Best Albums Of The 00s

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The Top Ten

1
Awake - Josh Groban
This is the most diverse and creative album Josh has produced so far. It's good to see how far he's come since he first began. His music is captivating.

Jerusha

This album is unique in it's differing musical styles.

2American Idiot - Green Day
What Sgt. Pepper was to 1960s and The Wall was to the 1970s is what American Idiot is to the 2000s. A wonderly crafted set of songs of similar themes within Rock Opera story. Its one of the few true works of art in music during the aughties.
Has one of the best songs of the 21st century on it - Jesus of Suburbia and why is Heart on top of the list? never heard of them!

idolangelx13

So far this is the best album unto 21st century comes out Rolling Stone was saying how good it is

iwalkalone56

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3Hopes and Fears - Keane
An excellent sound. Beautiful. Passion and emotion burns behind the soft tones and ethereal vocals. Influences from Radiohead, Coldplay, u2 and others, but a unique sound all its own]
Not only is it a great album, but Josh Groban? Come on! This makes Josh Groban look like something that belongs in a petting zoo.

minimac93

VOTE FOR KEANE!!! they are the best british band and this is their best album!

Lonelykeanefan


4Crush - Bon Jovi
it's my life, best song of bon jovi including have a nice, this is better than that crash of heart and madonna!

andres101

It's My Life, Thank You For Loving Me, One Wild Night!
nothing left to say...

richie4life

best recent album of bon jovi

ronluna


5Invincible - Michael Jackson
This album is beautiful. Michael sang the songs with such depth and emotion. His reality of life in his songs is amazing. Speechless is on this album and that song alone makes me speechless. Awsome album and I just can't get enough of it.

love4mjj

One of his worst albums in terms of sales, and yet it still managed to take the number one place during its release. If Michael Jackson at his worst is better than any artist at his/her best then this surely beats all! You Rock My World
Michael had his heart and sole in this album. Hi s music was wonderful and I love it so much...

love4mjj

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6Confessions On a Dance Floor - Madonna
Madonna's greatest album in the 2000's. Dance/Electronica sound was really impressive. The lead single "Hung Up" broke all the records during that time and was #1 in 45 countries. My personal favorite song here is "Sorry" - beautiful, deep and very emotional

Irina2932


7Harem - Sarah Brightman
this is one of the most wonderful album that I ever hear

straffon


8The Emancipation of Mimi - Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey's The Emancipation of Mimi wasn't only the best album of 2005, it was also one of the bests, if not the best, of the 2000's decade. It set and broke several records, and was the best-selling album of 2005 with over 10 million copies sold worldwide. It produced six singles which all experienced success on different charts globally. It produced two chart-toppers, We Belong Together and Don't Forget About Us. We Belong Together topped the chart for 14 weeks, the longest stay at number one in the past decade, and the second longest stay at number one ever, only behind Mariah's very own One Sweet Day, a collaborative effort with Boyz II Men, which topped the song for an undisputed record of 16 weeks. In between WBT's reign, TEOM's third single peaked at number two, making Mariah the first and only female artist to occupy the top two positions on the Hot 100. The other chart-topper from the album, Don'r Forget About Us, became Mariah's 17'th number one, the most for any female. She has since topped this when the lead single from her album E=MC2, Touch My Body, reached number one in 2008, making her the solo artist who have the most number ones, the second overall with the most number ones, only behind The Beatles with 20, and the only active artist with a possibility to surpass the record of 20 number songs set by The Beatles. Additionally, the album itself received warm reception from music critics and fans alike. The album and its songs received major awards and nominations, most notably the 10 Grammy nominations (2005-2006), winning 3. At the end of the decade, We Belong Together was crowned as the Song of the Decade (2000-2009) by Billboard, making her the only artist to have two and consecutive Songs of the Decade, as One Sweet Day achieved that feat also (1990-1999). And lastly, the entire The Emancipation of Mimi album was vocally stunning and lyrically remarkable (All songs were written/and or co-written by Carey). Like every Mariah release, her voice soared to unbelievable heights in the album, but she never lost her soul even for one second. The Emancipation of Mimi was a mixture of Pop-Rap-HipHop-R&B, and was full of songs only "The Voice of our Generation" can sing, the one and only Mariah Carey.

micahprestigelamb

It's a great R&B album!
The lyrics are inventive, the music is nice and the vocals are at their best!

