1. Entertainment
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

New Country Album Releases in 2013

Find the latest release dates for country records


There are plenty of new country releases in store for 2013, among them brand new records from Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, and Luke Bryan as well as debut CDs from hot new artists such as Katie Armiger. Fresh albums from Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris, and the reunited Mavericks prove that country music's legends are still alive and kicking.

Katie Armiger - 'Fall Into Me' (January 15)

Katie Armiger attends Country Weekly's 5th annual fashion show & concert on June 7, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee
Mike Coppola/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Katie Armiger co-wrote every song on Fall Into Me, which features "Better In a Black Dress," the singer's first Top 40 country hit, ever.

Gary Allan - 'Set You Free' (January 22)

set you free album cover
Image courtesy of MCA Nashville Records
Gary Allan's new album features the top-5 charting single "Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)."

Randy Houser - 'How Country Feels' (January 22)

how country feels album cover
Image courtesy of Stoney Creek Records
Randy Houser is back. The "Boots On" singer and co-writer of "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" releases his third studio album.

Tim McGraw - 'Tim McGraw and Friends' (January 22)

tim mcgraw and friends album cover
Image courtesy of Curb Records
Two weeks before Tim McGraw releases his debut record with Big Machine, the label he left behind throws this compilation onto the marketplace. Sour grapes much?

Blue Sky Riders - 'Finally Home' (January 29)

finally home album cover
Image courtesy of 101 Distribution
Kenny Loggins, Gary Burr, and Georgia Middleman make up this country threesome who are releasing their debut album this winter.

Kris Kristofferson - 'Feeling Mortal' (January 29)

feeling mortal album cover
Image courtesy of KK Records
Kris Kristofferson releases this new collection on his own record label, KK Records. It includes a song about Ramblin' Jack Elliott and "My Heart Was The Last One To Know," which was first recorded by Connie Smith.

Tim McGraw - 'Two Lanes of Freedom' (February 5)

two lanes of freedom album cover
Image courtesy of Big Machines Records
Tim McGraw's first album after leaving Curb Records features a duet with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban ("Highway Don't Care").

Holly Williams - 'The Highway' (February 5)

the highway album cover
Image courtesy of Georgiana Records
Hank Williams's granddaughter teams up with Jackson Browne, Jakob Dylan, and Dierks Bentley on this third studio album. And, oh, did I mention ... Gwyneth Paltrow?

The Mavericks - 'In Time' (February 26)

in time album cover
Image courtesy of Valory Music
The reunited band is suited up for their first new album in a loooong time -- nine years to be exact.

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell - 'Old Yellow Moon' (February 26)

old yellow moon album cover
Image courtesy of Nonesuch Records
This duet album features four originals from Crowell, coming off the creative success of Kin, his collaboration with Mary Karr. This collection of songs also features an array of standards including "Invitation to the Blues" by Roger Miller.
  1. About.com
  2. Entertainment
  3. Country Music
  4. Country Music Charts
  5. New Country Album Release Dates in 2013

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.