Most Underrated Albums of the '00s


The Top Ten

1 Prelude to a Dream - Jackie Evancho

One of the best classic-crossover singers in a generation, this album should be re-released

Copies of this routinely go for $2000-3000. Signed versions even more. This is a collectible of the first order.

The many great performances here led reviewer Jason Dowd to say, "This nine-year-old girl sings like a bird, with perfect harmony, passion, and heart." - BobG

A wonderful introduction and first glimpse of this remarkable young singer/storyteller whose attention to timing and nuance was evident in every song on this album even at age nine. Now, five years later, she's working on her fifth studio album, her third music special for PBS, and has performed on tour, on television, and in special events both nationally and internationally. And she just…keeps…getting…better.

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2 The Wheel of Time - Sandra
3 Just Push Play - Aerosmith
4 Escapology - Robbie Williams

This album just blows you away - awesome

Number one album around the world except the USA

Love all his albums

One of his best

5 Volta - Bjork

This is my favorite Bjork album of the 2000's - Irina2932

Never heard of this...but it seems good I guess - CerealGuy

6 The Heat - Toni Braxton
7 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron - Bryan Adams
8 This Is Me....Then - Jennifer Lopez
9 Discipline - Janet Jackson
10 All I Ever Wanted - Kelly Clarkson

Just brilliant album. I still don't understand why it wasn't a hit in sales - Irina2932

The Contenders

11 The Sweet Escape - Gwen Stefani
12 Riot! - Paramore
13 L.A.X. - Game

Best album of 2008. Has mainstream hits like My Life, Dope Boys and Camera Phone. Features artists like Nas, Keisha Cole, Lil Wayne and Ludacris!

14 Sound Loaded - Ricky Martin
15 Bounce - Bon Jovi
16 I Look to You - Whitney Houston
17 Brave - Jennifer Lopez

Criminally underrated and overlooked album. 'Brave' is very beautiful track - Irina2932

18 Hard Candy - Madonna

Not her best one but at least it includes some really great tracks - 'Miles Away', 'Heartbeat', 'Dance 2night'... - Irina2932

19 Room Service - Bryan Adams
20 She Wolf - Shakira

Decent Electro Pop music from Shakira - Irina2932

21 Sing When You're Winning - Robbie Williams
22 Invincible - Michael Jackson
23 Da Capo - Ace of Base

Their 4th studio album was great as usual. Too bad sales didn't prove it - Irina2932

24 Stripped - Christina Aguilera

I can't understand how this album only have 3 stars. I CAN'T UNDERSTAND WHY!

25 By the Way - Red Hot Chili Peppers
26 More Than a Woman - Toni Braxton

Bad promotion for such a good album - Irina2932

27 Blackout - Britney Spears
28 Fallen - Evanescence
29 Glitter - Mariah Carey
30 Demon Days - Gorillaz
31 Scarlet's Walk - Tori Amos

Her best album in the 2000's. Very original and beautiful - Irina2932

32 Still Not Gettin' Any - Simple Plan
33 Charmbracelet - Mariah Carey
34 Urban Hymns - Verve
35 Dark Horse - Nickelback

This album changed my life, I was gonna kill myself because I lost my football championship, but when Chads smooth soft as a baby's bottom voice started singing in my ear I was like, Damn I don't want to kill myself. This album, the best!

36 Saturday Night Wrist - Deftones
37 Carnavas - Silversun Pickups
38 Living Proof - Cher
39 Amnesiac - Radiohead
40 Rated R - Queens of the Stone Age
41 Wild Energy - Ruslana
42 Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace - The Offspring
43 Ys - Joanna Newsom
44 Think Tank - Blur
45 Into the Half Moon - 10 Years
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List StatsCreated 10 Oct 2012
Updated 20 Apr 2019

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45 listings
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Top Remixes

1. The Heat - Toni Braxton
2. This Is Me....Then - Jennifer Lopez
3. Discipline - Janet Jackson
1. Volta - Bjork
2. Just Push Play - Aerosmith
3. The Wheel of Time - Sandra


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