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The Best Albums of 2019  

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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 Albums of 2019
Jacob Huffman added Billie Eilish

"wish you were gay"

"when the party's over"

"my strange addiction"

2
Norman Fcking Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Lana Del Rey

"Doin' Time"

"F*ck It, I Love You"

"The Greatest"

3
thank u, next is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Ariana Grande

"Thank U, Next"

"7 Rings"

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

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

"Wow"

"Goodbyes"

"Circles"

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

"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
Lizzo

"Juice"

"Soulmate"

"Cry Baby"      

7
Mirrorland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
EarthGang

"Stuck"

"Proud of U"

"UP"

8
GINGER is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Brockhampton

"I Been Born Again"

"If You Pray Right"

"Boy Bye"

9
Immunity is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Clairo

"Impossible"

"Closer to You"

"North"

10
Free Spirit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
celine.hwang added Khalid

"Better"

"Talk"

"My Bad"

11
Anima is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Thom Yorke

"Traffic"

"Dawn Chorus"

"The Axe"

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

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

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

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

14
When I Get Home is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Solange

"Almeda"

"Stay Flo"

"Binz"

15
We Are Not Your Kind is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Slipknot

"Unsainted"

"Solway Firth"

"Birth of the Cruel"

16
Dedicated is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Carly Rae Jepsen

"Party for One"

"Now That I Found You"

"Julien"

17
The Center Won't Hold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Sleater-Kinney

"Hurry On Home"

"Can I Go On"

"Sudden Sky (Crown the Empire cover)"

18
K-12 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Melanie Martinez

"Wheels On the Bus"

"Class Fight"

"Nurse's Office"

19
The Sailor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Rich Brian

"The Sailor"

"Rapapapa"

"Yellow"

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

"I Don't Care"

"Cross Me"

"Beautiful People"

21
Divinely Uninspired to a Helli... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Lewis Capaldi

"Grace"

"Someone You Loved"

"Hold Me While You Wait"

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

"Walk Me Home"

"Hustle"

"My Attic"    
 

23
Social Cues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
Cage the Elephant

"Ready to Let Go"

"House of Glass"

"Night Running"

24
Assume Form is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
James Blake

"Don't Miss It"

"Mile High"

"Lullaby for My Insomniac"

25
Help Us Stranger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of 2019
The Raconteurs

"Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)"

"Help Me Stranger"

"Bored and Razed"