Best Albums of 2005

Listed below are the best albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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 Death Cab For Cutie.
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2005
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253
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 11 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Kashmir 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
System Of A Down 2 0%
New Order 2 0%
The Fall 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 457 46%
United Kingdom 186 19%
Canada 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 29 3%
Japan 27 3%
Australia 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 943 94%
Yes 57 6%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
6. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
12. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
13. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
14. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
17. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
18. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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