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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
494 294
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Kid A Radiohead

The Best Grammy-Nominated Rap Albums of the 2000s The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time

2
370 301
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Funeral Arcade Fire

3
415 271
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
In Rainbows Radiohead

4
347 262
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Is This It The Strokes

5
348 259
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Elephant The White Stripes

6
299 278
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

7
262 358
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
White Blood Cells The White Stripes

8
320 272
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added American Idiot Green Day

9
238 216
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Back to Black Amy Winehouse

10
254 313
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hail to the Thief Radiohead

11
293 228
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
223 248
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

13
243 274
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

14
180 208
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Neon Bible Arcade Fire

15
242 203
Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Demon Days Gorillaz

The Best Grammy-Nominated Alternative Albums of the 2000s The Worst Albums by Great Bands

16
309 229
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
202 211
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

18
144 147
Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

19
181 204
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Parachutes Coldplay

20
122 215
Sound of Silver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sound of Silver LCD Soundsystem

21
163 133
Absolution is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Absolution Muse

22
123 162
Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Merriweather Post Pavilion Animal Collective

23
153 279
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand

24
652 200
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
157 228
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend

26
197 121
Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Gorillaz Gorillaz

27
150 232
Oracular Spectacular is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

28
217 263
Amnesiac is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amnesiac Radiohead

29
125 178
Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rubber Factory The Black Keys

The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

30
150 141
Rated R is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rated R Queens of the Stone Age

31
145 140
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Toxicity System of a Down

32
524 168
Awakening is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
MikeWade added Awakening Jackie Evancho

33
214 259
Good News for People Who Love ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

34
202 193
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stadium Arcadium Red Hot Chili Peppers

35
156 188
Black Holes and Revelations is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Black Holes and Revelations Muse

36
536 175
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Dream with Me Jackie Evancho

37
151 152
Brothers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Brothers The Black Keys

38
151 190
The Suburbs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Suburbs Arcade Fire

39
218 151
Stankonia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stankonia Outkast

40
157 235
Sea Change is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sea Change Beck Hansen

41
196 198
Discovery is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Discovery Daft Punk

42
148 179
Get Behind Me Satan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Get Behind Me Satan The White Stripes

43
242 138
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
OK Computer Radiohead

The Greatest Albums of All Time The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

44
123 97
Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
sebbzor added Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes

45
76 124
Up the Bracket is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Up the Bracket The Libertines

46
80 102
Fever to Tell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Fever to Tell Yeah Yeah Yeahs

47
173 190
Favourite Worst Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Favourite Worst Nightmare Arctic Monkeys

48
77 103
Stories From the City, Stories... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

49
186 106
Turn On the Bright Lights is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

50
144 97
Lateralus is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Lateralus Tool