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The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked  

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

"wish you were gay"

"when the party's over"

"my strange addiction"

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

"Thank U, Next"

"7 Rings"

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

3
Norman Fcking Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lana Del Rey

"Doin' Time"

"F*ck It, I Love You"

"The Greatest"

4
Cuz I Love You is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lizzo

"Juice"

"Soulmate"

"Cry Baby"      

5
Hollywood's Bleeding is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Post Malone

"Wow"

"Goodbyes"

"Circles"

6
Survival is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Dave East

"Alone"

"They Wanna Kill You"

"Godfather 4" 

7
K-12 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Melanie Martinez

"Wheels On the Bus"

"Class Fight"

"Nurse's Office"

8
Lover is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Taylor Swift

"Me!"

"You Need to Calm Down"

"Lover"

9
Free Spirit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
celine.hwang added Khalid

"Better"

"Talk"

"My Bad"

10
What You See Is What You Get is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Luke Combs

"Beer Never Broke My Heart"

"Even Though I'm Leaving"

"Reasons"    

11
Jesus Is King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Kanye West

"Follow God"

"Closed on Sunday"

"On God"

12
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Vampire Weekend

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

13
9 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lil' Kim

"Go Awff"

"Found You"

"Pray for Me"

14
Fear Inoculum is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Tool

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

15
Magdalene is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
FKA Twigs

"Cellophane"

"Holy Terrain"

"Home with You"

16
Sunsets & Full Moons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
The Script

"The Last Time"

"Something Unreal"

"If You Don't Love Yourself"

17
Montana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
French Montana

"Writing on the Wall"

"Twisted"

"Suicide Doors"

18
Charli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Charli XCX

"1999"

"Blame It on Your Love"

"Gone"

19
No.6 Collaborations Project is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Ed Sheeran

"I Don't Care"

"Cross Me"

"Beautiful People"

20
Divinely Uninspired to a Helli... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lewis Capaldi

"Grace"

"Someone You Loved"

"Hold Me While You Wait"

21
When I Get Home is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Solange

"Almeda"

"Stay Flo"

"Binz"

22
Hurts 2B Human is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
P!nk

"Walk Me Home"

"Hustle"

"My Attic"    
 

23
We Are Not Your Kind is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Slipknot

"Unsainted"

"Solway Firth"

"Birth of the Cruel"

24
GINGER is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Brockhampton

"I Been Born Again"

"If You Pray Right"

"Boy Bye"

25
Hollywood Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Quiet Riot

"Don't Call It Love"

"In the Blood"

"Heartbreak City"