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The Best 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,... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Jacob Huffman added Billie Eilish

"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
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 Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lana Del Rey

"Doin' Time"

"F*ck It, I Love You"

"The Greatest"

4
Hollywood's Bleeding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Post Malone

"Wow"

"Goodbyes"

"Circles"

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

"Me!"

"You Need to Calm Down"

"Lover"

6
Free Spirit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
celine.hwang added Khalid

"Better"

"Talk"

"My Bad"

7
Cuz I Love You is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lizzo

"Juice"

"Soulmate"

"Cry Baby"      

8
Fine Line is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Harry Styles

"Lights Up"

"Watermelon Sugar"

"Adore You"

9
K-12 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Melanie Martinez

"Wheels On the Bus"

"Class Fight"

"Nurse's Office"

10
Fear Inoculum is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Tool

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

11
Happiness Begins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Jonas Brothers

"Sucker"

"Cool"

"Only Human"

12
Jesus Is King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Kanye West

"Follow God"

"Closed on Sunday"

"On God"

13
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Vampire Weekend

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

14
Still On My Mind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Dido

"Give You Up"

'Still On My Mind"

"Chances"

15
No.6 Collaborations Proj... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Ed Sheeran

"I Don't Care"

"Cross Me"

"Beautiful People"

16
Nine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Blink-182

"Blame It on My Youth"

"Generational Divide"

"Happy Days"

17
DNA is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Backstreet Boys

"Don't Go Breaking My Heart"

"No Place"

"Chances"

18
Herstory in the Making ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Young M.A

"PettyWap"

"Car Confessions"

"Bleed"

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

"All Over Now" 

"Lost"

"Wake Me When It's Over"

20
When I Get Home is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Solange

"Almeda"

"Stay Flo"

"Binz"

21
9 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lil' Kim

"Go Awff"

"Found You"

"Pray for Me"

22
Divinely Uninspired to a... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lewis Capaldi

"Grace"

"Someone You Loved"

"Hold Me While You Wait"

23
Summertime Shootout 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Fabolous

"Time"

"Ooh Yea"

"Choosy"

24
Tim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
Avicii

"SOS"

"Tough Love"

"Heaven"

25
Magdalene is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of 2019, Ranked
FKA Twigs

"Cellophane"

"Holy Terrain"

"Home with You"