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 Death Cab For Cutie.
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2005
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110
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 23 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Country Albums %


United States 452 45%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 48 5%
Sweden 32 3%
Japan 28 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 997 100%
Yes 3 0%
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. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
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. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
17. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
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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