Best Albums of 2009

Listed below are the best albums of 2009 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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, Mumford & Sons and Dirty Projectors.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 32 of 100

Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Morrissey 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
James Ferraro 3 0%
Animal Collective 3 0%
Archive 2 0%
Sonic Youth 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 480 48%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 24 2%
Germany 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 957 96%
Yes 43 4%
Live? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 22 2%
Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. The Stone Roses
9. R.E.M.
10. Sonic Youth
11. Kate Bush
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Michael Jackson
14. Tom Waits
15. Joy Division
16. Prince And The Revolution
17. Iron Maiden
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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