Best Albums Of The 00s


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The Top Ten

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.


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!


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


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3Kid 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.
I don't often agree with Rolling stone, but when they rated this the best album of the decade my faith in them was restored, (temporarily). The perfect start to mediocre decade.
Best is 2000's... Who are these people they really don't know about a good album...
Most creative album of the decade
This would have to tie with DSOTM for best album of all time.
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4Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park
What! 15 is madness, at least top 3, this sold 29 million copies!


With this album I fell in love with music. Still Linkin Park's best work. Can listen this forever.
I Can Sit And Listen To This CD Over And Over Again


[Newest]I admit I'm not a big Nu Metal fan, but you can't deny this album is amazing. Definitely deserves to be higher than #9.
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5The 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.


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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6Harem - Sarah Brightman
this is one of the most wonderful album that I ever hear


7Back 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!


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.


8Hopes 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.


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


9Stankonia - Outkast

10Confessions 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


The Contenders

11Stadium 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?!?!
American idiot is for American idiots. Rhcp beats Green Day


12J.Lo - Jennifer Lopez
Awesome album! Urban J. Lo is the best! Don't mind her haters. This album deserves the highest appreciation!

13Crush - 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!


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


best recent album of bon jovi


14Meteora - 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


Remove the 0 in its position
It deserves thst

15Jupiter'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.

16Speakerboxxx / the Love Below - Outkast

17Funeral - 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.


18Is 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

19The Script - The Script

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

21Wheel of Time - Sandra
After long pause Sandra made a brilliant come back with this album


It should be in the Top 5! Sandra is unique and this is her greatest album in the 2000s
Thanks to Sandra I love Synthpop music now!

22In Rainbows - Radiohead
Absolutly Good stuff from radiohead great album!


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

23Elephant - White Stripes

24Brave New World - Iron Maiden

25Minutes to Midnight - Linkin Park

26Hot Fuss - The Killers

27Black Holes and Revelations - Muse

28The Resistance - Muse

29Up! - Shania Twain

30Affirmation - Savage Garden
This is the best album from Savage Garden ever

31The College Dropout - Kanye West

32Appeal to Reason - Rise Against

33Whatever 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.

34All That You Can't Leave Behind - U2

35A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay
This song should be much higher.


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

36Scarlet's Walk - Tori Amos

37Back to Basics - Christina Aguilera

38Illinois - Sufjan Stevens

39Contraband - Velvet Revolver

40Resurrection - Halford

41Awake - Skillet
THIS SHOULD BE number 1!


42Don't Believe the Truth - Oasis

43Yankee Hotel Foxtrot - Wilco

44Return to Childhood - Fish

45Amnesiac - Radiohead

46Toxicity - System of a Down
A breakthrough album for metal, love this band and love their passion for music

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.


48Just Push Play - Aerosmith

49Just Enough Education to Perform - Stereophonics

5021st Century Breakdown - Green Day
Why is this come-lately even here

51Brutal Planet - Alice Cooper

52Lateralus - 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)

53Stripped - Christina Aguilera

54Music - Madonna

55The Eminem Show - Eminem
Awesome album. No doubt
It should've been al least on top ten

56A New Day Yesterday - Joe Bonamassa

57Comotose - Skillet

58How to Save a Life - The Fray

59Waking Up - Onerepublic

60Indestructible - Disturbed

61Songs About Jane - Maroon 5

62Death Magnetic - Metallica
The lesser of all evils. and I don't even like it. That says something about this list


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


63Good Girl Gone Bad - Rihanna

64Oral 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


65All the Right Reasons - Nickelback

66You Gotta Go There to Come Back - Stereophonics

67Vulture Street - Powderfinger

68I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning - Bright Eyes

69Field of Crows - Fish

70Demon Days - Gorillaz
A fantastic all round album that has some of the best songs of the decade.

71The Open Door - Evanescence
My musical Bible. Holden Caulfield would've liked it.

7210,000 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.

73Volta - Bjork

74Heathen Chemistry - Oasis

75Feeler - Pete Murray

76Elephant - The White Stripes

77Take Us Alive - Extreme

78Fallen - Evanescence
The best album of the decade. All songs are classics: Bring me to life, My immortal, Going under, Everybody's fool...
Hands down the greatest

79Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin

80Oracular Spectacular - MGMT

81Move Along - All American Rejects

82In Between Dreams - Jack Johnson

83Dig Out Your Soul - Oasis

84Time (The Revelator) - Gillian Welch

85Lions - The Black Crowes

86Blackbird - Alter Bridge

87All for You - Janet Jackson

88Adema - Adema

89Daughtry - Daughtry

90You and Me - Joe Bonamassa

91Soul Mover - Glenn Hughes

92Sea Change - Beck

93Absolution - Muse

94I Look to You - Whitney Houston

95Phobia - Breaking Benjamin

96Pleasureman - Günther

97X&Y - Coldplay

98Take Off Your Pants and Jacket - Blink-182

99The Heat - Toni Braxton

100We Are Not Alone - Breaking Benjamin

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