Best Albums of 2002

Listed below are the best albums of 2002 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 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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3,294
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2002
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3,251
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2,754
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2002
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2,692
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2,332
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2002
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2,011
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2002
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1,790
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1,744
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1,693
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1,506
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Best Albums of 2002 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 15 2%
Phish 2 0%
Johnny Cash 2 0%
Wire 2 0%
Nine Inch Nails 2 0%
Björk 2 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 465 47%
United Kingdom 181 18%
Canada 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Germany 35 4%
Sweden 27 3%
France 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 929 93%
Yes 71 7%
Live? Albums %
No 960 96%
Yes 40 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
2. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
3. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
4. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
5. Gorilla vs. Bear Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
6. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
7. BrooklynVegan's Top Albums of 2010s by BrooklynVegan (2020)
8. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
9. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
10. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
11. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
12. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
13. The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s by Spin (2020)
14. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
15. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
16. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
17. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
18. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
19. BEST OF 2011 - 2020: Die besten Alben des Jahrzehnts by laut (2020)
20. Die besten Platten 2010-2019 by Spex (2019)
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