Billboard 200 Albums

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BILLBOARD 200 ALBUMS

This year's most popular albums across all genres, ranked by album sales as well as audio on-demand streaming activity and digital sales of tracks from albums as compiled by Nielsen Music.

2002
1

The Eminem Show

Eminem

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2

Weathered

Creed

3

Nellyville

Nelly

4

M!ssundaztood

Pink

5

[Hybrid Theory]

Linkin Park

6

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Soundtrack

7

Silver Side Up

Nickelback

10

Word Of Mouf

Ludacris

11

Laundry Service

Shakira

12

Ashanti

Ashanti

13

Scarecrow

Garth Brooks

16

8701

Usher

18

A Day Without Rain

Enya

19

A New Day Has Come

Celine Dion

20

Pain Is Love

Ja Rule

23

Songs In A Minor

Alicia Keys

24

Come Clean

Puddle Of Mudd

25

Rock Steady

No Doubt

26

Satellite

P.O.D.

29

Josh Groban

Josh Groban

30

Come Away With Me

Norah Jones

31

Stillmatic

Nas

32

No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems

Kenny Chesney

35

C'Mon, C'Mon

Sheryl Crow

36

Elvis: 30 #l Hits

Elvis Presley

38

Now That's What I Call Christmas!

Various Artists

39

Unleashed

Toby Keith

40

Morning View

Incubus

41

Room For Squares

John Mayer

42

This Way

Jewel

44

Echoes - The Best Of Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

45

Pull My Chain

Toby Keith

47

Christmas Extraordinaire

Mannheim Streamroller

48

P. Diddy & Bad Boy Records Present... We Invented The Remix

Various Artists

49

J To Tha L-O! The Remixes

Jennifer Lopez

52

The Spirit Room

Michelle Branch

53

Untouchables

Korn

54

Celebrity

'N Sync

55

The Hits - Chapter One

Backstreet Boys

56

Break The Cycle

Staind

57

Big Boi & Dre Present...Outkast

OutKast

58

GHV2: Greatest Hits Volume 2

Madonna

60

Hood Rich

Big Tymers

62

Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz

Nappy Roots

63

Doggy Bag

Lil' Bow Wow

64

Ultimate Manilow

Barry Manilow

65

Cieli Di Toscana

Andrea Bocelli

66

Come Home With Me

Cam'ron

67

Juslisen (Just Listen)

Musiq

68

All That You Can't Leave Behind

U2

69

Aaliyah

Aaliyah

70

[Reanimation]

Linkin Park

71

Greatest Hits

Martina McBride

72

Full Moon

Brandy

73

No More Drama (2002)

Mary J. Blige

74

Born To Do It

Craig David

75

Hoobastank

Hoobastank

76

Be Not Nobody

Vanessa Carlton

77

Under Rug Swept

Alanis Morissette

78

Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World

80

Spider-Man

Soundtrack

81

J.O.S.E.: Jealous Ones Still Envy

Fat Joe

83

Totally Hits 2002

Various Artists

85

The Sinister Urge

Rob Zombie

86

The Great Depression

DMX

87

Totally Hits 2001

Various Artists

89

Whoa, Nelly!

Nelly Furtado

90

Set This Circus Down

Tim McGraw

91

The Look Of Love

Dianna Krall

92

Brushfire Fairytales

Jack Johnson

93

Southern Hummingbird

Tweet

95

The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin

Kirk Franklin

96

Acoustic Soul

Indie.Arie

97

The Fallout

Default

98

B2K

B2K

99

The Best Of Both Worlds

R. Kelly/Jay-Z

101

I Am Sam

Soundtrack

102

Believe

Disturbed

103

Shaman

Santana

104

Tarantula

Mystikal

105

Is This It

The Strokes

106

October Road

James Taylor

107

...All This Time

Sting

108

Christmas Memories

Barbra Streisand

109

Moulin Rouge

Soundtrack

110

Anthology

Alien Ant Farm

111

Greatest Hits

Tim McGraw

112

The Very Best Of Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart

113

IRV Gotti Presents The Inc

Various Artists

115

Faithfully

Faith Evans

116

Ecstasy

Avant

117

Infamy

Mobb Deep

118

Camino Palmero

The Calling

120

America: A Tribute To Heroes

Various Artists

121

Diary Of A Sinner: 1st Entry

Petey Pablo

123

The Blueprint

Jay-Z

124

O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits

Aerosmith

125

The Scorpion King

Soundtrack

126

Coyote Ugly

Soundtrack

127

Lord Willin'

Clipse

128

Almost There

MercyMe

129

Better Days

Joe

130

Mahogany Soul

Angie Stone

131

The Road Less Traveled

George Strait

132

The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

Soundtrack

135

Songs 4 Worship - Shout To The Lord

Various Artists

136

International Superhits!

Green Day

137

The Blueprint 2: The Gift And The Curse

Jay-Z

138

[Ghetto Love]

Jaheim

140

A Rush Of Blood To The Head

Coldplay

142

Thug Holiday

Trick Daddy

143

Greatest Hits

Kenny Chesney

144

Oh Aaron

Aaron Carter

145

New Old Songs (Re-Mix)

Limp Bizkit

146

Steers & Stripes

Brooks/Dunn

147

Soul Sista

Keke Wyatt

148

Drops Of Jupiter

Train

149

Down To Earth

Ozzy Osbourne

150

The Fix

Scarface

151

Disney's Lilo & Stitch

Soundtrack

152

A Gangster And A Gentleman

Styles

153

Lovehatetragedy

Papa Roach

154

Tae Off Your Pants And Jacket

Bink-182

155

Life Goes On

Donnell Jones

156

Highly Evolved

The Vines

157

Sticks And Stones

New Found Glory

158

God Bless America

Various Artists

159

Enchantment

Charlotte Church

161

Dirty Vegas

Dirty Vegas

162

MTV Unplugged

Jay-Z

163

Totally Country

Various Artists

164

Gutterflower

Goo Goo Dolls

165

A Walk To Remember

Soundtrack

166

Wow Hits 2002

Various Artists

167

Maladroit

Weezer

168

In Search Of...

N*E*R*D

169

Mario

Mario

170

Hard Candy

Counting Crows

172

Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts

173

I'm Already There

Lonestar

174

All For You

Janet

175

All Killer No Filler

Sum 41

176

White Blood Cells

The White Stripes

177

God's Favorite

N.O.R.E.

181

The Concert For New York City

Various Artists

182

Silver Lining

Bonnie Raitt

183

Nirvana

Nirvana

184

Eve-Olution

Eve

185

The Sickness

Distrubed

186

Ryde Or Die Vol. III: In The "R" We Trust

Various Artists

187

Come Together

Third Day

189

WWF: Forceable Entry

Various Artists

190

Voyage To India

India. Arie

191

Country Grammar

Nelly

192

Thug Misses

Khia/DSD

193

Man Vs Machine

Xzibit

194

Greatest Hits

Lenny Kravitz

195

All I Have

Amerie

196

Living Proof

Cher

197

MTV Unplugged No. 2.0

Lauryn Hill

198

500 Degreez

Lil' Wayne

199

American Idol: Greatest Moments

Soundtrack

200

Ghetto Fabolous

Fabolous