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The Best Albums of the 2000s  

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List Rules 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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Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead
2
The Marshall Mathers LP is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Eminem
3
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead
4
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire
5
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes
6
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Strokes
7
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Green Day
8
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes
9
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
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Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Gorillaz
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Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amy Winehouse
12
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
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Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
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Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead
15
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
System of a Down
16
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Coldplay
17
Lateralus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Tool
18
Stankonia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Outkast
19
The Eminem Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Eminem
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Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age
21
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho
22
Hot Fuss is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Killers
23
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend
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10,000 Days is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
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Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho