Best Albums of 2003

Listed below are the best albums of 2003 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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2003 year summaryThe best artists of 2003 were The White Stripes, Radiohead, Muse, The Strokes, The Shins, Death Cab For Cutie, The Postal Service, The Mars Volta, Explosions In The Sky and Songs: Ohia.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 12 of 100

Best Albums of 2003 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 1%
William Basinski 5 1%
King Crimson 4 0%
Pearl Jam 3 0%
No-Man 2 0%
Xiu Xiu 2 0%
Dream Theater 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 463 46%
United Kingdom 180 18%
Canada 53 5%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Germany 32 3%
Sweden 31 3%
Japan 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 928 93%
Yes 72 7%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. Kanye West
16. The Beach Boys
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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