The 2017 Obligatory Year End Awards

Best Album of 2017:  
Foo Fighters - Concrete and Gold
Runner Up: Lorde – Melodrama

Best Albums of 2017


Most Disappointing Album of 2017:  
Imagine Dragons – Evolve
Runner Up: The Killers – Wonderful, Wonderful

Most Disappointing Album of 2017


Artist of The Year for 2017:  Imagine Dragons
Runner Up: Lorde

Imagine Dragons


Best New Artist of 2017: Judah & The Lion
Runner Up: AJR

Judah & the Lion

Best Music Video of 2017: Foo Fighters – Run
Runner Up: The Killers – The Man

 
 

Favorite Philly area Band/Artist: The War On Drugs
Runner Up: Marian Hill

The War on Drugs


Favorite Concert/Show of 2017:  TIE: Radio 104.5 10th Birthday Shows: Night #1 & Night #2
Runner Up: Imagine Dragons, Grouplove & K.Flay @ Wells Fargo Center– Evolve World Tour

10th Birthday Celebration both nights


Favorite Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party of 2017:  August with Vance Joy, Portugal. The Man, Judah & the Lion, The Outdoor Type, and The Groove Merchants
Runner Up: The Endless Summer Show: Dirty Heads, Biffy Clyro, New Politics, Sir Sly and Magic Giant

Vance Joy at the August 2017 Summer Block Party
Vance Joy at the August 2017 Summer Block Party
Vance Joy closes out the Radio 104.5 August 2017 Summer Block Party

Best Philly Area Concert Venue: The Fillmore
Runner Up: BB&T Pavilion

The Fillmore Philly


Artist/Band You Hope Takes A Long Break in 2018:  Imagine Dragons
Runner Up: U2

Most Anticipated Album for 2018: Fallout Boy – M A N I A
Runner Up: Arctic Monkeys

Anticipated Album of 2018


Best Radio 104.5 Studio Session of 2017:  Vance Joy on 10.20.17
Runner Up: Judah & The Lion on 07.20.17

Web Exclusive: Vance Joy Studio Session Part 2 - LISTEN
Web Exclusive: Vance Joy Studio Session Part 2 - LISTEN
The story of his childhood nickname, Halloween & a stripped back version of 'Riptide'

Most Overlooked Artist of 2017: TIE: alt-J & Bleachers

Favorite App: iHeartRadio
Runner Up: Instagram

Favorite Band/Artist to Follow on Twitter: Foo Fighters
Runner Up: Brendon Urie

Favorite Band/Artist to follow on Instagram: Lorde
Runner Up: Foo Fighters

Favorite Band/Artist to follow on Snapchat: Brendon Urie
Runner Up: Josh Dun

Favorite Podcast: The Joe Rogan Experience
Runner Up: WTF with Marc Maron

The Top 50.5 of 2017!
The Top 50.5 of 2017!
Counting down from 50.5 to #1

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