Best Albums of 2002

Listed below are the best albums of 2002 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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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Year of Release:
2002
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91
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2002
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91
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2002
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90
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90
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2002
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90
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90
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Year of Release:
2002
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89
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 25 of 100

Best Albums of 2002 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 15 2%
Muse 2 0%
Phish 2 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
Jerry Cantrell 2 0%
Björk 2 0%
Nine Inch Nails 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 464 46%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Germany 37 4%
Sweden 23 2%
France 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 929 93%
Yes 71 7%
Live? Albums %
No 970 97%
Yes 30 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
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