Best Albums of 2001

Listed below are the best albums of 2001 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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2001 year summaryThe best artists of 2001 were The Strokes, Radiohead, Daft Punk, Tool, Muse, The Microphones, Björk, The White Stripes, System Of A Down and Jay-Z.
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43,262
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10,416
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8,670
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6,843
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6,341
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3,794
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Best Albums of 2001 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 21 2%
The Appleseed Cast 2 0%
Fugazi 2 0%
Mogwai 2 0%
Rammstein 2 0%
Motorpsycho 2 0%
Gorillaz 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 185 19%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Germany 40 4%
Canada 39 4%
Japan 25 3%
Sweden 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 931 93%
Yes 69 7%
Live? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Funeral by Arcade Fire
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
15. Nevermind by Nirvana
16. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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