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August 31, 2021, 1:56 PM

Review: A revival for Kanye West on divorce album 'Donda'

After years of alienating longtime fans with provocations into conservative politics and sometimes exhausting media spectacle, Kanye West mostly let the music speak for him when unveiling “Donda.”
August 31, 2021, 1:56 PM
August 25, 2021, 7:58 PM

Kanye West files petition to legally change his name to Ye

Kanye West has filed paperwork to legally change his name to simply Ye, a nickname he has often gone by.
August 25, 2021, 7:58 PM
Kanye West files petition to legally change his name
1 month ago

Kanye West asks court to legally change his name to Ye

Kanye just wants to be Ye
1 month ago
2 months ago

Kanye West confirms new release date for his upcoming album 'Donda'

After failing to drop his "Donda" album on July 23, Kanye West has announced another release event set in Atlanta this Thursday.
2 months ago
Kanye West confirms new release date for his upcoming album 'Donda'
2 months ago

Kanye West sells out Atlanta stadium to showcase his new album, 'Donda'

"Donda" is Kanye's 10th studio album and holds the same name as his mother, who passed away in 2007.
2 months ago
Kanye West sells out Atlanta stadium to showcase his new album, 'Donda'
3 months ago

Kanye West drops 1st piece from his Yeezy Gap collaboration — $200 'Round Jacket'

Kanye has unveiled the first item from his Yeezy Gap collaboration, and it's a blue puffer jacket available for preorder for $200.
3 months ago
Kanye West drops 1st piece from his YEEZY GAP collaboration  — $200 'Round Jacket'
5 months ago

Kanye West sneakers fetch record $1.8M at private sale

The shoes have shattered the record for a pair of sneakers at auction.
5 months ago
Kanye West sneakers fetch record $1.8 million at auction
1 year ago

Kanye West loaned $6.8 million to his 2020 presidential committee, raised just $11,500

The campaign reported spending $5.9 million between July 15 and Aug. 31.
1 year ago
Kanye West loaned $6.8 million to his 2020 presidential committee
1 year ago

Which states will have Kanye West on the ballot now that access deadlines have passed?

It’s becoming clearer where Kanye West might have an impact on the 2020 election, though it remains a slim chance he makes a difference in the overall results.
1 year ago
Which states will have Kanye West on the ballot since access deadlines have passed?
1 year ago

Judge kicks Kanye West off Virginia ballot for November

A judge has ordered rapper Kanye West’s name to be removed from presidential ballots in Virginia
1 year ago
Judge kicks Kanye West off Virginia ballot for November
1 year ago

Kanye West files to appear on ballot in Louisiana

The rapper filed just before the deadline to appear on the ballot in November.
1 year ago
1 year ago

At least 6 Republican operatives, some tied to Trump camp, working to get Kanye West on the 2020 ballot

At least 6 Republican operatives, some tied to Trump camp, working to get Kanye West on the 2020 ballot -- raising questions about their motives.
1 year ago
At least 6 GOP operatives working to get Kanye West on the 2020 ballot
1 year ago

Kanye West qualifies for presidential ballot in Colorado

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein discusses what’s behind West’s push to get on the ballot in key swing states and whether it will affect Trump or Biden more.
1 year ago
Kanye West qualifies for presidential ballot in Colorado
1 year ago

Kanye West apologizes to wife Kim Kardashian for recent behavior: 'I know I hurt you'

Kanye West apologized to wife Kim Kardashian for recent behavior at a rally in South Carolina and on social media.
1 year ago
Kanye West apologizes to wife Kim Kardashian for recent behavior
1 year ago

Kanye West tweets out apology to his wife Kim Kardashian

Janai Norman reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
1 year ago
Kanye West tweets out apology to his wife Kim Kardashian
1 year ago

Kim Kardashian-West calls for ‘compassion and empathy’

The reality TV star and businesswoman publicly addressed the mental health of her husband, Kanye West, in a powerful Instagram post.
1 year ago
Kim Kardashian-West calls for ‘compassion and empathy’
1 year ago

Kim Kardashian asks for 'compassion and empathy' in wake of Kanye West's recent behavior

Kim Kardashian asked for "compassion and empathy" for husband Kanye West's recent behavior, speaking out about the rapper's bipolar disorder.
1 year ago
Kim Kardashian asks for 'compassion and empathy' after Kanye West's recent behavior
1 year ago

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars,' Kanye West says at 1st campaign rally

Kanye West kicked off his first presidential campaign event in North Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday evening.
1 year ago
'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars,' Kanye West says at campaign rally
1 year ago

Kanye West tweets take aim at wife Kim Kardashian West

West let loose in a series of now-deleted tweets just one day after his headline-making first presidential campaign event in South Carolina.
1 year ago
Kanye West tweets take aim at wife Kim Kardashian West
1 year ago

Kanye West holds first campaign rally

The rapper suggested that everyone who has a baby should get $1 million.
1 year ago
Kanye West holds first campaign rally
1 year ago

Rapper Kanye West files for Oklahoma presidential ballot

Rap superstar Kanye West has qualified to appear on Oklahoma’s presidential ballot, the first state where he met the requirements before the filing deadline
1 year ago
1 year ago

Kanye West reveals new details on his presidential campaign and running mate

Just days after announcing he’s running for president, the rapper sat down with Forbes and talked about his platform and his thoughts on the country under President Donald Trump’s leadership.
1 year ago
Kanye West reveals new details on his presidential campaign and running mate
1 year ago

Is Kanye West’s White House run realistic?

