Aaron Watson

Red Bandana

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A sprawling celebration of the Texan's 20 years in the country music business that reflects his restless, wandering spirit.

Charley Crockett

The Valley

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Charley Crockett faces his mortality with wit, warmth, and a cracking set of original songs.

Cody Jinks

After the Fire

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A modest yet deeply felt album that showcases Jinks' strengths as a singer and songwriter.

Cody Jinks

The Wanting

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On his second album released in October 2019, Cody Jinks gets introspective.

Cody Johnson

Ain't Nothin' to It

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Cody Johnson makes the leap to the majors with a casually assured, proudly traditional record.

Dale Watson

Call Me Lucky

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The Texan troubadour is revitalized by his new home of Memphis, Tennessee.

Dee White

Southern Gentleman

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A lush throwback to the pastoral progressive country sounds of the early 1970s.

Florida Georgia Line

Can't Say I Ain't Country

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The bro-country superstars score with a successful blend of urban pop and redneck country.

George Strait

Honky Tonk Time Machine

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Strait shines on this easygoing album of deliberately nostalgic country.

Jason James

Seems Like Tears Ago

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An expert evocation of George Jones' classic '60s recordings for Musicor.

John Paul White

The Hurting Kind

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The Alabama-based singer/songwriter and producer pairs his trademark rural Americana with the classic countrypolitan sound.

Jon Pardi

Heartache Medication

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On his third album, the traditionalist country singer slyly updates old-fashioned sounds.

Kelsey Waldon

White Noise/White Lines

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Waldon's debut for John Prine's Oh Boy Records feels like the arrival of a major singer/songwriter.

Lauren Jenkins

No Saint

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An invigorating debut that splits the difference between dusty Americana and bold mainstream pop.

Luke Combs

What You See Is What You Get

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Luke Combs doubles down on his straight-ahead '90s country revival.

Maren Morris

Girl

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The country singer blurs genre boundaries on this ambitious, empowering sophomore set.

Michaela Anne

Desert Dove

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An idiosyncratically dark, evocative sound puts a fresh spin on this country artist's fine songs and vocals.

Midland

Let It Roll

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On their second album, Midland doubles down on their '80s retro-country vibe.

Mike and the Moonpies

Cheap Silver and Solid Country Gold

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The Austin band headed to Abbey Road to record this lush collection of neon-lit saloon songs.

Miranda Lambert

Wildcard

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Lambert freshens her sound with a playful seventh studio album.

Old Dominion

Old Dominion

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On their eponymous third album, Old Dominion ease into a collection of songs designed for romance and relaxation.

Paul Cauthen

Room 41

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A risky, compelling album designed for the darkest hours of night.

Randy Houser

Magnolia

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Randy Houser shakes thing up with an earthy, loosely autobiographical song cycle.

Randy Rogers / Randy Rogers Band

Hellbent

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With the help of producer Dave Cobb, the Randy Rogers Band settle into a comfortable middle age.

Reba McEntire

Stronger than the Truth

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Reba McEntire returns to her hard country roots with this sharp, nuanced album.

Rodney Crowell

Texas

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With a cast of fellow Texans, the Houston native pays wry, affectionate tribute to the Lone Star State.

Tanya Tucker

While I'm Livin'

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Assisted by Brandi Carlile and Shooter Jennings, Tanya Tucker makes a mighty comeback.

The Highwomen

The Highwomen

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The supergroup of Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda Shires, and Natalie Hemby make a vivid, vital debut.

The Mavericks

Play the Hits

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The eclectic retro-roots act covers 11 well-known songs and gives each a fresh personality of its own.

Thomas Rhett

Center Point Road

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Facing his thirties, the country-pop songwriter gets nostalgic and quietly adventurous.

Tyler Childers

Country Squire

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On his second album, Tyler Childers sharpens his attack and broadens his horizons.

Vince Gill

Okie

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In the fifth decade of his career, the Oklahoma-born country music standard bearer delivers the album he couldn't have made until now.

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