The Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Survey Results

The numbers have been crunched and the results are in. The Harvard Crimson's arts board is proud to present the top 10 films, musics, books, TV shows, campus theater productions, and events, as determined by a Harvard-wide survey.

Ujunwa S Nwosu

The Harvard Crimson's arts board sent out a campus-wide survey to rank the top 10 artistic events and works from Dec. 2015 to early Nov. 2016. Check out the results below.

Top 10 On-Campus Events

1. Yardfest (40.3%)
2. Eleganza (27%)
3. Arts First (23%)
4. Norton Lectures: Toni Morrison (21.9%)
5. Ghungroo (21.6%)
6. Late Night at the Harvard Art Museums (19.1%)
7. Hasty Pudding Woman and Man of the Year (16.9%)
8. Bruce Springsteen at the Harvard Coop (13.3%)
9. Cultural Rhythms (12.2%)
10. Record Hospital Fest (9.4%)

Top 10 Off-Campus Events

1. Boston Calling (31.5%)
1. Kanye West: The Saint Pablo Tour (31.5%)
3. Chance the Rapper’s Magnificent Coloring World Tour (28.9%)
4. mfaNOW Overnight (28.1%)
5. “Notes from the Field: Doing Time in American Education” at the A.R.T. (17.4%)
6. “1984” at the A.R.T. (13.2%)
6. Boston International Film Festival (13.2%)
8. Governors Ball (10.2%)
9. Boston Book Festival (9.4%)
10. MFA’s “MegaCities Asia” (8.1%)

Top 10 Campus Student Theater Productions

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1. “Black Magic” at the Loeb Mainstage (30.6%)
2. “Macbeth” at the Agassiz Theater (21.6%)
3. “Polaroid Stories” at the Loeb Mainstage (16.4%)
4. “SHE” at OBERON (13.4%)
4. “Greg in Charge” at the Adams Pool Theater (13.4%)
6. “Macbeth, King of Pop” at the Leverett Library Theater (12.9%)
7. “HMS Pinafore” at the Agassiz Theater (12.1%)
8. “That 1770s Show” at Farkas Hall (9.9%)
9. “All’s Fair!” at the Agassiz Theater (9.1%)
9. “The Mikado” at the Agassiz Theater (9.1%)

Top 10 Books

1.“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany (37.3%)
2. Miscellaneous Adult Coloring Books (30.7%)
3. “The Girls” by Emma Cline (13.7%)
3. “Gone ‘Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island” by Lil Wayne (13.7%)
5. “The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu (11.8%)
6. “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi (8.5%)
6. “The Wonder” by Emma Donoghue (8.5%)
8. “Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist” by Sunil Yapa (7.8%)
9. “The Boat Rocker” by Ha Jin (7.2%)
9. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance (7.2%)

Top 10 Movies

1. The Big Short (39.9%)
2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (38.5%)
3. Zootopia (36.4%)
4. Deadpool (26.9%)
5. Finding Dory (24%)
6. Moonlight (14.8%)
7. The Lobster (13.4%)
8. Captain America: Civil War (12%)
9. Dr. Strange (6.7%)
9. Sausage Party (6.7%)

Top 10 TV Shows

1. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (41.5%)
2. Game of Thrones (33.2%)
3. House of Cards (23.4%)
4. Stranger Things (20.8%)
5. Veep (16.6%)
6. Orange is the New Black (15.5%)
7. Bojack Horseman (13.6%)
7. Black Mirror (13.6%)
7. Atlanta (13.6%)
10. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (11.7%)

Top 10 Albums

1. “Lemonade” by Beyonce (60.5%)
2. “The Life of Pablo” by Kanye West (35.6%)
3. “Blonde” by Frank Ocean (31.6%)
4. “Anti” by Rihanna (17%)
5. “Views” by Drake (15%)
6. “untitled unmastered” by Kendrick Lamar (14.6%)
7. “A Seat at the Table” by Solange (13.4%)
8. “22, A Million” by Bon Iver (12.3%)
9. “Blackstar” by David Bowie (11.9%)
9. “A Moon-Shaped Pool” by Radiohead (11.9%)

Top 10 Singles

1. “Formation” by Beyonce (44%)
2. “Closer” by The Chainsmokers (32.1%)
3. “Cheap Thrills” by Sia (26%)
4. “One Dance” by Drake (22%)
5. “No Problem” by Chance the Rapper ft. Lil Wayne and 2Chainz (20.6%)
6. “Work” by Rihanna (19.1%)
7. “Cake by the Ocean” by DNCE (14.8%)
8. “I Took a Pill in Ibiza (SeeB Remix)” by Mike Posner (14.4%)
9. “Broccoli” by D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty (12.3%)
10. “This Is What You Came For” by Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna (11.2%)

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