The top 10 albums of 2017

Skillful raps, sensual R&B and literate pop, all rubbing shoulders in a “poll of polls”, the top 10 albums in the year 2017.

The BBC looked at 30 of the “best-of-2017” lists of music to find the most influential publications – including the NME, Rolling Stone, Vice, Billboard and Q Magazine, the highest albums of the year.

Read more about the Top 10, and what had to say the critics, below.

10) Kelela – Apart Take Me

8) Perfume Genius – No Form

5) LCD Soundsystem – the American Dream

4) St-Vincent – Mass Production

3) Lorde – Melodrama

1) Kendrick Lamar – Fucking

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