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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 33,000 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.
20002,585390,357 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,634343,692
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,715350,195 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (47th)
by Wilco
20033,059300,722 Elephant (68th)
by The White Stripes
20042,951356,350 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,215310,385 Illinoise (57th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,304293,351 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (44th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,418428,640 In Rainbows (14th)
by Radiohead
20083,550244,833 Fleet Foxes (109th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,683256,602 Merriweather Post Pavilion (99th)
by Animal Collective
Total31,1143,275,125

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.

Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?Canada Metric
Year of Release:2003Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2003:108Rank Score:390
Rank in 2000s991Overall Rank:4,249
Average Rating:  74/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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992.

Frankenstein Girls Will Seem Strangely SexyUnited States Mindless Self Indulgence
Year of Release:2000Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2000:90Rank Score:390
Rank in 2000s992Overall Rank:4,251
Average Rating:  67/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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993.

ContrabandUnited States Velvet Revolver
Year of Release:2004Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 2004:88Rank Score:389
Rank in 2000s993Overall Rank:4,254
Average Rating:  68/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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994.

Down In AlbionUnited Kingdom Babyshambles
Year of Release:2005Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2005:102Rank Score:389
Rank in 2000s994Overall Rank:4,257
Average Rating:  71/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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995.

Greatest Hits
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United States Guns N' Roses
Year of Release:2004Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2004:89Rank Score:389
Rank in 2000s995Overall Rank:4,263
Average Rating:  76/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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996.

The Lost TapesUnited States Nas
Year of Release:2002Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2002:104Rank Score:389
Rank in 2000s996Overall Rank:4,264
Average Rating:  78/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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997.

ChuckCanada Sum 41
Year of Release:2004Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2004:90Rank Score:388
Rank in 2000s997Overall Rank:4,269
Average Rating:  70/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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998.

Take Me To Your LeaderUnited Kingdom King Geedorah
Year of Release:2003Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 2003:109Rank Score:388
Rank in 2000s998Overall Rank:4,276
Average Rating:  79/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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999.

How I Loved YouUnited States Angels Of Light
Year of Release:2001Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 2001:97Rank Score:387
Rank in 2000s999Overall Rank:4,278
Average Rating:  79/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1000.

We Are Beautiful, We Are DoomedUnited Kingdom Los Campesinos!
Year of Release:2008Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2008:100Rank Score:387
Rank in 2000s1,000Overall Rank:4,280
Average Rating:  74/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 90 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 105 11%
2003 109 11%
2004 90 9%
2005 102 10%
2006 99 10%
2007 107 11%
2008 99 10%
2009 102 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
The Decemberists 5 1%
Muse 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 568 57%
United Kingdom 228 23%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 24 2%
Sweden 24 2%
France 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
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