The Roots Music Report's
Top Americana Country Album Chart
for the Year of 2022

Album Title Band/Artist Name Label
1Calling You from My MountainPeter RowanRebel
2Paint This TownOld Crow Medicine ShowATO
3Ghost StoriesThe Whitmore SistersRed House
4The Horses and the HoundsJames McMurtryNew West
5Delusions of GrandeurSophie & The Broken ThingsPetaluma
6Obsessed with the WestBrennen LeighSignature Sounds
7Mad TwentiesTaylor RaeSelf-Release
8One DayThe Cactus BlossomsWalkie Talkie
9Tarot Cards and Shooting StarsThe HawtThornsMule Kick
10TriageRodney CrowellRC1
11I'll Meet You HereDar WilliamsRenew
12A Thousand TurnsThe DelevantesMoon River
13Half a Hundred YearsAsleep At The WheelHome
14Ten Thousand RosesDori FreemanBlue Hens
15You Hear GeorgiaBlackberry Smoke3 Legend
16Country Coming DownPaul CauthenVelvet Rose
17MercyCody JinksLate August
18Lil G.L. Presents: Jukebox CharleyCharley CrockettSon of Davy
19Seven Cities of GoldMoot DavisBoot Knife
20Invisible PicturesJeremy IveyAnti
21OutsiderJackie BristowMesaBlueMoon
22Music City USACharley CrockettThirty Tigers
23The Ballad of Dood & JuanitaSturgill SimpsonHigh Top Mountain
24Denim & DiamondsNikki LaneNew West
25Songs My Friends WroteCorb LundNew West
26Lost Love SongsThe Pine HeartsHearth PR
27How the Mighty FallCharles Wesley GodwinSelf-Release
28The Waylon SessionsShannon McNallyCompass
29The Man from WacoCharley CrockettSon of Davy
30The Tightening of the ScrewsGurf MorlixRootball
31To the Passage of TimeJason EadyOld Guitar
32You Don't Really Know MeTim EastonBlack Mesa
33Flight RiskShoebox LettersSelf-Release
34DobroSingerAbbie GardnerSelf-Release
35KingmakerTami NeilsonOutside Music
36The Wilder BlueThe Wilder BlueSoundly Music
37What else Can She DoKaitlin ButtsSoundly
38Dystopian WeekendsLeeroy StaggerTonic
39LeftoversLe RenSecretly Canadian
40Treasure of Love (feat. Butch Hancock, Joe Ely & Jimmie Dale Gilmore)The FlatlandersRack 'Em
41Blue Blue BlueNoel McKaySelf-Release
42The Light Saw MeJason Boland And The StragglersThirty Tigers
43Starting overChris StapletonMercury Nashville
44The Devil and the Deep Blue SeaAmanda Anne Platt & The HoneycuttersOrganic
45The Incredible Heat MachineTK & The Holy Know-NothingsMama Bird
46RecklessMorgan WadeLadylike
47Game ChangerJim LauderdaleSky Crunch
48Single Wide DreamerAaron RaitiereDinner Time
4911 from Kevin: Songs of Kevin GordonJulie ChristensenWirebird
50Long OverdueSteve YanekPrimitive
51Stardust, Angels, Ghosts!Nick BinkleySelf-Release
52Raise a BannerZach SchmidtBoss Dawg
53No Regular DogKelsey WaldonOh Boy
54Dream Rich, Dirt PoorAaron BurdettOrganic
55A Whole Lot of Nothin'The Royal HoundsSelf-Release
56Jerry JeffSteve EarleNew West
57Ramblin' SoulMelissa CarperThirty Tigers
58DepreciatedJohn R. MillerRounder
59Rock Botom RhapsodyPokey LaFargeNew West
60At Home AgainJay ByrdTriad
61The Grief We Gave Our MotherMatthew FowlerSignature Sounds
62While the Sun Still ShinesWalter FinleyTrueborn
63Big DreamersBlue DogsKennel
64The VandoliersVandoliersAmerikinda
65Frame by FrameT. BuckleyFalle Tree
66Growing PainsCourtney Hale ReviaSelf-Release
67This Mess We're inArlo McKinleyOh Boy
68Bloor StreetKiefer SutherlandCooking Vinyl
69BullseyeThe ShootoutsSoundly
70Sweet As YouJohn AulabaughSelf-Release
71The People You LoveRobbie MangiardiSelf-Release
72Letters to AliensRhyan SinclairLittle Haunted Girl
73Turning TidesGrayson JenkinsSelf-Release
74Feel Like Going HomeMiko Marks & the ResurrectorsRedtone
75Church of Better DazeBoy GoldenSix Shooter
76Wings on My ShoesWill HogeSoundly
77MigrantsHayde Bluegrass OrchestraUnknown
78One Shy of a Six PackDoug SchmudeLost Hubcap
79HopeJim LauderdaleYep Roc
80Pins and NeedlesNatalie HembyFantasy
82Delta ManBobby Allison and Gerry SpeharSelf-Release
83Darkness at DawnDavid MasseyPoetic Debris
84Oh to Be That FreeMichaela AnneYep Roc
85Where I'm fromJoel WhiteSelf-Release
86Same Shirt, Different DayRodney RiceSelf-Release
87If It All Goes SouthAmy RayDaemon
88Leave to Come HomeJust A SeasonNorthern Electric
89That's How Rumors Get StartedMargo PriceLoma Vista
90What's a Song WorthEddie Kesler & 3/4 TimeSelf-Release
