Top Ten Best Albums of 2003


The Top Ten

1 Linkin Park - Meteora

Lots of people have different tastes in music, but this is one of the best albums of Linkin Park. - JrG

This is the best album of the year. Numb is the best song ever. - Shahabnc

This album sold roughly 18 million copies worldwide! How is it number 2?

Where the hell is Get Rich or Die Tryin by 50 cent. It had multiple hits: In the Club, 21 Questions, Many Men, PIMP, Wanksta, the list goes on and on - kylermikkelsen45

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2 Evanescence - Fallen

Phenomenal album. It should be in the top ten along with Linkin Park's Meteora.

Epic album, it should be number 1 for sure!

3 The White Stripes - Elephant

One of the last true rock n roll records... honestly it makes me sad when I listen to it despite the playful vibes it gives off

Ball and Biscuit...enough said.

4 Sophie Ellis Bextor - Shoot From The Hip
5 Radiohead - Hail to the Thief
6 Britney Spears - In The Zone

So many great compositions on this album. The middle east tunes meets hip hop tunes is all over on this album. She also talks about many things in this album like having fun, sex, out, boys, masturbation, and heartbreak. Literally her best album and best album of 2003.

7 Muse - Absolution

Time is Running Out, Sinf for Absolution, Hysteria, Stockholm Syndrome, Butterslies and hurricanes, Fury - the only album I have ever heard where every song is amazing! - LaurenLauren

8 Michelle Branch - Hotel Paper
9 Three Days Grace - Three Days Grace
10 Metallica - St. Anger

The irony is St. Anger is probably better than a lot of the albums on this list lol - christangrant

Yay, The only album I like on this list, Metallica rules! - dragon13304

Only good thing on this list.

Just cause it's the mighty Metallica doesn't make it the best. St.Anger is a good song but the album as a whole is not to good

The Newcomers

? Goldfrapp - Black Cherry
? Kylie Minogue - Body Language

The Contenders

11 Kelly Clarkson - Thankful
12 Dido - Life For Rent
13 Boris - Boris at Last -Feedbacker-
14 Avenged Sevenfold - Waking the Fallen
15 Opeth - Damnation
16 Robbie Williams - Escapology
17 Madonna - American Life
18 The Strokes - Room On Fire
19 The Mars Volta - De-Loused In the Comatorium
20 Thirteenth Step - A Perfect Circle

This album reminds me a scary amount of Gollum all the way through. I keep wondering if that was intentional.

21 Deftones - Deftones
22 Explosions In the Sky - The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place
23 The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
24 Four Tet - Rounds
25 Sleeping With Ghosts - Placebo
26 Poodle Hat - "Weird Al" Yankovic
27 King Crimson - The Power to Believe
28 Beyonce - Dangerously In Love

Great album, definitely doesn't deserve 42nd place on a list like this!

29 Faceless - Godsmack
30 The Artist In the Ambulance - Thrice
31 Echoes - The Rapture
32 DJ Bobo - Chihuahua
33 The National - Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
34 XIII - Mushroomhead
35 The Postal Service - Give Up
36 Annie Lennox - Bare
37 666 - Hyde
38 Linkin Park - Live in Texas
39 Rise Against - Revolutions Per Minute

Overlooked record in Rise Against's discography. Still enjoy this one from time to time. - cjWriter1997

40 Sun Kil Moon - Ghosts of the Great Highway
41 Another Story - Janne Da Arc
42 Pink - Try This
43 Jewel - 0304
44 Mandy Moore - Coverage
45 Robbie Williams - Live at Knebworth
46 Celine Dion - One Heart
47 Korn - Take a Look In the Mirror
48 Self-Destructive Pattern - Spineshank
49 Ryan Adams - Rock N Roll
50 Amy Winehouse - Frank
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Top Remixes (16)

1. DJ Bobo - Chihuahua
2. Linkin Park - Meteora
3. Sophie Ellis Bextor - Shoot From The Hip
1. Linkin Park - Meteora
2. Muse - Absolution
3. The White Stripes - Elephant
1. Annie Lennox - Bare
2. Goldfrapp - Black Cherry
3. Britney Spears - In The Zone

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