The Best Country Albums of the 2000s

1. Brad Paisley - American Saturday Night

Brad Paisley - American Saturday Night
June 30, 2009
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

2. Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose

Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose
April 27, 2004
Critic Score
86
14 reviews

4. Drive-By Truckers - Decoration Day

Drive-By Truckers - Decoration Day
June 17, 2003
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

5. Miranda Lambert - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Miranda Lambert - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
May 1, 2007
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

6. Rosanne Cash - Black Cadillac

Rosanne Cash - Black Cadillac
January 24, 2006
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

7. Jamey Johnson - That Lonesome Song

Jamey Johnson - That Lonesome Song
August 5, 2008
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

8. Merle Haggard - If I Could Only Fly

Merle Haggard - If I Could Only Fly
October 10, 2000
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

9. Miranda Lambert - Revolution

Miranda Lambert - Revolution
September 29, 2009
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

10. Old Crow Medicine Show - Big Iron World

Old Crow Medicine Show - Big Iron World
August 29, 2006
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

11. Rosanne Cash - The List

Rosanne Cash - The List
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

13. Steve Earle - Townes

Steve Earle - Townes
May 12, 2009
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

14. Old Crow Medicine Show - Tennessee Pusher

Old Crow Medicine Show - Tennessee Pusher
September 23, 2008
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

15. Steve Earle - Jerusalem

Steve Earle - Jerusalem
September 24, 2002
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

16. Taylor Swift - Fearless

Taylor Swift - Fearless
November 11, 2008
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

17. Emmylou Harris - All I Intended To Be

Emmylou Harris - All I Intended To Be
June 10, 2008
Critic Score
73
9 reviews

18. LeAnn Rimes - Family

LeAnn Rimes - Family
October 9, 2007
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

20. Lee Ann Womack - Call Me Crazy

Lee Ann Womack - Call Me Crazy
October 21, 2008
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

22. Phosphorescent - To Willie

Phosphorescent - To Willie
February 3, 2009
Critic Score
71
15 reviews

23. Jerry Lee Lewis - Last Man Standing

Jerry Lee Lewis - Last Man Standing
September 26, 2006
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

24. Alan Jackson - Good Time

Alan Jackson - Good Time
March 4, 2008
Critic Score
70
6 reviews

25. Carrie Underwood - Carnival Ride

Carrie Underwood - Carnival Ride
October 23, 2007
Critic Score
69
5 reviews
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