List of best-selling albums of the 2000s in Australia

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ARIA's End of Decade Top 100 Albums Chart are the best selling albums in Australia from 2000 to 2009. Delta Goodrem's debut record, Innocent Eyes, became the best selling album in Australia in the 2000s, spending a total of 29 weeks at #1 and selling more than 1.2 million copies in Australia alone since it was released in 2003. Goodrem's second album, Mistaken Identity, managed to chart at 64. Other artists, such as Coldplay and U2, each provided four albums to ARIA’s End of Decade Top 100 Album Chart, with Coldplay placing at #19 with A Rush Of Blood To The Head, X & Y at 38, Viva La Vida at 52 and Parachutes at 99. U2 proved just as relevant to the 2000s as they were to the 1980s and 1990s, with All That You Can't Leave Behind at 41, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb at 71, The Best of 1990-2000 at 74 and U218 Singles at 92. Six artists contributed three titles within the top 100, each having a significant impact on music charts and genres across the last decade; they were The Black Eyed Peas, Eminem, Kylie Minogue, Michael Bublé, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Robbie Williams.[1] Kylie Minogue was notable for being the only female artist and only Australian artist to have three albums rank in the chart with Fever at 13, Light Years at 69 and Ultimate Kylie at 82.

Top 100[edit]

Position Album Title Artist Artist
Nationality
Year Peak
1 "Innocent Eyes" Delta Goodrem
Australia
2003 1
2 "Funhouse" Pink
USA
2008 1
3 "I'm Not Dead" Pink
USA
2006 1
4 "Come Away With Me" Norah Jones
USA
2003 1
5 "The Sound of White" Missy Higgins
Australia
2005 1
6 "Only By the Night" Kings of Leon
USA
2008 1
7 "Get Born" Jet
Australia
2004 1
8 "Back To Bedlam James Blunt
UK
2006 1
9 "Greatest Hits" Robbie Williams
UK
2004 1
10 "The Eminem Show" Eminem
USA
2002 1
11 "Odyssey Number Five" Powderfinger
Australia
2000 1
12 "Michael Bublé" Michael Bublé
Canada
2004 1
13 "Fever" Kylie Minogue
Australia
2001 1
14 "Let Go" Avril Lavigne
Canada
2002 1
15 "Fallen" Evanescence
USA
2004 1
16 "Life for Rent" Dido
UK
2003 1
17 "Feeler" Pete Murray
Australia
2004 1
18 "I Dreamed a Dream" Susan Boyle
UK
2009 1
19 "A Rush of Blood to the Head" Coldplay
UK
2003 1
20 "1" The Beatles
UK
2000 1
21 "Breakaway" Kelly Clarkson
USA
2005 1
22 "American Idiot" Green Day
USA
2005 1
23 "Songs About Jane" Maroon 5
USA
2004 1
24 "No Angel" Dido
UK
2001 1
25 "Vulture Street" Powderfinger
Australia
2003 1
26 "Barricades & Brickwalls" Kasey Chambers
Australia
2002 1
27 "Monkey Business" The Black Eyed Peas
USA
2005 1
28 "Just as I Am" Guy Sebastian
Australia
2003 1
29 "FutureSex/LoveSounds Justin Timberlake
USA
2007 1
30 "It's Time" Michael Bublé
Canada
2005 1
31 "Reach Out: The Motown Record" Human Nature
Australia
2006 1
32 "Greatest Hits" Red Hot Chili Peppers
USA
2003 2
33 "Elephunk" The Black Eyed Peas
USA
2004 1
34 "Call Me Irresponsible" Michael Bublé
Canada
2007 1
35 "The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac" Fleetwood Mac
UK
2003 1
36 "Black Ice" AC/DC
Australia
2008 1
37 "That's What I'm Talking About" Shannon Noll
Australia
2004 1
38 "X & Y" Coldplay
UK
