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Best Albums of 2006

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2006 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 17,000 greatest album charts.

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2006 year summaryThe best artists of 2006 were Arctic Monkeys, Muse, Joanna Newsom, Amy Winehouse, The Killers, Brand New, My Chemical Romance, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Thom Yorke and Tool.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm NotUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2006Appears in:743 charts
Rank in 2006:1Rank Score:27,104
Rank in 2000s5Overall Rank:44
Average Rating:  83/100 (982 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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2.

Black Holes And RevelationsUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2006Appears in:361 charts
Rank in 2006:2Rank Score:10,415
Rank in 2000s30Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  78/100 (695 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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3.

YsUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2006Appears in:309 charts
Rank in 2006:3Rank Score:8,600
Rank in 2000s36Overall Rank:196
Average Rating:  81/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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4.

Back To BlackUnited Kingdom Amy Winehouse
Year of Release:2006Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 2006:4Rank Score:5,548
Rank in 2000s61Overall Rank:295
Average Rating:  78/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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5.

Sam's TownUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2006Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 2006:5Rank Score:5,075
Rank in 2000s68Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  73/100 (407 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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6.

The Devil And God Are Raging Inside MeUnited States Brand New
Year of Release:2006Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 2006:6Rank Score:4,271
Rank in 2000s80Overall Rank:381
Average Rating:  78/100 (204 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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7.

The Black ParadeUnited States My Chemical Romance
Year of Release:2006Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 2006:7Rank Score:3,932
Rank in 2000s88Overall Rank:419
Average Rating:  67/100 (290 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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8.

Stadium ArcadiumUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:2006Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 2006:8Rank Score:3,800
Rank in 2000s90Overall Rank:423
Average Rating:  73/100 (400 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

The EraserUnited Kingdom Thom Yorke
Year of Release:2006Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 2006:9Rank Score:3,543
Rank in 2000s95Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  77/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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10.

10,000 DaysUnited States Tool
Year of Release:2006Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 2006:10Rank Score:3,262
Rank in 2000s102Overall Rank:484
Average Rating:  74/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2006 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
The Black Keys 2 0%
Dream Theater 2 0%
The Appleseed Cast 2 0%
U2 2 0%
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly 2 0%
Dallas Crane 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 503 50%
United Kingdom 171 17%
Australia 48 5%
Canada 43 4%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
France 21 2%
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