Call him crazy but…
Genius is genius, says music critics at highly revered publications TiME, Rolling Stones, and Entertainment Weekly. For, as the ‘year-end’ tallies come rolling in, the aforementioned three have unanimously championed Kanye West‘s 2013 release ‘Yeezus’ as the album of the year.
Beating out the likes of Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, and mentor Jay Z, the news comes just as fans complained of the Recording Academy’s overlook of the critically acclaimed set only giving it 2 nominations (“New Slaves” for Best Rap Song and “Yeezus” for Best Rap Album).
Elsewhere on the list, you can spot Katy Perry, Rihanna, Lorde, and more. Ready to sound off?
See the three’s top ‘songs and albums of the year’ lists below: