Metacritic Aggregate: 2020 New Music: Country/Americana/Folk


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Some breakdowns by genre:


  1. Lucinda Williams: Good Souls Better Angels (Highway 20) {97}: AD:*, Al:81, AS:*, BB:46, Btz:10, ClR:*, CU:38, DB:*, EW:*, Ex:*, Fld:*, Gl:*, HP:40, KX:88, LBF:*, Mc:30, Mj:38*, Mz:40, ND:9, ND_r:8, NS:13, P:*, Pf:*, PJ:35, PM:24*, Q:*, Rdx:34, Rf:55, RS:47, Rx:5, SC:*, SE:+, T:*, TL:51, TS:+, U:28*, YF:*; af_pr:+, aqd:+, cp:4, js:8, mj_a:1, pf_k:+, pm_a:3, sfe:9, so_d:6, st_b:8, v_cw:+, vjcl:2, vkt:3, xcg:+, xci:10, xej:*, xgm:2, xhs:+, xjdc:28, xjsp:4, xkm:9, xmb:6, xsa:+, xscw:6, xtw:+, yds:3, yrb:6, yrm:5 -- A:78/12, M:84/15, RC:A, TH:A-
  2. The Chicks: Gaslighter (Columbia) {94}: AD:*, Al:84, AM:*, AS:19*, BB:8, BS:27, Cl:*, Clv:13, CS:38*, CU:14, E:+, EW:6*, Ex:*, G:*, Gg:45, Glm:15, I:*, Id:40, LAT:3*, Mc:38, Mj:*, MO:*, ND_r:48, NDO:8, NPR_l:23, NS:6, O:*, P:*, PCv:21, PM:21*, Rf:15, Rx:32, SC:*, SE:99, Sl:37*, T:*, TL:8, Up_p:18, V:*; am_c:+, hc_g:+, ljs:21, npr_lm:8, ny_c:+, p_c:+, sdu:+, sl:+, sln:+, st_b:4, st_r:5, ti:4, v_cw:+, vam:7, vjcl:7, vew:10, vmp:+, xjdc:64, xtl:8, yjb:5, yjl:3 -- A:85/22, M:85/19, TH:***
  3. Drive-By Truckers: The Unraveling (ATO) {79}: AM:*, AS:*, ClR:*, CT:*, Cpu:5, CW:15, Gl:+*, GTV:20*, KX:74, Mg:6, Mj:36*, ND_r:9, NF:47, PJ:26, Q:*, Rx:60, SE:82, Sl:*, Sp:*, TL:46, TN:+, Trk:40, U:*, UCR:12; azr:18, cct:7, cp:5, ljs:3, mj_a:3, mm:+, so_d:7, voh:8, vu:+, xbf:+, xgh:+, xgm:+, vro:5, xhs:+, xjc:4, xjdc:6, xjsp:2, xsa:+, xsp:+, xtl:+, xtw:+, yds:2, ykt:2, ypsc:7, yrm:6, yti:+ -- A:75/13, M:80/15, RC:A-, TH:A-
  4. Ashley McBryde: Never Will (Warner Nashville) {73}: AM:*, AS:3*, BB:+, CU:5, E:+, Ex:*, HV:13, Mj:*, NS:1, P:*, PO:+, RS:20*, Rx:23, SE:50, Sg:+, TL:2, V:*; am_c:+, gcn:+, jjm_c:1, ljs:17, p_c:+, scm:++*, scm_m:1, sg_c:3, sl:+, sln:+, spt:+, v_cw:10, vjo:8, vrmo:+, xbw:+, xci:+, xgm:17, xjdc:20, xtl:2, yjl:14, xpb:8, yzy:5 -- A:80/4, RC:A-, TH:A-
  5. Margo Price: That's How Rumors Get Started (Loma Vista) {72}: AM:+*, AS:*, BS:20, Cl:*, Cpu:17, CS:35, CU:29, DJ:28, DW:55, Ex:*, Fld:20*, G:*, Gl:*, LBF:*, Mj:*, Mz:21, ND_r:14, NS:5, PJ:57, PM:*, Q:*, RM:58, RT:35, S:28, SC:*, SE:31, TL:6, U:50*, V:*, Yb:21, YW:3; am_a:+, bg_u:+, ljs:7, ms_a:10, pm_a:21, sln:+, so_d:8, so_k:19, v_cw:+, ves:3, vkt:2, xci:+, xhs:9, xtl:3, yjf:1, ykt:5 -- A:79/15, M:83/13, RC:**, TH:*
  6. Chris Stapleton: Starting Over (Mercury Nashville) {65}: AM:*, AS:18, BB:13, BS:17, Ch:24, Clv:39, E:+, GC:49, Gl:++*, I:31*, Id:20, LW:16, ND_r:5, Ne:13*, NPR_l:43, NS:2, RS:44, SE:78, SoS:56, TL:18, U:*, V:*; am_c:+, bg_u:+, ec:+, ljs:9, ny_c:11, p_c:+, scm:+*, scm_m:2, sdu:5, sl:+, sln:+, spt:1, st_b:10, tbt:10, vbs:7, vmp:+, vu:7, yds:+, yng:8 -- A:78/8, M:83/7, TH:**
