There was no shortage of country albums released this year. As wraps up, Sounds Like Nashville looks back on some of the biggest releases of the year. While Tim McGraw and Faith Hill finally revealed the joint project fans have been anxiously waiting for, Danielle Bradbery also released her first album in four years. Meanwhile, newcomers Midland , Brett Young and Luke Combs also let their major label debut albums see the light of day. Below are our 20 favorite albums of Her first album in four years, Danielle Bradbery shows immense growth as a vocalist and songwriter. Country fans have long been hoping for a joint album from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill and in that wait was over. A memorable release, Tim and Faith prove that some things in life are well worth the wait. While his collaborations are impressive, so is his insight.
Trigger Reviews 76 Comments. With her self-titled debut in , Dori announced herself as an immediate attention-getter in the Appalachian country space. But there was a still a timidness present, especially in her live show. She was unwilling to participate in social media, or expound on personal information like the fact that she was a single mom. A year has done wonders for her confidence.
That doesn't mean we didn't have love for a couple of newcomers in our rankings, though, with our top two LPs even being debut projects. Her initial release was a set that could easily stand with any of the best work of her RCA years. The singer-songwriter has enjoyed his share of success over the years, but at the same time, has never gotten his true measure of respect from the industry. This album deserves to be the one to take him to that next level -- with a variety of tracks and moods that showcase his incredible range. For her sophomore album, the Tennessee-born songstress raised the stakes, delivering an album that showed deep and personal growth as both a singer and a songwriter. We feel pretty strongly placing our bets on her. You know, it might not be a bad idea for an act to take some time away from the spotlight. It definitely worked in the case of Lady A, as the trio released their best album in years with a disc that showed them sounding a little more loose and energetic than they have sounded in a while. Quite possibly the best record for cruising down the highway in !
The following albums placed on the Top Country Albums charts in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a list of notable events in country music that took place in See also: List of number-one country singles of U. Notes [ edit ] "—" denotes releases that did not chart. See also: List of number-one country albums of U. Retrieved April 12, April 12, Rolling Stone. Retrieved 7 December