Albums The Best M.I.A. Albums of All Time  

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M.I.A. is widely considered one of the best female rappers in the game. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best M.I.A. albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers when available. This M.I.A. discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top M.I.A. albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included M.I.A. singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest M.I.A. album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite M.I.A. album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best M.I.A. album of all time?" or "What are the top M.I.A. albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Throughout her career, M.I.A. has released numerous hit singles and albums. Some of her most notable albums include Maya and Kala.

This list of popular M.I.A. albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Use this list to make one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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Maya is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best M.I.A. Albums of All Time
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Artist: M.I.A.

Release Date: 2010

Tracks: The Message, Steppin Up, XXXO, Teqkila, Lovalot, Story to Be Told, It Takes a Muscle, It Iz What It Iz, Born Free, Meds and Feds, Tell Me Why, Space

Length (mins): 41:39

Label: N.E.E.T., XL, Interscope

Genres (Music): Avant-pop

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Matangi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best M.I.A. Albums of All Time
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Artist: M.I.A.

Release Date: 2013

Tracks: Only 1 U, Exodus, Sexodus, Come Walk With Me, Warriors, Y.A.L.A., Bring the Noize (extended version), MATANGI, aTENTion, Bad Girls, Boom Skit, Know It Ain’t Right, Lights, Double Bubble Trouble, Karmageddon

Genres (Music): Experimental music, Worldbeat, Alternative dance

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Kala is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best M.I.A. Albums of All Time
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Artist: M.I.A.

Release Date: 2007

Tracks: XR2, 20 Dollar, Come Around, Jimmy, Far Far, Bamboo Banga, Paper Planes (album version), The Turn, Boyz, Big Branch, Birdflu, Mango Pickle Down River, World Town, What I Got, Hussel, Mango Pickle Down River (feat. The Wilcannia Mob)

Label: Beggars Japan

Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative rock, Hip hop music, Dance music, Alternative hip hop, + more

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Arular is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best M.I.A. Albums of All Time
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Artist: M.I.A.

Release Date: 2005

Tracks: 10 Dollar, Hombre, Galang / M.I.A., One for the Head Skit, Amazon, Sunshowers, Banana Skit, U.R.A.Q.T, Dash the Curry Skit, Do Ya?, Fire Fire, Pull Up the People, Bingo, Bucky Done Gun

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Hip hop music, Punk rock, Alternative hip hop, Mashup, + more

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