Best Albums of 2002

Listed below are the best albums of 2002 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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 The Libertines.
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2002
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28,260
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15,985
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7,404
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6,395
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6,021
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4,975
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Best Albums of 2002 composition

Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 186 19%
Canada 46 5%
Germany 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 931 93%
Yes 69 7%
Live? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Artists of 1986
1. The Smiths
2. Metallica
3. Paul Simon
4. Peter Gabriel
5. XTC
6. Talk Talk
7. Slayer
8. R.E.M.
9. Beastie Boys
10. Sonic Youth
11. Depeche Mode
12. Bon Jovi
13. Prince
14. Prince And The Revolution
15. Megadeth
16. Genesis
17. New Order
18. Iron Maiden
19. Madonna
20. Run-D.M.C.
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