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2 months ago

Kanye West banned from performing at Grammys

The artist, who is now legally known as Ye, was barred from performing at next month’s event due to “concerning online behavior.”
2 months ago
Kanye West banned from performing at Grammys
2 months ago

Kanye West's 24-hour Instagram suspension ends

Meta suspended the rapper's account on Thursday after he posted a racial slur aimed at "The Daily Show" host, Trevor Noah.
2 months ago
Kanye West's 24-hour Instagram suspension ends
4 months ago

Kanye West to release 'Donda 2'

Megan Ryte reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
4 months ago
Kanye West to release 'Donda 2'
4 months ago

Kanye West announces February release for 'Donda 2'

After receiving multiple Grammy nominations for his latest album, "Donda," including album of the year, Kanye West is ready to drop "Donda 2."
4 months ago
Kanye West announces February release for 'Donda 2'
4 months ago

Los Angeles police investigate Ye after battery complaint

Police say they are investigating after a battery report was filed against Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West
4 months ago
7 months ago

Kanye West puts Wyoming ranch, business sites up for sale

Rapper, music producer and clothing entrepreneur Kanye West is selling his ranch and business properties in northwestern Wyoming
7 months ago
9 months ago

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.”
9 months ago
9 months ago

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.
9 months ago
Kanye West files petition to legally change his name
9 months ago

Kanye West asks court to legally change his name to Ye

Kanye just wants to be Ye
9 months ago
9 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.
9 months ago
Kanye West confirms new release date for his upcoming album 'Donda'
10 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.
10 months ago
Kanye West sells out Atlanta stadium to showcase his new album, 'Donda'
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Kanye West drops 1st piece from his YEEZY GAP collaboration  — $200 'Round Jacket'
1 year ago

Kanye West sneakers fetch record $1.8M at private sale

The shoes have shattered the record for a pair of sneakers at auction.
1 year ago
Kanye West sneakers fetch record $1.8 million at auction
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kanye West loaned $6.8 million to his 2020 presidential committee
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Which states will have Kanye West on the ballot since access deadlines have passed?
2 years 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
2 years ago
Judge kicks Kanye West off Virginia ballot for November
2 years ago

Kanye West files to appear on ballot in Louisiana

The rapper filed just before the deadline to appear on the ballot in November.
2 years ago
2 years 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.
2 years ago
At least 6 GOP operatives working to get Kanye West on the 2020 ballot
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kanye West qualifies for presidential ballot in Colorado
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kanye West apologizes to wife Kim Kardashian for recent behavior
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kanye West tweets out apology to his wife Kim Kardashian
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kim Kardashian-West calls for ‘compassion and empathy’
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kim Kardashian asks for 'compassion and empathy' after Kanye West's recent behavior
2 years 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.
2 years ago
'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars,' Kanye West says at campaign rally
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kanye West tweets take aim at wife Kim Kardashian West
2 years ago

Kanye West holds first campaign rally

The rapper suggested that everyone who has a baby should get $1 million.
2 years ago
Kanye West holds first campaign rally
2 years 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
2 years ago
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kanye West reveals new details on his presidential campaign and running mate
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Is Kanye West’s White House run realistic?
2 years ago

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

Kanye West says he is no longer a Trump supporter
2 years ago
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kanye West says he's running for president
2 years ago

Kanye West announces he's running for president

The controversial rapper will have to defeat friend Donald Trump.
2 years ago
Kanye West celebrates July 4th by saying he's running for president
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kayne West announces he is running for president this year
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Kanye West and GAP form 10-year partnership to sell more affordable clothing
2 years ago

Kanye Cosmetics? Kanye West files a trademark for Yeezy beauty

Kanye West files to trademark a cosmetics line.
2 years ago
Kanye West files a trademark for cosmetics
2 years 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.
2 years 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
3 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.
3 years ago
Joel Osteen’s Sunday service sells out with Kanye West
3 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
3 years ago
3 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.
3 years ago
3 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."
3 years ago
Kanye West pays a surprise visit to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' -- declares 'I work for God'
3 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.
3 years ago
Kanye West donates $1 million to charity for Kim Kardashian West's birthday
3 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.
3 years ago
3 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.
3 years ago
'Jesus Walks' ... to Coachella: Kanye West holds Sunday service on Easter morning
4 years ago
Lorde to Kanye West and Kid Cudi: 'Don't steal -- not from women'