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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 36,000 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.
20002,675405,778 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,721356,210
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,795361,108 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (47th)
by Wilco
20033,157311,809 Elephant (71st)
by The White Stripes
20043,038370,149 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,309322,613 Illinois (55th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,425303,005 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,538446,315 In Rainbows (12th)
by Radiohead
20083,674252,155 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,788264,280 Merriweather Post Pavilion (99th)
by Animal Collective
Total32,1203,393,422

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
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Kid AUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2000Appears in:2,644 charts
Rank in 2000:1Rank Score:120,410
Rank in 2000s1Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,493 votes)
Comments: 481 comments
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2.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:2,403 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:104,852
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,962 votes)
Comments: 345 comments
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3.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:2,292 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:101,005
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,022 votes)
Comments: 326 comments
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Is This ItUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2001Appears in:1,911 charts
Rank in 2001:1Rank Score:67,214
Rank in 2000s4Overall Rank:24
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,371 votes)
Comments: 235 comments
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5.

Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm NotUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2006Appears in:1,284 charts
Rank in 2006:1Rank Score:41,920
Rank in 2000s5Overall Rank:45
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,864 votes)
Comments: 166 comments
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6.

Yankee Hotel FoxtrotUnited States Wilco
Year of Release:2002Appears in:1,318 charts
Rank in 2002:1Rank Score:41,219
Rank in 2000s6Overall Rank:47
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,544 votes)
Comments: 145 comments
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7.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:1,259 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:38,103
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,457 votes)
Comments: 131 comments
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8.

ElephantUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2003Appears in:1,239 charts
Rank in 2003:1Rank Score:31,964
Rank in 2000s8Overall Rank:71
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,782 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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9.

A Rush Of Blood To The HeadUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2002Appears in:1,081 charts
Rank in 2002:2Rank Score:29,127
Rank in 2000s9Overall Rank:79
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,799 votes)
Comments: 147 comments
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10.

Turn On The Bright LightsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2002Appears in:991 charts
Rank in 2002:3Rank Score:28,006
Rank in 2000s10Overall Rank:84
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,234 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 91 9%
2001 98 10%
2002 102 10%
2003 109 11%
2004 90 9%
2005 100 10%
2006 101 10%
2007 108 11%
2008 99 10%
2009 102 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
Porcupine Tree 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
The Decemberists 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 233 23%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
France 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
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