00s Music The Best Albums of the 2000s  

Ranker Community
Originally by Ranker Community
71.6k votes 3.6k voters 40k views 1,236 items

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.
list ordered by

1
700 426
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

2
503 421
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

3
471 356
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Strokes

4
478 355
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

5
562 373
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

6
518 285
The Marshall Mathers LP is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Eminem

7
470 402
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Green Day

8
339 437
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

9
401 374
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

10
322 313
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amy Winehouse

11
325 409
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

12
385 278
Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Gorillaz

13
364 299
Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age

14
331 371
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

15
299 325
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

16
220 290
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

17
229 222
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
System of a Down

18
242 302
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Coldplay

19
260 290
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

20
213 229
Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

21
755 272
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho

22
179 298
Sound of Silver is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
LCD Soundsystem

23
636 238
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho

24
224 340
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend

25
203 375
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand

26
81 83
The Eminem Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Eminem

27
224 303
The Suburbs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

28
625 229
Awakening is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
MikeWade added Awakening Jackie Evancho

29
380 254
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

30
183 200
Rated R is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age

31
202 187
Lateralus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Tool

32
91 163
Up the Bracket is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Libertines

33
158 143
Room on Fire is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Strokes

34
207 306
Oracular Spectacular is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

35
279 330
Amnesiac is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

36
216 256
Black Holes and Revelations is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Muse

37
220 219
Absolution is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Muse

38
114 98
Lullabies to Paralyze is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age

39
266 319
Good News for People Who Love ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

40
189 230
Get Behind Me Satan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

41
207 135
Californication is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Schultzie added Red Hot Chili Peppers

42
167 138
Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
sebbzor added Fleet Foxes

43
257 258
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Red Hot Chili Peppers

44
190 127
The Moon & Antarctica is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Modest Mouse

45
114 47
Hot Fuss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Killers

46
185 197
Brothers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Black Keys

47
218 230
Illinois is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sufjan Stevens

48
156 209
Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Animal Collective

49
146 226
Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Black Keys

50
210 227
Favourite Worst Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arctic Monkeys