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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
25.

MadvillainyMixed Nationality Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:698 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:19,251
Rank in 2000s25Overall Rank:133
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (748 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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138.

I Am A Bird NowMixed Nationality Antony And The Johnsons
Year of Release:2005Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 2005:15Rank Score:3,513
Rank in 2000s138Overall Rank:703
Average Rating:  78/100 (293 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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160.

Deltron 3030Mixed Nationality Deltron 3030
Year of Release:2000Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 2000:19Rank Score:2,976
Rank in 2000s160Overall Rank:826
Average Rating:  78/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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229.

Raising SandMixed Nationality Robert Plant And Alison Krauss
Year of Release:2007Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 2007:28Rank Score:1,945
Rank in 2000s229Overall Rank:1,206
Average Rating:  75/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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284.

With TeethMixed Nationality Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:2005Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 2005:36Rank Score:1,550
Rank in 2000s284Overall Rank:1,460
Average Rating:  74/100 (234 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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324.

Want OneMixed Nationality Rufus Wainwright
Year of Release:2003Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 2003:38Rank Score:1,366
Rank in 2000s324Overall Rank:1,620
Average Rating:  77/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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358.

Year ZeroMixed Nationality Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:2007Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 2007:40Rank Score:1,210
Rank in 2000s358Overall Rank:1,784
Average Rating:  74/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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385.

Midnight BoomMixed Nationality The Kills
Year of Release:2008Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2008:30Rank Score:1,145
Rank in 2000s385Overall Rank:1,874
Average Rating:  76/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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610.

O Brother, Where Art Thou?Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:2000Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 2000:60Rank Score:705
Rank in 2000s610Overall Rank:2,738
Average Rating:  77/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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655.

The Mouse And The MaskMixed Nationality Dangerdoom
Year of Release:2005Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2005:73Rank Score:638
Rank in 2000s655Overall Rank:2,946
Average Rating:  77/100 (87 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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