From Chris Stapleton's poignant "Fire Away" to Jonny Fritz's naked "Stadium Inn"
From so-unbelievably-sucky sequels to one of the most toxic superhero blockbusters ever, Peter Travers picks the cream of the year's cinematic crud
From Puritan witches to perverse serial killers and predatory sharks – our picks for the year's scariest, most shocking horror flicks
From Margo Price and Brandy Clark to Jon Pardi and Dierks Bentley
See which song beat Beyonce's "Formation" and David Bowie's "Lazarus"
Frank Ocean, Solange, Alicia Keys and more
From 'Magnificent Seven' to 'Malcolm X,' we break down every one of the 'Fences' star's greatest (and most WTF) performances
From bathroom laws to ascendance of Mike Pence in Trump's White House, this year was not great for the trans community
From killer comedic turns to Oscar-worthy emoting – these were the actors who gave us the greatest movie moments of the year
Vintage thrashers, modern mathletes and more: The year in heavy
How Glenn Frey's drug dealer, Don Henley's king-size mattress and other behind-the-scenes elements played into band's dark 1976 masterpiece
See what album managed to top Radiohead's 'A Moon Shaped Pool,' Beyonce's 'Lemonade' and Frank Ocean's 'Blonde'
From survivors to Saviors, the Governor to Negan – the greatest heroes, villains and everything-in-between of AMC's hit zombie-horror show
Miranda Lambert, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price and more of the year's best
A number of notable entertainers started out in Vegas, and then made their mark in Hollywood
From incendiary tragedies to indie musicals, Martin Scorsese to 'Manchester by the Sea' – Peter Travers picks the year's top films
Guitarist talks key inspirations, from Keith Richards to Johnny Thunders
Plus, Charly Bliss disses catcallers, Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt looks back on '93 New York
From Samantha Bee and John Oliver raging against the machine to the greatest hip-hip sitcom ever, the year's small-screen winners
Mix up the set list, minimize the instrumental breaks, bring back Izzy and more