Beyonce broke the record for the most wins by a female artist, She is now tied with producer and multi-instrumentalist Quincy Jones for the second most Grammy wins. The late conductor Georg Solti is the most decorated Grammy winner with 31 wins.
Beyonce 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.
She won her 28th Grammy on Sunday, picking up honours like best R&B performance for “Black Parade”, best music video for “Brown Skin Girl” as well as best rap performance and best rap song for “Savage”, with Megan Thee Stallion.
“As an artist I believe it’s my job, and all of our jobs, to reflect time and it’s been such a difficult time,
Taylor Swift also made history by becoming the first female artist ever to win album of the year three times.
“We just want to thank the fans,” said Swift, who won the top prize with “folklore”.
Swift previously won album of the year with her albums “Fearless” and “1989”.
She went on to say she created the song to honour the “beautiful Black kings and queens” in the world.
She added: “I have been working my whole life … This is such a magical night.”
Beyonce is now tied with producer and multi-instrumentalist Quincy Jones for the second most Grammy wins.
William Roache (Analysis Editor Newspresslive )