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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
thank u, next is listed (or ranked) 2 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"

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

"Wow"

"Goodbyes"

"Circles"

5
K-12 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Melanie Martinez

"Wheels On the Bus"

"Class Fight"

"Nurse's Office"

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
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
Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Vampire Weekend

 "Big Blue"

"This Life" 

"Unbearably White"

9
All Mirrors is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Angel Olsen

All Mirrors"

"Lark"

"Spring"    

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

"Better"

"Talk"

"My Bad"

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
Jaime is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Brittany Howard

"History Repeats"

"He Loves Me"

"Georgia"

14
No.6 Collaborations Project is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Ed Sheeran

"I Don't Care"

"Cross Me"

"Beautiful People"

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

"1999"

"Blame It on Your Love"

"Gone"

16
When I Get Home is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Solange

"Almeda"

"Stay Flo"

"Binz"

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

"I Been Born Again"

"If You Pray Right"

"Boy Bye"

18
Anima is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Thom Yorke

"Traffic"

"Dawn Chorus"

"The Axe"

19
We Are Not Your Kind is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Slipknot

"Unsainted"

"Solway Firth"

"Birth of the Cruel"

20
The Center Won't Hold is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Sleater-Kinney

"Hurry On Home"

"Can I Go On"

"Sudden Sky (Crown the Empire cover)"

21
Dedicated is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Carly Rae Jepsen

"Party for One"

"Now That I Found You"

"Julien"

22
So Much Fun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Young Thug

"The London"

"Just How It Is"

"Ecstasy"

23
Nine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Blink-182

"Blame It on My Youth"

"Generational Divide"

"Happy Days"

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

"Don't Miss It"

"Mile High"

"Lullaby for My Insomniac"

25
Different 'Round Here is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Albums of 2019, Ranked
Riley Green

"There Was This Girl"

"Different ‘Round Here"

"Same Old Song"