Best Albums of 2005

Listed below are the best albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Country Albums %


United States 450 45%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 47 5%
Sweden 32 3%
Japan 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Australia 28 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 940 94%
Yes 60 6%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. R.E.M.
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