The Best Albums of the 2000s Albums

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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    - 169

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Radiohead

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  2. 2
    + 252
    - 164


    Arcade Fire

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  3. 3
    + 261
    - 151


    Radiohead

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  4. 4
    + 217
    - 148


    The White Stripes

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  5. 5
    + 218
    - 166


    The Strokes

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  6. 6
    + 167
    - 215

    often listed
    Radiohead

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  7. 7
    + 176
    - 265

    often listed
    The White Stripes

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  8. 8
    + 200
    - 176
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  9. 9
    + 159
    - 145


    Wilco

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  10. 10
    + 184
    - 122

    ranked low on reranks
    Queens of the Stone Age

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  11. 11
    + 112
    - 113


    Arcade Fire

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  12. 12
    + 140
    - 116


    The Flaming Lips

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  13. 13
    + 138
    - 123


    Amy Winehouse

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  14. 14
    + 88
    - 78


    The Black Keys

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  15. 15
    + 143
    - 151


    Coldplay

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  16. 16
    + 158
    - 145

    added by galenandrews
    Green Day

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  17. 17
    + 77
    - 91

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    LCD Soundsystem

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  18. 18
    + 114
    - 104


    Beck Hansen

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  19. 19
    + 95
    - 66


    The Black Keys

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  20. 20
    + 133
    - 101


    Radiohead

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  21. 21
    + 352
    - 101

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  22. 22
    + 309
    - 83
    Awakening is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

    ranked low on reranks & added by MikeWade
    Awakening Jackie Evancho

  23. 23
    + 81
    - 86

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Franz Ferdinand

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  24. 24
    + 77
    - 42


    Arcade Fire

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  25. 25
    + 125
    - 113


    Arctic Monkeys

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  26. 26
    + 133
    - 120


    Daft Punk

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  27. 27
    + 148
    - 113

    added by but chickens double d
    Eminem

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  28. 28
    + 96
    - 68

    added by but chickens double d
    Gorillaz

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  29. 29
    + 347
    - 94

    ranked low on reranks
    Jackie Evancho

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  30. 30
    + 132
    - 75

    ranked low on reranks
    Modest Mouse

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  31. 31
    + 108
    - 80


    Sufjan Stevens

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  32. 32
    + 83
    - 108

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    MGMT

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  33. 33
    + 74
    - 49

    added by but chickens double d
    Muse

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  34. 34
    + 107
    - 109

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Vampire Weekend

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  35. 35
    + 111
    - 52

    ranked low on reranks
    Radiohead

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  36. 36
    + 64
    - 47


    Muse

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  37. 37
    + 122
    - 102


    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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  38. 38
    + 108
    - 72


    Gorillaz

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  39. 39
    + 141
    - 108


    Outkast

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  40. 40
    + 83
    - 54


    Death Cab for Cutie

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  41. 41
    + 81
    - 78


    Animal Collective

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  42. 42
    + 66
    - 84


    Portishead

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  43. 43
    + 100
    - 57

    ranked low on reranks
    Muse

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  44. 44
    + 81
    - 81


    The Strokes

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  45. 45
    + 105
    - 110


    Coldplay

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  46. 46
    + 46
    - 86

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Libertines

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  47. 47
    + 70
    - 37

    ranked low on reranks & added by sebbzor
    Fleet Foxes

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  48. 48
    + 50
    - 56

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    PJ Harvey

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  49. 49
    + 119
    - 66

    ranked low on reranks
    Interpol

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  50. 50
    + 91
    - 83


    The White Stripes

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