Best Albums of the 2000s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 greatest album charts.

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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.
20004,073235,336
20014,011218,639
20024,091214,329
20034,393187,733
20044,339209,865
20054,629195,006
20064,796175,202
20074,959249,723
20084,984146,672
20095,166145,411
Total45,4411,977,916

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Sufjan Stevens, Arctic Monkeys, Wilco, Muse, Animal Collective and The White Stripes.
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2009
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11,072
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2007
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4,549
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2005
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3,298
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2004
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2,038
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2009
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446
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2003
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239
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 103 10%
2001 101 10%
2002 107 11%
2003 112 11%
2004 85 9%
2005 107 11%
2006 98 10%
2007 98 10%
2008 89 9%
2009 101 10%
Country Albums %


United States 555 55%
United Kingdom 215 21%
Canada 56 6%
Mixed Nationality 35 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 22 2%
Australia 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 15 1%
Live? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 13 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 10 1%
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1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
3. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
6. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
7. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
9. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
10. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
11. A Saucerful Of Secrets by Pink Floyd
12. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
13. We're Only In It For The Money by The Mothers Of Invention
14. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
15. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
16. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
17. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
18. Wheels Of Fire by Cream
19. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo by The Byrds
20. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
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