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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
31.

ParachutesUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2000Appears in:780 charts
Rank in 2000:4Rank Score:15,968
Rank in 2000s31Overall Rank:168
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,405 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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32.

Black Holes And RevelationsUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2006Appears in:638 charts
Rank in 2006:2Rank Score:15,852
Rank in 2000s32Overall Rank:169
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,221 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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33.

The Marshall Mathers LPUnited States Eminem
Year of Release:2000Appears in:636 charts
Rank in 2000:5Rank Score:14,683
Rank in 2000s33Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,069 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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34.

YsUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2006Appears in:574 charts
Rank in 2006:3Rank Score:13,737
Rank in 2000s34Overall Rank:197
Average Rating:  82/100 (663 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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35.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:627 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:13,639
Rank in 2000s35Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,037 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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36.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:713 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:13,636
Rank in 2000s36Overall Rank:201
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,078 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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37.

Since I Left YouAustralia The Avalanches
Year of Release:2000Appears in:618 charts
Rank in 2000:6Rank Score:13,543
Rank in 2000s37Overall Rank:202
Average Rating:  83/100 (715 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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38.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:528 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:12,999
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:213
Average Rating:  82/100 (694 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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39.

White Blood CellsUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2001Appears in:715 charts
Rank in 2001:6Rank Score:12,859
Rank in 2000s39Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,130 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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40.

Favourite Worst NightmareUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2007Appears in:563 charts
Rank in 2007:6Rank Score:12,823
Rank in 2000s40Overall Rank:216
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,050 votes)
Comments: 50 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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