Kanye West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer and producer. He has released five solo albums to date, and runs his own record label, GOOD music. He has been nominated for many Grammies over the years, especially for his album Graduation.
West has collaborated with many other well-known rap artists, like Jay-Z and Jamie Foxx. He has also been very vocal about gay rights, racial issues, and his faith in God.
Kanye West has been nominated for the most Grammy awards for the 2012 Grammies. They are:
- Song of the Year (for All of the Lights)
- Best Rap Song (for All of the Lights)
- Best Rap Song (for Otis with Jay-Z)
- Best Rap Performance (for Otis with Jay-Z)
- Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (for All of the Lights)
- Best Rap Album (for Watch The Throne with Jay-Z)
- Best Rap Album (for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy)