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, Animal Collective, Coldplay and System Of A Down.
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Country Albums %


United States 449 45%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 47 5%
Sweden 33 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 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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