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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 16,000 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.
20001,414243,805 Kid A (8th)
by Radiohead
20011,501218,145 Is This It (26th)
by The Strokes
20021,543227,914 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (51st)
by Wilco
20031,734201,434 Elephant (49th)
by The White Stripes
20041,634231,283 Funeral (10th)
by Arcade Fire
20051,821195,283 Illinois (78th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20061,919197,237 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (46th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20071,954279,460 In Rainbows (16th)
by Radiohead
20082,008171,419 Fleet Foxes (98th)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,098178,063 Merriweather Post Pavilion (94th)
by Animal Collective
Total17,6262,144,042

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

Hopes And FearsUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2004Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 2004:11Rank Score:2,927
Rank in 2000s111Overall Rank:517
Average Rating: 73/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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112.

The LibertinesUnited Kingdom The Libertines
Year of Release:2004Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2004:12Rank Score:2,917
Rank in 2000s112Overall Rank:519
Average Rating: 76/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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113.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:2,786
Rank in 2000s113Overall Rank:535
Average Rating: 75/100 (201 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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114.

Because Of The TimesUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2007Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2007:15Rank Score:2,784
Rank in 2000s114Overall Rank:536
Average Rating: 73/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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115.

ContinuumUnited States John Mayer
Year of Release:2006Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 2006:12Rank Score:2,745
Rank in 2000s115Overall Rank:545
Average Rating: 69/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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116.

GorillazUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2001Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 2001:12Rank Score:2,745
Rank in 2000s116Overall Rank:546
Average Rating: 76/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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117.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:2,724
Rank in 2000s117Overall Rank:552
Average Rating: 75/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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118.

Into The WildUnited States Eddie Vedder
Year of Release:2007Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 2007:16Rank Score:2,695
Rank in 2000s118Overall Rank:557
Average Rating: 79/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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119.

Icky ThumpUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2007Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 2007:17Rank Score:2,674
Rank in 2000s119Overall Rank:560
Average Rating: 76/100 (295 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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120.

Silent ShoutSweden The Knife
Year of Release:2006Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2006:13Rank Score:2,648
Rank in 2000s120Overall Rank:566
Average Rating: 80/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 85 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 97 10%
2003 101 10%
2004 86 9%
2005 104 10%
2006 108 11%
2007 110 11%
2008 110 11%
2009 102 10%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 21 2%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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