DECADE LISTS

Best Albums of the 2000s:


British alternative rock band Coldplay topped my best albums of the 2000s list with their much-acclaimed sophomore album A Rush of Blood to the Head. See the top 20 of the list below or click here to see the full 100.

1. Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head
2. Amy Whinehouse - Back to Black
3. Luther Vandross - Dance with My Father
4. Green Day - American Idiot
5. The Killers - Hot Fuss
6. Norah Jones - Come Away with Me
7. Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory
8. Kelly Clarkson - Breakaway
9. Jay-Z - The Blueprint
10. Scissor Sisters - Scissor Sisters
11. The Strokes - Is This It
12. Coldplay - Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends
13. Radiohead - Kid A
14. Snow Patrol - Eyes Open
15. D'Angelo - VooDoo
16. Mary J. Blige - The Breakthrough
17. Moby - 18
18. Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP
19. Beck - Sea Change
20. Keane - Hopes and Fears

Best Albums of the 1990s:

 
English rock band Oasis topped my best albums of the 1990's list with their critically-lauded second album (What's the Story) Morning Glory, holding off stiff competition from American R&B/hip-hop singer Lauryn Hill's Miseducation. See the top 20 below or click here to view the full 100.

1. Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory
2. Lauyrn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
3. Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill
4. Jay-Z - Reasonable Doubt
5. The Verve - Urban Hymns
6. Radiohead - Ok Computer
7. Nirvana - Nevermind
8. Notorious BIG - Ready to Die
9. TLC - CrazySexyCool
10. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
11. Radiohead - The Bends
12. Green Day - Dookie
13. Janet Jackson - The Velvet Rope
14. Nas - Ilmatic
15. Oasis - Definitely Maybe
16. Mariah Carey - Daydream
17. Madonna - Ray of Light
18. U2 - Achtung Baby
19. R.E.M. - Automatic for the People
20. 2Pac - Me Against the World