Kanye West will be honored with a Webby Award at this year's ceremony which takes place on May 16. According to a press release, Kanye earned "Special Achievement Award" for "changing the cultural paradigm of how music is shared, released, presented & consumed,"
Kanye's seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo, was a historic no. 1 debut for the rapper, with 70% of the album's sales reportedly coming from online streams. His online presence was also bolstered this year by his increasing use of Twitter during the rollout of TLOP.
The Webby Awards will take place at New York's Cipriani Wall Street on May 16, and Kanye will be in attendance, according to Rolling Stone.