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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 17,000 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.
20001,515255,010 Kid A (7th)
by Radiohead
20011,600225,583
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Is This It (26th)
by The Strokes
20021,661236,835 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (52nd)
by Wilco
20031,875209,485 Elephant (50th)
by The White Stripes
20041,758239,486 Funeral (10th)
by Arcade Fire
20051,926204,164 Illinois (79th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20062,041204,132 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (44th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,077289,644 In Rainbows (16th)
by Radiohead
20082,144175,271 Fleet Foxes (99th)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,222182,234 Merriweather Post Pavilion (92nd)
by Animal Collective
Total18,8192,221,845

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

Hopes And FearsUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2004Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 2004:12Rank Score:3,054
Rank in 2000s111Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  73/100 (234 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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112.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,018
Rank in 2000s112Overall Rank:524
Average Rating:  75/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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113.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:2,869
Rank in 2000s113Overall Rank:539
Average Rating:  74/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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114.

GorillazUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2001Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 2001:12Rank Score:2,854
Rank in 2000s114Overall Rank:542
Average Rating:  75/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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115.

Silent ShoutSweden The Knife
Year of Release:2006Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2006:12Rank Score:2,854
Rank in 2000s115Overall Rank:543
Average Rating:  80/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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116.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:2,846
Rank in 2000s116Overall Rank:546
Average Rating:  75/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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117.

OIreland Damien Rice
Year of Release:2002Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2002:13Rank Score:2,843
Rank in 2000s117Overall Rank:550
Average Rating:  76/100 (159 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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118.

Because Of The TimesUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2007Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2007:15Rank Score:2,767
Rank in 2000s118Overall Rank:562
Average Rating:  73/100 (284 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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119.

White PonyUnited States Deftones
Year of Release:2000Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 2000:15Rank Score:2,743
Rank in 2000s119Overall Rank:569
Average Rating:  78/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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120.

Primary ColoursUnited Kingdom The Horrors
Year of Release:2009Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 2009:11Rank Score:2,704
Rank in 2000s120Overall Rank:578
Average Rating:  77/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 86 9%
2001 96 10%
2002 94 9%
2003 103 10%
2004 93 9%
2005 105 11%
2006 110 11%
2007 107 11%
2008 112 11%
2009 94 9%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Muse 5 1%
Dream Theater 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
Coldplay 5 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 550 55%
United Kingdom 228 23%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 27 3%
Mexico 21 2%
Sweden 20 2%
France 17 2%
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