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.

2004
1

Confessions

Usher

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2

Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

Outkast

4

Diary of Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

5

Feels Like Home

Norah Jones

7

Shock'n Y'all

Toby Keith

8

In the Zone

Britney Spears

9

The Very Best of Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow

10

When the Sun Goes Down

Kenny Chesney

11

The Black Album

Jay-Z

12

The College Dropout

Kanye West

14

In This Skin

Jessica Simpson

15

Songs About Jane

Maroon5

17

Metamorphosis

Hilary Duff

18

Autobiography

Ashlee Simpson

19

Here for the Party

Gretchen Wilson

20

Beg for Mercy

G-Unit

21

The Singles 1992-2003

No Doubt

22

Under My Skin

Avril Lavigne

23

Blink-182

Blink-182

25

Musicology

Prince

26

The Long Road

Nickelback

28

Live Like You Were Dying

Tim McGraw

29

Dangerously in Love

Beyonce

30

D12 World

D12

32

Kamikaze

Twista

36

Come Away With Me

Norah Jones

37

Jackpot

Chingy

38

As Time Goes by ... the Great American Songbook Vol. II

Rod Stewart

39

Suit

Nelly

40

The Beautiful Letdown

Switchfoot

41

Chicken*n*beer

Ludacris

42

Greatest Hits

Guns N' Roses

43

Measure of a Man

Clay Aiken

44

Los Lonely Boys

Los Lonely Boys

45

Horse of a Different Color

Big & Rich

46

The Hunger for More

Lloyd Banks

48

Life for Rent

Dido

50

Get Born

Jet

51

Genius Loves Company

Ray Charles

52

Ocean Avenue

Yellowcard

53

Golden Road

Keith Urban

54

License to Chill

Jimmy Buffett

55

Greatest Hits Volume II and Some Other Stuff

Alan Jackson

56

Let It Be... Naked

The Beatles

57

Tupac: Resurrection

Soundtrack

58

The Cheetah Girls (EP)

Soundtrack

60

Juve the Great

Juvenile

61

A Crow Left of the Murder...

Incubus

62

To the 5 Boroughs

Beastie Boys

63

Greatest Hits Volume II

Alan Jackson

64

Good News for People Who Love Bad News

Modest Mouse

65

50 Number Ones

George Strait

66

U Gotta Feel Me

Lil' Flip

67

Kid Rock

Kid Rock

71

Take a Look in the Mirror

Korn

72

The Very Best Of

Eagles

74

Kiss of DeAth

Jadakiss

75

Happy People/U Saved Me

R. Kelly

76

A Rush of Blood to the Head

Coldplay

77

Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)

Slipknot

78

Sweat

Nelly

79

Up!

Shania Twain

82

Da DeRrty Versions - The Reinvention

Nelly

83

Heavier Things

John Mayer

84

Jojo

Jojo

85

Hurt No More

Mario Winans

86

American Idiot

Green Day

87

Straight Outta Ca$hville

Young Buck

88

Live in Texas

Linkin Park

89

The Very Best of the Beach Boys: Sounds of Summer

The Beach Boys

92

Private Room

Avant

93

Me & My Brother

Ying Yang Twins

95

Long Black Train

Josh Turner

96

Encore

Eminem

97

Three Days Grace

Three Days Grace

98

Unleashed

Toby Keith

100

Audioslave

Audioslave

101

Comin' on Strong

Trace Adkins

102

Get Rich or Die Tryin'

50 Cent

103

The Girl in the Other Room

Diana Krall

104

Number Ones

Michael Jackson

105

Top of the World Tour Live

Dixie Chicks

108

The Young and the Hopeless

Good Charlotte

109

It Had to Be You ... the Great American Songbook

Rod Stewart

110

This Is Not a Test!

Missy Elliott

111

Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand

112

Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff

113

Trapt

Trapt

114

Soulstar

Musiq

115

Harry for the Holidays

Harry Connick, Jr.

116

Tha Carter

Lil Wayne

117

Life on Display

Puddle of Mudd

118

The Battle for Everything

Five for Fighting

119

Stardust... the Great American Songbook Vol. III

Rod Stewart

120

No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls

Simple Plan

121

Start Something

Lostprophets

122

Hood Hop

J-Kwon

123

The King of Crunk & Bme Recordings Present

Lil Scrappy/Trillville

124

Still Writing in My Diary: 2ND Entry

Petey Pablo

125

The DeFinition

LL Cool J

126

Casting Crowns

Casting Crowns

127

Spider-Man 2

Soundtrack

128

Films About Ghosts: The Best of...

Counting Crows

129

Permission to Land

The Darkness

130

Sacred Love

Sting

131

2004 Grammy Nominees

Various Artists

133

Greatest Hits

Shania Twain

134

I Don't Want You Back

Eamon

135

Results May Vary

Limp Bizkit

136

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Soundtrack

137

Me and Mr Johnson

Eric Clapton

138

The R. In R&B Collection: Volume One

R. Kelly

139

Now That's What I Call Christmas! 2: The Signature Collection

Various Artists

141

Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2

Jill Scott

142

Greatest Hits

Leann Rimes

144

Living Legends

8Ball & MJG

146

Bad Boy's 10TH Anniversary... the Hits

Various Artists

148

Hot Fuss

The Killers

149

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley

150

Try This

Pink

151

Honkin' on Bobo

Aerosmith

152

Welcome Back

Mase

153

Trap Muzik

T.I.

154

Tical 0: The Prequel

Method Man

156

The Soul Sessions (EP)

Joss Stone

157

What I Do

Alan Jackson

158

Dutty Rock

Sean Paul

159

Where You Want to Be

Taking Back Sunday

160

We Are Not Alone

Breaking Benjamin

161

Tasty

Kelis

162

No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems

Kenny Chesney

163

Greatest Hits 2

Toby Keith

164

Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors

Tim McGraw

165

Big Money Heavyweight

Big Tymers

166

The Best of Both Worlds

Van Halen

167

Love Actually

Soundtrack

168

Leave a Whisper

Shinedown

169

And Then...

Joe

170

More Than You Think You Are

Matchbox Twenty

171

The Chronicles of Life and DeAth

Good Charlotte

172

A Cinderella Story

Soundtrack

174

Michael Buble

Michael Buble

175

Seal IV

Seal

176

Wow Hits 2004

Various Artists

177

Goodies

Ciara

178

Another 700 Miles (EP)

3 Doors Down

179

My Everything

Anita Baker

180

The Other Side (EP)

Godsmack

181

ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits

Elvis Presley

182

Godfather Buried Alive

Shyne

184

Dino: The Essential Dean Martin

Dean Martin

186

See If I Care

Gary Allan

187

The Central Park Concert

Dave Matthews Band

188

So-Called Chaos

Alanis Morissette

189

Finger Eleven

Finger Eleven

190

Some Devil

Dave Matthews

191

Be Here

Keith Urban

192

Trouble

Akon

193

Coldplay Live 2003

Coldplay

195

Freaky Friday

Soundtrack

196

Split Personality

Cassidy

197

Let's Talk About It

Carl Thomas

198

Greatest Hits Vol. I

Korn

199

The Lizzie McGuire Movie

Soundtrack

200

Early Days & Latter Days: The Best of Led Zeppelin Volumes One and Two

Led Zeppelin