Best Albums of 2005

Listed below are the best albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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2005 year summaryThe best artists of 2005 were Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Kanye West, Bloc Party, Sigur Rós, Bright Eyes, The National, Coldplay, Animal Collective and System Of A Down.
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2005
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26,827
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7,847
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5,679
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5,520
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4,910
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4,900
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4,270
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4,192
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3,042
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Thrice 2 0%
The Mountain Goats 2 0%
New Order 2 0%
Johnny Cash 2 0%
Dream Theater 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 450 45%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 47 5%
Sweden 32 3%
Japan 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Australia 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 937 94%
Yes 63 6%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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