country music The Best Country Albums of 2018  

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Country music continues to be a staple of the American music scene and these new country albums of 2018 prove the genre is not dying down anytime soon. There's impressive new work from up and coming stars like Kacey Musgrave, Scott McCreery, and Keith Urban. Some long standing country icons also produced some amazing music this year, including Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, and Loretta Lynn. 

With so much talent, it's hard to choose a single album as the best. Nevertheless, vote here to help determine the best country albums of the year. Which albums left you in awe and which ones seemed so-so? Vote up the best albums below. See anything missing on this list of 2018 albums? If so, feel free to add it. 

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46 35
Rearview Town is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Rearview Town Jason Aldean

"Set It Off"

"Drowns the Whiskey"

"Like You Were Mine"

2
43 32
Seasons Change is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Seasons Change Scotty McCreery

"Five More Minutes"

"Boys from Back Home"

"Still"

3
58 49
Golden Hour is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Golden Hour Kacey Musgraves

"Butterflies"

"Space Cowboy"

"Slow Burn"

4
31 27
Here's to You is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Here's to You Montgomery Gentry

"Better Me"

"Needing a Beer"

"King of the World"

5
28 28
Hallelujah Nights is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Hallelujah Nights LANCO

"Greatest Love Story"

"Long Live Tonight"

"Born to Love You"

6
28 31
Dark Horse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Dark Horse Devin Dawson

"All on Me"

"Symptoms"

"Prison"

7
5 4
Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Last Man Standing Willie Nelson

"Last Man Standing"

"Me and You"

"Ready to Roar"

8
21 24
Graffiti U is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Graffiti U Keith Urban

"Parallel Line"

"Coming Home"

"Horses"

9
4 3
Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Sparrow Ashley Monroe

"Hands on You"

"Wild Love"

"This Heaven"

10
23 29
Home State is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Home State Jordan Davis

"Singles You Up"

"Take It From Me"

"Selfish"

11
17 24
No Zip Code is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Dude added No Zip Code David Lee Murphy

"Everything's Gonna Be Alright"

"Waylon and Willie (And a Bottle of Jack)"

"Winnebago"

12
17 30
Girl Going Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Girl Going Nowhere Ashley McBryde

"A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega"

"American Scandal"

"Home Sweet Highway"

13
8 38
Liberty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Country Albums of 2018
Liberty Lindi Ortega

"Afraid of the Dark"

"Darkness Be Gone"

"Pablo"