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Best Albums of the 2000s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 19,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
20001,723272,788 Kid A (7th)
by Radiohead
20011,785238,366
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Is This It (26th)
by The Strokes
20021,888250,953 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (52nd)
by Wilco
20032,084219,039 Elephant (56th)
by The White Stripes
20041,975254,100 Funeral (9th)
by Arcade Fire
20052,106212,199 Illinois (76th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20062,234214,245 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (44th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,295304,356 In Rainbows (16th)
by Radiohead
20082,404181,842 Fleet Foxes (101st)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,449189,781 Merriweather Post Pavilion (92nd)
by Animal Collective
Total20,9432,337,668

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Muse, The White Stripes, Arctic Monkeys, Wilco, Animal Collective and Modest Mouse.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Kid AUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2000Appears in:1,666 charts
Rank in 2000:1Rank Score:77,908
Rank in 2000s1Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,949 votes)
Comments: 313 comments
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2.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:1,595 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:76,200
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,757 votes)
Comments: 213 comments
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3.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:1,346 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:60,180
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,646 votes)
Comments: 199 comments
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Is This ItUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2001Appears in:1,185 charts
Rank in 2001:1Rank Score:44,354
Rank in 2000s4Overall Rank:26
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,378 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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5.

Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm NotUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2006Appears in:802 charts
Rank in 2006:1Rank Score:28,942
Rank in 2000s5Overall Rank:44
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,076 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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6.

Yankee Hotel FoxtrotUnited States Wilco
Year of Release:2002Appears in:773 charts
Rank in 2002:1Rank Score:25,997
Rank in 2000s6Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (897 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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7.

ElephantUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2003Appears in:865 charts
Rank in 2003:1Rank Score:25,458
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,151 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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8.

A Rush Of Blood To The HeadUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2002Appears in:707 charts
Rank in 2002:2Rank Score:22,888
Rank in 2000s8Overall Rank:67
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,162 votes)
Comments: 101 comments
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9.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:698 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:20,320
Rank in 2000s9Overall Rank:76
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (746 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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10.

Yoshimi Battles The Pink RobotsUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:2002Appears in:656 charts
Rank in 2002:3Rank Score:18,935
Rank in 2000s10Overall Rank:83
Average Rating:  84/100 (800 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 89 9%
2001 96 10%
2002 99 10%
2003 104 10%
2004 87 9%
2005 104 10%
2006 107 11%
2007 110 11%
2008 107 11%
2009 97 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
Coldplay 5 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 565 57%
United Kingdom 235 24%
Canada 63 6%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 22 2%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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