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The staff at Billboard voted on the best 25 albums of the last decade and here they are:

25. Zac Brown Band, You Get What You Give (2010)
24. Blake Shelton, Based on a True Story (2013)
23. The Highwomen, The Highwomen (2019)
22. Garth Brooks, Man Against Machine (2014)
21. Tanya Tucker, While I’m Livin’ (2019)
20. Brothers Osborne, Pawn Shop (2016)
19. Jason Aldean, My Kinda Party (2010)
18. Carrie Underwood, Blown Away (2012)
17. Luke Bryan, Crash My Party (2013)
16. Thomas Rhett, Tangled Up (2015)
15. Ashley McBryde, Girl Going Nowhere (2018)
14. Margo Price, Midwest Farmer’s Daughter (2016)
13. Pistol Annies, Hell On Heels (2011)
12. Keith Urban, Ripcord (2016)
11. Dierks Bentley, Home (2012)
10. Maren Morris, GIRL (2019)
9. Lady Antebellum, Need You Now (2010)
8. Little Big Town, Pain Killer (2014)
7. Luke Combs, This One’s For You (2017)
6. Sam Hunt, Montevallo (2014)
5. Miranda Lambert, Four the Record (2011)

4. Eric Church, Chief (2011)

3. Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour (2018)

2. Taylor Swift, Speak Now (2010)

1. Chris Stapleton, Traveller (2015)

Billboard said of Stapleton, “Blending elements of country, bluegrass, southern rock and soul throughout the LP, Stapleton’s whiskey-soaked vocals are at the forefront, and transport the listener to another time where traditional country music reigned.”