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 Mumford & Sons.
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15,197
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Country Albums %


United States 484 48%
United Kingdom 184 18%
Canada 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 24 2%
Germany 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 960 96%
Yes 40 4%
Live? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of the 2000s
1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. In Rainbows by Radiohead
3. Funeral by Arcade Fire
4. Is This It by The Strokes
5. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
6. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
7. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
8. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
9. Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
10. Madvillainy by Madvillain
11. For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver
12. A Rush Of Blood To The Head by Coldplay
13. Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem
14. Elephant by The White Stripes
15. Amnesiac by Radiohead
16. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
17. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
18. Demon Days by Gorillaz
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
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