Rolling Stone's 40 Best Country and Americana Albums of 2019

Rolling Stone's 40 Best Country and Americana Albums of 2019

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40.

Sturgill Simpson - Sound & Fury
September 27, 2019
Critic Score
74
17 reviews

Simultaneously the most left-field, decisively non-country offering of Simpson’s career and precisely the record anyone who has been paying any attention to his career over the last several years would have expected him to make.

39.

Thomas Rhett - Center Point Road
May 31, 2019
Critic Score
77
3 reviews
The Nashville hitmaker looks at 30 and makes safe pop moves that work.

37.

Lauren Jenkins - No Saint
March 15, 2019
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

36.

Justin Moore - Late Nights and Longnecks
July 26, 2019
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

35.

Lady Antebellum - Ocean
November 15, 2019
Critic Score
67
3 reviews

34.

Brooks & Dunn - Reboot
April 5, 2019
Critic Score
60
1 review

33.

Jesse Malin - Sunset Kids
August 30, 2019
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

32.

Dylan Leblanc - Renegade
June 7, 2019
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

31.

Dee White - Southern Gentleman
January 25, 2019
Critic Score
80
1 review

30.

Orville Peck - Pony
March 22, 2019
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

29.

Paul Cauthen - Room 41
September 6, 2019
Critic Score
65
2 reviews

27.

Hayes Carll - What It Is
February 15, 2019
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

26.

Reba McEntire - Stronger Than the Truth
April 5, 2019
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

22.

Robert Ellis - Texas Piano Man
February 14, 2019
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

20.

Luke Combs - What You See Is What You Get
November 8, 2019
Critic Score
80
3 reviews

19.

Ian Noe - Between the Country
May 31, 2019
Critic Score
65
2 reviews

18.

Jon Pardi - Heartache Medication
September 27, 2019
Critic Score
80
1 review

15.

Maren Morris - GIRL
March 8, 2019
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

This album is where Morris makes her pop move. She’s stretching out musically, going for more of a Selena Gomez-Camila Cabello vibe.

14.

Runaway June - Blue Roses
June 28, 2019
Critic Score
73
3 reviews

13.

Midland - Let it Roll
August 23, 2019
Critic Score
68
3 reviews

12.

Jeremy Ivey - The Dream And The Dreamer
September 13, 2019
Critic Score
77
3 reviews

11.

Kendell Marvel - Solid Gold Sounds
October 11, 2019
Critic Score
70
1 review

10.

Michaela Anne - Desert Dove
September 27, 2019
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

9.

Tyler Childers - Country Squire
August 2, 2019
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

6.

Randy Houser - Magnolia
January 11, 2019
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

4.

The Highwomen - The Highwomen
September 6, 2019
Critic Score
77
13 reviews

What’s most impressive about The Highwomen... is how artfully, and matter-of-factly, it engages social issues.

3.

Yola - Walk Through Fire
February 22, 2019
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

2.

Miranda Lambert - Wildcard
November 1, 2019
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
Miranda Lambert’s ‘Wildcard’ Is a Country-Rock Masterpiece.

1.

Tanya Tucker - While I'm Livin'
August 23, 2019
Critic Score
81
7 reviews
Original Source: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country-lists/40-best-country-and-americana-albums-of-2019-920497/
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