Kw-logo-smaller

Top 10 Albums of 2005

Carrie Underwood will steal your heart with her debut disc, Some Hearts!
Courtesy of RCA

With 2005 behind us, Kidzworld takes a look back at the hottest album releases of the year. Get the goods on our top picks!

#10. Bow Wow - Wanted

Whether it's cuz he's older or in love, Bow Wow really delivers on his fourth disc. Wanted is filled with good beats and lots of guests, including Snoop Dogg, Omarion and his GF Ciara.

#9. Chris Brown - Chris Brown

Chris Brown is only 16, but he's already got big shoes to fill after being compared to big names like Usher and Mario. He proves with his self-titled debut that he's not just another teen singer, but one with lasting star-power. Bow Wow, Jermaine Dupri and Juelz Santana make cameos on the hot track, Run It.

#8. Rihanna - Music of the Sun

Music of the Sun is filled with catchy reggae songs like Pon de Replay, If It's Lovin' That You Want and the title track. Even if you're not a huge fan of Caribbean music, we guarantee you'll be bobbing your head and shaking your hips to the tunes of this girl from the land of sun, surf and sand.

#7. Ashlee Simpson - I Am Me

Yeah, Ashlee Simpson faced more embarrassing situations in a year than others do in a lifetime, but she didn't try to escape the noise. Instead, she confronted her boo boos on album number two and wrote a couple of songs (Beautifully Broken and Catch Me When I Fall) in honor of her lip-synching catastrophe on SNL. You'll want to la la all over again, especially to the tunes of her great first single, Boyfriend.

#6. Story of the Year - In the Wake of Determination
Story of the Year rocks the mic with hard-hitting tracks like We Don't Care Anymore, Taste the Poison and March of the Dead. The best thing about this disc is that SOTY recorded it like a live performance so it'll actually sound like you're listening to them in person!

#5. Fall Out Boy - From Under the Cork Tree
The boys of Fall Out Boy offer up a wicked album filled with great guitar riffs and ridiculously long but funny titles (like Our Lawyer Made Us Change the Name of This Song So We Wouldn't Get Sued). Sugar, We're Goin' Down and Dance, Dance have already gotten a lot of play on the radio, but stay tuned for more of FOB's tracks to hit the airwaves.

#4. Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi

She's been on the DL for the past few years, but Mariah Carey has stepped back into the spotlight with yet another chart-topping album. With glamorous looks, awesome lyrical skills and a mind-blowing five-octave voice, she hits all the notes with perfection and continues to pour out hit after hit after hit.

#3. Carrie Underwood - Some Hearts

American Idol winner Carrie Underwood steals your heart on her debut disc, Some Hearts. She shows off her powerhouse pipes on her first single, Jesus, Take the Wheel, and goes autobiographical on I Ain't In Checotah Anymore. Also includes the bonus track, Inside Your Heaven!

#2. Black Eyed Peas - Monkey Business

Monkey Business truly is an audio delight. With influences from pop, hip-hop, folk and funk, will.i.am, apl.de.ap., Taboo and Fergie have fused their talents to make one heck of an album! Guests include Justin Timberlake, Sting and the godfather of soul, James Brown. Hot tracks like My Humps, Pump It and Don't Phunk With My Heart have become club favorites.

#1. Kanye West - Late Registration

Following up on his hugely successful debut, The College Dropout, Kanye West teams up with artists such as Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Jay-Z on Late Registration to unleash smash hits like Heard 'Em Say, Diamonds From Sierra Leone and Gold Digger.

Related Stories:

  • Top 10 Soundtracks
  • Top 10 Love Songs of 2005
  • Top 10 Singles & Videos
  • More Great CDs to Check Out!
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments

    share with your friends


    Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


    like this article?
    get more just like it in your email

    F1135121263500

    Your Pick for Hottest CD of 2005?

