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
714 432
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

2
507 425
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

3
485 357
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

4
476 358
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Strokes

5
571 375
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

6
531 285
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
476 408
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Green Day

8
343 437
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

9
406 375
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

10
326 314
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amy Winehouse

11
325 411
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

12
390 279
Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Gorillaz

13
369 300
Songs for the Deaf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age

14
339 381
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

15
303 337
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

16
222 305
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

17
238 237
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
System of a Down

18
247 317
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Coldplay

19
260 304
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

20
769 273
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho

21
218 243
Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

22
650 239
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Jackie Evancho

23
181 312
Sound of Silver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
LCD Soundsystem

24
225 355
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend

25
204 389
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand

26
88 97
The Eminem Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added Eminem

27
230 318
The Suburbs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Arcade Fire

28
639 231
Awakening is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
MikeWade added Awakening Jackie Evancho

29
206 187
Lateralus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Tool

30
187 201
Rated R is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age

31
93 163
Up the Bracket is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Libertines

32
160 143
Room on Fire is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Strokes

33
387 261
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

34
209 306
Oracular Spectacular is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

35
219 256
Black Holes and Revelations is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Muse

36
283 331
Amnesiac is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Radiohead

37
222 219
Absolution is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Muse

38
116 99
Lullabies to Paralyze is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Queens of the Stone Age

39
268 320
Good News for People Who Love ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

40
192 230
Get Behind Me Satan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The White Stripes

41
212 137
Californication is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Schultzie added Red Hot Chili Peppers

42
261 259
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Red Hot Chili Peppers

43
169 139
Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
sebbzor added Fleet Foxes

44
192 127
The Moon & Antarctica is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Modest Mouse

45
116 47
Hot Fuss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Killers

46
219 230
Illinois is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sufjan Stevens

47
158 209
Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Animal Collective

48
186 198
Brothers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Black Keys

49
147 226
Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Black Keys

50
203 263
Sea Change is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Beck Hansen