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, Bloc Party, Sigur Rós, Bright Eyes, The National, Coldplay, Animal Collective and Porcupine Tree.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Country Albums %


United States 453 45%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Canada 48 5%
Sweden 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Japan 30 3%
Australia 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 934 93%
Yes 66 7%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. Kanye West
16. The Beach Boys
17. Miles Davis
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. R.E.M.
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