Best Albums of 2009

Listed below are the best albums of 2009 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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, Arctic Monkeys, Florence + The Machine, Dirty Projectors and Mumford & Sons.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
James Ferraro 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
Animal Collective 3 0%
Morrissey 3 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 480 48%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 51 5%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 24 2%
France 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 958 96%
Yes 42 4%
Live? Albums %
No 976 98%
Yes 24 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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