00s Music 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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1
793 527
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

2
648 331
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
556 498
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

4
533 417
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Strokes

5
539 417
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

6
631 441
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

7
558 477
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Green Day

8
456 430
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

9
379 491
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

10
375 367
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amy Winehouse

11
441 329
Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Gorillaz

12
410 344
Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age

13
356 466
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

14
334 415
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

15
372 467
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

16
240 396
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

17
295 326
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
System of a Down

18
274 412
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Coldplay

19
282 390
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

20
810 326
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho

21
689 288
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho

22
251 431
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend

23
287 200
Californication is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Schultzie added Red Hot Chili Peppers

24
159 166
The Eminem Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Eminem

25
294 300
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Red Hot Chili Peppers