Best Albums of 2001

Listed below are the best albums of 2001 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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2001
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41,432
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10,747
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10,427
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10,270
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9,327
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6,554
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6,401
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Best Albums of 2001 composition

Country Albums %


United States 470 47%
United Kingdom 181 18%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Canada 40 4%
Germany 37 4%
Japan 27 3%
Sweden 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 921 92%
Yes 80 8%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. The Stone Roses
9. R.E.M.
10. Kate Bush
11. Sonic Youth
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Michael Jackson
14. Tom Waits
15. Joy Division
16. Prince And The Revolution
17. Iron Maiden
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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