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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
Bad Vibes Forever is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
XXXTentacion

"Royalty"

"Hearteater"

"Bad Vibes Forever"

3
thank u, next is listed (or ranked) 3 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"

4
Norman Fcking Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lana Del Rey

"Doin' Time"

"F*ck It, I Love You"

"The Greatest"

5
Everyday Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Coldplay

"Orphans"

"Arabesque"

"Everyday Life"

6
Hollywood's Bleeding is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Post Malone

"Wow"

"Goodbyes"

"Circles"

7
Lover is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Taylor Swift

"Me!"

"You Need to Calm Down"

"Lover"

8
Romance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Camila Cabello

"Liar"

"Shameless"

"Cry For Me"

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

"Wheels On the Bus"

"Class Fight"

"Nurse's Office"

10
LP1 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Liam Payne

"Strip That Down"

"Get Low"

"Bedroom Floor"

11
Who is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
The Who

"Ball and Chain"

"All This Music Must Fade"

"I Don't Wanna Get Wise"

12
Cuz I Love You is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lizzo

"Juice"

"Soulmate"

"Cry Baby"      

13
Free Spirit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
celine.hwang added Khalid

"Better"

"Talk"

"My Bad"

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

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

15
Born 2 Rap is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
The Game

"The Light"

"West Side"

"Born 2 Rap"

16
World War Joy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
The Chainsmokers

"Who Do You Love"

"Kills You Slowly"

"Do You Mean"

17
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Vampire Weekend

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

18
Happiness Begins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Jonas Brothers

"Sucker"

"Cool"

"Only Human"

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

"1999"

"Blame It on Your Love"

"Gone"

20
No.6 Collaborations Project is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Ed Sheeran

"I Don't Care"

"Cross Me"

"Beautiful People"

21
GINGER is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Brockhampton

"I Been Born Again"

"If You Pray Right"

"Boy Bye"

22
Summertime Shootout 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Fabolous

"Time"

"Ooh Yea"

"Choosy"

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
Songs for You is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Tinashe

"Die a Little Bit"

"Touch & Go"

"Feelings"

25
Divinely Uninspired to a Helli... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lewis Capaldi

"Grace"

"Someone You Loved"

"Hold Me While You Wait"