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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 31,000 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.
20002,439377,571 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,517331,823
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,574339,195 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (46th)
by Wilco
20032,901290,716 Elephant (65th)
by The White Stripes
20042,809342,502 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,053296,889 Illinois (55th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,151281,615 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,240411,968 In Rainbows (14th)
by Radiohead
20083,407235,933 Fleet Foxes (108th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,494250,345 Merriweather Post Pavilion (95th)
by Animal Collective
Total29,5853,158,556

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
161.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:235 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,750
Rank in 2000s161Overall Rank:828
Average Rating:  76/100 (473 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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162.

Icky ThumpUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2007Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 2007:21Rank Score:2,716
Rank in 2000s162Overall Rank:833
Average Rating:  77/100 (487 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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163.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,713
Rank in 2000s163Overall Rank:835
Average Rating:  72/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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164.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,661
Rank in 2000s164Overall Rank:848
Average Rating:  76/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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165.

Our Love To AdmireUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2007Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 2007:22Rank Score:2,657
Rank in 2000s165Overall Rank:850
Average Rating:  74/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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166.

Our Endless Numbered DaysUnited States Iron And Wine
Year of Release:2004Appears in:200 charts
Rank in 2004:18Rank Score:2,645
Rank in 2000s166Overall Rank:857
Average Rating:  77/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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167.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,634
Rank in 2000s167Overall Rank:859
Average Rating:  78/100 (204 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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168.

MichiganUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2003Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 2003:17Rank Score:2,616
Rank in 2000s168Overall Rank:865
Average Rating:  81/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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169.

Them Crooked VulturesUnited States Them Crooked Vultures
Year of Release:2009Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 2009:15Rank Score:2,530
Rank in 2000s169Overall Rank:885
Average Rating:  74/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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170.

Ghosts Of The Great HighwayUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2003Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 2003:18Rank Score:2,510
Rank in 2000s170Overall Rank:891
Average Rating:  82/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 89 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 105 11%
2003 107 11%
2004 91 9%
2005 103 10%
2006 96 10%
2007 109 11%
2008 98 10%
2009 105 11%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
Coldplay 5 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 574 57%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 22 2%
France 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 12 1%
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