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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.
20002,678407,114 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,728357,005
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,802361,836 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (48th)
by Wilco
20033,162312,101 Elephant (71st)
by The White Stripes
20043,040370,785 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,314322,618 Illinois (55th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,427303,038 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,542446,225 In Rainbows (12th)
by Radiohead
20083,678252,236 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,793264,350 Merriweather Post Pavilion (99th)
by Animal Collective
Total32,1643,397,308

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
991.

O.C.M.SUnited States Old Crow Medicine Show
Year of Release:2004Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2004:89Rank Score:404
Rank in 2000s991Overall Rank:4,292
Average Rating:  75/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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992.

ContrabandUnited States Velvet Revolver
Year of Release:2004Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2004:90Rank Score:404
Rank in 2000s992Overall Rank:4,295
Average Rating:  68/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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993.

Känn Ingen Sorg För Mig GöteborgSweden Håkan Hellström
Year of Release:2000Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2000:88Rank Score:404
Rank in 2000s993Overall Rank:4,296
Average Rating:  76/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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994.

Silver Side UpCanada Nickelback
Year of Release:2001Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2001:97Rank Score:403
Rank in 2000s994Overall Rank:4,297
Average Rating:  38/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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995.

ChallengersCanada The New Pornographers
Year of Release:2007Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 2007:108Rank Score:403
Rank in 2000s995Overall Rank:4,298
Average Rating:  75/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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996.

All Hands On The Bad OneUnited States Sleater-Kinney
Year of Release:2000Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 2000:89Rank Score:403
Rank in 2000s996Overall Rank:4,299
Average Rating:  79/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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997.

The Satanic SatanistUnited States Portugal. The Man
Year of Release:2009Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 2009:102Rank Score:403
Rank in 2000s997Overall Rank:4,305
Average Rating:  78/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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998.

Excuses For TravellersUnited Kingdom Mojave 3
Year of Release:2000Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2000:90Rank Score:402
Rank in 2000s998Overall Rank:4,311
Average Rating:  76/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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999.

Whatever You Love, You AreAustralia Dirty Three
Year of Release:2000Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2000:91Rank Score:401
Rank in 2000s999Overall Rank:4,325
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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1000.

One BeatUnited States Sleater-Kinney
Year of Release:2002Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 2002:102Rank Score:400
Rank in 2000s1,000Overall Rank:4,339
Average Rating:  80/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 91 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 102 10%
2003 109 11%
2004 90 9%
2005 100 10%
2006 101 10%
2007 108 11%
2008 100 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%
Radiohead 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 233 23%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
France 18 2%
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