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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 37,000 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.
20002,736409,421 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,793359,036
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,872363,625 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (47th)
by Wilco
20033,208313,063 Elephant (72nd)
by The White Stripes
20043,102372,253 Funeral (9th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,372323,382 Illinois (55th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,481304,128 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,588447,934 In Rainbows (12th)
by Radiohead
20083,737253,956 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,845265,828 Merriweather Post Pavilion (99th)
by Animal Collective
Total32,7343,412,626

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, The White Stripes, Animal Collective, Wilco and Sufjan Stevens.
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RankAlbumArtist
29.

DiscoveryFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2001Appears in:739 charts
Rank in 2001:4Rank Score:17,891
Rank in 2000s29Overall Rank:150
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,088 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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71.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:466 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:7,688
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:358
Average Rating:  79/100 (744 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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156.

† (Cross)France Justice
Year of Release:2007Appears in:207 charts
Rank in 2007:19Rank Score:3,092
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:809
Average Rating:  76/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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229.

Alive 2007France Daft Punk
Year of Release:2007Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2007:28Rank Score:1,955
Rank in 2000s229Overall Rank:1,222
Average Rating:  77/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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324.

Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost GhostsFrance M83
Year of Release:2003Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2003:39Rank Score:1,386
Rank in 2000s324Overall Rank:1,632
Average Rating:  79/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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357.

Saturdays = YouthFrance M83
Year of Release:2008Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 2008:26Rank Score:1,254
Rank in 2000s357Overall Rank:1,772
Average Rating:  77/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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369.

Talkie WalkieFrance Air
Year of Release:2004Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2004:33Rank Score:1,211
Rank in 2000s369Overall Rank:1,823
Average Rating:  76/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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455.

It's Never Been Like ThatFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2006Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 2006:48Rank Score:1,005
Rank in 2000s455Overall Rank:2,139
Average Rating:  74/100 (150 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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531.

The Dance Of The Moon And The SunFrance Natural Snow Buildings
Year of Release:2006Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 2006:52Rank Score:833
Rank in 2000s531Overall Rank:2,457
Average Rating:  76/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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602.

10,000 Hz LegendFrance Air
Year of Release:2001Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 2001:59Rank Score:725
Rank in 2000s602Overall Rank:2,735
Average Rating:  73/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 93 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 99 10%
2003 109 11%
2004 89 9%
2005 101 10%
2006 101 10%
2007 109 11%
2008 100 10%
2009 102 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Muse 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
The Decemberists 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 550 55%
United Kingdom 234 23%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
France 20 2%
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