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The 25 best albums of 2017, according to critics

Business Insider | Dec 7, 2017, 07.01PM IST

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Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN."

This year in music saw a number of innovative album releases from acclaimed artists. 

Rap great Kendrick Lamar started the year off strongly with "DAMN.," his third, critically lauded LP.

Artists like Lorde, SZA, and St. Vincent followed suit, with standout works that critics universally praised.

To get a full picture of the year's critical consensus in music, we turned to the reviews aggregator Metacritic to rank the most well-received albums of 2017.

Note: Metacritic's ranking excludes free albums, mixtapes, and reissues.

Here are the 25 best albums of the year, according to critics:

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