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The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked 

Coley Reed
Updated January 11, 2020 26.9k votes 2.4k voters 24.6k views 212 items

List Rules No EPs or mixtapes.

Here's to another year of good music with the best new albums of 2019. Featuring highly anticipated albums from the biggest artists right now, like Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Backstreet Boys, Coldplay, and more, this list of 2019 albums includes all genres. If you're looking for genre-specific lists, cast your votes for the best pop albums of 2019 and the hottest 2019 rap albums. What are the top 10 albums of 2019? 

Vote up the best 2019 albums, and add your favorites if they deserve to be on the list. For more great music, check out who topped our album of the year 2018 list.

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When We All Fall Asleep,... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Jacob Huffman added

"when the party's over"

"bad guy"

2
thank u, next is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Thank U, Next"

"7 Rings"

"Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored"

3
Hollywood's Bleeding is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Wow"

"Goodbyes"

"Circles"

4
Fine Line is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Lights Up"

"Watermelon Sugar"

"Adore You"

5
Lover is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Me!"

"You Need to Calm Down"

"Lover"

6
Cuz I Love You is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Juice"

"Soulmate"

"Cry Baby"      

7
Norman Fcking Rockwell ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Doin' Time"

"F*ck It, I Love You"

"The Greatest"

8
Free Spirit is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
celine.hwang added

"Better"

"Talk"

"My Bad"

9
Hyperspace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Saw Lightning"

"Uneventful Days"

"Dark Places"

10
Sunshine Kitty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Glad He's Gone"

"Bad as the Boys"

"Jacques"

11
K-12 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Wheels On the Bus"

"Class Fight"

"Nurse's Office"

12
Kirk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Off the Rip"

"Bop"

"Vibez"

13
Everybody's Everything ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"I've Been Waiting"

"Moving On"

"Belgium"

14
Hot Pink is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Juicy"

"Bottom Bitch"

"Rules"

15
9 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Go Awff"

"Found You"

"Pray for Me"

16
Madame X is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Medellín"

"Crave"

"Batuka"    

17
Fear Inoculum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

18
In the End is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"All Over Now" 

"Lost"

"Wake Me When It's Over"

19
The Highwomen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Redesigning Women"

"Crowded Table"

"Highwomen"

20
Bad Vibes Forever is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Royalty"

"Hearteater"

"Bad Vibes Forever"

21
What You See Is What You... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Beer Never Broke My Heart"

"Even Though I'm Leaving"

"Reasons"    

22
Tim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"SOS"

"Tough Love"

"Heaven"

23
Fever Dream is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Alligator"

"Wild Roses"

"Waiting for the Snow"

24
Purple Haze 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Toast to Me"

"Medellin"

"Losin' weight 3"

25
Everyday Life is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked

"Orphans"

"Arabesque"

"Everyday Life"