Kanye Omari West is an American rapper. He is among the most acclaimed rappers of the 21st century, and is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million digital downloads and 21 million albums worldwide. He has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all time and the most Grammy-awarded artist to have debuted in the 21st century. Three of his albums have been included and ranked on Rolling Stone's 2012 update of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" list. He has also been included in a number of Forbes annual lists. Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2005 and 2015.