Best Albums of 2005

Listed below are the best albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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2005 year summaryThe best artists of 2005 were Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Kanye West, Sigur Rós, Bloc Party, Bright Eyes, The National, Coldplay, Animal Collective and Death Cab For Cutie.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Country Albums %


United States 450 45%
United Kingdom 186 19%
Canada 49 5%
Sweden 33 3%
Japan 29 3%
Australia 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 938 94%
Yes 62 6%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 998 100%
Yes 2 0%
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