  7. Elizabeth Cook: Aftermath (Agent Love) {57}: AS:*, DW:67, ND:18, ND_r:23, NF:38, NS:9, PJ:24, PM:*, PO:+, RS:43*, Rx:34, TL:3, U:*; js:4, ljs:20, mm:+, vrjs:+, vrmo:+, xbf:+, xbl:2, xbw:+, xcg:10, xej:5, xem:5, xgh:+, xgm:3, xjd:+, xjdc:4, xjlu:10, xmb:8, xkm:1, xscw:+, xtl:6, yzy:7 -- A:80/2, M:84/4, RC:A-, TH:A-
  8. Brandy Clark: Your Life Is a Record (Warner Nashville) {56}: AM:+*, AS:*, CU:6, EW:14, HV:15, NS:4, PJ:67, Q:*, Rx:39, SE:8, TL:7, V:*; am_c:+, hc_g:10, js:6, p_c:+, scm:+*, scm_m:4, sl:8, v_cw:+, xbf:+, xbw:++, xgm:25, xjc:5, xjdc:29, xsp:8, xtl:7, xwb:3, yjl:10, yrm:9, yzy:3 -- A:81/4, RC:A-, TH:A-
  9. Lori McKenna: The Balladeer (CN) {53}: AM:*, CU:22, DW:24, Gl:*, NS:16, P:*, PJ:38, PM:*, PO:+, TL:17, YF:40; am_f:+, cp:3, js:7, scm:+++*, voh:2, vrmo:+, xbf:+, xbl:8, xbw++, xci:+, xgm:3, xjd:3, xjdc:16, xjl:4, xscw:9, xsp:1, yjl:1, yrb:8 -- A:79/4, M:83/5, RC:A, TH:A-
  10. Sturgill Simpson: Cuttin' Grass Vol 1 (The Butcher Shoppe Sessions) (High Top Mountain) {47}: AM:*, BS:16, CU:17, Gf:21, KX:66, Mj:*, Mx:35, ND:17, ND_r:3, NF:49, NPR_l:22, NS:8, PJ:92, RY:21, SE:32, TL:19, Up:18, Up_i:7; am_a:+, p_c:+, scm:+++*, spt:8, st_r:7, up_sh:11, vam:3, xbw:+, ycw:+ -- A:74/1, TH:A-
  11. Steve Earle: Ghosts of West Virginia (New West) {39}: AD:*, AM:*, AS:*, ClR:33*, Cpu:6, Ex:*, Mj:*, Mx:15, ND_r:11, PM:*, PO:+, Rf:36, TL:96, TS:+, U:68*; am_a:+, am_c:+, ljs:+, mj_a:4, pm_a:14, scm:+, so_d:14, tg:+, xgm:20, xjdc:44, xmr:8, xtj:+, xtl:+, ygc:+ -- A:80/8, M:83/8, TH:***
  12. Courtney Marie Andrews: Old Flowers (Fat Possum) {38}: ABC:37, Al:73, AM:*, AS:*, CU:13, Dv:36, Ex:*, Gl:*, KX:90, Mg:18, Mj:*, ND_r:45, NME:*, NS:22, PJ:83, Q:*, RT:82, SE:91, SMH:*, TS:+, U:14*, UR:*; ab_l:8, ab_s:2, am_f:+, jfkz:+, key:+, ms_a:3, pm_f:11, scm:+, yjf:20 -- A:76/16, M:81/13, TH:*
  13. Drive-By Truckers: The New OK (ATO) {37}: AM:*, AS:*, ClR:27, CW:15, DW:83, GTV:69, L:35, Mg:6, Mj:*, ND_r:27, SE:82, Spk:*, Try:32, U:4, UCR:23; am_k:+, ljs:3, pm_a:11, xci:+, xej:6, xgm:10, xjdc:63, xkm:7, xmb:3 -- A:80/1, RC:***, TH:***
  14. Lily Hiatt: Walking Proof (New West) {30}: AM:+*, Gl:*, ND:10, ND_r:34, NS:26, P:*, PM:*, SE:11, Sl:44*, TL:4, U:*; am_a:+, ns:9, scm:+, vjwi:3, xhs:+, xtl:4, ykt:6 -- A:83/5, M:85/7, TH:**
  15. Sam Hunt: Southside (MCA Nashville) {30}: BB:43, Clv:35, DW:70, EW:*, HV:20, NS:17, Rx:15, SE:56, Sg:41, TL:55; am_c:+, npr_lm:6, ny_c:1, sl:+, sln:+, vmp:+, vu:+, xbw:+, xjdc:9, ypsc:10 -- A:59/7, RC:A-, TH:*
  16. Waylon Payne: Blue Eyes, the Harlot, the Queer, the Pusher & Me (Carnival) {26}: AM:+, CU:4, N:85, NPR:10, NS:7, PM:59, SE:15, TL:39; am_c:+, bg_u:+, npr_ap:+, sg_c:2, sl:+, xsa:+ -- TH:***
  17. Tami Neilson: Chicka Boom! (Outside) {25}: AD:*, AS:*, CU:3, Ex:*, Gl:*, IR:20, Mj:*, ND:5, YW:5; rnz:8, scm:+*, xsa:+ -- A:80/2, TH:**