2005 1
39 "Wolfmother" Wolfmother
Australia
2005 3
40 "Moulin Rouge" Various Artists
USA
2001 2
41 "All That You Can't Leave Behind" U2
Ireland
2000 1
42 "Eyes Open" Snow Patrol
USA
2006 1
43 "Laundry Service" Shakira
Columbia
2002 1
44 "Play" Moby
USA
2000 1
45 "Escapology" Robbie Williams
UK
2002 3
46 "Affirmation" Savage Garden
Australia
2001 1
47 "All the Right Reasons" Nickelback
Canada
2006 2
48 "More Than You Think You Are" Matchbox Twenty
USA
2003 3
49 "Love, Angel, Music, Baby" Gwen Stefani
USA
2005 1
50 "Tea & Sympathy" Bernard Fanning
Australia
2005 1
51 "Sunrise over Sea" The John Butler Trio
Australia
2004 1
52 "Viva La Vida" Coldplay
UK
2008 1
53 "By The Way" Red Hot Chili Peppers
USA
2002 1
54 "Escape" Enrique Iglesias
Spain
2002 1
55 "One Voice: The Greatest Hits" John Farnham
Australia
2003 1
56 "A Funk Odyssey" Jamiroquai
UK
2002 1
57 "On and On" Jack Johnson
USA
2003 3
58 "Swing When You're Winning" Robbie Williams
UK
2002 3
59 "#1's" Michael Jackson
USA
2003 1
60 "rearviewmirror" Pearl Jam
USA
2004 2
61 "The Winner's Journey" Damien Leith
Australia
2006 1
62 "Here Come the Drums" Rogue Traders
Australia
2006 2
63 "See The Sun" Pete Murray
Australia
2005 1
64 "Mistaken Identity" Delta Goodrem
Australia
2005 1
65 "The Secret Life of..." The Veronicas
Australia
2006 2
66 "Stripped" Christina Aguilera
USA
2003 7
67 "Black Fingernails, Red Wine Eskimo Joe
Australia
2006 1
68 "Born To Do It" Craig David
UK
2001 2
69 "Light Years" Kylie Minogue
Australia
2000 1
70 "#1 Hits" Elvis Presley
USA
2002 1
71 "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" U2
Ireland
2008 1
72 "Ancora" Il Divo
Italy
2005 1
73 "Their Greatest Hits: The Record" Bee Gees
UK
2001 1
74 "The Best of 1990–2000" U2
Ireland
2002 1
75 "Greatest Hits" Guns N' Roses
USA
2004 6
76 "The Essential Michael Jackson" Michael Jackson
USA
2009 3
77 "8 Mile (soundtrack)" Shady Records
USA
2002 1
78 "Encore" Eminem
USA,
2004 1
79 "Marshall Mathers LP" Eminem
USA
2001 1
80 "In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988–2003" R.E.M.
USA
2003 5
81 "The Power" Vanessa Amorosi
Australia
2000 1
82 "Ultimate Kylie" Kylie Minogue
Australia
2004 5
83 "Californication (album)" Red Hot Chili Peppers
USA
2000 1
84 "The E.N.D" The Black Eyed Peas
USA
2009 1
85 "In Blue" The Corrs
USA
2000 1
86 "In Your Honour" Foo Fighters
USA
2005 1
87 "Fearless" Taylor Swift
USA
2009 2
88 "Human Clay" Creed
USA
2001 2
89 "The Fame Monster" Lady Gaga
USA
2009 3
90 "Demon Days" Gorillaz
UK
2005 1
91 "Confessions (Usher album)" Usher
USA
2004 2
92 "U218 Singles" U2
Ireland
2006 1
93 "Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water" Limp Bizkit
USA
2001 1
94 "The Dutchess" Fergie
USA
2007 1
95 "Hybrid Theory" Linkin Park
USA
2001 2
96 "Mad Season" Matchbox Twenty
USA
2000 1
97 "Hot Fuss The Killers
USA
2004 1
98 "Meteora" Linkin Park
USA
2003 1
99 "Parachutes" Coldplay
UK
2001 2
100 "It's Not Me, It's You" Lily Allen
UK
2009 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hart, Nicole (January 7, 2010), Guy Sebastian, Delta Goodrem & P!nk top ARIA’s End Of Decade Charts, ARIA unveils the Top 100 Singles and Albums, Top 20 Music DVDs for the 2000’s (Aria Charts): 1–2, ISBN 0745649742, retrieved 2013-02-22.