Another top artist is premiering music online. MySpace Music exclusively debuted Kanye West’s much-anticipated forthcoming album, “808s & Heartbreak” earlier today. Fans are able to stream the album in its entirety for free on MySpace Music.
This official premiere comes days before the album hits stores on Monday, November 24. Kanye West’s MySpace profile features the latest music, videos and news.
“808s & Heartbreak,” West’s fourth album, is set to follow the pace set by his first three land-mark #1 releases - 2004’s “The College Dropout,” 2005’s “Late Registration” and last year’s “Graduation.” The first two albums generated a total of six Grammy Awards, including consecutive wins for Best Rap Album of 2004 and 2005, and Best Rap Song of 2004 (“Jesus Walks”) and 2005 (“Diamonds From Sierra Leone”).
“Graduation” debuted at #1 on 956,936 first week sales, the biggest SoundScan debut by any album since Kanye’s own “Late Registration” two years before - and the biggest debut in Island Def Jam history. Graduation generated three Grammy Awards: Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song (“Good Life”), and Best Rap Solo Performance (“Stronger”). Check out more Kanye news here.
MySpace Music revolves around the millions major, indie, and unsigned artists that use their MySpace music profiles to communicate and intimately connect with fans and friends.
Each music profile allows artists to upload video content, blog, post tour dates, lyrics, and make their music available to fans for stream or download. As one of the increasingly most popular and highly trafficked music platforms, MySpace Music aims to connect bands and fans around the world through various concert series and live events.
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