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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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61.

Up The BracketUnited Kingdom The Libertines
Year of Release:2002Appears in:375 charts
Rank in 2002:10Rank Score:8,700
Rank in 2000s61Overall Rank:327
Average Rating:  78/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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62.

Stories From The City, Stories From The SeaUnited Kingdom PJ Harvey
Year of Release:2000Appears in:489 charts
Rank in 2000:7Rank Score:8,646
Rank in 2000s62Overall Rank:329
Average Rating:  81/100 (660 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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63.

TransatlanticismUnited States Death Cab For Cutie
Year of Release:2003Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 2003:6Rank Score:8,585
Rank in 2000s63Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  78/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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64.

Person PitchUnited States Panda Bear
Year of Release:2007Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 2007:8Rank Score:8,439
Rank in 2000s64Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  81/100 (528 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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65.

Strawberry JamUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2007Appears in:396 charts
Rank in 2007:9Rank Score:8,266
Rank in 2000s65Overall Rank:337
Average Rating:  81/100 (626 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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66.

AlligatorUnited States The National
Year of Release:2005Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 2005:7Rank Score:8,015
Rank in 2000s66Overall Rank:348
Average Rating:  80/100 (588 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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67.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:488 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:8,012
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:349
Average Rating:  80/100 (674 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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68.

X&YUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2005Appears in:431 charts
Rank in 2005:8Rank Score:7,997
Rank in 2000s68Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  71/100 (978 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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69.

StankoniaUnited States OutKast
Year of Release:2000Appears in:479 charts
Rank in 2000:8Rank Score:7,804
Rank in 2000s69Overall Rank:354
Average Rating:  80/100 (690 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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70.

Give UpUnited States The Postal Service
Year of Release:2003Appears in:402 charts
Rank in 2003:7Rank Score:7,739
Rank in 2000s70Overall Rank:356
Average Rating:  79/100 (533 votes)
Comments: 21 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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