The Roots Music Report's
Top Contemporary Bluegrass Album Chart
for the Year of 2019

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label
1Rise SunThe Infamous StringdustersTape Time
2All for MoneyGreensky BluegrassBig Blue Zoo
3The Hard WayDale Ann BradleyPinecastle
4If You Can't Stand the HeatFrank Solivan & Dirty KitchenCompass
5Royal TravellerMissy RainesCompass
6Glory BoundThe WooksGnar Vector
7Sister Sadie IISister SadiePinecastle
8Myths We Tell Our YoungUnspoken TraditionMountain Home
9Hills and HomeHigh FidelityRebel
10Love Hard, Work Hard, Play HardDeanie RichardsonPinecastle
11Where the Dogs Don't BiteOld Salt UnionCompass
12Rivers and RoadsSpecial ConsensusCompass
13Point of No ReturnAmanda CookMountain Fever
14The Butcher ShoppeDella MaeRounder
15Chronicle: Friends and MusicGena BrittPinecastle
16Tall FiddlerMichael Cleveland and FlamekeeperCompass
17Horrible WorldKathy Kallick BandLive Oak
18That's Why I'm LonesomeDanny Paisley & The Southern GrassPatuxent
19The HillbendersThe HillbendersCompass
20Time Changes EverythingNothin' FancyMountain Fever
21SteamDeeper Shade Of BlueMountain Fever
22Breaking in LonesomeRick FarisDark Shadow
23Mountains, Mamas and MemoriesBig Country BluegrassRebel
24No EscapeClaybankMountain Fever
25Outside Looking inThe Lonesome River BandMountain Home
26PicturesHammertowneMountain Fever
27Straighten the CurvesThe GrascalsCrossroads
28RicochetKristy CoxMountain Fever
29The Choosing RoadChris Jones & the Night DriversMountain Home
30AuthenticBand Of RuhksRebel
31Gonna Rise and ShineAlan Bibey & GrasstowneMountain Fever
32Salem TownBacklineMountain Fever
33The Golden AngleDavid BenedictShelton
34On TimeColebrook RoadEisenbise
35Didn’t He Ramble: Songs of Charlie PooleDavid Davis & The Warrior River BoysRounder
36Crêpe Paper HeartBecky BullerDark Shadow
37North CountryDanny BurnsBonfire
38UndeniableNothin' FancyMountain Fever
39New Freedom BluesTown MountainTone Tree
40City on a HillMile TwelveDelores the Taurus
41Waiting on a RideSongs From The Road BandLDT
42MilestonesVolume FiveMountain Fever
43ChangesThe Seldom SceneRounder
44BowerbirdAubrey Eisenman & The ClydesMountain Fever
45Laws of GravityThe Infamous StringdustersCompass
46Tales from East KentuckyLarry CordleSelf-Release
47Old WorldNewTownMountain Home
48A Thousand WishesBacklinePoor Mountain
49Life is a StoryDoyle Lawson & QuicksilverMountain Home
50North of DespairWood & WireBlue Corn
51Lonesome Riverboat Blues (feat. Jeff Autry)Edgar LoudermilkRural Rhythm
52Before BreakfastThe GrascalsMountain Home
53RenaissanceBilly DrozeRural Rhythm
54Breakin' EasyDonna UlisseMountain Home
55Roadsigns and HighwaysClaybankMountain Fever
56Things Kids and Dogs KnowBrandon RickmanVoxhall
57FreeWilliamson BranchPinecastle
58I Hope You Have a Good LifeGina FurtadoMountain Home Music Company
59PiecesJason BarieBilly Blue
60Live in Prague, Czech RepublicDoyle Lawson & QuicksilverBilly Blue
61Classy. Sassy. Bluegrassy.Williamson BranchPinecastle
62The Bull Mountain Moonshiners' WayJesse McReynoldsSelf-Release
63The RailScott SlayBonfire
64Front Porch PhilosophyJerry SalleyVery Jerry
65The Storyteller in MeDaniel CrabtreeCodel
66BlueThe CleverlysMountain Home
67Fret a SpellDarren NicholsonSelf-Release
68Come See About Me (A Benefit for the Ibma Trust Fund)The Mountain Home FamilyMountain Home Music
