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 Porcupine Tree.
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Total albums: 47. Page 1 of 5

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Country Albums %


United States 450 45%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 47 5%
Sweden 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Japan 28 3%
Australia 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 939 94%
Yes 61 6%
Live? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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