Best Albums of 2003

Listed below are the best albums of 2003 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 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, Songs: Ohia and Jason Molina.
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2003
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Buy album United States
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2003
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
2003
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12
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
2003
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12
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
2003
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12
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
2003
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Rank Score:
12
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
2003
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12
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2003 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 185 19%
Canada 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Germany 31 3%
Sweden 29 3%
Australia 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 931 93%
Yes 69 7%
Live? Albums %
No 971 97%
Yes 29 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
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