1 PHAROAHE MONCH Desire (SRC)
Pharoahe’s glorious Desire was slept on so hard they should sell it at Sleep Country Canada.
2 KANYE WEST Graduation (Def Jam)
Rap’s Barry Bonds justified his gigantic head by slamming it out of the stadium on album three.
3 JAY-Z American Gangster (Def Jam)
How Hova got his groove back: the soulful American Gangster was a welcome return to form.
4 BRITNEY SPEARS Blackout (Jive)
Don’t call it a comeback – it wasn’t. But Britney’s least popular album was also her first good one.
5 DAFT PUNK Alive 2007(Virgin)
Daft Punk proved they were alive and, well, still effing formidable on their live tour document.