American Songwriter Announces Best Albums of 2020 So Far Esteemed Music Critics on Editorial Team Polled – Top 49 Albums Revealed

July 2, 2020, Nashville, TN…American Songwriter announces the Best Albums of 2020 So Far in a poll of 25 esteemed music critics who are part of American Songwriter’s editorial team. Each critic was asked to nominate three albums for consideration, and Editor in Chief Dallas Jackson assembled the list with a total of 49 honorees. Released today, the list of favorites celebrates mainstream stars to hidden indie gems crossing genres from folk, to electronica, to post-punk pop, and everything in between.
“Music has always been a respite, an escape, and a passion for so many, and being able to lift up the great albums that have been released so far in 2020 is exciting. This year has been difficult for so many people, for so many reasons, that heading into this holiday weekend, American Songwriter is proud to recognize the accomplishment of all of these talented artists,” adds Jackson.
Enjoy this musical journey through the best music 2020 has to offer so far! See the complete list here:
American Songwriter ( was founded in 1984, and acquired by Savage Ventures in 2019. The publication and site offer a wide variety of content. They share in-depth Q&As with up-and-coming, established, and legendary songwriters, cover recording technology (including the latest gadgets and gear every songwriter should know about), and report on the business of music publishing with interviews and insight from publishers, producers, and other industry professionals. American Songwriter explores all genres of music – from country to hip-hop, folk to classical, rock to pop, blues to electronica and soul to R&B. Distributed internationally with a heavy domestic subscriber base, the readership of American Songwriter is just as diverse as its contents, including both professional and aspiring songwriters, music fans, music publishers, studio owners, copyright lawyers, record label presidents, and music consumers.