Best Albums of 2001

Listed below are the best albums of 2001 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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2001 year summaryThe best artists of 2001 were The Strokes, Radiohead, Daft Punk, Tool, The Microphones, Phil Elverum, Muse, Björk, The White Stripes and System Of A Down.
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2001
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39,978
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14,288
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12,605
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10,271
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10,089
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9,970
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9,226
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6,360
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6,267
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3,761
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Best Albums of 2001 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 18 2%
King Crimson 3 0%
Jay-Z 2 0%
Modest Mouse 2 0%
Yann Tiersen 2 0%
Pearl Jam 2 0%
John Frusciante 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 474 47%
United Kingdom 182 18%
Canada 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Germany 37 4%
Japan 27 3%
France 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 921 92%
Yes 80 8%
Live? Albums %
No 975 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Miles Davis
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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