Best Albums of the 2000s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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.
20002,904421,073
20012,983373,555
20023,045375,668
20033,398325,022
20043,294385,747
20053,527333,829
20063,671313,396
20073,712460,947
20083,899262,392
20093,995272,284
Total34,4283,523,914

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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 92 9%
2001 94 9%
2002 99 10%
2003 110 11%
2004 91 9%
2005 106 11%
2006 102 10%
2007 106 11%
2008 98 10%
2009 102 10%
Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Canada 57 6%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
Australia 22 2%
France 20 2%
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Best Albums of 1953
1. Black Coffee by Peggy Lee
2. Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1 by Georges Brassens
3. Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet by Sonny Rollins
4. La Vie En Rose by Edith Piaf
5. Dean Martin Sings by Dean Martin
6. Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Philharmonia Orchestra
7. Songs By Tom Lehrer by Tom Lehrer
8. Jazz At Oberlin by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
9. Vol. 2 by Georges Brassens
10. Inca Taqui by Yma Sumac
11. The Astaire Story by Fred Astaire
12. Moondog And His Friends by Moondog
13. Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Orchestra Sinfonica E Coro Della Radio Italiana
14. Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" by Wilhelm Furtwangler / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
15. Calamity Jane by Doris Day
16. New Concepts Of Artistry In Rhythm by Stan Kenton
17. Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker
18. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana by Tullio Serafin / Coro E Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano
19. Dvořák: Symphony No. 5 In E Minor, Op. 95 "From The New World" by George Szell / The Cleveland Orchestra
20. Nat King Cole Sings For Two In Love by Nat King Cole


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