Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Best of the lists (albums) 2000s

I'm currently in the process of compiling my best of the year lists for both albums and singles ready for publishing at the end of this month. Here is a look at the top 10 albums of the years in this decade.

2000
Still a youngster, I only listened to what was receiving the most airplay on the radio or the television, which was mostly Britney Spears and a handful of girl and boybands. Some of the entries on my list are more of a recent detection. The album I listened to most was Britney's, Oops!...I Did It Again.

  1. Britney Spears - Oops!...I Did It Again
  2. Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun
  3. Madonna - Music
  4. Craig David - Born to Do It
  5. D'Angelo - Voodoo
  6. Westlife - Coast to Coast
  7. Toni Braxton - The Heat
  8. Linkin' Park - Hybrid Theory
  9. Kylie Minogue - Light Years
  10. N'Sync - No Strings Attached
2001

  1. Aaliyah - Aaliyah
  2. Janet Jackson - All for You
  3. Alicia Keys - Songs In A Minor
  4. Mary J. Blige - No More Drama
  5. Usher - 8701
  6. Michael Jackson - Invincible
  7. Kylie - Fever
  8. P!nk - M!ssundaztood
  9. Shakira - Laundry Service
  10. Destiny's Child - Survivor
2002
This year was the year where I can became a hardcore fan of Christina Aguilera (although I'm not so much anymore) I must have listened to her sophomore album, Stripped to death, I can't find that album anymore.

  1. Christina Aguilera - Stripped
  2. Shania Twain - Up!
  3. Sugababes - Angels With Dirty Faces
  4. Nelly - Nellyville
  5. Faith Hill - Cry
  6. Kelly Rowland - Simply Deep
  7. Stacie Orrico - Stacie Orrico
  8. Justin Timberlake - Justified
  9. Tweet - Southern Hummingbird
  10. Jay-Z -The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse
2003
Away from the spotlight for a year, Britney Spears returned with a killer of an album, In the Zone was the first album I'd bought for a long time--it became a must-have in my primary school. Luther Vandross released his last album, Dance With My Father before he passed away a couple years after. The album was an R&B masterpiece.

  1. Luther Vadnross - Dance With My Father
  2. In the Zone - Britney Spears
  3. Michael Buble - Michael Buble
  4. R. Kelly - Chocolate Factory
  5. Mya - Moodring
  6. P!nk - Try This
  7. Monica - After the Storm
  8. Erykah Badu - Worldwide Underground
  9. Jessica Simpson - In This Skin
  10. 50 Cent - Get Rich or Die Tryin'
2004
This was, essentially the best year for music. Biggest artist of the year was Usher, releasing his monster hit album, Confessions.

  1. Usher - Confessions
  2. Alicia Keys - The Diary of Alicia Keys
  3. Green Day - American Idiot
  4. Kanye West - College Dropout
  5. Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten
  6. The Killers - Hot Fuss
  7. Kelly Clarkson - Breakaway
  8. Gwen Stefani - Love.Ange.Music.Baby
  9. Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane
  10. Snow Patrol - Final Straw
2005

  1. Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi
  2. Mary J. Blige - The Breakthrough
  3. Toni Braxton - Libra
  4. Sugababes - Taller In More Ways
  5. Kanye West - Late Registration
  6. Madonna - Confessions on the Dancefloor
  7. Craig David - The Story Goes...
  8. Keyshia Cole - The Way It Is
  9. Rihanna - Music of the Sun
  10. Westlife -Face to Face
2006
  1. John Mayer - Continuum
  2. Rascal Flatts - Me and My Gang
  3. Jay-Z - Kingdom Come
  4. Evanescence - The Open Door
  5. Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape
  6. Daughtry - Daughtry
  7. Snow Patrol - Eyes Open
  8. P!nk - I'm Not Dead
  9. Ne-Yo - In My Own Words
  10. Lyfe Jennings - The Pheonix
2007
  1. Kanye West - Graduation
  2. Robin Thicke - The Evolution of Robin Thicke
  3. Michael Buble - Call Me Irresponsible
  4. Kelly Clarkson - My December
  5. Robyn - Robyn
  6. Jay-Z - American Gangster
  7. Britney Spears - Blackout
  8. Chris Brown - Exclusive
  9. Fall Out Boy - Infinity on High
  10. Westlife - Back Home

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