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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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635 376
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Kid A Radiohead

2
461 379
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Funeral Arcade Fire

3
528 338
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
In Rainbows Radiohead

4
431 324
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Is This It The Strokes

5
442 327
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Elephant The White Stripes

6
422 357
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added American Idiot Green Day

7
318 415
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
White Blood Cells The White Stripes

8
369 343
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

9
300 286
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Back to Black Amy Winehouse

10
305 381
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hail to the Thief Radiohead

11
352 248
Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Demon Days Gorillaz

12
343 276
Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Songs for the Deaf Queens of the Stone Age

13
302 335
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

14
277 294
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
205 258
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Neon Bible Arcade Fire

16
458 262
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
237 250
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

18
199 181
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Toxicity System of a Down

19
221 260
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Parachutes Coldplay

20
192 182
Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

21
157 249
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
186 320
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand

23
199 243
The Suburbs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Suburbs Arcade Fire

24
203 172
Absolution is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Absolution Muse

25
700 242
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Prelude to a Dream Jackie Evancho

26
340 215
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
OK Computer Radiohead

27
180 135
Lateralus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Lateralus Tool

28
569 206
Awakening is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
MikeWade added Awakening Jackie Evancho

The Best Grammy-Nominated Alternative Albums of the 2000s

29
581 213
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Dream with Me Jackie Evancho

30
200 299
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend

31
185 286
Oracular Spectacular is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

32
186 111
Californication is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Schultzie added Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers

33
195 238
Black Holes and Revelations is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Black Holes and Revelations Muse

34
258 319
Amnesiac is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amnesiac Radiohead

35
247 309
Good News for People Who Love ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

The Worst Albums by Great Bands

36
245 242
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stadium Arcadium Red Hot Chili Peppers

37
176 219
Get Behind Me Satan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Get Behind Me Satan The White Stripes

38
139 213
Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rubber Factory The Black Keys

39
92 31
Hot Fuss is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hot Fuss The Killers

40
174 188
Brothers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Brothers The Black Keys

41
151 128
Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
sebbzor added Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes

42
173 177
Rated R is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rated R Queens of the Stone Age

The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s

43
126 92
Guero is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Guero Beck Hansen

44
143 198
Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Merriweather Post Pavilion Animal Collective

45
196 217
Favourite Worst Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Favourite Worst Nightmare Arctic Monkeys

46
84 147
Up the Bracket is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Up the Bracket The Libertines

47
173 120
The Moon & Antarctica is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Moon & Antarctica Modest Mouse

48
110 89
With Teeth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
With Teeth Nine Inch Nails

49
183 253
Sea Change is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sea Change Beck Hansen

50
278 171
Stankonia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stankonia Outkast