As 2017 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at the personalities and stories that shaped media coverage during the year. Crossing entertainment, fashion, sports and news, these remarkable photos from the Shutterstock Editorial Collection were carefully edited down from the thousands that are available on our platform every day. Through our partnerships with leading agencies such as the AP, EPA, BFA, Rex and Variety, as well our in-house photographers, our Editorial coverage gives us unique access to the world’s biggest events and people.

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Kristen Stewart
Actress Kristen Stewart, Deadline Hollywood Portrait Studio at the Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, January, 2017. Photo by Michael Buckner/Deadline/Shutterstock – <em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Women's March
Thousands of people on Pennsylvania Avenue participate in the Women’s March and rally to protest President Donald J. Trump the day after he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, in Washington, DC, January, 2017. Photo by MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>.</span></em>
Tom Brady Super Bowl LI
Tom Brady QB New England Patriots lifts the Super Bowl trophy after the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, NRG Stadium, Houston, February, 2017. Photo by Sean Ryan/IPS/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Fan takes ultimate Bruce Springsteen selfie, Sydney, Australia, February, 2017. Photo by Jessica Victoria Bloom/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
A model displays a 2017-18 Fall/Winter creation by Spanish designer Ana Locking during Madrid Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, February, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Russian President Putin
Russian President Putin at tomb of unknown soldier, Moscow, Russian Federation, February, 2017. Photo by MAXIM SHIPENKOV/EPA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban on the red carpet for the 89th Annual Academy Awards, Los Angeles, February, 2017. Photo by Rob Latour/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
La La Land” producer Fred Berger, bottom right, addresses the crowd before it was discovered that the true winner of best picture was “Moonlight” at the Oscars, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Holding red envelopes behind Berger is PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant Brian Cullinan, 89th Annual Academy Awards, Los Angeles, February, 2017. Photo by Invision/AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Actress Emma Stone holds the Oscar after winning Actress in a Leading Role – ‘La La Land’<br /> at the 89th Annual Academy Awards, Los Angeles, February, 2017. Photo by Stephen Lovekin/WWD/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Donald Trump Address
Donald J. Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, DC, USA, February, 2017. Photo by Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Gigi Hadid Balmain Show
Model Gigi Hadid backstage at the Balmain show, Paris Fashion Week, France, March, 2017. Photo by WWD/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
A boy rides his bike past destroyed cars and houses in a neighborhood recently liberated by Iraqi security forces, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, March, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Soldiers march across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade, in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country’s late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang, North Korea, April, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Model Kendall Jenner at the Harper’s Bazaar and Tiffany & Co. Celebrate 150 Years of Women party, New York, April, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Joe Schildhorn/BFA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
One hundred Amnesty International activists dressed as ‘Statues of Liberty’ protest outside the US Embassy in London to mark US President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, London, UK, April, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Tolga Akmen/LNP/REX/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady on the red carpet for The Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May, 2017. Photo by Carl Timpone/BFA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
French president-elect Emmanuel Macron reacts in front of the Pyramid at the Louvre Museum French Presidential Election results, Paris, France, May, 2017. Photo by DAVID NIVIERE/SIPA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Model Kendall Jenner at the ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ premiere, 70th Cannes Film Festival, France, May, 2017. Photo by David Fisher/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em>
Gal Gadot, Patty Jenkins and Lynda Carter at the ‘Wonder Woman’ film premiere, Los Angeles, May, 2017. Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Variety/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Laura Enever of Australia during a lay day at the Outerknown Fiji Women’s Pro, May, 2017. Photo by Ed Sloane/WSL/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Former FBI Director James Comey testifies on the Russia Investigation, Washington, June, 2017. Photo by JIM LO SCALZO/EPA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Prince William Trooping the Colour ceremony, London, UK, June, 2017. Photo by Tim Rooke/Shutterstock – <em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
US singer-songwriter Katy Perry takes selfies with fans during her appearance at Myer Sydney City in Sydney, Australia, June 2017. Photo by JOEL CARRETT/EPA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Novak Djokovic at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, London, July, 2017. Photo by James Gourley/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Protesters clash with German police officers during the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 2017. Photo by MASSIMO PERCOSSI/EPA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Justin Gatlin of the US wins the men’s 100m final at the London 2017 IAAF World Championships, London, August, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Photo by SRDJAN SUKI/EPA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
