The Top 10 Albums Of 2016… So Far

Charles Kelley, Granger Smith et al. are posing for a picture

It’s June.

That means we are approaching the mid-point of 2016 and what a year of country music it has already been. There are plenty of huge albums still on the way, but some contenders for album of the year are out there and I’m counting them down.

In my expert opinion:

10. Charles Kelley – The Driver

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9. Randy Rogers Band – Nothing Shines Like Neon

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8. Granger Smith – Remington

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7. Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide To Earth

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6. Cole Swindell – You Should Be Here

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5. Maren Morris – Hero

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4. Ryan Beaver – Rx

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3. Randy Houser – Fired Up

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2. Brothers Osborne – Pawn Shop

A man and a woman

1. Dierks Bentley – Black

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