  18. Katie Pruitt: Expectations (Rounder) {25}: AS:*, BS:7, Ch:29, Clv:37, Ex:*, HV:26, ND:15, NPR:16, NS:14, TL:34; npr_jg:10, sg_c:5, vamp:4, vdh:1, xtl:+ -- A:77/3, TH:*
  19. Kathleen Edwards: Total Freedom (Dualtone) {23}: AM:*, Ex:48, Gl:+*, Mg:13, ND:11, ND_r:31, NPR:44, NPR_l:50, P:*, PM:*, TL:36, U:*; am_a:+, npr_rd:5, vaz:9, verd:6, ves:6, vrjs:+, yti:+ -- A:76/8, M:81/8, TH:B
  20. American Aquarium: Lamentations (New West) {22}: CU:7, ND:13, ND_r:10, NS:20, BS:23; ms_a:1, scm:+++*, xsa:+, yps:+ -- TH:**
  21. John Anderson: Years (Easy Eye Sound) {22}: AM:+*, AS:*, CU:11, HV:11, PO:+, SE:38, TL:83; am_c:+, scm:+*, sci:+, xbw:+, xgm:11, xjdc:73, xmb:+, xpb:+, xtl:+ -- A:80/3, TH:**
  22. Charley Crockett: Welcome to Hard Times (Thirty Tigers) {21}: AM:*, AS:*, Gl:*, Mj:*, MO:*, ND_r:18, NS:12, SE:21, Sp:*, U:*; am_a:+, jjm_c:2, pm_a:17, scm:++*, ycw:+ -- A:85/6, M:84/6, TH:*
  23. The Secret Sisters: Saturn Return (New West) {21}: AM:*, AS:*, BS:21, CU:32, Ex:*, Mz:44, NS:25, RS:*, SE:+, TL:11, U:*, YF:*; am_a:+, ms_a:2, pm_a:2, xph:+, xtl:+ -- A:82/5, M:87/5, TH:*
  24. Sarah Jarosz: World on the Ground (Rounder) {20}: AS:*, Gl:*, MO:*, ND:8, ND_r:29, NS:30, PM:*, TL:56; fa:+, jfkz:+, ms_a:5, pm_a:13, pm_f:10, vrj:6 -- A:80/2, M:84/4, TH:***
  25. Hailey Whitters: The Dream (Pigasus) {19}: AS:*, CU:18, NS:10, P:*, Rf:27, TL:33; ny_c:+, p_c:+, sg_c:1, xci:+, xem:10, xtl:+ -- A:87/2, TH:**
  26. Jake Blount: Spider Tales (Free Dirt) {18}: Bc:*+, ND:2, NPR:33; bc_s:*, fa:+, g_f:3, key:+, pm_f:2, sol_am:+ -- TH:***
  27. John Moreland: LP5 (Old Omens) {18}: AS:*, BS:5, CU:9, Gl:*, ND_r:46, PM:*, TL:41, U:*, UR:*; ny_c:+, scm:+ -- A:76/8, M:80/7, TH:**
  28. Sturgill Simpson: Cuttin' Grass Vol 2 (The Cowboy Arms Sessions) (High Top Mountain) {18}: NF:19, SE:32; jjm_c:4, p_c:+, scm:+++*, spt:8, vam:3, ycw:+ -- TH:A-
  29. Mickey Guyton: Bridges (Capitol Nashville -EP) {17}: AS:12, CU:19, NS:18, PO:+, TL:21; sg_c:9, sl:+, sln:+, xscw:+ -- RC:***, TH:**
  30. Honey Harper: Starmaker (ATO) {17}: AM:*, BIB:34, Cl:*, Ex:*, IR:18, LI:86, Mj:*, N:80, SC:*, Sl:33, Spk:21*, U:69*; am_a:+ -- A:83/4, M:84/6, TH:B
  31. Zephaniah OHora: Listening to the Music (Last Roundup) {17}: AM:+, Mj:*, SE:9, TL:68; am_c:+, mj_a:10, scm:+++*, xci:+ -- TH:A-
  32. Corb Lund: Agricultural Tragic (New West) {16}: AM:*, EX:*, Gl:*, Mj:*, ND_r:7, SE:+, TL:54, YW:73; am_a:+, scm:+*, spt:+ -- A:85/2, M:80/6, TH:**
  33. Terry Allen and the Panhandle Mystery Band: Just Like Moby Dick (Paradise of Bachelors) {15}: AS:*, CU:24, Dus:*, Gl:*, Mj:*, PM:*, PO:+; aqd:+, pi:8 -- A:79/3, RC:***, TH:***
  34. Tyler Childers: Long Violent History (Hickman Holler) {15}: AM:*, ND_r:15, NS:24, SE:86, TL:63; am_a:+, jjm_c:10, pm_f:1, scm:+ -- TH:***
