Yearlist

2017

1
Rodney Crowell
112 pts.
Close Ties
New West Records
CVL,DHO,HO,HM,ML
2
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
106 pts.
The Nashville Sound
Southeastern
GF,JJ,JB,RM,WR
3
Courtney Marie Andrews
80 pts.
Honest Life
Mama Bird Records
AL,DD
4
JW Roy & The Royal Family
71 pts.
A Room Full Of Strangers
Royal Family Records
 
5
Chris Hillman
65 pts.
Bidin' My Time
Rounder
 
 
Chuck Prophet
65 pts.
Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins
Yep Roc
JS,JDO,PK
7
Sam Baker
60 pts.
Land of Doubt
Independent
 
8
Slaid Cleaves
57 pts.
Ghost On The Car Radio
Candy House Media/CRS
CRS
9
Colter Wall
51 pts.
Colter Wall
Young Mary's Record
BM
 
Rhiannon Giddens
51 pts.
Freedom Highway
Nonesuch
BH,DH,KG
11
Amber Cross
49 pts.
Savage on the Downhill
Independent
MM
12
Rod Picott
43 pts.
Out Past The Wires
Welding Rod Music
SZ,TK
13
Nathan Bell
41 pts.
Love > Fear
Stone Barn Records
 
14
Cordovas
36 pts.
Cordovas
Rootsy
 
15
Eilen Jewell
34 pts.
Down Hearted Blues
Signature Sounds
FB,TJ
 
JD McPherson
34 pts.
Undivided Heart & Soul
New West
 
17
John Moreland
33 pts.
Big Bad Luv
4AD
 
18
Chris Stapleton
32 pts.
From a Room: Vol 1
Mercury Records
LK
19
Tom Russell
29 pts.
Folk Hotel
Frontera Records-Proper Records
PR,SP
 
Willie Nelson
29 pts.
God's Problem Child
Sony Legacy
 
21
Anna Tivel
28 pts.
Small Believer
Fluff And Gravy Records
MG
 
Rob Jungklas
28 pts.
Blackbirds
Independent
EM
23
Chris Blevins
26 pts.
Better than Alone
Horton Records
 
 
Hurray for the Riff Raff
26 pts.
The Navigator
ATO
 
25
Carrie Elkin
25 pts.
The Penny Collector
Independent
FS