In the 2010s, the biggest artists were also some of the biggest innovators. Kanye West created the monumental My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Beyoncé detailed a history of African American expression on Lemonade. Chance the Rapper blew up with a free mixtape full of psychedelic realism. And Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves and Frank Ocean pushed the limits of the conservative genres they eventually broke out of entirely.