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Here Are The Top Americana/Folk Albums for December 2023

Top Folk Albums December
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  • Riley is a Senior Country Music Journalist for Country Thang Daily, known for her engaging storytelling and insightful coverage of the genre.
  • Before joining Country Thang Daily, Riley developed her expertise at Billboard and People magazine, focusing on feature stories and music reviews.
  • Riley has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Belmont University, with a minor in Cultural Studies.

Zach Bryan’s self-titled album is still on top of its game, leading the top Americana/Folk Albums for December 2023. The 16-track country-rock album continues to see a mixture of emotions from his fanbase. Five more albums by the Oklahoma-raised singer-songwriter are also on this list.

Meanwhile, Noah Kahan’s Stick Season sits in the second spot. The folk album impressively debuted at No. 14 on the Billboard 200 in late 2022 – and has now peaked at No. 2. Its title track, on the other hand, has spent several weeks on Billboard’s Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart, where it climbed to No. 4. Ever since the album came out, the singer-songwriter’s momentum has truly become unstoppable. 

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There are also new albums on this list, such as The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, which made it to the Top 5. This is the official soundtrack to the eagerly awaited latest installment in The Hunger Games series. It features “Bury Me Beneath the Willow” by Molly Tuttle and “Cabin Song” by Billy Strings.

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We are sensing your excitement, so let’s kick things off! Here are the top Americana/Folk Albums for December 2023.

  1. Zach Bryan by Zach Bryan
  2. Stick Season by Noah Kahan
  3. American Heartbreak by Zach Bryan
  4. Higher by Chris Stapleton
  5. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes
  6. Hozier by Hozier
  7. Unreal Unearth by Hozier
  8. Traveller by Chris Stapleton
  9. Purgatory by Tyler Childers
  10. Starting Over by Chris Stapleton
  11. The Record by boygenius
  12. Elisabeth by Zach Bryan
  13. Summertime Blues by Zach Bryan
  14. Boys Of Faith (EP) by Zach Bryan
  15. DeAnn by Zach Bryan
  16. Cape Elizabeth (EP) by Noah Kahan
  17. Wasteland, Baby! by Hozier
  18. Angel Face by Stephen Sanches
  19. Cleopatra by The Lumineers
  20. This Old Dog by Mac DeMarco
  21. Equal Strain On All Parts by Jimmy Buffett
  22. The Lumineers by The Lumineers
  23. Strange Trails by Lord Huron
  24. The Last Roundup: Live from the Bijou Café by Gram Parsons and The Fallen Angels
  25. Moment of Truth by The Red Clay Strays

So, there you have it – the top Americana/Folk Albums for December 2023. Which of these albums has made it to your playlist for this month?

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