"No, it's not like any other love; this one's different because it's us"

- The Smiths
 

Best Albums of the 2000s

« View best albums of the 1990sView best albums of the 2010s »

Listed below are the greatest albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 20,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
2000s decade summary
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.
20001,823283,965 Kid A (7th)
by Radiohead
20011,888247,866
Safe Mode: On
Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20021,968259,677 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (50th)
by Wilco
20032,179227,136 Elephant (56th)
by The White Stripes
20042,058263,484 Funeral (9th)
by Arcade Fire
20052,195219,408 Illinois (75th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20062,325220,501 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (44th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,393314,109 In Rainbows (16th)
by Radiohead
20082,520186,806 Fleet Foxes (102nd)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,572196,605 Merriweather Post Pavilion (94th)
by Animal Collective
Total21,9212,419,558

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Muse, The White Stripes, Arctic Monkeys, Wilco, Animal Collective and Modest Mouse.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
151.

The RisingUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2002Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2002:18Rank Score:2,298
Rank in 2000s151Overall Rank:733
Average Rating:  74/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
152.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,259
Rank in 2000s152Overall Rank:744
Average Rating:  75/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
153.

How To Dismantle An Atomic BombIreland U2
Year of Release:2004Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 2004:14Rank Score:2,253
Rank in 2000s153Overall Rank:745
Average Rating:  70/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
154.

Bitte OrcaUnited States Dirty Projectors
Year of Release:2009Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2009:14Rank Score:2,244
Rank in 2000s154Overall Rank:747
Average Rating:  79/100 (218 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
155.

Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of OrpheusAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2004Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 2004:15Rank Score:2,233
Rank in 2000s155Overall Rank:750
Average Rating:  79/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
156.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,231
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:751
Average Rating:  72/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
157.

A Ghost Is BornUnited States Wilco
Year of Release:2004Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 2004:16Rank Score:2,201
Rank in 2000s157Overall Rank:758
Average Rating:  80/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
158.

CrossFrance Justice
Year of Release:2007Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 2007:21Rank Score:2,183
Rank in 2000s158Overall Rank:760
Average Rating:  76/100 (202 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
159.

Seven SwansUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2004Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 2004:17Rank Score:2,161
Rank in 2000s159Overall Rank:769
Average Rating:  80/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
160.

Fever RaySweden Fever Ray
Year of Release:2009Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2009:15Rank Score:2,134
Rank in 2000s160Overall Rank:775
Average Rating:  79/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 90 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 98 10%
2003 103 10%
2004 86 9%
2005 102 10%
2006 107 11%
2007 110 11%
2008 108 11%
2009 99 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
Coldplay 5 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
Muse 5 1%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 572 57%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Canada 61 6%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
Show all

« View best albums of the 1990sView best albums of the 2010s »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt