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
    + 293
    - 205


    Arcade Fire

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  3. 3
    + 313
    - 187


    Radiohead

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  4. 4
    + 259
    - 187


    The White Stripes

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  5. 5
    + 263
    - 200


    The Strokes

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  6. 6
    + 235
    - 206
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  7. 7
    + 180
    - 178


    Wilco

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  8. 8
    + 200
    - 298

    often listed
    The White Stripes

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  9. 9
    + 139
    - 142


    Arcade Fire

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  10. 10
    + 169
    - 152


    Amy Winehouse

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  11. 11
    + 193
    - 246

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Radiohead

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  12. 12
    + 184
    - 192


    Coldplay

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  13. 13
    + 165
    - 145


    The Flaming Lips

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  14. 14
    + 203
    - 191

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    Green Day

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  15. 15
    + 217
    - 181


    Queens of the Stone Age

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  16. 16
    + 558
    - 139

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  17. 17
    + 107
    - 107


    Arcade Fire

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  18. 18
    + 143
    - 147

    added by but chickens double d
    Gorillaz

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  19. 19
    + 89
    - 85


    Muse

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  20. 20
    + 161
    - 164


    Radiohead

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  21. 21
    + 163
    - 166


    Modest Mouse

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    + 193
    - 172

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    Eminem

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  23. 23
    + 125
    - 187


    Beck Hansen

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  24. 24
    + 92
    - 144


    LCD Soundsystem

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  25. 25
    + 106
    - 165

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Franz Ferdinand

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  26. 26
    + 103
    - 138

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    MGMT

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  27. 27
    + 431
    - 115
    Awakening is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

    ranked low on reranks & added by MikeWade
    Awakening Jackie Evancho

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    + 129
    - 134

    ranked low on reranks
    Sufjan Stevens

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  29. 29
    + 443
    - 122

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  30. 30
    + 97
    - 104

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Animal Collective

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  31. 31
    + 102
    - 81

    added by but chickens double d
    Muse

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  32. 32
    + 103
    - 130

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Black Keys

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  33. 33
    + 125
    - 145


    Vampire Weekend

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  34. 34
    + 80
    - 49

    ranked low on reranks
    System of a Down

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  35. 35
    + 113
    - 102

    ranked low on reranks
    The White Stripes

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  36. 36
    + 61
    - 72

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    PJ Harvey

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  37. 37
    + 116
    - 114


    The Black Keys

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  38. 38
    + 132
    - 130

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Coldplay

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  39. 39
    + 149
    - 147

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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  40. 40
    + 89
    - 50

    ranked low on reranks & added by sebbzor
    Fleet Foxes

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  41. 41
    + 119
    - 75

    ranked low on reranks
    Modest Mouse

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  42. 42
    + 137
    - 87

    ranked low on reranks
    Gorillaz

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  43. 43
    + 58
    - 98

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Libertines

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  44. 44
    + 158
    - 170

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Daft Punk

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  45. 45
    + 107
    - 84


    Queens of the Stone Age

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  46. 46
    + 123
    - 83

    ranked low on reranks
    Muse

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  47. 47
    + 143
    - 160

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Arctic Monkeys

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  48. 48
    + 164
    - 123


    Outkast

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  49. 49
    + 141
    - 79

    ranked low on reranks
    Interpol

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  50. 50
    + 99
    - 67


    Death Cab for Cutie

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