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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 27,000 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.
20002,217348,175 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,305303,663
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,358314,822 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (45th)
by Wilco
20032,629269,161 Elephant (62nd)
by The White Stripes
20042,529315,014 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20052,741271,384 Illinois (59th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20062,849262,428 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (43rd)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,918377,263 In Rainbows (15th)
by Radiohead
20083,090219,401 Fleet Foxes (109th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,158231,347 Merriweather Post Pavilion (94th)
by Animal Collective
Total26,7942,912,657

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
151.

AudioslaveUnited States Audioslave
Year of Release:2002Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 2002:17Rank Score:2,749
Rank in 2000s151Overall Rank:754
Average Rating:  73/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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152.

Icky ThumpUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2007Appears in:225 charts
Rank in 2007:20Rank Score:2,731
Rank in 2000s152Overall Rank:762
Average Rating:  77/100 (452 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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153.

Seven SwansUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2004Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 2004:17Rank Score:2,730
Rank in 2000s153Overall Rank:763
Average Rating:  81/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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154.

Youth & Young ManhoodUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2003Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 2003:15Rank Score:2,706
Rank in 2000s154Overall Rank:772
Average Rating:  74/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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155.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:220 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,695
Rank in 2000s155Overall Rank:774
Average Rating:  76/100 (445 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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156.

Bleed AmericanUnited States Jimmy Eat World
Year of Release:2001Appears in:143 charts
Rank in 2001:14Rank Score:2,640
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:786
Average Rating:  74/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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157.

CrossFrance Justice
Year of Release:2007Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2007:21Rank Score:2,618
Rank in 2000s157Overall Rank:788
Average Rating:  77/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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158.

No More Shall We PartAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2001Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 2001:15Rank Score:2,611
Rank in 2000s158Overall Rank:792
Average Rating:  80/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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159.

The RisingUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2002Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 2002:18Rank Score:2,586
Rank in 2000s159Overall Rank:798
Average Rating:  74/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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160.

The Sophtware SlumpUnited States Grandaddy
Year of Release:2000Appears in:163 charts
Rank in 2000:18Rank Score:2,565
Rank in 2000s160Overall Rank:806
Average Rating:  78/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 92 9%
2001 96 10%
2002 103 10%
2003 112 11%
2004 88 9%
2005 103 10%
2006 95 10%
2007 108 11%
2008 103 10%
2009 100 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
Coldplay 5 1%
Dream Theater 5 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 577 58%
United Kingdom 226 23%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 21 2%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 12 1%
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