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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    - 218

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Radiohead

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  2. 2
    + 304
    - 215


    Arcade Fire

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  3. 3
    + 322
    - 196


    Radiohead

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  4. 4
    + 271
    - 191


    The White Stripes

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  5. 5
    + 274
    - 207


    The Strokes

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  6. 6
    + 247
    - 211
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    + 210
    - 302

    often listed
    The White Stripes

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  8. 8
    + 181
    - 156


    Amy Winehouse

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  9. 9
    + 184
    - 186


    Wilco

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  10. 10
    + 220
    - 200

    added by galenandrews
    Green Day

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  11. 11
    + 143
    - 149


    Arcade Fire

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  12. 12
    + 189
    - 202


    Coldplay

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  13. 13
    + 198
    - 252

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Radiohead

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  14. 14
    + 171
    - 152


    The Flaming Lips

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  15. 15
    + 223
    - 192

    ranked low on reranks
    Queens of the Stone Age

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  16. 16
    + 155
    - 156

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    Gorillaz

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  17. 17
    + 139
    - 138


    Coldplay

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  18. 18
    + 97
    - 95


    Muse

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    + 203
    - 185

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    Eminem

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  20. 20
    + 109
    - 91

    added by but chickens double d
    Muse

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  21. 21
    + 115
    - 179

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Franz Ferdinand

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  22. 22
    + 571
    - 149

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  23. 23
    + 119
    - 110

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The White Stripes

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  24. 24
    + 87
    - 61


    System of a Down

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  25. 25
    + 444
    - 122
    Awakening is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

    ranked low on reranks & added by MikeWade
    Awakening Jackie Evancho

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    + 118
    - 122

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Arcade Fire

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  27. 27
    + 456
    - 132

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  28. 28
    + 173
    - 181


    Modest Mouse

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  29. 29
    + 167
    - 176


    Radiohead

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  30. 30
    + 112
    - 90


    Queens of the Stone Age

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  31. 31
    + 137
    - 145


    Sufjan Stevens

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  32. 32
    + 131
    - 201


    Beck Hansen

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  33. 33
    + 97
    - 156

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    LCD Soundsystem

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  34. 34
    + 106
    - 134


    The Black Keys

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  35. 35
    + 109
    - 152

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    MGMT

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  36. 36
    + 126
    - 88

    ranked low on reranks
    Muse

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  37. 37
    + 133
    - 149


    Vampire Weekend

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  38. 38
    + 101
    - 114


    Animal Collective

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  39. 39
    + 123
    - 116


    The Black Keys

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    + 158
    - 81

    ranked low on reranks
    Radiohead

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  41. 41
    + 64
    - 77

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    PJ Harvey

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  42. 42
    + 65
    - 101

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Libertines

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  43. 43
    + 126
    - 80

    ranked low on reranks
    Modest Mouse

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    + 94
    - 54

    added by sebbzor
    Fleet Foxes

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  45. 45
    + 143
    - 91

    ranked low on reranks
    Gorillaz

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  46. 46
    + 155
    - 153

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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  47. 47
    + 151
    - 83


    Interpol

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  48. 48
    + 164
    - 175

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Daft Punk

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  49. 49
    + 171
    - 127

    ranked low on reranks
    Outkast

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  50. 50
    + 148
    - 164

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Arctic Monkeys

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