The albums that defined this year marked how true grit got artists back on top -- or on top for the first time in their careers. But what is your favorite album of 2019?
For starters, seven acts earned their first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, including Young Thug (So Much Fun), Tyler, the Creator (IGOR) and DaBaby (Kirk), as well as The Raconteurs (Help Us Stranger), Luke Combs (What You See Is What You Get), Khalid (Free Spirit) and Billboard's 2019 Woman of the Year Billie Eilish (When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?).