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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27,883
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5,908
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5,135
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4,891
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4,469
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4,311
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3,222
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Thrice 2 0%
The Fall 2 0%
Aygün Kazımova 2 0%
New Order 2 0%
Animal Collective 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 451 45%
United Kingdom 188 19%
Canada 48 5%
Sweden 32 3%
Japan 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Australia 28 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%
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