9The Marshall Mathers LP - Eminem
Easily number one. Why is this so low. And why does that Michael Jackson album get so many votes on everything.
bEST RAP ALBUM AND BEST ALBUM.

skyebrntt

Out of these top 10 he's the only one that's still making good music or alive. This is what started it all.
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10Kid A - Radiohead
Radiohead took a major risk with this album, completely changing styles that Pablo Honey, The Bends, and OK Computer had and diving into a pool of experimental music. The random mash of instruments, sounds, and vocals became a result that was one of the greatest albums of the 2000's if not of all time.
Best is 2000's... Who are these people they really don't know about a good album...
Most creative album of the decade
Rolling stone rated it the best of the dacade... It is a shame you don't think so.
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The Contenders

11Jupiter's Darling - Heart
This CD is as good as any HEART ever recored. J.D. ranks right up there with Little Queen and Dreamboat Annie. If you don't have it ,buy it and give it a spin. Recored in 2004, it ranks in the top 3 of all of HEARTs records.
Things,Prefect Goodbye, Lost Angel are three of the best songs HEART has ever recorded but of course they made the radio station play list.To busy playing that RAP junk.

12Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park
With this album I fell in love with music. Still Linkin Park's best work. Can listen this forever.
What! 15 is madness, at least top 3, this sold 29 million copies!

aynjel

I Can Sit And Listen To This CD Over And Over Again

Dglass23

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13Stankonia - Outkast

14Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
Amy changed music with this brilliant masterpiece. "Back to Black" is phenomenal album. Amy's voice was really unique. I love every single track on this album
R.I.P. darling. We Miss YOU!

Irina2932

Amy Winehouse was talented. No one can argue about that. Without her would Adele have become as popular? Probably not she paved the way for non-pop artists on the radio for the 2010s.
Just phenomenal album-masterpiece that changed our music. Amy did a wonderful job here. Her vocal is impressive. Her lyrics is touching.
'Back to Black' is melodious mix of Soul, Jazz, Pop and R^^B.

Irina2932


15Meteora - Linkin Park
Easily the best album of all time. It has Numb, Faint, Somewhere I Belong, Breaking the Habit, From the Inside, and Lying From You. All six of those songs went on to be famous

alterbridgefan

Remove the 0 in its position
It deserves thst

16Speakerboxxx / the Love Below - Outkast

17Death Magnetic - Metallica
The lesser of all evils. and I don't even like it. That says something about this list

UFasten8Me

Love this album it is so good, every song is a masterpiece.

dragon13304


18Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Seriously?!?! Dani California, Snow (Hey Oh), Tell Me Baby, Storm in a Teacup, Charlie, Warlocks, the list could go on?!?!

19Covers Vol. 1 - Regine Velasquez
garnered a PLATINUM award in LESS THAN A WEEK! now that's amazing, isn't it?

reigne27


20The Blueprint - Jay-Z
This album should be much higher, it is much, MUCH higher than the Marshall Matters LP, this album has excellent beats and it has a very diverse sound, its the best album of the 2000's in my opinion
How this so low. It is so much better than the overrated MaMathers Mathers. It is one of the best rap albums of all time and Jay-Z is the second best rapper behind Biggie, Eminem is just plain overrated
You think jayz was better than slim? Looks like the world just turned upside down

21J.Lo - Jennifer Lopez

22The Script - The Script

23Funeral - Arcade Fire
It's a disgrace that this so far down on the list. Not only is this one of the best albums of the 00s, it's one of the best albums of all time. I'm also surprised that This is It-The Strokes is so far down when it is one of the most fun to listen to albums ever.

jackowacko1055


24Affirmation - Savage Garden
This is the best album from Savage Garden ever

25Brave New World - Iron Maiden

26Minutes to Midnight - Linkin Park

27Hot Fuss - The Killers

28Black Holes and Revelations - Muse

29Wheel of Time - Sandra
After long pause Sandra made a brilliant come back with this album

Magnolia


30Is This It - The Strokes
This is one of the best albums of all time, let alone the 00's, and well I'm here, might as well complain about there being no In Rainbows in the top ten. There, I'm done.
Really? Josh Groban at the top? THIS is the best album, bringing back some of old rock and roll's essence into the 21st century.
Last nite, someday, trying your luck
This is the best album of the 00's

31The Resistance - Muse

32Elephant - White Stripes

33The Colour and the Shape - Foo Fighters

34All That You Can't Leave Behind - U2

35The College Dropout - Kanye West

36Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends - Coldplay
My favorite song is in this album. It actually hurts me to see this at number 58. This is one one of the best albums ever! :)
This, Parachutes, AROBTTH, X&Y, Kid A, In Rainbows should be much higher.

