19
1306
Kelela Take Me Apart Alternative R&B, UK Bass
20
1323
Thundercat Drunk Funktronica, Neo-Soul, Psychedelic Soul
21
1487
Tyler, the Creator Flower Boy Hip Hop, Neo-Soul
22
1784
Fleet Foxes Crack-Up Chamber Folk, Progressive Folk
23
1881
Algiers The Underside of Power Industrial Music, Post-Punk
24
1964
Björk Utopia Art Pop, Glitch Pop
25
1994
Big Thief Capacity Indie Rock
26
2216
Julien Baker Turn Out the Lights Singer/Songwriter
27
2217
Moses Sumney Aromanticism Art Pop, Singer/Songwriter
28
2222
Jay-Z 4:44 Hip Hop
29
2258
Protomartyr Relatives in Descent Post-Punk
30
2333
Queens of the Stone Age Villains Alternative Rock
31
2339
Spoon Hot Thoughts Indie Rock
32
2465
Alvvays Antisocialites Indie Pop, Jangle Pop
33
2480
Grizzly Bear Painted Ruins Art Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
34
2669
Migos Culture Southern Hip Hop, Trap Rap
35
2747
Cigarettes After Sex Cigarettes After Sex Dream Pop, Slowcore
36
2760
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile Lotta Sea Lice Folk Rock, Indie Rock
37
2765
Laura Marling Semper Femina Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter
38
2784
Mount Kimbie Love What Survives Indietronica
39
2785
Aldous Harding Party Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
40
2794
Priests Nothing Feels Natural Post-Punk
41
2896
Hurray for the Riff Raff The Navigator Folk Rock
42
2927
Charlotte Gainsbourg Rest Art Pop
43
2945
Japanese Breakfast Soft Sounds from Another Planet Dream Pop, Indie Rock

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Richard Dawson Peasant Avant-Folk, Progressive Folk
Kelly Lee Owens Kelly Lee Owens Ambient Pop, Tech House
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit The Nashville Sound Alt-Country, Americana
Converge The Dusk in Us Metalcore
Mac DeMarco This Old Dog Folk Pop, Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Lana Del Rey Lust for Life Art Pop, Dream Pop
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith The Kid Art Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
Julie Byrne Not Even Happiness Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
(Sandy) Alex G Rocket Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
The Horrors V Neo-Psychedelia
Wolf Alice Visions of a Life Dream Pop, Indie Rock
The Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir Indie Pop
Sleaford Mods English Tapas Post-Punk, Synth Punk
Four Tet New Energy Ambient House, Microhouse
Jay Som Everybody Works Dream Pop, Indie Rock
Sheer Mag Need to Feel Your Love Garage Rock, Power Pop
Gas Narkopop Ambient, Ambient Techno
Phoebe Bridgers Stranger in the Alps Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Idles Brutalism Post-Hardcore, Post-Punk
Laurel Halo Dust Ambient Pop, Art Pop, Electronic
Ibeyi Ash Alternative R&B, Art Pop
Stormzy Gang Signs & Prayer Grime, UK Hip Hop
John Maus Screen Memories Hypnagogic Pop, Synthpop
Loyle Carner Yesterday's Gone Jazz Rap, UK Hip Hop
Chelsea Wolfe Hiss Spun Doom Metal, Gothic Rock
The Weather Station The Weather Station Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Paramore After Laughter Alternative Dance, New Wave, Pop Rock
Ryuichi Sakamoto async Ambient
Jane Weaver Modern Kosmology Art Pop, Dream Pop
Jens Lekman Life Will See You Now Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Feist Pleasure Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Drake More Life Contemporary R&B, Pop Rap
Juana Molina Halo Folktronica
Arcade Fire Everything Now Alternative Dance, Synthpop
Syd Fin Alternative R&B
Blanck Mass World Eater Electro-Industrial
Kevin Morby City Music Folk Rock, Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter
alt-J Relaxer Art Pop, Indietronica, Progressive Pop
Ariel Pink Dedicated to Bobby Jameson Hypnagogic Pop, Psychedelic Pop
Peter Perrett How the West Was Won Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Kamasi Washington Harmony of Difference EP Spiritual Jazz
Zola Jesus Okovi Art Pop, Darkwave
J Hus Common Sense Afrobeats, UK Hip Hop
Bedouine Bedouine Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Dirty Projectors Dirty Projectors Alternative R&B, Art Pop, Glitch Pop
Waxahatchee Out in the Storm Indie Rock
Robert Plant Carry Fire Blues Rock, Folk Rock
Aimee Mann Mental Illness Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Circuit des Yeux Reaching for Indigo Art Pop, Avant-Folk
Ulver The Assassination of Julius Caesar Synthpop
