Best Things About 2017 Music

2017 has had some good and bad music, but this is the best. These are the 11/10.

The Top Ten

1 Portugal. The Man released Feel It Still

One of the best songs of this year. Love a surprise indie rock hit! Really its in the same vein as Walk The Moon's Shut Up and Dance from 2015 - crowdiegal

Great song, one of the only in the mainstream worth hearing. - DCfnaf

This song is amazing! It's so good and unlike any other song I've ever heard before! - lovefrombadlands

This was my first list that people actually cared about. Wow, what memories. - lovefrombadlands

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2 Halsey released Hopeless Fountain Kingdom

I love Halsey's new album so much! It's the best thing ever! - lovefrombadlands

No its atrocious. - AlphaQ

Yeah good I guess oops I forgot bad at love hate bad at love it’s a rip of of farely local which is a rip off of colors by hals wait hals ripped off her self I have a crush on sey-sey love her sososo much

3 Taylor Swift released Reputation

This isn't one of Taylor Swift's best albums. The fact that millions of people have brought it without questioning the quality of songs like "Look What You made Me Do" and "Gorgeous" says a lot about the sheep mentality that seems to continue to ride high this decade. - crowdiegal

It's the worst album she's ever made, with her worst songs, Taylor is now a sellout pop singer.

This is one of the worst though - DCfnaf

This has to be her worst album ever - Randomator

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4 Halsey is starting to have her songs appear high on the Billboard Top 100

I'm so proud of the lovely singer Halsey getting more popular because she deserves it for actually being good, and the best singer ever! 12/10! - lovefrombadlands

5 Some of the best singers returned

Like Halsey, Imagine Dragons, and Taylor Swift! - lovefrombadlands

Lorde, SZA, Kesha, Kelly Clarkson, P! nk, and Paramore - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

6 The Chainsmokers & Coldplay released Something Just Like This

No this can not be lower love the chainsmokers love coldplay

Can we get this lower please?

7 Miley Cyrus improved

True, "Malibu" is very nice. - DCfnaf

Malibu is an amazing song and she's becoming a much more relaxed and nicer singer, much better than bangerz - lovefrombadlands

Let’s be honest: Improving from Miley Cyrus And Her Dead Petz is not hard to do. - Zach808

8 Halsey released Not Afraid Anymore

I love this song so much! - lovefrombadlands

9 One Direction disbanded

I have no opinion about One Direction breaking up but Harry's solo music is very good - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

Harry is the only good one though. - DCfnaf

I kinda think Harry's songs are the worst songs ever, but I guess I can kinda see how people like them because they are slow but I just really don't like his voice on Sign Of The Times - lovefrombadlands

I mean, they make horrible songs on their own too (especially Harry) but at least they aren't a band anymore - lovefrombadlands

Honestly, I thought that 1 Direction disnanded in 2015 - MrCoolC

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10 Katy Perry released the "Swish Swish" music video

I had forgotten "Swish Swish" existed that's how forgettable the song is. I only remember the video because it was so STUPID, it was unbelievable. - crowdiegal

This is the worst music video of all time... - DCfnaf

Oh yeah that song. This music video was stupid just like the song itself - Randomator

This is just such an amazing video, and song. 11/10! - lovefrombadlands

The Contenders

11 The David Bowie Troll Got David Bowie to Number 1 on Many Worst Lists

Best meme of 2017, if not all time.

Oh my god, wow. - DCfnaf

12 Kesha released Rainbow

One of the best pop albums of the year bar none. Kesha returned with a honest and in many ways inspiring album given all she has been through yet she didn't make a bitter, angry at everyone who did her wrong album, she made an album full of just great songs which a certain OTHER female pop star could learn in light of the album she released this year. - crowdiegal

No This Album Is Awesome, Reputation Sucks

Amazing album. - DCfnaf

Ew! This bad album should not be on my list - lovefrombadlands

13 Overkill released The Grinding Wheel
14 Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa, and SZA broke out

This is an amazing thing about 2017 music! They are all such amazing singers and it's a pleasure to heard their beautiful songs on the radio. - lovefrombadlands

15 Chris Brown's career ended

That happened? Cool! - lovefrombadlands

16 The Chainsmokers Released Memories... Do Not Open

It's an amazing album folks! - lovefrombadlands

17 King Diamond became a father and named his son Byron, after Uriah Heep's singer David Byron
18 Calvin Harris released quality songs

I am not massive fan of Calvin Harris, his generic and to be quite honest, awful brand of EDM was terrible until 2017 where he dropped an 80s funk inspired album called Funk Wav Bounces Vol 1 and man, I was impressed. "Slide" and "Feels" will probably make the Billboard Year End Hot 100 and deservedly so because they are both fantastic songs - crowdiegal

19 Camila Cabello released Havana

This is an amazing song! It has a good beat and an amazing voice! 11/10! - lovefrombadlands

20 Kelly Clarkson flopped

We hardly hear her new music on the radio here in Malaysia. I consider that a good thing.

