Billboard Names "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" Album of the Decade

Fast Company Innovation Festival - Day 3

Can you believe the decade is almost over?

As we approach the end of 2019 there's only a little over one more year until this decade ends. Billboard has given the crown of "Album of the Decade" to Kanye West's 2010 album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy". Behind the historic album, the #2 spot was given to Beyoncé's 2016 body of work, "Lemonade". Beyoncé along with Kendrick Lamar were the only artists to have two albums in the top 20 ("To Pimp a Butterfly" placed #5, "Beyoncé" placed #11, "good kid, m.A.A.d city" placed #15). Alongside "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" Kanye also had his 2011 album "Watch the Throne" with Jay-Z on the list at #24 and 2013 "Yeezus" album at #62.

Billboard's Top 10 albums of the decade:

  1. Kanye West - "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"
  2. Beyoncé - "Lemonade"
  3. Frank Ocean - "Channel Orange"
  4. Taylor Swift - "Red"
  5. Kendrick Lamar - "To Pimp a Butterfly"
  6. Kacey Musgraves - "Golden Hour"
  7. Rihanna - "Anti"
  8. Ariana Grande - "Thank U Next"
  9. Robyn - "Body Talk"
  10. Adele - "21"

Check out the rest of Billboard's here.

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