Top 10 Country Albums of the 2010s
The decade isn't quite over yet, but with just a couple of weeks remaining, the 2010s have delivered an incredible range of country music. The years since 2010 have given fans everything from early-career, still-country-but-a-little-pop Taylor Swift to the moody, atmospheric songs of Sturgill Simpson -- not to mention the wide range of sounds in between.
The best country albums of this decade fall all across the spectrum of what the genre can be: strong, traditional-sounding voices; new, progressive songwriters; pop-, hip-hop- and EDM-influenced acts; and more. The list of The Boot's Top 10 Country Albums of the 2010s features everything from songwriting showcases to debut albums from future superstars.
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This story was originally written by Riane Konc, and revised by Carena Liptak.