@lovefrombadlands, I'm sorry, I really am, When I added items like, ''Halsey sucked this year'', ''AJR realesed The Click'', And ''The Chainsmokers - Bloodstream'',And made that dumb cooment in the, Top Ten Most Disappointing Things in 2017's Music list, It was out of pure anger and I didn't look if it was wrong or not (Though I should know better) If you don't want to forgive me, Then that's fine (Because like I said, I should know better) Just know I'm sorry and I won't do this again.

21 Dillon Francis Remixed Bad at Love by Halsey

It's a good remix everyone! - lovefrombadlands

Hey, lovefrombadlands. I'm not sure if electronic is a genre you care for, but I highly recommend you check out this remix. In my personal opinion, it's even better than the original. Let me know what you think if you do. """

22 Eminem Released River with Ed Sheeran

This is a really good song!
It has good lyrics. - lovefrombadlands

23 Iced Earth released Incorruptible
24 Steven Wilson released To the Bone
25 Rihanna saved a lot of bad songs
26 Trivium released a new album
27 ODESZA released A Moment Apart
28 Lights released the Skin & Earth comic and album
29 Streaming continues to dominate music
30 Post Malone released Rockstar
31 Sam Hunt became good again

Was Sam Hunt ever good? Nope in fact he got worse - Randomator

Not only did he get worse, but he was never good. - DCfnaf

This isn't true! Who added this? - lovefrombadlands

He released two of the Worst songs of 2017 and yet we're putting him on a list of the best things about music in 2017? We DID NOT need a song like "Drinking too Much" or "Body Like A Backroad"! - crowdiegal

32 Harry Styles released his self-titled album
33 Linkin Park's released One More Light
34 AJR released The Click

Ew AJR. It's horrible! - lovefrombadlands

35 Kendrick Lamar released DAMN.

Surprised nobody has added this one yet. It may not be better than To Pimp A Butterfly or good kid, M.A.A.D city, but it's still a highlight of the year so far.

36 Kodak Black became amazing

NO! - lovefrombadlands

37 Daya released New, Feel Good, and appears to be on track to releasing better music

Considering the general disappointment that was Sit Still, Look Pretty, and unfortunately Don't Let Me Down getting less interesting with each listen, her song New was exactly what she needed. The drum/synth tones sound genuine, her voice blends excellently with the production, the lyrics feel much more self-aware and practical, and it builds more hype for her potential career. Alongside that, she appeared on Gryffin & Illenium's Feel Good, and absolutely killed it! Let's hope for a great 2018 for her.

38 Imagine Dragons released Evolve

YOU MAKE ME A YOU MAKE ME A BELIEVER! - lovefrombadlands

39 Imagine Dragons released Thunder

This song is a bit of a guilty pleasure for me. Yes, it's a total sellout move, Dan't voice is processed beyond belief, the minimalistic bass and drums become increasingly infuriatingly bland, and that chorus is just the WORST... yet I love it. It has a great rhythmic beat, surprisingly fun and uplifting, and can be mashed up with practically any song.

Thunder! Feel the thunder! Lightning and the thunder! - lovefrombadlands

This song was mediocre at best. Believer is better - Randomator

40 Evanescence released Synthesis

Maybe not their best, but still strong.

41 Illenium released Awake
42 Pink Guy released Pink Season

Quality memes. Especially STFU, Uber *****, and Small ****.

43 Kygo Released Kids in Love
44 Kiiara's Tracklist, Excluding Whippin'

Considering the atrocities Gold and Whippin' were, one would be afraid to explore her discography beyond that, but 2017 was actually a pretty fire year for her beyond that. Wishlist and Feels are both excellent songs, and her appearances on Complicated, Heavy, and Darkside are all the best parts of their respective songs.

45 Marian Hill Released Down

Truly a breath of fresh air to the charts, even if it wasn't the best off of their album.

I don't like this song. - lovefrombadlands

46 Without Warning - 21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin

I was very skeptical going into this record at first, and came out pleasantly surprised. For a mainstream rap collaboration, this is pretty damn good.

47 Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho - Huncho Jack

This is basically Without Warning again, except with more intriguing lyrics, more varied production, and more autotune.

Is that Quavo? - lovefrombadlands

48 Logic, Alessia Cara, and Khalid Helped to Prevent Suicides with 1-800-273-8255

Whether or not you hate the song, and/or find it actively offensive to those suffering suicidal-based issues, you gotta admit it was a very generous move on their part to bring awareness to the hotline, and apparently calls/website visits rose by 50% after the MTV award show.

49 Robin Schulz Released Uncovered
50 R3hab Released Trouble
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