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The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked  

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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
Norman Fcking Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
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 New Albums of 2019, Ranked
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 New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Post Malone

"Wow"

"Goodbyes"

"Circles"

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

"Me!"

"You Need to Calm Down"

"Lover"

6
K-12 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Melanie Martinez

"Wheels On the Bus"

"Class Fight"

"Nurse's Office"

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

"Juice"

"Soulmate"

"Cry Baby"      

8
So Much Fun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Young Thug

"The London"

"Just How It Is"

"Ecstasy"

9
We Are Not Your Kind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Slipknot

"Unsainted"

"Solway Firth"

"Birth of the Cruel"

10
Charli is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Charli XCX

"1999"

"Blame It on Your Love"

"Gone"

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

"Impossible"

"Closer to You"

"North"

12
Fear Inoculum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Tool

"Fear Inoculum"

"Pneuma"

"7empest"

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
Head in the Clouds II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
88rising

"Indigo"

"Breathe"

"These Nights"

15
Two Hands is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Big Thief

"Not"

"Forgotten Eyes"

"Wolf"

16
9 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Lil' Kim

"Go Awff"

"Found You"

"Pray for Me"

17
Wow... That's Crazy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Wale

"Sue Me"

"Expectations"

"BGM"

18
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Vampire Weekend

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

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

"I Been Born Again"

"If You Pray Right"

"Boy Bye"

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
Anima is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Thom Yorke

"Traffic"

"Dawn Chorus"

"The Axe"

22
Mirrorland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
EarthGang

"Stuck"

"Proud of U"

"UP"

23
All My Heroes Are Cornballs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Jpegmafia

"Jesus Forgive Me, I Am a Thot"

"Beta Male Strategies"

"Thot Tactics"

24
Beneath the Eyrie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Pixies

"On Graveyard Hill"

"Catfish Kate"

"St. Nazaire"

25
Herstory in the Making is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Young M.A

"PettyWap"

"Car Confessions"

"Bleed"