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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 35,000 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.
20002,646402,751 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,702353,532
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,770359,640 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (46th)
by Wilco
20033,134309,407 Elephant (69th)
by The White Stripes
20043,017366,558 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,283319,854 Illinois (57th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,397301,301 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,526442,185 In Rainbows (12th)
by Radiohead
20083,639250,893 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,764262,723 Merriweather Post Pavilion (98th)
by Animal Collective
Total31,8783,368,845

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:728 charts
Rank in 2001:4Rank Score:17,727
Rank in 2000s29Overall Rank:149
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,065 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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71.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:462 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:7,555
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:358
Average Rating:  79/100 (727 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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152.

† (Cross)France Justice
Year of Release:2007Appears in:200 charts
Rank in 2007:18Rank Score:3,103
Rank in 2000s152Overall Rank:787
Average Rating:  76/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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230.

Alive 2007France Daft Punk
Year of Release:2007Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 2007:29Rank Score:1,931
Rank in 2000s230Overall Rank:1,210
Average Rating:  78/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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322.

Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost GhostsFrance M83
Year of Release:2003Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2003:37Rank Score:1,369
Rank in 2000s322Overall Rank:1,618
Average Rating:  79/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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353.

Saturdays = YouthFrance M83
Year of Release:2008Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 2008:26Rank Score:1,237
Rank in 2000s353Overall Rank:1,754
Average Rating:  77/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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357.

Talkie WalkieFrance Air
Year of Release:2004Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2004:33Rank Score:1,218
Rank in 2000s357Overall Rank:1,774
Average Rating:  76/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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445.

It's Never Been Like ThatFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2006Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 2006:45Rank Score:1,005
Rank in 2000s445Overall Rank:2,090
Average Rating:  74/100 (150 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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527.

The Dance Of The Moon And The SunFrance Natural Snow Buildings
Year of Release:2006Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 2006:51Rank Score:836
Rank in 2000s527Overall Rank:2,415
Average Rating:  76/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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593.

10,000 Hz LegendFrance Air
Year of Release:2001Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 2001:58Rank Score:727
Rank in 2000s593Overall Rank:2,677
Average Rating:  73/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 92 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 104 10%
2003 108 11%
2004 90 9%
2005 100 10%
2006 101 10%
2007 106 11%
2008 100 10%
2009 102 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Porcupine Tree 5 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
The Decemberists 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
France 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
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