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You weighed in on your top 10 favorite albums of 2023, and we compiled everyone’s answers for a final countdown on Dec. 29, with opportunities to win CDs, LPs, and the GRAND PRIZE of a $500 gift card from Plan9 Music!

Thanks to Furbish Thrift in Richmond for sponsoring the 2023 countdown!

Top 100 Albums of 2023

100. Cannons – Heartbreak Highway

99. Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors – Strangers No More

98. Bakar – Halo

97. Tre. Charles – Currently.

96. ALO – Silver Saturdays

95. Middle Kids – Faith Crisis Pt. 1

94. Mayer Hawthorne – For All Time

93. Abraham Alexander – Sea/Sons

92. Lindsay Lou – Queen Of Time

91. The Nude Party – Rides On

90. Ghost of Vroom – Ghost of Vroom III

89. The Record Company – The 4th Album

88. Bethany Cosentino – Natural Disaster

87. Mighty Poplar – Mighty Poplar

86. Belle & Sebastian – Late Developers

85. Hotspit – Memory of a Mirror Image

84. Geese – 3D Country

83. The Arcs – Electrophonic Chronic

82. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Council Skies

81. Boy Golden – For Jimmy

80. Briscoe – West Of It All

79. Turnpike Troubadours – A Cat in the Rain

78. Colter Wall – Little Songs

77. The Dan Tyminski Band – God Fearing Heathen

76. Sunny War – Anarchist Gospel

75. Natalie Merchant – Keep Your Courage

74. Van Morrison – Accentuate The Positive

73. Metric – Formentera II

72. Tennis – Pollen

71. Slowdive – Everything Is Alive

70. Inhaler – Cuts & Bruises

69. Kurt Vile – Back To Moon Beach

68. Blondshell – Blondshell

67. Manchester Orchestra – The Valley of Vision

66. Jobi Riccio – Whiplash

65. Brigitte Calls Me Baby – This House Is Made Of Corners

64. The Murlocs – Calm Ya Farm

63. Bully – Lucky for You

62. Boy & Bear – Boy & Bear

61. Cut Worms – Cut Worms

60. The String Cheese Incident – Lend Me A Hand

59. Willie Nelson – Bluegrass

58. City and Colour – The Love Still Held Me Near

57. Genesis Owusu – Struggler

56. Grace Potter – Mother Road

55. Ben Folds – What Matters Most

54. The New Pornographers – Continue as a Guest

53. Cordovas – The Rose of Aces

52. Laufey – Bewitched

51. Samia – Honey

50. Beach Fossils – Bunny

49. Yo La Tengo – This Stupid World

48. Margaret Glaspy – Echo The Diamond

47. Deer Tick – Emotional Contracts

46. Depeche Mode – Memento Mori

45. Sufjan Stevens – Javelin

44. Illiterate Light – Aloe

43. Bahamas – Bootcut

42. Devon Gilfillian – Love You Anyway

41. David Wax Museum – You Must Change Your Life

40. Dogwood Tales – Rodeo EP

39. Lukas Nelson & PotR – Sticks & Stones

38. Gorillaz – Cracker Island

37. Marty Stuart – Altitude

36. Josh Ritter – Spectral Lines

35. Duane Betts – Wild & Precious Life

34. Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – Live in London

33. Viv & Riley – Imaginary People

32. Rhiannon Giddens – You’re the One

31. Butcher Brown – Solar Music

30. Lucinda Williams – Stories from a Rock n Roll Heart

29. Margo Price – Strays

28. The National – Laugh Track

27. Nickel Creek – Celebrants

26. The National – First Two Pages of Frankenstein

25. Gregory Alan Isakov – Apaloosa Bones

24. Jungle – Volcano

23. Gov’t Mule – Peace… Like a River

22. Arlo Parks – My Soft Machine

21. Brent Cobb – Southern Star

20. The Wood Brothers – Heart is the Hero

19. Fruit Bats – A River Running to Your Heart

18. Wilco – Cousin

17. Joy Oladokun – Proof of Life

16. Jenny Lewis – Joy’all

15. Peter Gabriel – i/o

14. Dave Matthews Band – Walk Around the Moon

13. Jon Batiste – World Music Radio

12. Mitski – The Land is Inhospitable and So Are We

11. Illiterate Light – Sunburned

10. Blur – The Ballad of Darren

9. Hiss Golden Messenger – Jump for Joy

8. The Rolling Stones – Hackney Diamonds

7. Tyler Childers – Rustin’ In The Rain

6. Hozier – Unreal Unearth

5. Black Pumas – Chronicles Of A Diamond

4. Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway – City of Gold

3. Chris Stapleton – Higher

2. Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit – Weathervanes