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

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Vance Joy at the 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 - Thumbnail Image

Web Exclusive: Vance Joy Studio Session Part 2 - LISTEN

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

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The Top 50.5 of 2017!

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