  35. Lydia Loveless: Daughter (Honey, You're Gonna Be Late) {15}: AM:*, CU:16, Gl:++, Mg:9, NR:*, SE:70, TL:42, YW:37; am_a:+, so_d:9, so_k:11 -- A:78/2, TH:*
  36. Brothers Osborne: Skeletons (Spinefarm) {14}: ClR:46, AM:+*, NS:19, SE:35, TL:59; am_c:+, scm:*, scm_m:11, sln:+, xem:7, xjdc:62 -- A:77/3, TH:*
  37. Cam: The Otherside (RCA) {14}: Id:10, NS:21, SE:71, TL:29; df:+, p:9, p_c:+, sg_c:7, sln:+ -- A:70/2, TH:***
  38. Willie Nelson: First Rose of Spring (Legacy) {14}: AD:*, Gl:*, I:*, Mj:*, ND_r:37, Rf:66, SE:92, TL:80U:*; xci:+, xjdc:55 -- A:73/8, M:75/8, TH:***
  39. The Jayhawks: XOXO (Sham) {13}: AD:*, Al:66, ClR:*, Gl:*, GTV:*, Mj:*, ND_r:47, PM:*, Rf:43, SE:98, U:*; am_a:+pm_a:20 -- A:79/8, M:84/5
  40. Arlo McKinley: Die Midwestern (Oh Boy) {13}: Al:55*, ND_r:33, PM:*, SE:100; ms_a:6, pm_f:7, scm:+++*, vmp:+, yjl:7 -- A:85/2, TH:B
  41. Jaime Wyatt: Neon Cross (New West) {13}: CU:35, Gl:++*, NS:27, PM:49*, U:*; scm:++*, sg_c:6 -- M:83/4, TH:*
  42. Brent Cobb: Keep 'Em on They Toes (Ol' Buddy) {12}: ND_r:40, PM:*, SE:53, TL:98, U:*; ms_a:4, scm:++* -- A:80/2, TH:**
  43. Little Big Town: Nightfall (Capitol Nashville) {12}: AM:*, CU:37, E:+, EW:*, NS:15, SE:+, TL:58; am_c:+, sln:+, vdh:5 -- A:74/3
  44. Sunny Sweeney: Recorded Live at the Machine Shop Recording Studio (Aunt Daddy) {12}: Rx:45; vrmo:+, xci:+, xgm:14, xjdc:37 -- RC:A-, TH:***
  45. Shelby Lynne: Shelby Lynne (Thirty Tigers) {11}: Al:96, AM:*, Gl:*, Mj:*, SE:126, U:*, Yb:1 -- A:80/1, M:81/5
  46. Mike and the Moonpies: Touch of You: The Lost Songs of Gary Stewart (Prairie Rose) {11}: AM:*, CU:25, SE:28, TL:97; am_c:+, jjm_c:3, scm:+* -- TH:**
  47. Whitney Rose: We Still Go to Rodeos (MCG) {11}: AM:*, AS:*, PM:*, SE:45, TL:24; am_a:+, scm:+, xjdc:75, xtl:+ -- A:77/3, M:80/4, TH:**
  48. Colter Wall: Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs (La Honda) {11}: Ex:*, ND_r:13, TL:35; jjm_c:8, scm:++*, vmp:+ -- A:75/2, TH:**
  49. Tessy Lou Williams: Tessy Lou Williams (Tessy Lou Williams) {11}: CU:15, TL:75; scm:+++*, spt:5 -- TH:**
  50. The Cadillac Three: Country Fuzz (Big Machine) {10}: AM:*, ClR:20*, Gl:*, SE:84; am_c:+, spt:2 -- M:79/4, TH:*
  51. Ward Davis: Black Cats and Crows (Ward Davis Music) {10}: CU:2, TL:87; scm:+++* -- TH:*
  52. Pam Tillis: Looking for a Feeling (Stellar Cat) {10}: AM:*, CU:1, SE:74; am_c:+, scm:+*
  53. Hot Country Knights: The K Is Silent (Capitol) {9}: AM:*, CU:34, PO:+, SE:34; am_c:+, scm:+*, scm_m:5 -- A:70/2
  54. Sierra Hull: 25 Trips (Rounder) {9}: AS:*, CU:10; fa:+, spt:4 -- A:80/1, TH:**
  55. Orville Peck: Show Pony (Columbia -EP) {9}: Ex:*, KX:39, LBF:22*, NME:*, NT:*, Spk:*; blw:+, vjly:8 -- A:79/8
  56. Caitlin Cannon: The TrashCannon Album (Caitlin Cannon) {8}: scm:++*, xbw:++, xem:9 -- TH:**
