The Best Albums of the 2000s

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List Criteria: Only albums released between Jan. 2000 and Dec. 2009

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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    the people's #1 & most listed
    Radiohead

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  2. 2
    + 262
    - 182


    Arcade Fire

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  3. 3
    + 282
    - 166


    Radiohead

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  4. 4
    + 230
    - 165


    The White Stripes

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  5. 5
    + 235
    - 178


    The Strokes

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  6. 6
    + 177
    - 228

    often listed
    Radiohead

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  7. 7
    + 184
    - 280

    often listed
    The White Stripes

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  8. 8
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    - 183
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  9. 9
    + 167
    - 154


    Wilco

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  10. 10
    + 176
    - 164

    added by galenandrews
    Green Day

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  11. 11
    + 121
    - 123


    Arcade Fire

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  12. 12
    + 196
    - 134

    ranked low on reranks
    Queens of the Stone Age

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  13. 13
    + 162
    - 168


    Coldplay

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  14. 14
    + 149
    - 125


    The Flaming Lips

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  15. 15
    + 143
    - 135


    Amy Winehouse

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  16. 16
    + 95
    - 88


    The Black Keys

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  17. 17
    + 114
    - 82

    ranked low on reranks & added by but chickens double d
    Gorillaz

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  18. 18
    + 81
    - 101

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    LCD Soundsystem

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  19. 19
    + 103
    - 76


    The Black Keys

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  20. 20
    + 144
    - 112

    ranked low on reranks
    Radiohead

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  21. 21
    + 116
    - 114

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Beck Hansen

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  22. 22
    + 387
    - 113

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  23. 23
    + 146
    - 93


    Modest Mouse

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  24. 24
    + 89
    - 105

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Franz Ferdinand

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  25. 25
    + 133
    - 131


    Arctic Monkeys

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  26. 26
    + 86
    - 60

    ranked low on reranks
    Arcade Fire

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  27. 27
    + 143
    - 145


    Daft Punk

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  28. 28
    + 162
    - 136

    added by but chickens double d
    Eminem

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  29. 29
    + 129
    - 128


    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    + 352
    - 93
    Awakening is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

    ranked low on reranks & added by MikeWade
    Awakening Jackie Evancho

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    + 116
    - 128

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Vampire Weekend

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    + 364
    - 104

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  33. 33
    + 87
    - 128

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    MGMT

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  34. 34
    + 111
    - 70

    ranked low on reranks
    Muse

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    + 85
    - 66

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    Muse

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  36. 36
    + 72
    - 55


    Muse

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  37. 37
    + 116
    - 98


    Sufjan Stevens

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  38. 38
    + 120
    - 79


    Gorillaz

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  39. 39
    + 150
    - 115


    Outkast

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  40. 40
    + 88
    - 58


    Death Cab for Cutie

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  41. 41
    + 86
    - 84


    Animal Collective

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  42. 42
    + 98
    - 93


    The White Stripes

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  43. 43
    + 114
    - 116


    Coldplay

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  44. 44
    + 87
    - 87


    The Strokes

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  45. 45
    + 83
    - 57

    ranked low on reranks
    The Black Keys

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    + 67
    - 89

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Portishead

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  47. 47
    + 49
    - 90

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Libertines

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  48. 48
    + 54
    - 73

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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  49. 49
    + 78
    - 41

    ranked low on reranks & added by sebbzor
    Fleet Foxes

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  50. 50
    + 125
    - 62

    ranked low on reranks
    Radiohead

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