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.
20002,953270,624
20013,023241,613
20023,096239,763
20033,451205,535
20043,347242,108
20053,579216,677
20063,753199,997
20073,773293,656
20083,965166,389
20094,067171,561
Total35,0072,247,922

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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 99 10%
2001 98 10%
2002 100 10%
2003 110 11%
2004 82 8%
2005 109 11%
2006 104 10%
2007 101 10%
2008 94 9%
2009 103 10%
Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 62 6%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Sweden 20 2%
France 20 2%
Australia 20 2%
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Best Albums of the 2000s
1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. In Rainbows by Radiohead
3. Funeral by Arcade Fire
4. Is This It by The Strokes
5. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
6. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
7. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
8. Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
9. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
10. For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver
11. A Rush Of Blood To The Head by Coldplay
12. Elephant by The White Stripes
13. Madvillainy by Madvillain
14. Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem
15. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
16. Amnesiac by Radiohead
17. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
18. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
19. Demon Days by Gorillaz
20. The Moon & Antarctica by Modest Mouse
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