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The best album credited to Kanye West is My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy which is ranked number 33 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 32,037.

Kanye West is ranked number 17 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 73,635.

Kanye West official website: http://www.kanyewest.com

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Kanye West best albums

The following albums by Kanye West are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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4,424
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2018
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985
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2019
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364
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Total albums: 12. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Kanye West.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Kanye West bestography composition

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2000s 6 0%
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Live? Albums %
No 11 92%
Yes 1 8%

Kanye West best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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2.
Rating: 92 (654 votes)Comments: 12
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Rating: 91 (409 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album The College Dropout)
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Rating: 90 (248 votes)Comments: 11
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(from the album Ye)
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Rating: 90 (343 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album The Life Of Pablo)
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Rating: 89 (409 votes)Comments: 9
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(from the album Yeezus)
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Rating: 89 (284 votes)Comments: 6
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(from the album Graduation)
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Rating: 88 (275 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album The Life Of Pablo)
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Rating: 88 (185 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Life Of Pablo)
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Rating: 88 (354 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album Yeezus)
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Rating: 88 (339 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Late Registration)
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Rating: 88 (254 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Late Registration)
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Rating: 87 (303 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Graduation)
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Kanye West ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 256 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 4% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 78.9/100, a mean average of 78.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.1/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 25.0.

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Kanye West comments

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From 05/13/2021 15:26
A genius for sure. His personality and public persona have tarnished his image, but Kanye West in an excellent artist and one of the best artists of the 21st Century. Kanye alongside Kendrick Lamar and Eminem helped get me into hip hop, and he's proven to be heavily influential on modern hip hop, particularly the current trap era. He's a pretty good rapper, but he's a truly fantastic songwriter and conceptualiser. And he's released some classic albums that will stand the test of time.

Even if you don't like hip hop, I'd recommend listening to his work. He's a very interesting artist. He samples from a wide variety of influences such as funk, soul, jazz, rock, metal, punk, indie, etc. Makes for a unique listening experience in terms of rap music.
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From 05/13/2021 13:10
one of the few hip hoppers I can tolerate.....
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From 12/09/2020 15:22
Love or hate him, he's a musical genius and Hip Hop would never have been the same without him.
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From 06/13/2020 18:00
Greatest Hip-Hop Star of the era 2010s
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From 10/06/2019 17:49
Absolutely one of the greatest musicians of the 21st Century, explored every range of emotions from religion to heartbreak to social injustice. His production is one of the best in the Hip Hop community and the fact that is paired with an exceptional rapper and charismatic personality makes for the BEST musician in his genre if not of modern times.
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From 11/08/2018 20:45
Underappreciated because of his often horrible personality. MBDTF is definitely my pick for the best album in the history of the genre, and the College Dropout might be my choice for second best. He is to hip hop what David Bowie was to rock, due to his experimentalism and innovation.
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