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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 38,000 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.
20002,803412,849 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,851364,768
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by The Strokes
20022,920366,706 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (48th)
by Wilco
20033,282315,691 Elephant (73rd)
by The White Stripes
20043,179376,121 Funeral (9th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,418326,883 Illinois (55th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,557306,913 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (46th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,621452,834 In Rainbows (12th)
by Radiohead
20083,794256,704 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,895266,848 Merriweather Post Pavilion (98th)
by Animal Collective
Total33,3203,446,316

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
51.

Room On FireUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2003Appears in:513 charts
Rank in 2003:4Rank Score:10,179
Rank in 2000s51Overall Rank:276
Average Rating:  79/100 (932 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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52.

Late RegistrationUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2005Appears in:560 charts
Rank in 2005:5Rank Score:10,154
Rank in 2000s52Overall Rank:277
Average Rating:  83/100 (892 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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53.

You Forgot It In PeopleCanada Broken Social Scene
Year of Release:2002Appears in:497 charts
Rank in 2002:7Rank Score:10,145
Rank in 2000s53Overall Rank:278
Average Rating:  83/100 (566 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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54.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:519 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:9,842
Rank in 2000s54Overall Rank:288
Average Rating:  80/100 (795 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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55.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:623 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:9,617
Rank in 2000s55Overall Rank:295
Average Rating:  78/100 (986 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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56.

( )Iceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2002Appears in:521 charts
Rank in 2002:8Rank Score:9,554
Rank in 2000s56Overall Rank:299
Average Rating:  82/100 (708 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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57.

I'm Wide Awake, It's MorningUnited States Bright Eyes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:437 charts
Rank in 2005:6Rank Score:9,498
Rank in 2000s57Overall Rank:301
Average Rating:  78/100 (611 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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58.

The Devil And God Are Raging Inside MeUnited States Brand New
Year of Release:2006Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 2006:5Rank Score:9,231
Rank in 2000s58Overall Rank:314
Average Rating:  81/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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59.

Chutes Too NarrowUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2003Appears in:470 charts
Rank in 2003:5Rank Score:8,926
Rank in 2000s59Overall Rank:323
Average Rating:  80/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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60.

By The WayUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:2002Appears in:443 charts
Rank in 2002:9Rank Score:8,914
Rank in 2000s60Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  76/100 (872 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 92 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 99 10%
2003 111 11%
2004 90 9%
2005 102 10%
2006 102 10%
2007 106 11%
2008 100 10%
2009 101 10%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 23 2%
Sweden 22 2%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
France 20 2%
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