This post is part of a series this week on the ways Des Moines has changed in 10 years.

The top 10 selling albums from 2005 from ZZZ Records (which in 2005 was located in the East Village).

1: Bright Eyes, "I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning"

2: The Arcade Fire, "Funeral"

3: The White Stripes, "Get Behind Me Satan"

4: Coldplay, "X&Y"

5: Bright Eyes, "Digital Ash in a Digital Urn"

6: Sufjan Stevens, "Illinois"

7: Low, "The Great Destroyer"

8: Nine Inch Nails, "With Teeth"

9: The Decemberists, "Picaresque"

10: Bloc Party, "Silent Alarm"

Central Iowa has had a so-so record of attracting these acts since 2005. Bright Eyes performed at the Val Air Ballroom in 2011 and frontman Conor Oberst headlined 80/35 in 2014. Nine Inch Nails performed at Wells Fargo Arena in 2006, as did Coldplay in 2009. Low headlined the Maximum Ames Music Festival in 2014.

The Decemberists haven't played Des Moines in the last 10 years, but the band did perform at Vaudeville Mews in 2003.

Meanwhile, here are the Top 10 singles for Billboard's Hot 100 from 2005:

1: Mariah Carey, "We Belong Together"

2: Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl"

3: Mario, "Let Me Love You"

4: Kelly Clarkson, "Since You Been Gone"

5: Ciara and Missy Elliott, "1,2 Step"

6: Kanye West and Jamie Foxx, "Gold Digger"

7: Green Day, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"

8: 50 Cent with Olivia, "Candy Shop

9: The Pussycat Girls with Busta Rhymes, "Don't Cha"

10: Kelly Clarkson, "Behind These Hazel Eyes"

None of those acts have currently have a song in the Hot 100, with OMI, Wiz Khalifa, The Weeknd, Taylor Swift, Silento, Fetty Wap, Walk the Moon, Rachel Platten, Skrillex and David Guetta being the current hot artists.

And here are a few albums by Iowa bands that came out in 2005

"Index Case," Index Case

"Ashes to Dust," William Elliott Whitmore

"9.0: Live," Slipknot

"Like Knives," Like Knives

"Kennedy," The Poison Control Center

"The Pride of Zebulous," Keepers of the Carpet

"Live at Konkrete Jungle New York City," DJ Starscream

"Atmosphere," Damon Dotson

"Singularity," Wreckage of the Modern City

Several of these acts are still active. William Elliott Whitmore released his seventh album, "Radium Death," in March. Slipknot has hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts twice since then with "All Hope Is Gone" and ".5: The Gray Chapter." Damon Dotson released a new album this year, "Tumblin." Keepers of the Carpet is no more but member Jordan Mayland is busy in bands like The Thermal Detonators and Volcano Boys. The Poison Control Center is on an indefinite hiatus, but guitarist Patrick Tape Fleming is making music locally with Gloom Balloon. Index Case is currently working on its first album in five years.

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