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein on the rap mogul’s potential White House bid and whether he could draw any meaningful support.
1 year ago
Is Kanye West’s White House run realistic?
1 year ago

Kanye West breaks with Trump, claims 2020 run is not a stunt

Kanye West says he is no longer a Trump supporter
1 year ago
1 year ago

Kanye West says he's running for president

West, a famous rapper and Trump supporter whose new single was just released, appeared to announce his 2020 presidential candidacy via Twitter on July 4th.
1 year ago
Kanye West says he's running for president
1 year ago

Kanye West announces he's running for president

The controversial rapper will have to defeat friend Donald Trump.
1 year ago
Kanye West celebrates July 4th by saying he's running for president
1 year ago

Kayne West announces he is running for president this year

ABC News' Janai Norman reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
1 year ago
Kayne West announces he is running for president this year
1 year ago

Kanye West and GAP form 10-year partnership to sell more affordable clothing

Janai Norman reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
1 year ago
Kanye West and GAP form 10-year partnership to sell more affordable clothing
1 year ago

Kanye Cosmetics? Kanye West files a trademark for Yeezy beauty

Kanye West files to trademark a cosmetics line.
1 year ago
Kanye West files a trademark for cosmetics
1 year ago

Kanye West donates $2 million to families broken by police gun violence

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
1 year ago
Kanye West donates $2 million to families broken by police gun violence
2 years ago

Joel Osteen on his friendship with Kanye West and their next big collaboration

Joel Osteen, who stopped by “GMA” to talk about his 12th book, “The Power of Favor,” reveals what it was like to collaborate with Kanye West.
2 years ago
Joel Osteen on his friendship with Kanye West and their next big collaboration
2 years ago

Joel Osteen reveals what it was like to collaborate with Kanye West

The senior pastor of the nation’s largest megachurch also talks about his new book, “The Power of Favor.”
2 years ago
Joel Osteen reveals what it was like to collaborate with Kanye West
2 years ago

Kanye West opens up about his faith during visit to pastor Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch

Kanye gets personal about his faith with pastor Joel Osteen at his megachurch, Lakewood in Houston.
2 years ago
Kanye opens up about his faith during visit to Joel Osteen's megachurch
2 years ago

Joel Osteen and Kanye West join hands for special Sunday service

They paired up for a special "Sunday service" at Osteen’s church as Kayne promotes his new gospel album.
2 years ago
Joel Osteen and Kanye West join hands for special Sunday service
2 years ago

Kanye West takes the stage at Houston megachurch

The rapper joined pastor Joel Osteen for services, telling the congregation that his life is in full service to God.
2 years ago
Kanye West takes the stage at Houston megachurch
2 years ago

Kanye West talks about serving God during visit with Osteen

West says he's no longer in the service of fame, money, but "in service to God"
2 years ago
2 years ago

Joel Osteen’s Sunday service sells out with Kanye West

The pastor’s free event has sold out and scalpers are advertising them for 500 dollars.
2 years ago
Joel Osteen’s Sunday service sells out with Kanye West
2 years ago

Rapper Kanye West performs for Texas jail inmates

Kanye West has followed the Johnny Cash route and performed for inmates at a Houston jail
2 years ago
2 years ago

Kanye West wants to build amphitheater on his Wyoming ranch

Officials in Wyoming have received a building permit application from Kanye West for a proposed amphitheater on property owned by the rapper.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Kanye West pays a surprise visit to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' -- declares 'I work for God'

Kanye West pays a surprise visit to "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" during its stint in Brooklyn, New York, where he declared, "I work for God."
2 years ago
Kanye West pays a surprise visit to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' -- declares 'I work for God'
2 years ago

Kanye West donates $1 million to charity for Kim Kardashian West's birthday

Kanye West donated $1 million to charity for Kim Kardashian West's birthday.
2 years ago
Kanye West donates $1 million to charity for Kim Kardashian West's birthday
2 years ago

Thousands show up for free Kanye West "service" in Utah

The rapper performed what he called a worship service at a Utah shopping center.
2 years ago
2 years ago

'Jesus Walks' ... to Coachella: Kanye West holds Sunday service on Easter morning

Reports say that 10,000 people attended the service and concert.
2 years ago
'Jesus Walks' ... to Coachella: Kanye West holds Sunday service on Easter morning
3 years ago
Lorde to Kanye West and Kid Cudi: 'Don't steal -- not from women'
3 years ago

Kanye West distances himself from politics

The rapper took to Twitter to claim he was unfairly "used" to spread messages. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.
3 years ago
Kanye West distances himself from politics
3 years ago

Kanye West visits the White House for a meeting with Trump

The Chicago rapper provided a rambling monologue that included commentary on social issues, hydrogen planes, mental health, endorsement deals, politics and more.
3 years ago
Kanye West visits the White House for a meeting with Trump
3 years ago

Kanye West hugs President Trump and ABC News' Johnathan Karl in the Oval Office

ABC News' Johnathan Karl talks about President Trump's meeting with Kanye West
3 years ago
Kanye West hugs President Trump and ABC News' Johnathan Karl in the Oval Office
3 years ago

Kanye West, Trump meeting at White House is real 'devil's triangle,' Kimmel says

Trump's meeting with West will surely make for good TV this week, according to Jimmy Kimmel.
3 years ago
Kanye West, Trump meeting at White House is real 'devil's triangle,' Kimmel says
3 years ago

Kanye West to meet with President Trump, Jared Kushner at White House

Rapper Kanye West will dine with President Trump at the White House.
3 years ago
Kanye West to meet with Trump, Kushner at White House
3 years ago

NBA set to ban Kanye West's sneakers, report says

The NBA will likely ban Kanye West's highly anticipated Adidas basketball sneaker this season due to the shoe's design, ESPN reported Monday.
3 years ago
NBA set to ban Kanye West's sneakers, report says