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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 26,000 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.
20002,173339,974 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,239295,059
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,288307,148 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (45th)
by Wilco
20032,543263,525 Elephant (62nd)
by The White Stripes
20042,446308,258 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20052,665264,591 Illinois (59th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20062,760254,868 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (44th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,808367,896 In Rainbows (15th)
by Radiohead
20082,992215,613 Fleet Foxes (106th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,045225,221 Merriweather Post Pavilion (95th)
by Animal Collective
Total25,9592,842,153

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, The White Stripes, Animal Collective, Wilco and Sufjan Stevens.
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RankAlbumArtist
111.

OIreland Damien Rice
Year of Release:2002Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 2002:14Rank Score:3,611
Rank in 2000s111Overall Rank:576
Average Rating:  77/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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112.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:3,608
Rank in 2000s112Overall Rank:577
Average Rating:  80/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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113.

DonutsUnited States J Dilla
Year of Release:2006Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 2006:13Rank Score:3,605
Rank in 2000s113Overall Rank:578
Average Rating:  80/100 (215 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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114.


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Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:3,604
Rank in 2000s114Overall Rank:580
Average Rating:  78/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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115.

DeadwingUnited Kingdom Porcupine Tree
Year of Release:2005Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,603
Rank in 2000s115Overall Rank:581
Average Rating:  80/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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116.

De StijlUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2000Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 2000:15Rank Score:3,594
Rank in 2000s116Overall Rank:582
Average Rating:  79/100 (414 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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117.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:3,530
Rank in 2000s117Overall Rank:592
Average Rating:  77/100 (293 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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118.

Wincing The Night AwayUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2007Appears in:210 charts
Rank in 2007:14Rank Score:3,490
Rank in 2000s118Overall Rank:598
Average Rating:  77/100 (351 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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119.

ContinuumUnited States John Mayer
Year of Release:2006Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2006:14Rank Score:3,485
Rank in 2000s119Overall Rank:599
Average Rating:  70/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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120.

Blackwater ParkSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2001Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 2001:13Rank Score:3,466
Rank in 2000s120Overall Rank:602
Average Rating:  76/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 91 9%
2001 95 10%
2002 102 10%
2003 111 11%
2004 87 9%
2005 105 11%
2006 99 10%
2007 107 11%
2008 104 10%
2009 99 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
The Decemberists 5 1%
Muse 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 580 58%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 20 2%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
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