Beyoncé, Taylor Swift makes history with Grammy Awards
Published: 12:04 PM, 15 March 2021 Updated: 12:16 PM, 15 March 2021
Beyoncé and Taylor Swift; Photo: Collected
Beyoncé has set a new record with her 28th Grammy Awards win, making the star is the most-awarded woman in Grammys history. She beat bluegrass singer Alison Krauss to bag the title.
“I am so honored, I am so excited,” she said while accepting her record-breaking trophy for best R&B performance.
“As an artist, I believe it's my job to reflect the times, and it's been such a difficult time. So I wanted to uplift, encourage, celebrate all of the beautiful black queens and kings that continue to inspire me and inspire the world,” she said as she collecting the award. – BBC.
Beyoncé’s 28th Grammy was presented in honor of ‘Black Parade’, a celebration of black power and resilience, which she released on June 19 last year.
The star has now equaled with super-producer Qunicy Jones’ 28 Grammys. Only classical conductor Sir Georg Solti has more, with 31.
Meanwhile, another famous music artist Taylor Swift also made history on Sunday by becoming the first female artist ever to win the Album of the Year three times.
The star was rewarded for her lockdown album ‘Folklore’, previously winning with ‘Fearless’ in 2010 and ‘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.