  57. Becky Warren: The Sick Season (Becky Warren) {8}: TL:82; scm:+*, xem:6, xjdc:11, xscw:7 -- TH:**
  58. Gretchen Peters: The Night You Wrote That Song: The Songs of Mickey Newbury (Proper) {7}: AM:*, CU:12, ND_r:35; am_a:+, fa:+, xsa:+
  59. The Texas Gentlemen: Floor It!!! (New West) {7}: AM:*, ClR:24, *, Gl:*, SE:117; am_a:+, vmp:+ -- M:79/5
  60. Josh Turner: Country State of Mind (MCA Nashville) {7}: CU:31; scm:+*, scm_m:3 -- TH:**
  61. Ingrid Andress: Lady Like (Atlantic/Warner Music Nashville) {6}: NS:11, SE:106; asp:3, sln:+
  62. Victoria Bailey: Jesus, Red Wine & Patsy Cline (Rock Ridge Music) {6}: pm_a:15, scm:+* -- TH:***
  63. Hayes Carll: Alone Together Sessions (Dualtone) {6}: ND_r:36, Rx:65 -- TH:A-
  64. Mary Chapin Carpenter: The Dirt and the Stars (Lambent Light) {6}: AM:*, Gl:*, PM:*, U:*, YF:*; am_f:+ -- A:77/4, M:84/4
  65. John Craigie: Asterisk the Universe (Zabriskie Point) {6}: npr_ap:2 -- TH:A-
  66. Brett Eldredge: Sunday Drive (Warner Music) {6}: CU:33, E:+, NS:29; scm:+, scm_m:9, sln:+
  67. Ray Wylie Hubbard: Co-Starring (Big Machine) {6}: ND_r:38; mj_a:6, scm:+* -- TH:**
  68. Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams: Plastic Bouquet (New West) {6}: Mj:*, P:*, U:*; aqd:+ -- A:80/3, TH:**
  69. Stephanie Lambring: Autonomy (Tone Tree Music) {6}: NS:23, SE:121, TL:31; df:+ -- TH:**
  70. Gabe Lee: Honky Tonk Hell (Torrez Music Group) {6}: CU:30; scm:++* -- TH:**
  71. Kip Moore: Wild World (MCA Nashville) {6}: AM:*, AS:16*, SE:42; am_c:+ -- A:77/3
  72. Cahalen Morrison: Wealth of Sorrow (self-released) {6}: scm:+++* -- TH:**
  73. Rodney Rice: Same Shirt, Different Day (Moody Spring Music) {6}: YW:81 -- RC:**, TH:***
  74. Ray Scott: Nowhere Near Done (Jethropolitan -EP) {6}: AS:5 -- TH:**
  75. Kelsey Waldon: They'll Never Keep Us Down (Oh Boy -EP) {6}: CU:28, TL:81; fa:+ -- TH:***
  76. Kelsea Ballerini: Kelsea (Black River) {5}: I:*, SE:59; am_c:+, sln:+ -- A:73/3, TH:*
  77. Kenny Chesney: Here and Now (Warner Music) {5}: AM:*, AS:*, SE:97; am_c:+, sln:+ -- A:85/2
  78. Daniel Donato: A Young Man's Country (Cosmic Country Music) {5}: scm:+* -- TH:***
  79. SG Goodman: Old Time Feeling (Verve Forecast) {5}: ND:12, YW:58; scm:+*
  80. Karen Jonas: The Southwest Sky & Other Dreams (Yellow Brick) {5}: CU:27; scm:+* -- TH:**
  81. Will Kimbrough: Spring Break (Daphne) {5}: TL:99 -- TH:A-
  82. Lauren Mascitti: God Made a Woman (Lauren Mascitti) {5}: ny_c:+, scm:+++*
  83. Kyle Nix: Lightning on the Mountain (Kyle Nix) {5}: YW:25; scm:+*, spt:+ -- TH:*
  84. Ashley Ray: Pauline (Ashley Ray) {5}: NPR:26, TL:62; bg_u:+, npr_ap:+, sg_c:8
  85. Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen: Hold My Beer Vol 2 (Lil' Buddy Toons) {5}: SE:30, TL:93; scm:+, xtl:+ -- TH:*
  86. Roo Arcus: Tumbleweed (Social Family) {4}: scm:+++*
