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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 24,000 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.
20002,056323,346 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,109281,758
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,187293,532 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (47th)
by Wilco
20032,426254,054 Elephant (61st)
by The White Stripes
20042,328296,332 Funeral (8th)
by Arcade Fire
20052,508251,757 Illinois (60th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20062,618247,700 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (44th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,679354,588 In Rainbows (15th)
by Radiohead
20082,838210,168 Fleet Foxes (104th)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,886217,682 Merriweather Post Pavilion (95th)
by Animal Collective
Total24,6352,730,919

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

White PonyUnited States Deftones
Year of Release:2000Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 2000:15Rank Score:3,517
Rank in 2000s111Overall Rank:550
Average Rating:  80/100 (232 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:3,508
Rank in 2000s112Overall Rank:553
Average Rating:  77/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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113.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:211 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:3,507
Rank in 2000s113Overall Rank:554
Average Rating:  81/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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114.

American IV: The Man Comes AroundUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:2002Appears in:206 charts
Rank in 2002:14Rank Score:3,438
Rank in 2000s114Overall Rank:575
Average Rating:  81/100 (293 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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115.

ContinuumUnited States John Mayer
Year of Release:2006Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 2006:13Rank Score:3,432
Rank in 2000s115Overall Rank:576
Average Rating:  71/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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116.

The LibertinesUnited Kingdom The Libertines
Year of Release:2004Appears in:165 charts
Rank in 2004:11Rank Score:3,421
Rank in 2000s116Overall Rank:579
Average Rating:  76/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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117.

Wincing The Night AwayUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2007Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 2007:14Rank Score:3,395
Rank in 2000s117Overall Rank:586
Average Rating:  77/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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118.

DeadwingUnited Kingdom Porcupine Tree
Year of Release:2005Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,365
Rank in 2000s118Overall Rank:590
Average Rating:  80/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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119.

DonutsUnited States J Dilla
Year of Release:2006Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 2006:14Rank Score:3,339
Rank in 2000s119Overall Rank:593
Average Rating:  81/100 (198 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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120.

Aha Shake HeartbreakUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2004Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 2004:12Rank Score:3,318
Rank in 2000s120Overall Rank:595
Average Rating:  74/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 88 9%
2001 92 9%
2002 99 10%
2003 108 11%
2004 88 9%
2005 103 10%
2006 108 11%
2007 106 11%
2008 108 11%
2009 100 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Dream Theater 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
Coldplay 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 580 58%
United Kingdom 220 22%
Canada 61 6%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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