Best Albums of 2002

Listed below are the best albums of 2002 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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24,559
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7,014
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5,840
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5,295
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4,580
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Best Albums of 2002 composition

Country Albums %


United States 465 47%
United Kingdom 188 19%
Canada 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 36 4%
Sweden 23 2%
Japan 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 930 93%
Yes 70 7%
Live? Albums %
No 969 97%
Yes 31 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
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. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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