LOS ANGELES (US) – Beyonce became the most awarded female artist in Grammy history at the ceremony on Sunday. Taylor Swift’s surprise lockdown record “Folklore” was named album of the year and Billie Eilish’s “Everything I Wanted” won record of the year.
Beyonce’s four Grammys on Sunday took her total career wins to 28, surpassing the previous record for a woman set by bluegrass singer Alison Krauss and Swift’s win made her the first woman to take home album of the year three times.
Rapper Megan Thee Stallion was named best new artist and the 26 year-old known for promoting women’s empowerment won two more Grammys for her rap performance of single “Savage”, featuring Beyonce.
British singer Dua Lipa took home the best pop vocal album for her dance-y “Future Nostalgia.”
The writers of “I Can’t Breathe” by R&B artist H.E.R won song of the year. It was written in response to the Black Lives Matter protests in the United States last summer.
Hosted by Trevor Noah, the hybrid ceremony was packed with pre-recorded and live performances by the likes of Lipa, Taylor Swift, Post Malone, Cardi B, DaBaby, Black Pumas and Mickey Guyton.