The Top 10 Albums of 2019

Presenting the best of the best, from pop and R&B to straight-up old-school country realness.

How does one even begin to define the state of music in 2019? Before Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X blew up the airwaves and conquered all the streaming platforms, I would have said that the era of blockbuster mainstream hits was over. Yet here we are, with a…