Aaron Watson

Red Bandana

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

Charley Crockett

The Valley

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

Cody Jinks

After the Fire

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

Cody Jinks

The Wanting

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

Cody Johnson

Ain't Nothin' to It

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

Dale Watson

Call Me Lucky

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

Dee White

Southern Gentleman

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

Florida Georgia Line

Can't Say I Ain't Country

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

George Strait

Honky Tonk Time Machine

Strait shines on this easygoing album of deliberately nostalgic country.

Jason James

Seems Like Tears Ago

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

John Paul White

The Hurting Kind

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

Jon Pardi

Heartache Medication

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

Kelsey Waldon

White Noise/White Lines

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

Lauren Jenkins

No Saint

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

Luke Combs

What You See Is What You Get

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

Maren Morris


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

Michaela Anne

Desert Dove

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


Let It Roll

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

Mike and the Moonpies

Cheap Silver and Solid Country Gold

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

Miranda Lambert


Lambert freshens her sound with a playful seventh studio album.

Old Dominion

Old Dominion

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

Paul Cauthen

Room 41

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

Randy Houser


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

Randy Rogers / Randy Rogers Band


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

Reba McEntire

Stronger than the Truth

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

Rodney Crowell


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

Tanya Tucker

While I'm Livin'

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

The Highwomen

The Highwomen

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

The Mavericks

Play the Hits

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

Thomas Rhett

Center Point Road

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

Tyler Childers

Country Squire

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

Vince Gill


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

The Highwomen