Beyoncé Breaks All-Time Report for Most Grammy Wins By a Feminine Artist
On March 14th, Beyoncé made history at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards. She broke the record for the most Grammy wins by a woman and a singer, male or female. After winning the best R&B performance for “Black Parade,” Beyoncé’s Grammy collection rose to 28.
“As an artist, I believe that it is my job and all of our tasks to reflect on the time and it was such a difficult time,” said Beyoncé during her acceptance speech. “So I wanted to uplift, encourage, and celebrate all the beautiful black queens and kings who continue to inspire me and inspire the whole world.”
Beyoncé makes Grammy history
After leading the pack in the Grammy nominations, Beyoncé made a surprise appearance at the Los Angeles Convention Center to attend the 2021 event.
Beyoncé was nominated for nine prizes. The 39-year-old music icon was awarded four prizes – the highest number an artist received during the event. She won the best music video for “Brown Skin Girl”. This resulted in their daughter Blue Ivy Carter winning her first Grammy award. Beyoncé also won for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for her “Savage” collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion.
Beyoncé received the following nominations for the Black Parade:
- Record of the year
- Song of the year
- Best R&B performance
- Best R&B song
Beyoncé received the following nominations for the Savage (Remix):
- Record of the year
- Best rap song
- Best rap performance
Black is King was nominated for best music film.
A look at Grammy History Makers
Beyoncé has won Grammy awards for over two decades. She now has 79 nominations and 28 Grammy Awards on her resume.
Beyoncé was named to the list of Grammy historians. She currently has the same number of Grammys as successful record producer Quincy Jones. During his prolific career, he received a Grammy Legend Award, 80 Grammy Award nominations, and 28 Grammys.
The late Georg Soli holds the record for most Grammy Awards. He received 31 Grammy Awards in his lifetime.