Thursday, 5 May 2016

Kanye West is crowned artist of the year for 2016 Webby Awards

The Webby Awards crowned Kanye West as the Artist of the Year for 2016 all thanks to his digital achievements and worldwide recognition.  The Webby awards gave him the award because it recognized the record-breaking release of his album The Life of Pablo through streaming media.After being streamed 250 million times via Tidal in its first 10 days, TLOP later became the first Number One album to top the Billboard 200 off of mostly streaming-equivalent albums.

He was cited as an influential and powerful figure in the music industry due to his individual and changing methods of how music is released and shared.

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