Who knew all that self-indulgent tweeting would lead to a fantastic album?
Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is TIME’s top album of the year. According to writer Claire Suddath, West’s album lived up to the constant hype:
Following West were Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs, LCD Soundsystem’s This is Happening and The National’s High Violet. For the full list, head to TIME.com.