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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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1
558 328
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Kid A Radiohead

2
411 341
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Funeral Arcade Fire

3
400 287
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Elephant The White Stripes

4
469 301
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
In Rainbows Radiohead

5
389 292
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Is This It The Strokes

6
370 308
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added American Idiot Green Day

7
290 381
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
White Blood Cells The White Stripes

8
332 303
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

9
268 242
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Back to Black Amy Winehouse

10
281 343
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hail to the Thief Radiohead

11
316 248
Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Songs for the Deaf Queens of the Stone Age

12
270 297
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

13
291 219
Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Demon Days Gorillaz

14
247 269
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

The Best Grammy-Nominated Rap Albums of the 2000s

15
192 230
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Neon Bible Arcade Fire

16
388 241
The Marshall Mathers LP is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added The Marshall Mathers LP Eminem

17
221 229
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

18
169 162
Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

19
197 226
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Parachutes Coldplay

20
169 161
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Toxicity System of a Down

21
136 232
Sound of Silver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sound of Silver LCD Soundsystem

The Best Genres of Music

22
181 148
Absolution is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Absolution Muse

23
164 303
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand

24
669 217
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Prelude to a Dream Jackie Evancho

25
173 218
The Suburbs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Suburbs Arcade Fire

26
170 262
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend

27
175 213
Black Holes and Revelations is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Black Holes and Revelations Muse

28
223 218
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stadium Arcadium Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Best Grammy-Nominated Alternative Albums of the 2000s

29
159 256
Oracular Spectacular is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

30
280 166
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
OK Computer Radiohead

31
233 293
Amnesiac is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amnesiac Radiohead

32
161 199
Get Behind Me Satan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Get Behind Me Satan The White Stripes

33
229 288
Good News for People Who Love ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

34
132 197
Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rubber Factory The Black Keys

35
162 161
Rated R is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rated R Queens of the Stone Age

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

36
541 182
Awakening is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
MikeWade added Awakening Jackie Evancho

37
136 111
Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
sebbzor added Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes

38
553 189
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Dream with Me Jackie Evancho

39
159 168
Brothers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Brothers The Black Keys

40
185 200
Favourite Worst Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Favourite Worst Nightmare Arctic Monkeys

41
204 115
Turn On the Bright Lights is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

42
157 105
Lateralus is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Lateralus Tool

The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s

43
80 135
Up the Bracket is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Up the Bracket The Libertines

44
134 186
Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Merriweather Post Pavilion Animal Collective

45
157 113
The Moon & Antarctica is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Moon & Antarctica Modest Mouse

46
142 76
Californication is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Schultzie added Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers

47
137 125
Room on Fire is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Room on Fire The Strokes

48
220 136
Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Gorillaz Gorillaz

49
247 164
Stankonia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stankonia Outkast

50
178 209
Illinois is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Illinois Sufjan Stevens