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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
616 369
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Kid A Radiohead

2
450 373
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Funeral Arcade Fire

3
514 333
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
In Rainbows Radiohead

4
431 322
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Elephant The White Stripes

5
417 321
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Is This It The Strokes

6
413 349
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added American Idiot Green Day

7
310 411
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
White Blood Cells The White Stripes

8
361 339
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

9
293 277
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Back to Black Amy Winehouse

10
297 377
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hail to the Thief Radiohead

11
339 244
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
296 330
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

13
332 274
Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Songs for the Deaf Queens of the Stone Age

14
266 291
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
203 253
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Neon Bible Arcade Fire

16
446 260
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
230 246
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

18
187 177
Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

19
214 257
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Parachutes Coldplay

20
189 179
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Toxicity System of a Down

21
151 246
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
180 317
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand

23
192 242
The Suburbs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Suburbs Arcade Fire

24
195 164
Absolution is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Absolution Muse

25
326 199
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
OK Computer Radiohead

26
688 239
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Prelude to a Dream Jackie Evancho

27
171 124
Lateralus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Lateralus Tool

28
193 285
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend

The Best Grammy-Nominated Alternative Albums of the 2000s

29
172 98
Californication is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Schultzie added Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers

30
557 202
Awakening is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
MikeWade added Awakening Jackie Evancho

31
569 210
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Dream with Me Jackie Evancho

32
180 281
Oracular Spectacular is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

33
189 235
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
238 238
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stadium Arcadium Red Hot Chili Peppers

35
248 318
Amnesiac is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amnesiac Radiohead

The Worst Albums by Great Bands

36
171 217
Get Behind Me Satan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Get Behind Me Satan The White Stripes

37
238 307
Good News for People Who Love ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

38
135 211
Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rubber Factory The Black Keys

39
145 125
Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
sebbzor added Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes

40
140 196
Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Merriweather Post Pavilion Animal Collective

41
192 214
Favourite Worst Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Favourite Worst Nightmare Arctic Monkeys

42
167 186
Brothers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Brothers The Black Keys

The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s

43
167 176
Rated R is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rated R Queens of the Stone Age

44
81 145
Up the Bracket is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Up the Bracket The Libertines

45
83 29
Hot Fuss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hot Fuss The Killers

46
121 92
Guero is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Guero Beck Hansen

47
106 88
With Teeth is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
With Teeth Nine Inch Nails

48
167 120
The Moon & Antarctica is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Moon & Antarctica Modest Mouse

49
178 252
Sea Change is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sea Change Beck Hansen

50
190 218
Illinois is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Illinois Sufjan Stevens