Mandatory Best of 2019: Ranking the 10 Greatest Music Albums of the Year

2019 proved to be the year of the self-made artist. We kicked off the decade with pop stars that seemed to come from a factory and ended it with a creative bang. From Lizzo’s DNA test to Billie Eilish turning 18 and keeping her clothes on, artists stayed true to their vision, resulting in stiff competition for the best albums of 2019. Somehow, we managed to narrow them down and rank them. All you have to do is keep reading to see who ended up releasing the 10 greatest music albums of the year.

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Which of these albums made your best of list for 2019? More importantly, what did we miss? Let us know what albums defined 2019 for you in the comments!