  87. Danny Barnes: Man on Fire (ATO) {4}: PO:+ -- TH:***
  88. Tim Barry: Live 2018 (Chunkasah) {4}: -- TH:A-
  89. Garth Brooks: Fun (Pearl) {4}: AM:*, SE:60; am_c:+, xkb:9
  90. Jesse Daniel: Rollin' On (Die True) {4}: scm:+++*
  91. Good Bad Happy Sad: Shades (Textile) {4}:
  92. Lera Lynn: On My Own (Ruby Range) {4}: AM:*, SE:81; atw:+ -- A:75/2, TH:*
  93. Maddie & Tae: The Way It Feels (Mercury Nashville) {4}: SE:+; scm_m:10, sl:+, spt:10
  94. Juliet McConkey: Disappearing Girl (Juliet McConkey) {4}: scm:+++*
  95. Buddy & Julie Miller: Lockdown Songs (self-released) {4}: TL:92 -- TH:***
  96. Margo Price: Perfectly Imperfect at the Ryman (Loma Vista) {4}: YW:69; ljs:7 -- TH:**
  97. RaeLynn: Baytown (Round Here -EP) {4}: spt:3 -- TH:**
  98. Rattlesnake Milk: Rattlesnake Milk (Feels So Good) {4}: FB:60; scm:++*
  99. Rumer: Nashville Tears: The Songs of Robert Prestwood (Cooking Vinyl) {4}: AM:*; am_a:+ -- TH:**
  100. Nora Jane Struthers: Bright Lights, Long Drives, First Words (Blue Pig Music) {4}: CU:23; scm:+* -- TH:*
  101. Joshua Ray Walker: Glad You Made It (State Fair) {4}: scm:+*, vam:6, vmp:+
  102. Gillian Welch & David Rawlings: All the Good Times Are Past & Gone (Acony) {4}: ND_r:20 -- TH:**
  103. 49 Winchester: III (self-released) {3}: scm:++*
  104. Jessi Alexander: Decatur County Red (Lost Creek Music) {3}: scm:+* -- TH:*
  105. Jordan Allen & the Bellwethers: Give My Love to Jenny (self-released) {3}: scm:++*
  106. Mandy Barnett: A Nashville Songbook (BMG) {3}: TL:95 -- TH:**
  107. Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas: Bye Bye Blues (Seraphic) {3}: se_fj:+ -- TH:**
  108. Zach Bryan: Quiet, Heavy Dreams (Warner -EP) {3}: scm:++*
  109. Joe Ely: Love in the Midst of Mayhem (Rack 'Em) {3}: PO:+, TL:44 -- TH:*
  110. Arna Georgia: Yes Girl (Arna Georgia) {3}: scm:+* -- TH:*
  111. Kree Harrison: Chosen Family Tree (One Vision Music Group) {3}: CU:36; sg_c:10, spt:+
  112. Hill Country: Hill Country (Hill Country) {3}: scm:++*
  113. Logan Ledger: Logan Ledger (Rounder) {3}: AS:*; bg_u:+, scm:+ -- A:80/1
  114. The Northern Belle: We Wither, We Bloom (Die With Your Boots On) {3}: Dag:+, Dv:40; pm_a:18
  115. Alecia Nugent: The Old Side of Town (Hillbilly Goddess Music) {3}: scm:+*, spt:7
  116. Mo Pitney: Ain't Lookin' Back (Curb) {3}: TL:57; scm:+, scm_m:6
  117. Reckless Kelly: American Jackpot/American Girls (No Big Deal) {3}: AS:*, Spk:*; scm:+ -- A:80/3
  118. Kalie Shorr: Open Book (self-released -19) {3}: xbl:5, xjl:6 -- TH:[A-]
  119. Dave Simonett: Red Tail (Dancing Eagle) {3}: ma:1
  120. The Tender Things: How You Make a Fool (Spaceflight) {3}: scm:++* -- TH:B
  121. Jim White: Misfit's Jubilee (Fluff & Gravy) {3}: Mj:*, PM:*, U:* -- M:82/4
  122. Wayd Battle: Powerless (Wayd Battle Music) {2}: scm:+*
