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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.
20002,066326,841 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,130284,151
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,205296,879 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (47th)
by Wilco
20032,453255,803 Elephant (62nd)
by The White Stripes
20042,339300,127 Funeral (8th)
by Arcade Fire
20052,532254,804 Illinois (59th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20062,638249,167 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (44th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,692359,915 In Rainbows (15th)
by Radiohead
20082,862210,928 Fleet Foxes (102nd)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,925220,856 Merriweather Post Pavilion (92nd)
by Animal Collective
Total24,8422,759,471

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
151.

Speakerboxxx/The Love BelowUnited States OutKast
Year of Release:2003Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 2003:13Rank Score:2,636
Rank in 2000s151Overall Rank:738
Average Rating:  76/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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152.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,629
Rank in 2000s152Overall Rank:742
Average Rating:  76/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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153.

Bitte OrcaUnited States Dirty Projectors
Year of Release:2009Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 2009:14Rank Score:2,575
Rank in 2000s153Overall Rank:758
Average Rating:  78/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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154.

Think TankUnited Kingdom Blur
Year of Release:2003Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 2003:14Rank Score:2,557
Rank in 2000s154Overall Rank:763
Average Rating:  76/100 (308 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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155.

The Black AlbumUnited States Jay-Z
Year of Release:2003Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 2003:15Rank Score:2,551
Rank in 2000s155Overall Rank:764
Average Rating:  77/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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156.

The RisingUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2002Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 2002:18Rank Score:2,499
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:774
Average Rating:  74/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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157.

Our Endless Numbered DaysUnited States Iron And Wine
Year of Release:2004Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 2004:18Rank Score:2,465
Rank in 2000s157Overall Rank:781
Average Rating:  78/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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158.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,440
Rank in 2000s158Overall Rank:787
Average Rating:  73/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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159.

No More Shall We PartAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2001Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 2001:14Rank Score:2,433
Rank in 2000s159Overall Rank:791
Average Rating:  80/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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160.

CrossFrance Justice
Year of Release:2007Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 2007:21Rank Score:2,402
Rank in 2000s160Overall Rank:799
Average Rating:  77/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 87 9%
2001 93 9%
2002 99 10%
2003 110 11%
2004 88 9%
2005 104 10%
2006 105 11%
2007 106 11%
2008 107 11%
2009 101 10%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 579 58%
United Kingdom 222 22%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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