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The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 2000s

George Carlin. Chris Rock. Margaret Cho. These are just a few of the incredibly talented – and howlingly funny – nominees for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album in the 2000s. The best comedy albums of the 2000s covered topics as far-ranging as politics and observational humor, American history and irreverent song. But all of the 2000s best comedy albums featured a spark of originality, thanks to the performers who recorded them.

Which comedian should top this 2000s comedy albums list? The legendary George Carlin won three Grammy awards for Best Comedy Album during this decade for his releases It's Bad for Ya, Napalm & Silly Putty, and Brain Droppings. Throughout his career, the foul-mouthed comedian took home this trophy a total of five times. Chris Rock also won Grammy Awards in the 2000s for his albums Bigger & Blacker and Never Scared.

The 2000s also introduced the world to a pair of hilarious New Zealanders known as Flight of the Conchords. This musical duo won a Grammy in 2008 and was nominated again the following year. Other fan-favorite Grammy-nominated comedy albums of the 2000s include Shut Up You F*cking Baby! by David Cross and Stan and Judy's Kid by Adam Sandler.

Which 2000s comedy album do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Vote your favorite releases up and get ready to laugh.
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    2

    You Are All Diseased

    George Carlin
    Nominated in 2000.
  • 2
    19
    2

    Robin Williams: Live on Broadway

    Robin Williams
    Won in 2003.
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    13
    0

    Brain Droppings

    George Carlin
    Won in 2001.
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    15
    4

    The Original Kings of Comedy

    Steve Harvey, Bernie Mac
    Nominated in 2001.
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    13
    2

    It's Bad for Ya

    George Carlin
    Won in 2009.
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    11
    2
    "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Nominated in 2007.
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    Nominated in 2003.
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    10
    2

    Napalm & Silly Putty

    George Carlin
    Won in 2002.
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    15
    8

    Bigger & Blacker

    Chris Rock
    Won in 2000.
  • 10
    13
    6

    The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents ... America: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction

    Jon Stewart and the cast of The Daily Show
    Won in 2005.
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    11
    4

    Come Poop With Me

    Robert Smigel
    Nominated in 2005.
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    12
    6

    How Paul Robeson Saved My Life and Other Mostly Happy Stories

    Carl Reiner
    Nominated in 2000.
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    10
    4

    The Agoraphobic Cowboy

    Rick Moranis
    Nominated in 2006.
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    8
    2
    "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Won in 2004.
  • 15
    8
    2

    Blue Collar Comedy Tour — One For The Road

    Bill Engvall, Ron White
    Nominated in 2007.
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    11
    6

    Live at Carnegie Hall

    Ray Romano
    Nominated in 2002.
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    8
    4

    I Still Have a Pony

    Steven Wright
    Nominated in 2008.
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    8
    6

    The Prisoner Of Second Avenue

    Richard Dreyfuss & Marsha Mason
    Nominated in 2001.
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    8
    6

    Big Funny

    Jeff Foxworthy
    Nominated in 2001.
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    8
    6

    I Rant, Therefore, I Am

    Dennis Miller
    Nominated in 2001.
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    8
    6

    Oh, the Things I Know!

    Al Franken
    Nominated in 2003.
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    6
    4

    Team Leader

    George Lopez
    Nominated in 2004.
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    6
    4

    The Rant Zone

    Dennis Miller
    Nominated in 2003.
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    8
    0

    Life Is Worth Losing

    George Carlin
    Nominated in 2007.
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    6
    4

    America's Mexican

    George Lopez
    Nominated in 2008.