Best Albums of 2003

Listed below are the best albums of 2003 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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 20 of 100

Best Albums of 2003 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 184 18%
Canada 51 5%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Germany 30 3%
Japan 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 925 93%
Yes 75 8%
Live? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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