Best Albums of 2002

Listed below are the best albums of 2002 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2002 year summaryThe best artists of 2002 were Wilco, Interpol, Coldplay, The Flaming Lips, Queens Of The Stone Age, Broken Social Scene, Beck, Sigur Rós, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Porcupine Tree.
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2002
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20,331
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2002
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14,832
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13,165
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11,936
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11,508
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6,123
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2002
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5,305
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2002
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4,720
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2002
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4,092
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3,618
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Best Albums of 2002 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
King Crimson 2 0%
Björk 2 0%
David Bowie 2 0%
Nine Inch Nails 2 0%
Drexciya 2 0%
Muse 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 464 46%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Canada 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Germany 36 4%
Sweden 27 3%
France 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 930 93%
Yes 70 7%
Live? Albums %
No 958 96%
Yes 42 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Best Artists of 1996
1. Belle And Sebastian
2. Weezer
3. DJ Shadow
4. Tool
5. Beck
6. フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans]
7. Swans
8. OutKast
9. Manic Street Preachers
10. Aphex Twin
11. Richard David James
12. 2Pac
13. Fugees
14. Jay-Z
15. Sublime
16. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
17. Nick Cave
18. Eels
19. R.E.M.
20. Wilco
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