  123. John Baumann: Country Shade (The Next Waltz -19) {2}: scm:+*
  124. Scott H Biram: Fever Dreams (Bloodshot) {2}: -- TH:**
  125. Jake Blocker: I Keep Forgetting (self-released) {2}: scm:+*
  126. Rachel Brooke: The Loneliness in Me (Mal) {2}: scm:+*
  127. Marshall Chapman: Songs I Can't Live Without (Tall Girl) {2}: -- TH:**
  128. Jeff Crosby: Northstar (Jeff Crosby) {2}: scm:+*
  129. Bo DePena: Bo DePena (Rio Grande Media) {2}: scm:+*
  130. Dalton Domino: Feverdreamer (Dalton Domino) {2}: scm:+*
  131. Herman Dune: Notes From Vinegar Hill (Santa Cruz) {2}: Mj:*, U:* -- A:80/2
  132. Eleven Hundred Springs: Here 'Tis (State Fair) {2}: scm:+*
  133. James Ellis and the Jealous Guys: Country Lion (James Ellis) {2}: scm:+*
  134. Johnny Falstaff: Lost in the City Lights (Johnny Falstaff) {2}: scm:+*
  135. Gone West: Canyons (Triple Tigers) {2}: SE:+; sln:+
  136. Great Peacock: Forever Worse Better (Great Peacock) {2}: scm:+*
  137. Caylee Hammack: If It Wasn't for You (Capitol Nashville) {2}: TL:73; p_c:+
  138. Hardy: A Rock (Big Loud) {2}: ny_c:+, vmp:+
  139. Hellbound Glory: Pure Scum (Black Country Rock) {2}: scm:+*
  140. TJ Hernandez: Destination Unknown (TJ Hernandez) {2}: scm:+*
  141. Brennen Leigh: Prairie Love Letter (self-released) {2}: pm_a:7, scm:+
  142. Anna Lynch: Apples in the Fall (SJ21) {2}: scm:+*
  143. The Men: Mercy (Sacred Bones) {2}: MO:*, Sb:21 -- A:71/4
  144. Allison Moorer: Blood (Autotelic -19) {2}: mj_a:4 -- TH:[A-]
  145. The Onlies: The Onlies (self-released) {2}: scm:+*
  146. Jon Pardi: Rancho Fiesta Sessions (Capitol Nashville) {2}: scm:+, scm_m:7
  147. Jonathan Parker: Broken Hearts & Broken Bones (Jonathan Parker Music) {2}: scm:+*
  148. Carly Pearce: Carly Pearce (Big Machine) {2}: Id:68, SE:+
  149. Porter Union: Loved & Lost (Porter Union) {2}: scm:+*
  150. David Quinn: Letting Go (Low Town) {2}: scm:+*
  151. David Ramirez: My Love Is a Hurricane (Sweetworld) {2}: ND:16
  152. Scott Southworth: These Old Bones (Flaming Tortuga) {2}: scm:+*
  153. The SteelDrivers: Bad for You (Rounder) {2}: scm:+*
  154. James Steinle: Cold German Mornings (self-released) {2}: scm_m:+*
  155. Western Centuries: Call the Captain (Free Dirt) {2}: scm:+*
  156. Jimmie Allen: Bettie James (Stoney Creek) {1}: sln:+
  157. Tenille Arts: Love Heartbreak and Everything in Between (Reviver) {1}: scm_m:8
  158. Gabby Barrett: Goldmine (Warner Music Nashville) {1}: spt:+
  159. Clint Black: Out of Same (Black Top) {1}: -- TH:*
  160. The Bloody Jug Band: Stranded (self-released) {1}: scm:+
  161. Paul Bogart: Won't Have Far to Go (117 Music) {1}: scm:+
  162. Bradley & Adair: Oh Darlin' (Pinecastle) {1}: spt:+
  163. Zach Bryan: Elisabeth (Warner) {1}: scm:+
  164. David Adam Byrnes: Neon Town (self-released) {1}: scm:+
