Best Albums of the 2000s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
20003,595247,467
20013,609227,034
20023,707221,899
20034,059193,939
20043,950220,268
20054,208200,641
20064,374183,579
20074,438262,960
20084,552151,855
20094,646151,473
Total41,1382,061,115

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys, Sufjan Stevens, Muse, Wilco, Animal Collective and The White Stripes.
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2000
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2009
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2006
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913
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2008
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900
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2001
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899
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2003
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899
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2009
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898
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2000
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896
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893
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 32 of 100

Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 101 10%
2001 102 10%
2002 100 10%
2003 114 11%
2004 86 9%
2005 107 11%
2006 102 10%
2007 100 10%
2008 93 9%
2009 95 10%
Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 58 6%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Australia 21 2%
France 21 2%
Sweden 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Live? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Best Artists of 1979
1. The Clash
2. Pink Floyd
3. Joy Division
4. Talking Heads
5. Neil Young
6. Neil Young & Crazy Horse
7. Gang Of Four
8. Michael Jackson
9. Supertramp
10. AC/DC
11. Fleetwood Mac
12. The Police
13. Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
14. Tom Petty
15. Gary Numan
16. Public Image Ltd.
17. The B-52's
18. Buzzcocks
19. Elvis Costello
20. Elvis Costello And The Attractions
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