69Spirits in the HillsWilson Banjo Co.Pinecastle
70Footprints in a SongCirca BlueBell Buckle
71Heart Wide OpenKristi StanleyUnion House
72The Big PictureChristian DavisSelf-Release
73Lovin' and Leavin' (A Bluegrass Tribute to Mickey Clark)Aaron BibelhauserSelf-Release
74Deep WaterAmanda CookMountain Fever
75Good ThingsThe Farm Hands Bluegrass QuartetPinecastle
76ModernusCircus No. 9Self-Release
77Spirit to the SeaTrout Steak RevivalSelf-Release
78Never Standing StillShannon SlaughterSelf-Release
79Memories of HomeThe Farm Hands Bluegrass QuartetPinecastle
80Illusion & DoubtThe Dead SouthCurve
81The Stories We Can TellNu-BluVoxhall
82Time and PlaceGeorge JacksonSelf-Release
83No HeadlightsKristy CoxMountain Fever
84Old Salt UnionOld Salt UnionCompass
85Mayhayley's HouseThe Lonesome River BandMountain Home
86Hot Rize's 40th Anniversary Bash (Live)Hot RizeTen In Hand
87Dale Ann BradleyDale Ann BradleyPinecastle
88Ronnie BowmanRonnie BowmanEngelhardt Music Group
89In the GroundThe Gibson BrothersRounder
90BanjophonyDamien O'Kane & Ron BlockPure
91Warning SignsBreaking GrassMountain Fever
92Plays Well with OthersNate LeeSelf-Release
93Every Bit of MeAli ShumateHadley Music Group
94Midnight & DawnDeer Creek BoysMountain Fever
95It's a Good FeelingNothin' FancyMountain Fever
96TimepieceMilan MillerSelf-Release
97Inner JourneyDarin & Brooke AldridgeRounder
98Calling After MeNo Time FlattSelf-Release
99From the Crow's NestJohn Jorgenson Bluegrass BandCleopatra
100OnwardsMile TwelveDelores The Taurus
101McKay & LeighMcKay & LeighVoxhall
102Echo in the ValleyBéla Fleck & Abigail WashburnRounder
103“The Long-Awaited Album”Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon RangersRounder
104Roll the DiceDeadgrassDesert Rock
105Carolina Red Vintage 1978Red WineClass Act
106Swing for the Fences (feat. Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson & Robert Hale)Phil Leadbetter and the All Stars of BluegrassPinecastle
107Perfect FitPatrick McAvinueSelf-Release
108From Texas to TennesseeThe Family SowellPoor Mountain
109Denver SnowFlashbackPinecastle
110Bluegrass Legends: Live at the RymanRhonda VincentUpper Management
111To Whom It May ConcernBilly DrozeRural Rhythm
112North Carolina SongbookSteep Canyon RangersYep Roc
113Brothers and HeroesFeller & HillSony
114RiseMolly TuttleSelf-Release
115Faster & FartherDarin & Brooke AldridgeMountain Home
116Grass StainsCarson Peters & Iron MountainFCP Productions
118What Does Time Care?Armchair BoogieGlueBrass
119Run AwayRebekah LongLuk
120Harlan RoadNewTownMountain Home
121Route 3Route 37flat
122All the Rage, Vol. OneRhonda VincentUpper Management
123Burn Another CandleJenni LynSelf-Release
124All I Ever WantedThe Kevin Prater BandPatuxent Music
125On That Other Green ShoreJohn Reischman & The JaybirdsCorvus
126FavoritesDoug Flowers Discmakers
127My RemedyMissy ArmstrongMelton & Miller
128Patriots and PoetsDailey & VincentDreamlined
129Crazy if You Let ItThomm JutzMountain Fever
130OriginalBobby OsborneCompass
131The Way I View the WorldChris LuquetteSelf-Release
132Travelin'Larry SparksRebel
133A Storyteller's MemoryRemington RydePinecastle
134Bluegrass OutlawsBluegrass OutlawsSelf-Release
135Welcome HomeRex WisemanDixie Dawg
136Grandpa Built a Church HouseCedar HillNickeltown
137Oh Darlin'Bradley & AdairPinecastle
