Beyoncé and Taylor Swift make History : Grammys 2021

Beyoncé has set a new record at the Grammy Awards with her 28th win.

The star is now the most-awarded woman in Grammys history, overtaking bluegrass singer Alison Krauss.

“I am so honoured, I’m so excited,” she said while accepting her record-breaking trophy, for best R&B performance.

Taylor Swift also made history at Sunday’s ceremony, by becoming the first female artist ever to win album of the year three times.

The star was rewarded for her lockdown album Folklore – after previously winning with Fearless in 2010 and the pop opus 1989 in 2016.

Only three other artists have ever won the album of the year prize three times: Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.

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Grammy Awards – Main winners

Album of the year: Taylor Swift – Folklore
Record of the year: Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted
Song of the year: H.E.R. – I Can’t Breathe
Best new artist: Megan Thee Stallion
More winners and nominees

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Beyoncé’s 28th Grammy was presented in honour of Black Parade, a celebration of black power and resilience, which she released on Juneteenth last year.

“As an artist, I believe it’s my job to reflect the times, and it’s been such a difficult time,” she said as she collected the award.

“So I wanted to uplift, encourage, celebrate all of the beautiful black queens and kings that continue to inspire me and inspire the world”.

The star has now equalled super-producer Qunicy Jones’ total of 28 Grammys. Only classical conductor Sir Georg Solti has more, with 31.

Beyoncé was also part of another historic moment – when Megan Thee Stallion became the first female artist to win the best rap song award.

The Houston musician picked up the prize for her breakout hit Savage (Remix), on which Beyoncé delivers a guest verse.

Source:theynels

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