    • Kanye West's Late Registration.
    • BEP's Monkey Business.
    • Carrie Underwood's Some Hearts.
    • Mariah Carey's The Emancipation of Mimi.

    related stories

    latest videos

    Entertainment in the forums

    diana234
    have a riddle to share? This is the place! You can make a riddle too! 
    reply about 2 hours
    Candygirlxxxx
    Candygirlxxxx posted in Movies:
    The Hunger Games is the best movie/book in the world !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    reply about 9 hours
    imin
    imin posted in TV Shows:
    Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – Ek Baar Phir 23rd April 2014 The episode starts with Astha telling Shlok that she came to get a pen. Shlok looks in his laptop. Employee comes and asks him to come for the board meeting. Shlok leaves from his cabin. Shlok gives the presentation. Astha smiles looking at him. Shlok is surprised to see I love you Astha with Astha’s photo on the projector. He gets shocked and asks his employee to go. They smile. Astha tells Shlok that he confesses his feelings infront of everyone. Well done. Shlok gets angry at her. He says, those three words are not important for me. Astha says, it matters to me a lot. When you don’t know these three words then how will you know my feelings. Shlok says, it is waste to talk to you. Astha says, ok don’t tell me anything. She says sorry and leaves. Astha is walking on the road and thinks to take an auto. She says, he won’t confess his feelings. She is about to take an auto. Shlok comes and takes her in his car. Astha says, I don’t want to go with you. She gets sad thinking he will not say I love you. Shlok looks at her and stops the car. He gets down and Astha follows him. Astha asks him to come. Shlok shouts Astha I love you……………….. I love you so much……………………Astha gets surprised and happy. Shlok smiles. Saiyaave Ab Raasta Dikhade Tu…………………plays. Astha gets shy. Shlok asks, why are you feeling shy? Astha hugs him happily. Shlok too is happy and smiles. They close their eyes while the hug continues to be everlasting. They are standing on the middle of the road while the song Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon plays……….. Anjali is waiting for Astha. She wonders where they might be stuck. Sojal says, Astha don’t care about time. Anjali thinks to call Astha. Shlok is driving the car and holding Astha’s hand. Astha gets Anjali’s call. She asks him to leave her hand. Shlok says, no. You won’t talk to anybody and switches off the phone. Anjali gets annoyed as she thinks Astha rejected her call. Shlok gets romantic and says I hold your hand for life. Astha gets shy again. Shlol says, you looks cute when you gets shy. Iss Pyaar Ko Plays………………………………………………… Shlok looks lovingly at her. Astha and Shlok come home. Shlok holds her again and gets romantic. Astha asks him to leave her hand. Shlok says, I didn’t hold your hand to leave you. What is your problem. When I am loving you, you are not liking it. He says, I am loving you infront of everyone. Astha says, not infront of everyone. Shlok asks her to give him a book about the dos and donts. They come inside. Anjali asks Astha where is your phone. Astha says it was lost. Anjali looks at her phone. Astha says, battery was low. Niranjan asks Anjali to do the rituals first. Anjali asks Astha to do the grah pravesh. Astha looks at Shlok. They enter together while Shlok holding her hand. Anjali makes her wear veil and asks her to be in veil until morning. She says, everyone can see you except Shlok. Shlok gets angry. Anjali asks her to change her saree and wear the given saree. She asks her to stay in the guest room tonight, to be away from Shlok. Astha says ok. She goes inside with Anjali. Astha gets ready and thinks what is this ritual. Today Shlok confessed his feeling and I have to be away from him. Shlok looks at Astha’s photo in his laptop. He recalls saying I love you Astha. He comes out of his room. Varad stops her. Shlok says, I want to see Astha. Varad says, Aayi said you can’t see her. Shlok says, I will see her anyhow. Varad says, all the best. Astha is in the guest room and is restless. She thinks to send voice message to Shlok. She messages him I miss you Shlok. Anjali comes and asks her to come for the Moon Puja. Shlok thinks how to see Astha’s one glimpse. Astha looks at moon in the water and do the puja with Anjali and Sojal. Servant comes and informs Anjali that Niranjan is calling her. Anjali goes. Astha is doing the puja and prays for Shlok’s long life. Shlok comes there and says I will see my moon. Astha covers her face under the veil and runs. Shlok runs after her. Astha veil gets removed. Shlok is standing behind her. Astha hugs him and says you can’t see my face. Shlok says, I came to meet you alone. I will see your face at any cost. Astha runs. Precap: Shlok sees Astha’s face in the water. He says I am happy. Astha smiles. Neither your ritual have break nor my wish.
    reply about 11 hours
    Ghostling
    Ghostling posted in Celebs:
    I will be famous one day and therefore the answer is me c:
    reply about 11 hours
    Crisanna
    Crisanna posted in Movies:
    The Host was pretty awful. it was so long and not much happened in it
    reply about 20 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...

    _thumb_100x100

    We have all played the famous game Sudoku, now play it online with this Classic ...