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Tigers Make Best of 2016 Lists

2016 has been a big year for Thirty Tigers artists. We’ve had some groundbreaking releases and the hard work of our artists has been noticed. Congratulations to the following Tigers who made various Best Albums of 2016 lists.

Lori McKenna – The Bird & The Rifle *4x GRAMMY-nominated
American Songwriter’s
New York Times Best Songs of 2016 – “Wreck You”
Stereogum’s #2 Top Country Albums of 2016
Country Perspective’s 2016 Female Artist of the Year
Entertainment Weekly’s Best Country Albums of 2016
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016
Wide Open Country’s The Best Country Music Albums of 2016
Saving Country Music’s Top 11 Albums of 2016
The Bluegrass Situation’s Class of 2016 
The Tennessean’s 12 Records You Should Have Picked Up in 2016
Billboard’s 2016 GRAMMY Nominations
Whiskey Riff’s 40 Best Albums of 2016
Washington Post’s Best Music of 2016
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums
Folk Alley’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

Lucinda Williams – The Ghosts of Highway 20
Top Albums of 2016 – American Songwriter
The Year In Music: 2016 – Garden & Gun
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016
Slant’s 25 Best Albums of 2016
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums
Stereogum’s Top 20 Country Albums of 2016

Parker Millsap – The Very Last Day
Top Albums of 2016 – American Songwriter
Americana Music Association Top 10 Albums of the Year
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016
Folk Alley’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

Cody Jinks – I’m Not the Devil
Top 11 Albums of 2016 – Saving Country Music
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016
Wide Open Country’s Artist to watch in 2017

Paul Cauthen – My Gospel
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016
Stereogum’s Top 20 Country Albums of 2016

St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Sea of Noise
The Best Albums of 2016 – Paste Magazine
The Best Albums of 2016 – POPSUGAR

Blackberry Smoke – Like An Arrow
Country Perspective 2016 Group of the year
Top 11 Albums of 2016 – Saving Country Music

Hayes Carll – Lovers and Leavers
Americana Music Association Top 10 Albums of the Year
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums
Stereogum’s Top 20 Country Albums of 2016
Folk Alley’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

Carrie Rodriguez – Lola
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums
NPR’s Best Latin Music of 2016

Elizabeth Cook – Exodus of Venus
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums
Stereogum’s Top 20 Country Albums of 2016

The Jayhawks – Paging Mr. Proust
Americana Music Association Top 10 Albums of the Year

John Doe – The Westerner
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums

Mary Chapin Carpenter – The Things That We Are Made Of
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums

Tanya Tagaq – Retribution
The Fader’s 24 Albums That Made Albums Matter Again

Ned Ledoux – Forever a Cowboy EP
Wide Open Country’s Artist to watch in 2017

Darrell Scott – Couchville Sessions
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016

Randy Rogers Band – Nothing Shines Like Neon
Rolling Stone’s Top 40 Country Albums of 2016

Luke Bell – Luke Bell
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums

Todd Snider – Eastside Bulldog
Stereogum’s Top 20 Country Albums of 2016

Sean Watkins – What To Fear
AllMusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums

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