Susanne Sundfør Music for People in Trouble Art Pop
Bonobo Migration Downtempo, Future Garage
Sylvan Esso What Now Electropop, Indietronica
Power Trip Nightmare Logic Thrash Metal
Bicep Bicep Ambient House, Deep House
Destroyer Ken Art Pop, Synthpop
Broken Social Scene Hug of Thunder Indie Rock
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Soul of a Woman Deep Soul
Sparks Hippopotamus Art Pop
Margo Price All American Made Contemporary Country
Actress AZD Microhouse
Él Mató a Un Policía Motorizado La sintesis O'Konor Indie Rock
Forest Swords Compassion Ambient Dub, Neo-Psychedelia
Randy Newman Dark Matter Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Ty Segall Ty Segall Garage Rock, Psychedelic Rock
The Clientele Music for the Age of Miracles Indie Pop
Benjamin Clementine I Tell a Fly Art Pop, Progressive Pop
Depeche Mode Spirit Synthpop
Future HNDRXX Contemporary R&B, Pop Rap, Trap Rap
Manchester Orchestra A Black Mile to the Surface Indie Rock
Nadine Shah Holiday Destination Art Rock
The Moonlandingz Interplanetary Class Classics Neo-Psychedelia, Noise Pop
Phoenix Ti Amo New Wave, Synthpop
Bell Witch Mirror Reaper Funeral Doom Metal
Pallbearer Heartless Doom Metal
Mastodon Emperor of Sand Progressive Metal
Kesha Rainbow Pop Rock, Pop Soul
Kehlani SweetSexySavage Alternative R&B
Charly Bliss Guppy Indie Rock, Power Pop
Brockhampton Saturation II Pop Rap
Valerie June The Order of Time Americana
Brand New Science Fiction Emo, Indie Rock
Open Mike Eagle Brick Body Kids Still Daydream Abstract Hip Hop, Conscious Hip Hop
Alex Cameron Forced Witness Synthpop
Torres Three Futures Art Pop
Grandaddy Last Place Indie Rock
Future Islands The Far Field Synthpop
Ryan Adams Prisoner Heartland Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Cloud Nothings Life Without Sound Indie Rock
Gorillaz Humanz Art Pop, Electropop
Beck Colors Alternative Dance, Pop Rock
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Flying Microtonal Banana Garage Rock, Psychedelic Rock
The Black Angels Death Song Psychedelic Rock
James Holden & The Animal Spirits The Animal Spirits Progressive Electronic
The Dream Syndicate How Did I Find Myself Here? Paisley Underground
Mogwai Every Country's Sun Post-Rock
Nadia Reid Preservation Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Rhiannon Giddens Freedom Highway American Folk Music
Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band Adíos Señor Pussycat Singer/Songwriter
Princess Nokia 1992/1992 Deluxe Trap Rap
Liam Gallagher As You Were Britpop
Oumou Sangare Mogoya Wassoulou
Rapsody Laila's Wisdom Conscious Hip Hop
Sufjan Stevens/Nico Muhly/Bryce Dessner/James McAlister Planetarium Ambient Pop, Art Pop, Indietronica
Code Orange Forever Metalcore, Post-Hardcore
Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet Ladilikan Chamber Music, Mande Music
Shabazz Palaces Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star / Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop
EMA Exile in the Outer Ring Art Rock
Mark Lanegan Band Gargoyle Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda Kirtan, New Age
Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold Alternative Rock
Songhoy Blues Resistance Afro-Rock, Songhai Music
Baxter Dury Prince of Tears Indie Pop, Synthpop
Khalid American Teen Alternative R&B
Charli XCX Number 1 Angel Electropop
Everything Everything A Fever Dream Art Pop, Progressive Pop
Young Thug Beautiful Thugger Girls Contemporary R&B, Pop Rap, Trap Rap
Girl Ray Earl Grey Indie Pop
Los Espíritus Agua ardiente Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Taylor Swift Reputation Electropop
Los Planetas Zona Temporalmente Autónoma Dream Pop, Indie Rock
Vijay Iyer Sextet Far from Over Post-Bop
Joey Bada$$ All Amerikkkan Bada$$ Conscious Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
Bilderbuch Magic Life Art Pop
Daniel Caesar Freudian Contemporary R&B
Various Artists Mono No Aware Ambient
Trettmann #DIY Cloud Rap, Dancehall
2 Chainz Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Southern Hip Hop, Trap Rap
Call Super Arpo IDM
Big K.R.I.T. 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time Southern Hip Hop
Exquirla Para quienes aun viven Post-Rock
Vetusta Morla Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar Indie Pop
Oxbow Thin Black Duke Art Rock, Experimental Rock
Casper Lang lebe der Tod Industrial Hip Hop
Rosalía Los ángeles Flamenco Nuevo