00s Music The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s  

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Emmylou. Willie. Shania. Even the most casual of country fans know exactly who those first names belong to. These superstars are among the talented nominees and winners of the Grammy Award for Best Country Album in the 2000s. The best country albums of the 2000s brought even more mainstream attention to the world of country music and rewarded diehard listeners and curious new audience members alike with catchy new riffs.

What LPs will you find on this 2000s country albums list? Faith Hill was a Grammy nominee on several occasions through the '00s. She took home the trophy in 2001 for her smash hit Breathe. Hill's husband, Tim McGraw, was also a favorite of fans and Grammy voters during the decade.

The trio known as the Dixie Chicks won a trio of Grammys in the 2000s, for Fly, Home, and Taking the Long Way. Other good recordings featured on this roundup of Grammy-nominated 2000s albums include The Road to Here by Little Big Town and Brad Paisley's 5th Gear.

It's up to you to decide which record should top this list of 2000s best country albums. Vote your favorites up to the number-one spot by giving them a thumbs up.

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Breathe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Faith Hill - Won in 2001.

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Timeless: Hank Williams Tribut... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Timeless: Hank Williams Tribute Various Artists - Won in 2002.

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Van Lear Rose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Loretta Lynn - Won in 2005.

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The Great Divide is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
The Great Divide Willie Nelson - Nominated in 2003.

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Your Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Josh Turner - Nominated in 2007.

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Time Well Wasted is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Brad Paisley - Nominated in 2006.

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5th Gear is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
5th Gear Brad Paisley - Nominated in 2008.

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Let It Go is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Tim McGraw - Nominated in 2008.

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Fly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Dixie Chicks - Won in 2000.

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Long Trip Alone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Long Trip Alone Dierks Bentley - Nominated in 2008.

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All Jacked Up is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
All Jacked Up Gretchen Wilson - Nominated in 2006.

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Live and Kickin' is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Live and Kickin' Willie Nelson - Nominated in 2004.

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Drive is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Alan Jackson - Nominated in 2003.

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Live Like You Were Dying is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Tim McGraw - Nominated in 2005.

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Halos & Horns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Dolly Parton - Nominated in 2003.

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I Hope You Dance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
I Hope You Dance Lee Ann Womack - Nominated in 2001.

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Troubadour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
George Strait - Won in 2009.

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Under the Influence is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Alan Jackson - Nominated in 2001.

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Like Red on a Rose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Alan Jackson - Nominated in 2007.

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Around the Bend is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Around the Bend Randy Travis - Nominated in 2009.

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The Road to Here is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Little Big Town - Nominated in 2007.

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My Baby Don't Tolerate is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
My Baby Don't Tolerate Lyle Lovett - Nominated in 2004.

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Heaven, Heartache and the Powe... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love Trisha Yearwood - Nominated in 2009.

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Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Inside Out Trisha Yearwood - Nominated in 2002.

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One More Day is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
One More Day Diamond Rio - Nominated in 2002.

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Jasper County is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Jasper County Trisha Yearwood - Nominated in 2006.

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Let's Make Sure We Kiss Goodby... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Vince Gill - Nominated in 2001.

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Cold Hard Truth is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
George Jones - Nominated in 2000.

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Here for the Party is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Here for the Party Gretchen Wilson - Nominated in 2005.

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Rainbow Connection is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Willie Nelson - Nominated in 2002.

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Cry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Faith Hill - Nominated in 2004.

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Set This Circus Down is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Tim McGraw - Nominated in 2002.

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Taking the Long Way is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Dixie Chicks - Won in 2007.

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It Just Comes Natural is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
George Strait - Nominated in 2008.

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Up! is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Shania Twain - Nominated in 2004.

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Forget About It is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Forget About It Alison Krauss - Nominated in 2000.

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Be Here is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Keith Urban - Nominated in 2005.

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These Days is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Vince Gill - Won in 2008.

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Lonely Runs Both Ways is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Alison Krauss & Union Station, Alison Krauss - Won in 2006.

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Man With a Memory is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Man With a Memory Joe Nichols - Nominated in 2003.

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Home is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Dixie Chicks -

Won in 2003.

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You Don't Know Me: The Songs o... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker Willie Nelson - Nominated in 2007.

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Real Live Woman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Real Live Woman Trisha Yearwood - Nominated in 2001.

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Ride With Bob is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Ride With Bob Asleep at the Wheel - Nominated in 2000.

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Sleepless Nights is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Sleepless Nights Patty Loveless - Nominated in 2009.

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Fireflies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Fireflies Faith Hill - Nominated in 2006.

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Tambourine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Tambourine Tift Merritt - Nominated in 2005.

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Livin', Lovin', Losin&... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Livin', Lovin', Losin': Songs of the Louvin Brothers Various Artists - Won in 2004.

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That Lonesome Song is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
That Lonesome Song Jamey Johnson - Nominated in 2009.

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Run That by Me One More Time is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Country Albums of the 2000s
Run That by Me One More Time Ray Price, Willie Nelson - Nominated in 2004.