Best Albums of 2009

Listed below are the best albums of 2009 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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2009 year summaryThe best artists of 2009 were Animal Collective, The Antlers, The xx, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix (FR), Muse, Florence + The Machine, Arctic Monkeys, Dirty Projectors and Kid Cudi.
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2009
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13,826
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3,083
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2,825
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2,659
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2,493
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
James Ferraro 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
Animal Collective 3 0%
Morrissey 3 0%
Bibio 2 0%
U.D.O. 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 475 48%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 53 5%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Germany 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 954 95%
Yes 46 5%
Live? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Artists of 1985
1. Kate Bush
2. Tom Waits
3. Dire Straits
4. The Smiths
5. The Jesus And Mary Chain
6. Tears For Fears
7. The Cure
8. The Replacements
9. Marillion
10. Prefab Sprout
11. New Order
12. The Pogues
13. Hüsker Dü
14. The Fall
15. The Waterboys
16. R.E.M.
17. Talking Heads
18. Prince
19. Prince And The Revolution
20. The Cult
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