100 Greatest Albums of 2019

Criteria: These music albums from the year 2019 were chosen for their initial and lasting popularity and their influence and impact on rock music in general. Also considered is critical acclaim. The list includes rock and roll and related genres that were influential on rock music.

Note: Yearly album lists go by earliest 'release date'. Not necessarily the year an album peaked in the U.S. charts.

1. Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Lana Del Rey
2. When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Billie Eilish
3. Cuz I Love You
4. Father of the Bride
Vampire Weekend
5. Lover
Taylor Swift
6. Homecoming: The Live Album
7. Fear Inoculum
8. thank u, next
Ariana Grande
9. Fine Line
Harry Styles
10. Ghosteen
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
11. 7
Lil Nas X
12. All Mirrors
Angel Olsen
13. Western Stars
Bruce Springsteen
14. Titanic Rising
Weyes Blood
15. i, i
Bon Iver
16. Magdalene
FKA Twigs
17. Anima
Thom Yorke
18. Igor
Tyler the Creator
19. When I Get Home
20. On the Line
Jenny Lewis
21. Assume Form
James Blake
22. Dedicated
Carly Rae Jepsen
23. Jaime
Brittany Howard
24. Hollywood's Bleeding
Post Malone
25. Thanks for the Dance
Leonard Cohen
26. Charli
Charli XCX
27. Purple Mountains
Purple Mountains
28. Sound & Fury
Sturgill Simpson
29. Zuu
Denzel Curry
30. Legacy! Legacy!
Jamila Woods
31. Two Hands
Big Thief
32. Basking in the Glow
Oso Oso
33. Death Race for Love
Juice WRLD
34. Dogrel
Fontaines D.C.
35. Nothing Great About Britain
36. The Best of Luck Club
Alex Lahey
37. Remind Me Tomorrow
Sharon van Etten
38. Ventura
Anderson .Paak
39. Schlagenheim
Black Midi
40. Heard It in a Past Life
Maggie Rogers
41. The Highwomen
The Highwomen
42. I Am Easy to Find
The National
43. Anak Ko
Jay Som
44. Bandana
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
45. uknowhatimsayin?
Danny Brown
46. Let's Rock
The Black Keys
47. Designer
Aldous Harding
48. Baby on Baby
49. Everyday Life
50. Crushing
Julia Jacklin

51. Over It
Summer Walker
52. Ginger
53. 1000 gecs
100 gecs
54. Ode to Joy
55. Psychodrama
56. While I'm Livin'
Tanya Tucker
57. No. 6 Collaborations Project
Ed Sheeran
58. Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
Bill Callahan
59. Oasis
J Balvin and Bad Bunny
60. Wildcard
Miranda Lambert
61. UFOF
Big Thief
62. The Center Won't Hold
63. Immunity
64. Free Spirit
65. Young Enough
Charly Bliss
66. The Return
Sampa the Great
67. Help Us Stranger
The Raconteurs
68. Infest the Rats' Nest
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
69. Walk Through Fire
70. Quiet Signs
Jessica Pratt
71. Hurts 2B Human
72. Better Oblivion Community Center
Better Oblivion Community Center
73. Grey Area
Little Simz
74. Social Cues
Cage the Elephant
75. DNA
Backstreet Boys
76. So Much Fun
Young Thug
77. Beware of the Dogs
Stella Donnelly
78. Fever
Megan Thee Stallion
79. We Are Not Your Kind
80. Die a Legend
Polo G
81. House of Sugar
(Sandy) Alex G
82. Closer to Grey
83. Pang
Caroline Polachek
84. Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
Roddy Ricch
85. Green Balloon
Tank and the Bangas
86. Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
The Comet is Calling
87. Ghosts of the Forest
Trey Anastasio
88. PUNK
89. No Home Record
Kim Gordon
90. Sonic Citadel
Lightning Bolt
91. Hyperspace
92. Thrashing Thru the Passion
The Hold Steady
93. Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent
Lewis Capaldi
94. Reward
Cate Le Bon
95. Emily Alone
96. Hidden History of the Human Race
Blood Incantation
97. American Football LP3
American Football
98. Covert Contracts
Control Top
99. Eton Alive
Sleaford Mods
100. In the End
The Cranberries
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2019
Ryan's choice - An unheralded great album from 2019
This is Not a Safe Place

Lew's choice:
Hollow Coves
2018   |   2020