The CU team is sidelined with Omicron, but new posts will resume soon, including the Best Albums of 2021.
In the meantime, please check out this spectacular collection of writing compiled by Nashville Scene.
The Country Music Almanac 2022 compiles retrospective articles and interviews that look back on 2021 while also looking forward to 2022.
It’s a more challenging and substantive approach than the critics poll of years gone by, and all of it is worth reading. (Look closely and you’ll get my two cents on Kane Brown and Alan Jackson.)