37Appeal to Reason - Rise Against

38Up! - Shania Twain

39In Rainbows - Radiohead
Absolutly Good stuff from radiohead great album!

iTunesJunky

Best album of Radiohead and Radiohead is the best band in the world so...
35? -. - come on

40A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay
This song should be much higher.

sameera62

Really this website is so biased towards USA no oasis or AROBTTH is ridiculous

41Scarlet's Walk - Tori Amos

42Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys
I prefer American Idiot really as in the best from the 00s but I should get my point across...

This is all the way down here due to the songs based around urban British life. Not relatable with Americans. This album is much stronger than half the crap above it. For one, it has cultural meaning from Britain in the 00s.
Linkin Park? Madonna? Mariah Carey? Surely it must just be Americans voting in this list, because Arctic Monkeys aren't as popular over there somehow. This is one of the greatest albums ever. Every song is brilliant and I don't know how it's all the way down at 40.

43Back to Basics - Christina Aguilera

44Illinois - Sufjan Stevens

45Contraband - Velvet Revolver

46Resurrection - Halford

47Greatest Hits - Guns N Roses
the compilation of greatest hits from guns n roses that was being released in 2004. axl and other ex-guns n roses members filed a case against the release of this album and they think that it is a bad album but it sold millions of copies worldwide.

ronluna


48Awake - Skillet
THIS SHOULD BE number 1!

BEST ROCK BAND IN HISTORY!

49Don't Believe the Truth - Oasis

5021st Century Breakdown - Green Day

51Toxicity - System of a Down
I love this album

52Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson
Four of the songs in here are the ones that have built my childhood. They are all exquisitely composed in a way that exemplifies its amazing melody that overpowers most of the modern crap that we hear today.

53Yankee Hotel Foxtrot - Wilco

54Return to Childhood - Fish

55Music - Madonna

56A Beautiful Lie - 30 Seconds to Mars

57Lateralus - Tool
Easily the best album of the 2000s. Each song on here is more beautiful and complex than anything else you could find in this time period.
I personally rather it played in the Fibonacci sequence (the songs on the album make hints to play it like that it it actually sounds like one giant song when played like that in my opinion)

58Just Push Play - Aerosmith

59Indestructible - Disturbed

60Just Enough Education to Perform - Stereophonics

61Good Girl Gone Bad - Rihanna

62Brutal Planet - Alice Cooper

63Demon Days - Gorillaz
A fantastic all round album that has some of the best songs of the decade.

64The Eminem Show - Eminem
Awesome album. No doubt
It should've been al least on top ten

65Stripped - Christina Aguilera

This is my favourite album! My parents give me when I was only 14 years. All songs are classics: Fighter, beautiful, dirrty, the voice within... Very underrated!


66A New Day Yesterday - Joe Bonamassa

67Comotose - Skillet

68How to Save a Life - The Fray

69Waking Up - Onerepublic

70All the Right Reasons - Nickelback

71Songs About Jane - Maroon 5

72You Gotta Go There to Come Back - Stereophonics

73Vulture Street - Powderfinger

74I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning - Bright Eyes

75Field of Crows - Fish

76Fallen - Evanescence
The best album of the decade. All songs are classics: Bring me to life, My immortal, Going under, Everybody's fool...

7710,000 Days - Tool
I can't believe this album wasn't even on the list. Clearly there's a large number of votes from impressionable little children who only get into the music spoon fed via MTV. To those in this predicament, try listening to the music your watching, try listening to music other than that which your friends like & see if you like it yourself. Back on topic... 10,000 Days takes you on a journey. It can be difficult to listen to in places with some of the changes in timing, but the way it all comes together & makes perfect sense is simply beautiful.

78Oral Fixation Vol. 2 - Shakira
Probably the strongest Shakira album. She added some Rock sound here and it worked. The whole album sounds fresh and stylish

AtlasUniverse


79Heathen Chemistry - Oasis

80Feeler - Pete Murray

81Elephant - The White Stripes

82Take Us Alive - Extreme

83The Open Door - Evanescence
My musical Bible. Holden Caulfield would've liked it.

84Adema - Adema

85Move Along - All American Rejects

86In Between Dreams - Jack Johnson

87Dig Out Your Soul - Oasis

88Time (The Revelator) - Gillian Welch

89Lions - The Black Crowes

90I Look to You - Whitney Houston

91Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin

92Pleasureman - Günther

93Blackbird - Alter Bridge

94All for You - Janet Jackson

95Absolution - Muse

96The Heat - Toni Braxton

97Daughtry - Daughtry

98You and Me - Joe Bonamassa

99Soul Mover - Glenn Hughes

100Take Off Your Pants and Jacket - Blink-182

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