Kanye West Outshines Beyonce by Topping Billboard's Album of the Decade List
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The 'Stronger' rapper clinches the No. 1 spot with 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy', while Frank Ocean, Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar land third, fourth and fifth respectively.

AceShowbiz - Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" has been named the album of the decade by Billboard editors and writers.

The 2010 release has beaten Beyonce Knowles's "Lemonade" to the top of the 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s countdown, released on Tuesday, November 19, while Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" from 2012 comes in third.

Taylor Swift's "Red" and Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly" round out the top five, while Kacey Musgraves' "Golden Hour", Rihanna's "Anti", "Thank U Next" by Ariana Grande, Robyn's "Body Talk" and "21" by Adele make the top 10.

Lamar is the only artist to land three albums in the top 50, while Kanye and Swift have three mentions on the full list. Drake, Frank Ocean, and Grande also snag two albums in the top 50.

Billboard’s 10 Greatest Albums of the 2010s:

  1. Kanye West - "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" (2010)
  2. Beyonce Knowles - "Lemonade" (2016)
  3. Frank Ocean - "Channel Orange" (2012)
  4. Taylor Swift - "Red" (2012)
  5. Kendrick Lamar - "To Pimp a Butterfly" (2016)
  6. Kacey Musgraves - "Golden Hour" (2018)
  7. Rihanna - "Anti" (2016)
  8. Ariana Grande - "Thank U Next (2019)
  9. Robyn - "Body Talk" (2010)
  10. Adele - "21" (2011)

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