Best Albums of the 2000s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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.
20003,350264,673
20013,365238,764
20023,464235,971
20033,807203,741
20043,724237,088
20053,948213,636
20064,110195,774
20074,150284,693
20084,306161,417
20094,398164,156
Total38,6222,199,913

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys, Sufjan Stevens, Animal Collective, Muse, Wilco and The White Stripes.
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2009
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5,433
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2000
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5,408
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2003
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5,389
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2002
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5,351
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2007
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5,224
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2000
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5,200
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2005
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4,995
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2005
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4,959
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2004
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4,911
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2008
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4,893
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 7 of 100

Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 98 10%
2001 99 10%
2002 101 10%
2003 111 11%
2004 90 9%
2005 106 11%
2006 103 10%
2007 101 10%
2008 92 9%
2009 99 10%
Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 57 6%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Australia 20 2%
Sweden 20 2%
France 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Live? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Albums of 2000
1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
3. The Moon & Antarctica by Modest Mouse
4. Since I Left You by The Avalanches
5. Parachutes by Coldplay
6. The Marshall Mathers LP by Eminem
7. Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea by PJ Harvey
8. Stankonia by OutKast
9. Relationship Of Command by At The Drive-In
10. White Pony by Deftones
11. Rated R by Queens Of The Stone Age
12. Voodoo by D'Angelo
13. Hybrid Theory by Linkin Park
14. All That You Can't Leave Behind by U2
15. Figure 8 by Elliott Smith
16. De Stijl by The White Stripes
17. The Sophtware Slump by Grandaddy
18. Dopethrone by Electric Wizard
19. Deltron 3030 by Deltron 3030
20. Heartbreaker by Ryan Adams
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