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, Björk, The Microphones, Phil Elverum, System Of A Down and The White Stripes.
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2001
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37,919
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13,812
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11,982
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9,824
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9,458
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9,412
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9,329
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6,195
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6,182
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3,620
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Best Albums of 2001 composition

Country Albums %


United States 467 47%
United Kingdom 185 19%
Canada 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Germany 36 4%
Japan 26 3%
Sweden 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 924 92%
Yes 76 8%
Live? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
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