NECM’s Favorite Country Albums of 2016

Yesterday we shared our staff’s favorite country songs of 2016. But 2016 also saw many great albums get released by country artists as well- from what we counted, 86 albums/EPs to be exact! So today we present you with our staff’s 20 favorite country albums of 2016! Check out the list below and chime in on our social media outlets with your favorite country albums that were released this year.


20.) ‘American Love‘ – Jake Owen

You can get your copy of ‘American Love‘ on iTunes here.


19.) ‘The Bird & The Rifle‘ – Lori McKenna

You can get ‘The Bird & The Rifle‘ on iTunes here.


18.) ‘A Sailor’s Guide To Earth‘ – Sturgill Simpson

You can get ‘A Sailor’s Guide To Earth‘ on iTunes here.


17.) ‘They Don’t Know‘ – Jason Aldean

You can get ‘They Don’t Know‘ on iTunes here.


16.) ‘Sinner‘ – Aaron Lewis

You can get ‘Sinner‘ on iTunes here.


15.) ‘The Fighters‘ – LOCASH

You can get ‘The Fighters‘ on iTunes here.


14.) ‘Pawn Shop‘ – Brothers Osborne

You can get ‘Pawn Shop‘ on iTunes here.


13.) ‘El Rio‘ – Frankie Ballard

You can get ‘El Rio‘ on iTunes here.


12.) ‘Obsessed‘ – Dan + Shay

You can get ‘Obsessed‘ on iTunes here.


11.) ‘Bury Me In My Boots‘ – The Cadillac Three

You can get ‘Bury Me In My Boots‘ on iTunes here.


10.) ‘California Sunshine‘ – Jon Pardi

You can get ‘California Sunshine‘ on iTunes here.


9.) ‘You Should Be Here‘ – Cole Swindell

You can get ‘You Should Be Here‘ on iTunes here.


8.) ‘Spark‘ – Drake White

You can get ‘Spark‘ on iTunes here.


7.) ‘Fired Up‘ – Randy Houser

You can get ‘Fired Up‘ on iTunes here.


6.) ‘The Weight of These Wings‘ – Miranda Lambert

You can get ‘The Weight of These Wings‘ on iTunes here.


5.) ‘Cosmic Hallelujah‘ – Kenny Chesney

You can get ‘Cosmic Hallelujah‘ on iTunes here.


4.) ‘Hero‘ – Maren Morris

You can get ‘Hero‘ on iTunes here.


3.) ‘Vinyl‘ – William Michael Morgan

You can get ‘Vinyl‘ on iTunes here.


2.) ‘Ripcord‘ – Keith Urban

You can get ‘Ripcord‘ on iTunes here.


1.) ‘Black‘ – Dierks Bentley

You can get ‘Black‘ on iTunes here.

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