30. Nikki Lane: “Highway Queen”

29. Lee Baines III & The Glory Fires: “Youth Detention”

28. JD McPherson: “Undivided Heart & Soul”

27. Ray Wylie Hubbard: “Tell the Devil I’m Getting There as Fast as I Can”

26. Delbert McClinton & Self Made Men: “Prick of the Litter”

25. Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: “Way Out West”

24. Valerie June: “The Order of Time”

23. Benjamin Booker: “Witness”

22. The Kernal: “Light Country

21. Shakey Graves: “Shakey Graves And The Horse He Rode In On (Nobody's Fool & The Donor Blues EP)”

20. North Mississippi All-Stars: “Prayer for Peace”

19. Hiss Golden Messenger: “Hallelujah Anyhow”

18. Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer: “Not Dark Yet”

17. David Rawlings: “Poor David's Almanack”

16. Hurray for the Riff Raff: “The Navigator”

15. Run The Jewels: “Run The Jewels 3”

14. Rodney Crowell: “Close Ties”

13. Alison Krauss: “Windy City”

12. Old 97's: “Graveyard Whistling”

11. Ryan Adams: “Prisoner”

10. John Moreland: “Big Bad Luv”

9. The Tedeschi Trucks Band: “Live From the Fox Oakland”

8. Justin Townes Earle: “Kids In The Streets”

7. Rhiannon Giddens: “Freedom Highway”

6. Willie Nelson: “God's Problem Child”

5. Margo Price: “All American Made”

4. Chris Stapleton: “From A Room, Volume 1” and “From A Room, Volume 2”

3. Mavis Staples: “If All I Was Was Black”

2. Gregg Allman: “Southern Blood”

1. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: “The Nashville Sound”