Best Albums of the 2000s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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.
20002,946270,427
20013,022240,993
20023,088239,399
20033,450205,118
20043,344242,070
20053,576216,775
20063,736199,665
20073,770293,271
20083,962166,355
20094,061171,688
Total34,9552,245,761

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys, Muse, Sufjan Stevens, Animal Collective, Wilco and The White Stripes.
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263
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Best Of Bowie
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2002
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262
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262
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2004
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260
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 99 10%
2001 97 10%
2002 100 10%
2003 111 11%
2004 83 8%
2005 109 11%
2006 103 10%
2007 101 10%
2008 94 9%
2009 103 10%
Country Albums %


United States 562 56%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 62 6%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Sweden 20 2%
France 20 2%
Australia 20 2%
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