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
    - 180


    Arcade Fire

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  3. 3
    + 280
    - 165


    Radiohead

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  4. 4
    + 230
    - 164


    The White Stripes

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  5. 5
    + 234
    - 177


    The Strokes

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  6. 6
    + 176
    - 227

    often listed
    Radiohead

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  7. 7
    + 184
    - 279

    often listed
    The White Stripes

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  8. 8
    + 215
    - 182
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  9. 9
    + 167
    - 154


    Wilco

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  10. 10
    + 175
    - 163

    added by galenandrews
    Green Day

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  11. 11
    + 121
    - 122


    Arcade Fire

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  12. 12
    + 196
    - 133

    ranked low on reranks
    Queens of the Stone Age

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  13. 13
    + 149
    - 124


    The Flaming Lips

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  14. 14
    + 160
    - 167


    Coldplay

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  15. 15
    + 143
    - 134


    Amy Winehouse

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  16. 16
    + 95
    - 87


    The Black Keys

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  17. 17
    + 114
    - 81

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

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  18. 18
    + 81
    - 100

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    LCD Soundsystem

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  19. 19
    + 103
    - 75


    The Black Keys

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  20. 20
    + 143
    - 110

    ranked low on reranks
    Radiohead

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  21. 21
    + 116
    - 113

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Beck Hansen

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  22. 22
    + 146
    - 87

    ranked low on reranks
    Modest Mouse

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  23. 23
    + 89
    - 99

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Franz Ferdinand

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  24. 24
    + 378
    - 112

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  25. 25
    + 86
    - 54

    ranked low on reranks
    Arcade Fire

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  26. 26
    + 133
    - 125


    Arctic Monkeys

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  27. 27
    + 143
    - 139


    Daft Punk

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    - 130

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    Eminem

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  29. 29
    + 129
    - 122


    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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  30. 30
    + 116
    - 122

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Vampire Weekend

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    + 87
    - 122

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    MGMT

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    + 347
    - 92
    Awakening is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

    ranked low on reranks & added by MikeWade
    Awakening Jackie Evancho

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    + 84
    - 61

    often listed & added by but chickens double d
    Muse

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  34. 34
    + 116
    - 95


    Sufjan Stevens

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    + 359
    - 103

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  36. 36
    + 124
    - 61

    ranked low on reranks
    Radiohead

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  37. 37
    + 71
    - 54

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Muse

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  38. 38
    + 109
    - 69


    Muse

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  39. 39
    + 120
    - 78


    Gorillaz

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  40. 40
    + 150
    - 114


    Outkast

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  41. 41
    + 88
    - 57


    Death Cab for Cutie

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  42. 42
    + 86
    - 83


    Animal Collective

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  43. 43
    + 98
    - 92


    The White Stripes

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  44. 44
    + 113
    - 115


    Coldplay

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  45. 45
    + 87
    - 86


    The Strokes

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  46. 46
    + 83
    - 57

    ranked low on reranks
    The Black Keys

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  47. 47
    + 67
    - 89

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Portishead

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  48. 48
    + 49
    - 90

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Libertines

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  49. 49
    + 54
    - 73

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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  50. 50
    + 78
    - 41

    ranked low on reranks & added by sebbzor
    Fleet Foxes

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