The new country music album calendar for 2024 has filled up. Hardy and Sheryl Crow are two well-known stars who have put a date on new projects. Newcomers including Conner Smith and Hannah Ellis will beat them to it.

Could George Strait drop a new album in 2024? What about Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Lainey Wilson or Eric Church?

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We've heard rumors that all are working on new music — a few even confirmed it — but the following albums are all confirmed for release. Scroll down to see if your favorite artist has plans for the year.

New albums and EPs get added to this list almost weekly, so bookmark the page and come back to find out if this is going to be the year for Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton or Carly Pearce.

New Country Albums Releases in 2024:

January, 2024

Jan. 12: Hannah Ellis, That Girl
Jan. 19: 
Brittney Spencer, My Stupid Life
Jan. 19: Nico Moon, Better Days
Jan. 26
: Charles Esten, Love Ain't Pretty
Jan. 26: Conner Smith, Smoky Mountains
Jan. 26: Josh Abbott Band, Somewhere Down the Road
Jan. 26: Randall King, Into the Neon

February, 2024

Feb. 2: Gabby Barrett, Chapter & Verse
Feb. 9: The Castellows, A Little Goes a Long Way EP 
Feb. 16:
 Blackberry Smoke, Be Right Here
Feb. 16: Drake Milligan, Jukebox Songs EP

March, 2024

March 8: Luke Grimes, Luke Grimes
March 8:
Sawyer Brown, Desperado Troubadours
March 15: Luke Dick, Lockeland
March 22: Brothers Osborne, Break Mine EP
March 22: Chris Young, Young Love and Saturday Night
March 22: Cody Jinks, Change the Game
March 22: Kenny Chesney, Born
March 29: Aaron Lewis, The Hill
March 29: Beyonce, Cowboy Carter
March 29: Dylan Scott, Livin' My Best Life
March 29: 
Hardy, Hixtape Vol. 3: Difftape
March 29: Josh Ross, Complicated
March 29: Sheryl Crow, Evolution
March 31: Oliver Anthony, Hymnal of a Troubled Man

April, 2024

April 5: Blanco Brown, Heartache & Lemonade
April 5:
Chayce Beckham, Bad for Me
April 5:
Maggie Rose, No One Gets Out Alive
April 5: Nate Smith, Through the Smoke EP
April 5: Sam Hunt, Locked Up EP
April 5: Zach Top, Cold Beer & Country Music
April 12: Alex Miller, My Daddy's Dad
April 12: Ernest, Nashville, Tennessee
April 12: Riley Green, Way Out Here
April 12: Tyler Hubbard, Strong
April 19:
Anne Wilson, Rebel
April 19: Craig Campbell, Class of '89
April 19
: Elvie Shane, Damascus
April 26: Charley Crocket, $10 Cowboy
April 26: MacKenzie Porter, Nobody's Born With a Broken Heart

May, 2024

May 3: Tenille Arts, To Be Honest
May 10
: Brian Kelley, Tennessee Truth
May 10: Lily Rose, Runnin' Outta Time
May 10: Scotty McCreery, Rise and Fall
May 10: Lily Rose, Runnin' Outta Time
May 10: Wade Bowen, Flyin
May 17: The Mavericks, Moon & Stars
May 24: Travis Denning, Roads That Go Nowhere
May 31: Kameron Marlowe, Keepin' the Lights On
May 31: Kelsey Hart, Life With You
May 31: Willie Nelson, The Border
May 31: Terri Clark, Terri Clark: Take Two
May 31: Shaboozey, Where I've Been, Isn't Where I'm Going

June, 2024

June 7: Carly Pearce, Hummingbird
June 7: Gary LeVox, LeVox Live
June 7: 
Matt Stell, Born Lonely
June 7: Sara Evans, Unbroke
June 7:
Tracy Lawrence, Out Here In It
June 14: Luke Combs, Fathers & Sons
June 21: Lauren Watkins, The Heartbroken Record
June 21: Priscilla Block, PB2
June 28: Johnny Cash, Songwriter

July, 2024

July 4: Chase Matthew, Always Be Mine
July 12: Colin Stough, Lookin’ For Home
July 12: Drew Parker, Camouflage Cowboy
July 12: Hardy, Quit!!
July 12: Megan Moroney, Am I Okay?
July 19: Avery Anna, Breakup Over Breakfast
July 19: Koe Wetzel, 9 Lives
July 26: Tigirlily Gold, Blonde

August, 2024

Aug 2: Ella Langley, Hungover
Aug. 9: Little Big Town, Greatest Hits
Aug. 16: Morgan Wade, Obsessed
Aug. 16: Muscadine Bloodline, The Coastal Plain
Aug. 16: Post Malone, F-1 Trillion
Aug. 23: Lainey Wilson, Whirlwind
Aug. 23: Thomas Rhett, About a Woman

September, 2024

Sept. 6: Danielle Bradbery, Danielle
Sept. 13: Texas Hill, Soldiers

The 11 Most-Anticipated Country Albums of 2024

Our predictions for 2024? These much-anticipated country albums will be hot! Read on to get excited for all the best new records coming in country music in 2024, plus a few that haven't quite been formally announced yet.

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Who had the most played country song during the year you were born? This list is a fascinating time capsule of prevalent trends from every decade in American history. Scroll through to find your birth year and then click to listen. Some of these songs have been lost through the years, many of them for good reason!

Men named Hank dominated early before stars like Freddie Hart, Ronnie Milsap, Willie Nelson Clint Black took over to close the 1980s. More recently it's been Tim Mcgraw, Rodney Atkins, Kane Brown and Morgan Wallen. Did the most-played country song from the year you were born become a favorite of yours later? All info comes from Billboard's country airplay charts.

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