A counter demonstrator uses a lighted spray can against a white nationalist demonstrator at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va, August, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Flood evacuees Rescue boats fill a flooded street at flood victims are evacuated as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise, in Houston, August, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
A partial solar eclipse appears over the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York Eclipse, New York, August, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Sloane Stephens of the USA celebrates with the trophy in the women’s singles finals at the US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York, September, 2017. Photo by Mike Frey/BPI/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Elisabeth Moss in the press room after winning Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama – The Handmaid’s Tale, 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, Los Angeles, September, 2017. Photo by Rob Latour/Variety/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Donald Glover poses with his awards for outstanding lead actor and directing for “Atlanta” attends the Governors Ball for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, September, 2017. Photo by Invision/AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Models Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen on the catwalk Versace show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, Milan Fashion Week, Italy, September, 2017. Photo by Davide Maestri/WWD/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal airport, in Morristown, N.J, September, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Portuguese player Pepe (top) and team mates celebrate the scoring of a goal against Switzerland during the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier match at Luz Stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, October, 2017. Photo by ANTONIO COTRIM/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, stretch their arms out to collect food items distributed by aid agencies near Balukhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, September, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Actress Diane Kruger at the Resonances de Cartier High Jewelry Collection Launch, Inside, New York, October, 2017. Photo by Vladimir Weinstein/BFA/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
A firefighter walks near fire engines during a fire at the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar, October, 2017. Photo by LYNN BO BO/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
A lone white supremacist walks through the crowd with blood flowing from his mouth as protestors gather in the staging site prior to a Richard Spencer speech at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida, October, 2017. Photo by Alex Menendez/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
A man falls from his motorbike as he tries to pass through a burning barricade set up by supporters of the opposition coalition the National Super Alliance (NASA) and its presidential candidate Raila Odinga to block vehicles from delivering electoral materials to the polling stations in other areas in Kibera slum, one of the opposition strongholds in Nairobi, Kenya, October, 2017. Photo by DAI KUROKAWA/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Actress Rose McGowan speaks at the inaugural Women’s Convention in Detroit, . McGowan recently went public with her allegation that film company co-founder Harvey Weinstein raped her, Detroit, October, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Broken windows seen on a high floor in the Mandalay Bay hotel facing the scene of the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, Nevada, October, 2017. Photo by PAUL BUCK/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Jennifer Lawrence, Deadline Hollywood Presents THE CONTENDERS 2017, Portrait Studio, Los Angeles, November, 2017. Photo by Michael Buckner/Deadline/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Darius Johnson (C) prays with Robert Barnett (R) and his wife M.J. Barnett (L) during a vigil at the edge of town while investigators work at the scene of a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, November 2017. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Polish nationalists light flares as they take part in the March of Independence 2017 under the slogan ‘We want God’ as part of Polish Independence Day celebrations in Warsaw, Poland, November, 2017. Photo by RADEK PIETRUSZKA/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
People take pictures of the painting ‘Salvator Mundi’ by Leonardo da Vinci (circa 1500) during a public preview before an auctioning of the painting tonight at Christie’s auction house in New York, New York, November 2017. Photo by JUSTIN LANE/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and his wife Louise Linton, hold up a sheet of new $1 bills, the first currency notes bearing his and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza’s signatures, at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) in Washington. Washington, November, 2017. Photo by AP/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Selena Gomez, American Music Awards, Los Angeles, November, 2017. Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engagement announcement, Kensington Palace, London, November, 2017. Photo by Tim Rooke/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>
Bella Hadid on the catwalk at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Shanghai, China, November, 2017. Photo by David Fisher/Shutterstock –<em>This editorial image is available to view on Shutterstock and can be licensed through Shutterstock Premier.<span class="s1"> Find out <a href="https://www.shutterstock.com/editorial"><span class="s2">more here</span></a>. </span></em><span class="s1"><i> </i></span>