91Birds in the CeilingJohn MorelandOld Omens
92Hello from the End of the WorldTrae SheehanSelf-Release
93Stripped GearRusty GearChickahominy Marsh
94DecemberingTony FurtadoSelf-Release
95Eden and Her BorderlandsAnya HinkleOrganic
96Show Up and Love MeJoe McClourSelf-Release
97Take It Like a ManAmanda ShiresATO
98Ways & MeansThe DeslondesNew West
99SolitaireTed Russell KampPoMo
100Come MorningThe Bros. LandrethBirthday Cake
101Don't Ever Stop: the Nashville SessionsSteven GravesSelf-Release
102The ConfluenceCole GallagherRaggy & Balls
103The Way the River GoesDan WeberSelf-Release
104Troubadour Songs (Vol. 1)Robert Cline Jr.Mockingbird
105Going the DistanceJim Patton & Sherry BrokusBerkalin
106Then and NowThe North Star BandSelf-Release
107Star-crossedKacey MusgravesInterscope
108Clouding Up Your CityThe Damn QuailsHonkyTonk Laboratory
109Lonesome Desert StrumDavid GideonSelf-Release
110Mighty Love3 Pairs of BootsDark Country
111Soul of a ShowgirlKyra GordonSelf-Release
112HourglassMurray McLauchlanTrue North
113From an Old Guitar: Rare and Unreleased RecordingsDave AlvinYep Roc
114Bullies in the BackyardMatt NorthSelf-Release
115Changing FacesThe Deep Dark WoodsSix Shooter
116Back in BusinessDave Goddess GroupEmotional
117American SirenEmily Scott RobinsonOh Boy
118ForsythiaCaleb CaudleSoundly
119Ramble in Music City: the Lost Concert (Live)Emmylou Harris & The Nash RamblersNonesuch
120Barry Waldrep & Friends Celebrate Tony RiceBarry WaldrepDelta Grass
121Cold Rain and SnowJared RabinSelf-Release
122Welcome Back: a CollectionMichael GaitherSelf-Release
123Waiting out the StormJeremy IveyAnti
124TornilloWhiskey MyersWiggy Thump
125Working WomanGrace PettisMPress
126Stay Away from the FlameTom Faia & Kate MillerSelf-Release
127And Now, Let's Turn to Page…Brent CobbOl' Buddy
128Between UsAna EggeStory Sound
129Enjoy the RideVince HermanLoHi
130Shines Like GoldThe Weight BandSelf-Release
131This Better Be GoodPeter DonovanRed Parlor
132Alchemy RoadRusty TinderSelf-Release
133Watch Me LearnDallas UglyAdhyâropa
134The Monolith SessionsJeremy IveyAnti
135Positano SongsWill AckermanWest River
136Music City JokeMac LeaphartSelf-Release
137Bloom & FadeDavid BeckParade Ground
138Come What MayRoger Street FriedmanRock Ridge
139Songs from the Green CouchSeth SwirskyLolipop
140Tunes from TexasThe Pipkin ProjectSelf-Release
141Keep 'Em on They ToesBrent CobbThirty Tigers
142Just a Little RainRay CardwellBonfire
143Leaving AgainSweet VirginiaGitcha
144Always the OutsiderStacy AntonelGinger Cowgirl
145ReclamationJeb LipsonSelf-Release
146Turnin' RightPhil Profitt and His Fast FortunesSelf-Release
147Bad Days BetterAdam HoodSouthern Songs
148Good DayDanielia CottonCottontown
149Cuntry Covers Vol. 1BriaSub Pop
150CHICKABOOM!Tami NeilsonOutside
151Castle RockJason Scott & The High HeatSelf-Release
152Riddy ArmanRiddy ArmanLa Honda
153All Dressed UpGeoff BuellTurnberry
154DepartureLyman EllermanSelf-Release
155Flaws & AllThe Living Room Floor BandSquires Boys
156Honey Harper & the Infinite SkyHoney HarperATO
157Water from the StoneErik LundeSelf-Release
158TomorrowThe Rave-UpsOmnivore
159Peculiar, MissouriWilli CarlisleFree Dirt
160Sins We MadeHarrow FairRoaring Girl
161ArtefactClever HopesSelf-Release
162Plastic BouquetKacy & ClaytonNew West
163Punch-Drunk LifeRose's Pawn ShopKZZ Music
164First LightAlysia KraftsonaBLAST!
165The Nashville SessionsToria RichingsSelf-Release
166Electro MelodierSon VoltTransmit Sound
167Mary BraggMary BraggTone Tree
168At the Cold Copper RanchFamily ShilohC-Side
169Let There Be No DespairJess JocoySelf-Release
170Now and thenShaye ZadravecIndelible Music
171Total FreedomKathleen EdwardsDualtone
172One to Grow onMike and the MoonpiesPrairie Rose
173Stage Fright at 50 - an Ovation from NashvilleThe Rock House All StarsPure
174These 13Jimbo Mathus & Andrew BirdThirty Tigers
175Brand New DayJessica Willis FisherBard Craft
176Stumblin' Through the NeonChris GardnerSelf-Release
177The Marfa TapesJack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon RandallVanner
178I Come from CrazyRoxi CoplandSelf-Release

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