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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

"when the party's over"

"bad guy"

2
Everyday Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Coldplay

"Orphans"

"Arabesque"

"Everyday Life"

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
thank u, next is listed (or ranked) 4 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"

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
Lover is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Taylor Swift

"Me!"

"You Need to Calm Down"

"Lover"

7
World War Joy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
The Chainsmokers

"Who Do You Love"

"Kills You Slowly"

"Do You Mean"

8
K-12 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Melanie Martinez

"Wheels On the Bus"

"Class Fight"

"Nurse's Office"

9
Cuz I Love You is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lizzo

"Juice"

"Soulmate"

"Cry Baby"      

10
Born 2 Rap is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
The Game

"The Light"

"West Side"

"Born 2 Rap"

11
Free Spirit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
celine.hwang added Khalid

"Better"

"Talk"

"My Bad"

12
Summertime Shootout 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Fabolous

"Time"

"Ooh Yea"

"Choosy"

13
Fear Inoculum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Tool

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

14
Happiness Begins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Jonas Brothers

"Sucker"

"Cool"

"Only Human"

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

"Saw Lightning"

"Uneventful Days"

"Dark Places"

16
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Vampire Weekend

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

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

"1999"

"Blame It on Your Love"

"Gone"

18
No.6 Collaborations Project is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Ed Sheeran

"I Don't Care"

"Cross Me"

"Beautiful People"

19
Divinely Uninspired to a Helli... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lewis Capaldi

"Grace"

"Someone You Loved"

"Hold Me While You Wait"

20
GINGER is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Brockhampton

"I Been Born Again"

"If You Pray Right"

"Boy Bye"

21
Mind the Moon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Milky Chance

"Fado"

"Oh Mama"

"The Game"

22
A Love Letter to You 4 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Trippie Redd

"Love Me More"

"Death"

"Who Needs Love"

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
When I Get Home is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Solange

"Almeda"

"Stay Flo"

"Binz"

25
Hurts 2B Human is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
P!nk

"Walk Me Home"

"Hustle"

"My Attic"