138World of Our OwnBluegrass MartinsSelf-Release
139Bound for NowhereRandy Murphy & Clay Hess7flat
140Della MaeDella MaeRounder
141American GrandstandRhonda Vincent & Daryle SingletaryUpper Management
142Southern SkiesTroy EngleRocky Glenn
143'Tween Earth and SkyBecky BullerDark Shadow
144Hamilton County RamblersHamilton County RamblersSelf-Release
145Where Do I Go from HereDiamond CreekNew Time
146A Little Girl...A Big Four-LaneAlecia NugentRounder
147Sister SadieSister SadiePinecastle
148Part of MeKristy CoxPisgah Ridge
149The Road That WindsAudie Blaylock and RedlinePatuxent
150Playing It ForwardThe Savage HeartsSelf-Release
151Rented Room on BroadwayWildfirePinecastle
152Chapter 3Lawson & WilliamsMountain Home
153Next New HeartbreakBrad HudsonPinecastle
154This Ole TowneDestination Bluegrass BandSelf-Release
155Hold on to Your HeartShannon SlaughterSelf-Release
156Bad for YouThe SteeldriversRounder
157Man on the RadioWood Belly857910 Records
158Deep WatersThe Lonely Heartstring BandRounder
159When I'm FreeHot RizeTen In Hand Records
160I Sang the Song (Life of the Voice with a Heart)Mac WisemanMountain Fever
161Band of RuhksBand Of Ruhks101 Ranch Records
162Hillbilly HeroesHammertowneMountain Fever
163Ep3Crowe BrothersMountain Fever
164From the HeartDonna HughesRunning Dog
165Forty Years OldCrowe BrothersMountain Fever Records
166TakenRhonda VincentUpper Managment
167Heartache Looking for a HomeCharlie SizemoreRebel
168Just Another MemoryEmily KirschRabbit's Foot
169Back to the WellDaughters of BluegrassBlue Circle Records BCR003
170FoxhoundsKathy Kallick BandLive Oak
171Georgia MapleEdgar LoudermilkPinecastle
172Take Me BackKyle PerkinsSelf-Release
173Little BirdBecky BullerSelf-Release
174Foxhounds & FiddlesFlashbackPinecastle
175Red GrassIlya ToshinskiyHadley Music Group
176Rollin' onLou Reid & CarolinaKMA
177The Price SistersThe Price SistersRebel
178NightbirdThe BankestersCompass
179Bluegrass FiddlerCorrina Rose LogstonPatuxent Music
180Young Heart, Old SoulThe Garrett Newton BandPinecastle
181By RequestCedar HillSelf-Release
182Turn Back the YearsBluegrass MartinsSelf-Release
183Songs from Lyon CountyDennis DuffGracey Holler
184Bluegrass HeadquartersJussi Syren & The GroundbreakersBluelight
185Modern Old Time Sounds for the Bluegrass and Folksong JamboreeThe Lonesome Ace StringbandSelf-Release
186Give Me JesusLarry CordleMightyCord
187Wonderful World OutsideThe Piedmont Melody MakersVigortone
188Take FiveNed LubereckiSelf-Release
189Fiddler's DreamMichael Cleveland and FlamekeeperCompass
190These HillsIrene KelleyMountain Fever
191Southern CrescentTown MountainSelf-Release
192Bidin' My TimeChris HillmanRounder
193The Walls of TimePeter RowanSugar Hill
194Eat the MoonFY5Self-Release
195All-Star DuetsLarry CordleMightyCord
196Coming HomeO'Connor BandRounder
197Béla Fleck & Abigail WashburnBéla Fleck & Abigail WashburnRounder
198So LuckyThe Lucky SistersPatio Records
199Family, Friends & HeroesFrank Solivan & Dirty KitchenCompass
200Blue SkiesMountain HeartCompass
201The More I LearnBryan SuttonSugar Hill
202Paper BirdPaper BirdThirty Tigers
203Peter RowanPeter RowanFlying Fish
204The Mind of a TravelerFlat River BandEBR
205Man About a HorseMan About a HorseSelf-Release
206Beyond MeasureJustin MosesSelf-Release

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