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Best Music of the Decade (2000-2009): Top 10 for Teens

"Ten years' worth of musical memories are everywhere you look on this best music for teens list. Our editors handpicked the best songs for teens and standout CDs that teenagers will enjoy long after this decade is over."

Browse Best Music of the Decade (2000-2009): Top 10 for Teens

AGE
14
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Sex, substances dominate eight new tunes on reissued CD.
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By Lady Gaga
(2009)
AGE
14
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Quirky and raw; many teens will enjoy.
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By The White Stripes
(2005)
AGE
14
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Darker album from emotionally charged band.
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By Coldplay
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Punk rock opera actually rocks!
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By Green Day
(2004)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Pink takes on just about everyone. Teens and up.
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By Pink
(2006)
AGE
15
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Pounding party beats with some adult themes.
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By The Black Eyed Peas
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Too racy for kids, but great for older teens.
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By Usher
(2004)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
There's a lot for parents to be cautious about.
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By Jay-Z
(2003)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Packs edgy emotional wallop; best for older teens.
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By Kanye West
(2004)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Dark power-punk is violent but also makes teens think.
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By My Chemical Romance
(2004)

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