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.
20002,924270,862
20013,000240,340
20023,060239,778
20033,419205,738
20043,316242,737
20053,552217,008
20063,705200,180
20073,741293,624
20083,934166,330
20094,036171,769
Total34,6872,248,367

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 86 of 100

Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 100 10%
2001 94 9%
2002 100 10%
2003 110 11%
2004 86 9%
2005 108 11%
2006 104 10%
2007 101 10%
2008 94 9%
2009 103 10%
Country Albums %


United States 563 56%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 63 6%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
France 20 2%
Australia 20 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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Best Artists of the 2010s
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Kanye West
3. Arcade Fire
4. Tame Impala
5. Frank Ocean
6. Sufjan Stevens
7. Beach House
8. Radiohead
9. The National
10. Vampire Weekend
11. Death Grips
12. Bon Iver
13. Car Seat Headrest
14. The War On Drugs
15. David Bowie
16. The Black Keys
17. Arctic Monkeys
18. Mark Kozelek
19. Fleet Foxes
20. Swans
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