00s music The Best Albums of the 2000s

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List of the best albums of the 2000s decade, voted on and ranked by fans and critics. This list includes the greatest albums released between January 2000 and December 2009. Despite the rising popularity of song singles and accessibility through iTunes and other mp3 formats, the titles listed prove that the in the 00s, the album was as strong and creative as ever. This list contains the best 00s albums from all genres, from hip hop to pop to indie rock to metal. Vote for your favorites to move them up the list, or press "rerank" to create your own personalized order that will impact this ultimate list.

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Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Kid A Radiohead

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Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Funeral Arcade Fire

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In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
In Rainbows Radiohead

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Elephant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Elephant The White Stripes

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Is This It is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Is This It The Strokes

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Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
White Blood Cells The White Stripes

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Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Back to Black Amy Winehouse

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Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
American Idiot Green Day

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Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hail to the Thief Radiohead

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A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Neon Bible Arcade Fire

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Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Songs for the Deaf Queens of the Stone Age

The Best Grammy-Nominated Alternative Albums of the 2000s The Worst Albums by Great Bands

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Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Demon Days Gorillaz

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The Marshall Mathers LP is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Parachutes Coldplay

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Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand

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Black Holes and Revelations is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Prelude to a Dream Jackie Evancho

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Get Behind Me Satan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Get Behind Me Satan The White Stripes

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Good News for People Who Love ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Amnesiac is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amnesiac Radiohead

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The Suburbs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Suburbs Arcade Fire

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Sea Change is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sea Change Beck Hansen

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Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Toxicity System of a Down

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Awakening is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Awakening Jackie Evancho

The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s The Worst Things You Can Make Jokes About

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Rated R is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rated R Queens of the Stone Age

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Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Merriweather Post Pavilion Animal Collective

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Sound of Silver is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sound of Silver LCD Soundsystem

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Illinois is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Illinois Sufjan Stevens

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Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rubber Factory The Black Keys

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Oracular Spectacular is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Dream with Me Jackie Evancho

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Absolution is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Absolution Muse

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Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend

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Brothers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Brothers The Black Keys

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OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
OK Computer Radiohead

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Stories From the City, Stories... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Up the Bracket is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Up the Bracket The Libertines

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The Moon & Antarctica is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Moon & Antarctica Modest Mouse

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Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stadium Arcadium Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Gorillaz Gorillaz

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Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes

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Discovery is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Discovery Daft Punk

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Stankonia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stankonia Outkast

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Turn On the Bright Lights is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

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Favourite Worst Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Favourite Worst Nightmare Arctic Monkeys