  165. The Cadillac Three: Tabasco & Sweet Tea (Big Machine) {1}: -- TH:*
  166. Carolina Blue: Take Me Back (Billy Blue Music) {1}: spt:+
  167. Kristy Cox: No Headlights (Mountain Fever) {1}: spt:9
  168. Deau Eyes: Let It Leave (self-released) {1}: atw:+
  169. Amber Digby: Heroes, Mentors and Friends: The Legends Project (Heart of Texas) {1}: scm:+
  170. Stuart Duncan/Yo-Yo Ma/Edgar Meyer/Chris Thile: Not Our First Goat Rodeo (Sony Classical) {1}: AM:*
  171. Lindsay Ell: Heart Theory (Stoney Creek) {1}: sln:+
  172. Tyller Gummersall: Heartbreak College (Country Road 330 Music) {1}: scm:+
  173. The Hellroys: Hellroys on Earth (No Soul) {1}: scm:+
  174. Bryan James: Politics or Religion (self-released) {1}: scm:+
  175. Paul James: As We Go Wandering (PPJ) {1}: scm:*
  176. Cody Jinks: Red Rocks Live (Late August) {1}: scm:+
  177. The Lost Brothers: After the Fire After the Rain (Bird Dog) {1}: mj_a:9
  178. Tim McGraw: Here on Earth (Big Machine) {1}: sln:+ -- 70/1
  179. McKay & Leigh: McKay & Leigh (Voxhall -19) {1}: scm:*
  180. Casper McWade: Unraveled (Death Before Pop Country) {1}: scm:+
  181. Dean Miller: 1965 (Eupea Music Works) {1}: scm:+
  182. Tyler Joe Miller: Sometimes I Don't, but Sometimes I Do (MDM) {1}: spt:+
  183. Kacey Musgraves: The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show (MCA Nashville) {1}: yjb:6
  184. Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real: Naked Garden (Fantasy) {1}: SE:+
  185. Rich O'Toole: New York (Buffalo Roam/Average Joes Entertainment) {1}: scm:+
  186. The Panhandlers: The Panhandlers (Motel Time Music/The Next Waltz) {1}: scm:+
  187. The Piedmont Boys: Almost Home (Hill House) {1}: scm:++
  188. Possessed by Paul James: As We Go Wandering (self-released) {1}: scm:+
  189. Darrell Scott: Sings the Blues of Hank Williams (Full Light) {1}: AS:* -- TH:B
  190. Jeannie Seely: An American Classic (Curb) {1}: PO:+ -- TH:B
  191. Shaker Hymns: The Ties That Bind (self-released) {1}: scm:+
  192. Sylvie Simmons: Blue on Blue (Compass) {1}: Mj:* -- A:70/3
  193. Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice: Load the Wagon (Mountain Fever) {1}: spt:6
  194. Strung Like a Horse: Whoa! (Transoceanic) {1}: ND_r:50
  195. Brit Taylor: Real Me (Cut a Shine) {1}: scm:+
  196. Tennessee Jet: The Country (Tennessee Jet Music) {1}: scm:+
  197. Jonathan Terrell: Westward (self-released) {1}: rs_u:+
  198. Keith Urban: The Speed of Now Part 1 (Keith Urban) {1}: sln:+
  199. James Robert Webb: James Robert Webb (117 Music) {1}: spt:+
  200. Justin Wells: The United State (Singular) {1}: scm:+
  201. Westelaken: The Golden Days Are Hard (Westelaken) {1}: Spk:* -- A:100/1
  202. Koe Wetzel: Sellout (Columbia) {1}: Id:62
  203. Chancey Williams: 3rd Street (Younger Brother) {1}: scm:+