00s Music The Best Albums of the 2000s  

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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
762 487
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

2
602 309
The Marshall Mathers LP is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
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3
532 473
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

4
519 393
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

5
509 396
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Strokes

6
602 417
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

7
530 446
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Green Day

8
370 468
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

9
432 408
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

10
359 345
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amy Winehouse

11
420 307
Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
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12
394 323
Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age

13
340 443
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

14
358 430
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

15
322 387
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

16
230 356
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

17
282 285
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
System of a Down

18
261 372
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Coldplay

19
793 303
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho

20
274 352
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

21
672 265
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho

22
235 288
Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

23
193 353
Sound of Silver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
LCD Soundsystem

24
128 139
The Eminem Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Eminem

25
227 431
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand