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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 35,000 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.
20002,647403,480 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,704353,984
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,772360,087 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (46th)
by Wilco
20033,135309,843 Elephant (70th)
by The White Stripes
20043,018367,311 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,287320,472 Illinois (56th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,403301,650 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,527442,953 In Rainbows (13th)
by Radiohead
20083,643251,125 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,766263,501 Merriweather Post Pavilion (97th)
by Animal Collective
Total31,9023,374,406

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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991.

The Bootleg Series Vol. 8 - Tell Tale Signs: Rare And Unreleased 1989–2006
Compilation
United States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:2008Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 2008:98Rank Score:401
Rank in 2000s991Overall Rank:4,263
Average Rating:  75/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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992.

New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)United States Erykah Badu
Year of Release:2008Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2008:99Rank Score:400
Rank in 2000s992Overall Rank:4,270
Average Rating:  79/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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993.

Whatever You Love, You AreAustralia Dirty Three
Year of Release:2000Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 2000:91Rank Score:400
Rank in 2000s993Overall Rank:4,274
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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994.

Silver Side UpCanada Nickelback
Year of Release:2001Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 2001:95Rank Score:399
Rank in 2000s994Overall Rank:4,280
Average Rating:  38/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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995.

Do You Like Rock Music?United Kingdom British Sea Power
Year of Release:2008Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2008:100Rank Score:399
Rank in 2000s995Overall Rank:4,286
Average Rating:  77/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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996.

One BeatUnited States Sleater-Kinney
Year of Release:2002Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2002:104Rank Score:398
Rank in 2000s996Overall Rank:4,291
Average Rating:  80/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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997.

Move AlongUnited States The All-American Rejects
Year of Release:2005Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2005:100Rank Score:397
Rank in 2000s997Overall Rank:4,295
Average Rating:  65/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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998.

We Love LifeUnited Kingdom Pulp
Year of Release:2001Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 2001:96Rank Score:397
Rank in 2000s998Overall Rank:4,299
Average Rating:  74/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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999.

Grow Up And Blow AwayCanada Metric
Year of Release:2007Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2007:107Rank Score:396
Rank in 2000s999Overall Rank:4,307
Average Rating:  73/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1000.

Young MountainUnited States This Will Destroy You
Year of Release:2005Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2005:101Rank Score:395
Rank in 2000s1,000Overall Rank:4,308
Average Rating:  79/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 91 9%
2001 96 10%
2002 104 10%
2003 109 11%
2004 89 9%
2005 101 10%
2006 101 10%
2007 107 11%
2008 100 10%
2009 102 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%
Muse 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
France 18 2%
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