Best Albums of 2009

Listed below are the best albums of 2009 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2009 year summaryThe best artists of 2009 were Animal Collective, The Antlers, The xx, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix, Muse, Florence + The Machine, Arctic Monkeys, Dirty Projectors and Kid Cudi.
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2009
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10,779
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6,269
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5,227
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4,337
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3,947
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2,660
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2,276
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2,095
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Country Albums %


United States 456 46%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 27 3%
France 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 955 96%
Yes 45 5%
Live? Albums %
No 969 97%
Yes 31 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. In Rainbows by Radiohead
7. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. Funeral by Arcade Fire
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. Doolittle by Pixies
19. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
20. London Calling by The Clash
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