Best Albums of the 2000s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 42,000 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.
20003,072271,455
20013,120244,359
20023,211243,297
20033,543205,852
20043,453242,950
20053,684217,200
20063,856201,145
20073,885295,363
20084,041166,146
20094,165170,393
Total36,0302,258,161

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys, Animal Collective, Muse, Wilco, Sufjan Stevens and The White Stripes.
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2000
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359.
cLOUDDEAD
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2001
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838
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687
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Love Is Hell
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2004
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538
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527
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2003
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471
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2002
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444
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2000
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441
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411
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Total albums: 16. Page 1 of 2

Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 99 10%
2001 103 10%
2002 101 10%
2003 111 11%
2004 85 9%
2005 108 11%
2006 105 11%
2007 100 10%
2008 90 9%
2009 98 10%
Country Albums %


United States 569 57%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 58 6%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Australia 20 2%
France 20 2%
Sweden 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Live? Albums %
No 9 90%
Yes 1 10%
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1. Songs In The Key Of Life by Stevie Wonder
2. Station To Station by David Bowie
3. Ramones by Ramones
4. Hotel California by Eagles
5. Boston by Boston
6. 2112 by Rush
7. The Modern Lovers by The Modern Lovers
8. Desire by Bob Dylan
9. A Trick Of The Tail by Genesis
10. A New World Record by Electric Light Orchestra
11. Hejira by Joni Mitchell
12. Rising by Rainbow
13. Jailbreak by Thin Lizzy
14. Rocks by Aerosmith
15. A Day At The Races by Queen
16. Zombie by Fela Kuti & Africa 70
17. Oxygène by Jean Michel Jarre
18. The Royal Scam by Steely Dan
19. Arrival by ABBA
20. Moonmadness by Camel
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