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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680 411
Kid A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Kid A Radiohead

2
492 408
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Funeral Arcade Fire

3
455 344
Is This It is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Is This It The Strokes

4
464 348
Elephant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Elephant The White Stripes

5
553 363
In Rainbows is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
In Rainbows Radiohead

6
497 278
The Marshall Mathers LP is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added The Marshall Mathers LP Eminem

7
459 388
American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added American Idiot Green Day

8
333 430
White Blood Cells is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
White Blood Cells The White Stripes

9
393 363
Whatever People Say I Am, That... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

10
314 305
Back to Black is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Back to Black Amy Winehouse

11
319 402
Hail to the Thief is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hail to the Thief Radiohead

12
378 266
Demon Days is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
but chickens double d added Demon Days Gorillaz

13
357 291
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
323 359
A Rush of Blood to the Head is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

15
291 314
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

16
218 275
Neon Bible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Neon Bible Arcade Fire

17
218 205
Toxicity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Toxicity System of a Down

18
236 281
Parachutes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Parachutes Coldplay

19
250 269
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

20
203 208
Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

21
175 276
Sound of Silver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Sound of Silver LCD Soundsystem

22
70 59
The Eminem Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
galenandrews added The Eminem Show Eminem

23
199 350
Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand

24
221 281
The Suburbs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Suburbs Arcade Fire

25
738 263
Prelude to a Dream is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Prelude to a Dream Jackie Evancho

26
193 177
Lateralus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Lateralus Tool

27
608 223
Awakening is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
MikeWade added Awakening Jackie Evancho

28
619 230
Dream with Me is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Dream with Me Jackie Evancho

29
365 252
OK Computer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
OK Computer Radiohead

30
219 324
Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend

31
273 327
Amnesiac is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Amnesiac Radiohead

32
199 304
Oracular Spectacular is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

33
207 253
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
213 215
Absolution is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Absolution Muse

35
259 316
Good News for People Who Love ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

36
199 129
Californication is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Schultzie added Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers

37
254 253
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stadium Arcadium Red Hot Chili Peppers

38
184 229
Get Behind Me Satan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Get Behind Me Satan The White Stripes

39
108 42
Hot Fuss is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Hot Fuss The Killers

40
183 194
Brothers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Brothers The Black Keys

41
145 223
Rubber Factory is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rubber Factory The Black Keys

42
162 137
Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
sebbzor added Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes

43
208 224
Favourite Worst Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Favourite Worst Nightmare Arctic Monkeys

44
152 206
Merriweather Post Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Merriweather Post Pavilion Animal Collective

45
182 125
The Moon & Antarctica is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
The Moon & Antarctica Modest Mouse

46
179 184
Rated R is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Rated R Queens of the Stone Age

47
212 228
Illinois is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Illinois Sufjan Stevens

48
235 137
Turn On the Bright Lights is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s

49
290 178
Stankonia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
Stankonia Outkast

50
117 96
With Teeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Albums of the 2000s
With Teeth Nine Inch Nails