Year-End Lists

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Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2019

02 December 2019

Paste Magazine: The 50 Best Albums of 2019

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010s]

  1. Weyes BloodTitanic Rising
  2. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  3. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  4. Big ThiefTwo Hands
  5. FKA twigsMagdalene
  6. Brittany HowardJaime
  7. Carly Rae JepsenDedicated
  8. Julia JacklinCrushing
  9. LizzoCuz I Love You
  10. Faye WebsterAtlanta Millionaires Club
  11. black midiSchlagenheim
  12. Jenny LewisOn the Line
  13. Kevin MorbyOh My God
  14. Fontaines D.C.Dogrel
  15. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  16. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  17. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  18. Better Oblivion Community CenterBetter Oblivion Community Center
  19. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  20. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  21. Stella DonnellyBeware of the Dogs
  22. The HighwomenThe Highwomen
  23. Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿
  24. Big ThiefU.F.O.F.
  25. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  26. Maggie RogersHeard It In A Past Life
  27. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  28. Nilüfer YanyaMiss Universe
  29. (Sandy) Alex GHouse of Sugar
  30. Jamila WoodsLEGACY! LEGACY!
  31. Bon Iveri,i
  32. Marika HackmanAny Human Friend
  33. Mannequin PussyPatience
  34. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  35. JPEGMAFIAAll My Heroes Are Cornballs
  36. Charly BlissYoung Enough
  37. Caroline PolachekPang
  38. BedouineBird Songs of a Killjoy
  39. Hand Habitsplaceholder
  40. Helado NegroThis Is How You Smile
  41. Jessica PrattQuiet Signs
  42. Charli XCXCharli
  43. Joan ShelleyLike the River Loves the Sea
  44. Oso Osobasking in the glow
  45. Sleater-KinneyThe Center Won't Hold
  46. Megan Thee StallionFever
  47. PUPMorbid Stuff
  48. WandLaughing Matter
  49. Denzel CurryZUU
  50. The NationalI Am Easy to Find