Readers’ Poll 2017: The Results

on January 03, 2018, 12:00am

Recently, we asked our readers to submit their own annual report and select the best of the year in music, film, and television. After sorting through the ballots, we’re now pleased to share the results, and confirm that we all have plenty in common.

Read ahead…

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Band of the Year

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Who Did We Pick?

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Who Did You Pick?

01. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
02. LCD Soundsystem
03. The National
04. Brockhampton
05. Queens of the Stone Age

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Artist of the Year

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Who Did We Pick?

Lorde

Who Did You Pick?

01. Kendrick Lamar
02. Lorde
03. St. Vincent
04. SZA
05. Father John Misty

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Live Act of the Year

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Photo by David Brendan Hall

Who Did We Pick?

St. Vincent

Who Did You Pick?

01. LCD Soundsystem
02. Arcade Fire
03. Radiohead 
04. St. Vincent
05. Foo Fighters, U2 – Tied for 5th

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Festival of the Year

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What Did We Pick?

Day for Night

What Did You Pick?

01. Coachella
02. Riot Fest
03. Lollapalooza
04. Glastonbury
05. FYF Fest

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Rookie of the Year

brockhampton Readers’ Poll 2017: The Results

Who Did We Pick?

BROCKHAMPTON

Who Did You Pick?

01. BROCKHAMPTON 
02. SZA
03. Phoebe Bridgers
04. Charly Bliss 
05. Yaeji, Cardi B, Sampha – Tied for 5th

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Songs of the Year

Who Did We Pick?

01. Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
02. Lorde – “Green Light”
03. Portugal The Man – “Feel It Still”
04. SZA – “Love Galore”
05. Migos – “T-Shirt”

Who Did You Pick?

01. Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
02. Kendrick Lamar – “DNA.”
03. Lorde – “Green Light”  
04. St. Vincent – “New York”
05. LCD Soundsystem – “Call the Police”
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Albums of the Year

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What Did We Pick?

01. Lorde – Melodrama
02. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
03. Ryan Adams – Prisoner
04. Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory
05. Slowdive – Slowdive

What Did You Pick?

01. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
02. Lorde – Melodrama
03. St. Vincent – MASSEDUCTION
04. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
05. Slowdive – Slowdive

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Comedian of the Year

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Who Did We Pick?

Nathan Fielder

Who Did You Pick?

Nathan Fielder

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Composer of the Year

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Who Did We Pick?

Hans Zimmer for Dunkirk and Blade Runner 2049

Who Did You Pick?

01. Hans Zimmer for Dunkirk and Blade Runner 2049
02. Jonny Greenwood for Phantom Thread
03. John Williams for Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Post
04. Angelo Badalamenti for Twin Peaks: The Return
05. Sufjan Stevens for Call Me By Your Name, Oneohtrix Point Never for Good Time – Tied for 5th

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Film Performance of the Year

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Who Did We Pick?

Vicky Krieps for Phantom Thread

Who Did You Pick?

01. Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird
02. James Franco in The Disaster Artist
03. Margot Robbie in I, Tonya
04. Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out 
05. Daniel Day-Lewis in Phantom Thread

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Filmmaker of the Year

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Who Did We Pick?

Denis Villeneuve for Blade Runner 2049

Who Did You Pick?

01. Denis Villeneuve for Blade Runner 2049
02. Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird
03. Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk
04. Jordan Peele for Get Out
05. Rian Johnson for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Movies of the Year

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What Did We Pick?

01. Blade Runner 2049
02. The Florida Project
03. Dunkirk
04. Call Me By Your Name
05. Lady Bird

What Did You Pick?

01. Blade Runner 2049
02. Get Out
03. Lady Bird
04. Baby Driver
05. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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TV Performance of the Year

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Who Did We Pick?

Rachel Bloom for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Who Did You Pick?

01. Kyle MacLachlan for Twin Peaks: The Return
02. Elisabeth Moss for A Handmaid’s Tale
03. Carrie Coon for The Leftovers
04. Michael McKean for Better Call Saul
05. Rachel Bloom for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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Showrunner of the Year

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Who Did We Pick?

David Lynch and Mark Frost for Twin Peaks: The Return

Who Did You Pick?

01. David Lynch and Mark Frost for Twin Peaks: The Return
02. The Duffer Brothers for Stranger Things 2
03. Damon Lindelof for The Leftovers
04. Michael Schur for The Good Place
05. Noah Hawley for Legion, Fargo, Sam Esmail for Mr. Robot – Tied for 5th

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TV Shows of the Year

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What Did We Pick?

01. Twin Peaks: The Return
02. Halt and Catch Fire
03. Nathan for You
04. Alias Grace
06. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

What Did You Pick?

01. Twin Peaks: The Return
02. Stranger Things
03. Game of Thrones
04. The Leftovers
05. Master of None

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Podcast of the Year

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01. Comedy Bang Bang
02. WTF with Marc Maron
03. Pod Save America
04. The Losers’ Club: A Stephen King Podcast
05. 2 Dope Queens

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Most Anticipated Act For 2018

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01. Vampire Weekend
02. Tool
03. Arctic Monkeys
04. Kanye West
05. Jack White

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Most Anticipated Movie for 2018

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01. Avengers: Infinity War
02. Isle of Dogs
03. Solo: A Star Wars Story
04. The Incredibles 2
05. Black Panther

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Most Anticipated TV Show for 2018

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01. Westworld
02. Game of Thrones
03. Black Mirror
04. Better Call Saul
05. Stranger Things

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Most Anticipated Festival for 2018

coachella 2018 Readers’ Poll 2017: The Results

01. Coachella
02. Riot Fest
03. Lollapalooza 
04. Mad Cool
05. Bonnaroo

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Most Frustrating About 2017

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01. Donald Trump
02. Politics
03. Outrage Culture
04. Nazis
05. Men 

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