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
    + 279
    - 195


    Arcade Fire

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  3. 3
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    - 177


    Radiohead

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  4. 4
    + 247
    - 175


    The White Stripes

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  5. 5
    + 252
    - 189


    The Strokes

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    - 195
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    + 173
    - 168


    Wilco

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  8. 8
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    - 291

    often listed
    The White Stripes

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  9. 9
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    - 238

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Radiohead

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  10. 10
    + 128
    - 136


    Arcade Fire

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  11. 11
    + 153
    - 144


    Amy Winehouse

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    + 175
    - 181


    Coldplay

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  13. 13
    + 157
    - 139


    The Flaming Lips

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  14. 14
    + 196
    - 178

    often listed & added by galenandrews
    Green Day

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  15. 15
    + 205
    - 172

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Queens of the Stone Age

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    + 524
    - 128

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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    + 427
    - 105
    Awakening is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

    ranked low on reranks & added by MikeWade
    Awakening Jackie Evancho

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    - 113

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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    added by but chickens double d
    Gorillaz

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  20. 20
    + 156
    - 160


    Modest Mouse

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    + 100
    - 157

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Franz Ferdinand

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  22. 22
    + 150
    - 157


    Radiohead

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  23. 23
    + 100
    - 123


    The Black Keys

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    + 119
    - 182

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Beck Hansen

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  25. 25
    + 124
    - 128


    Sufjan Stevens

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    - 101


    Arcade Fire

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

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    - 141

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    LCD Soundsystem

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    - 99


    Animal Collective

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    + 78
    - 80


    Muse

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    + 94
    - 75

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

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    + 94
    - 134

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    MGMT

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  33. 33
    + 122
    - 139


    Vampire Weekend

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  34. 34
    + 127
    - 123


    Coldplay

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    + 107
    - 99


    The White Stripes

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  36. 36
    + 111
    - 109


    The Black Keys

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    + 56
    - 68

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    PJ Harvey

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  38. 38
    + 71
    - 46


    System of a Down

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    + 84
    - 46

    ranked low on reranks & added by sebbzor
    Fleet Foxes

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    + 55
    - 94

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Libertines

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    + 114
    - 73

    ranked low on reranks
    Modest Mouse

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  42. 42
    + 139
    - 142


    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    + 103
    - 80


    Queens of the Stone Age

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    + 139
    - 156

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Arctic Monkeys

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  45. 45
    + 151
    - 167

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Daft Punk

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  46. 46
    + 127
    - 85

    ranked low on reranks
    Gorillaz

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  47. 47
    + 116
    - 80


    Muse

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  48. 48
    + 156
    - 121


    Outkast

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  49. 49
    + 134
    - 77

    ranked low on reranks
    Interpol

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  50. 50
    + 93
    - 63


    Death Cab for Cutie

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