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The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s  

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What do Bruce Springsteen, Hoobastank, and U2 have in common? They are all among the nominees and winners of the Grammy Award for Best Rock Album in the 2000s. As you can tell, it's a wide-ranging category. Some of the best rock albums of the 2000s champion a classic rock 'n' roll feel, with wailing guitars and thumping bass lines to match. But many of these best 2000s album nominees incorporate pop stylings and punk swagger into their tracks. When it comes to deciding the very best Grammy-nominated rock album of the decade, there's no one right answer.

What LPs will you find on this list of Grammy-nominated 2000s albums? The Foo Fighters were nominated for Grammys several times during this span. They took home the trophy in 2001 for There Is Nothing Left to Lose, in 2004 for One by One, and in 2008 for Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace. The Red Hot Chili Peppers also earned multiple Grammy nominations in the decade.

One of the most notable Grammy-nominated rock albums of the 2000s – or any era – has to be Bruce Springsteen's tribute to America's resilience, The Rising. Other good releases on this roundup of rock releases include Broken Boy Soldiers by The Raconteurs and Rage Against the Machine's The Battle of Los Angeles.

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Californication is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Nominated in 2000.
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American Idiot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Green Day
Won in 2005.
3
Hybrid Theory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Linkin Park
Nominated in 2002.
4
Fallen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Evanescence
Nominated in 2004.
5
Hot Fuss is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
The Killers
Nominated in 2005.
6
All That You Can't Leave Behin... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
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One by One is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Foo Fighters
Won in 2004.
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The Reason is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
The Reason Hoobastank
Nominated in 2005.
9
Daughtry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Daughtry Daughtry
Nominated in 2008.
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A Bigger Bang is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
The Rolling Stones
Nominated in 2006.
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Echo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Nominated in 2000.
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There Is Nothing Left to Lose is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Foo Fighters
Won in 2001.
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The Battle of Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Rage Against the Machine
Nominated in 2001.
14
Audioslave is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Audioslave
Nominated in 2004.
15
Stadium Arcadium is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Won in 2007.
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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Santana
Won in 2000.
17
Contraband is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Velvet Revolver
Nominated in 2005.
18
Mad Season is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Matchbox Twenty
Nominated in 2001.
19
Significant Other is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Limp Bizkit
Nominated in 2000.
20
Return of Saturn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
No Doubt
Nominated in 2001.
21
Death Magnetic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Metallica
Nominated in 2009.
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Highway Companion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Tom Petty
Nominated in 2007.
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Echoes, Silence, Patience & Gr... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Foo Fighters
Won in 2008.
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Broken Boy Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
The Raconteurs
Nominated in 2007.
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Magic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Rock Albums of the 2000s
Bruce Springsteen
Nominated in 2008.