Women make history at the 2021 Grammys
Taylor Swift won the prestigious “Album of the Year” and became the 1st woman to win the category 3 times. Beyoncé is now the most awarded woman in 62 years of Grammys.
The ceremony of the 63rd edition of the Grammy was marked by great female victories. The singer Beyoncé broke records and four other women won in the most prestigious categories of the award: Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Megan The Stallion and H.E.R.
Beyoncé took home four trophies, becoming the female artist to receive the most awards in the history of the event: 28 in total.
Taylor Swift, 31, was the winner in the Album of the Year category, for Folklore (an álbum recorded during the forced quarantine), becoming the first female interpreter to win in this category three times – equaled the achievements of Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon.
Billie Eilish won at Record of the Year, with Everything I Wanted, repeating her 2020 achievement in the same category.
The theme “I can’t breathe”earned H.E.R. (stage name of Californian Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson) the award for the Song of the Year.
Meghan Thee Stallion, received the Breakthrough Grammy of the Year, becoming the first rap artist to triumph in this category since Lauryn Hill in 1999.
HERSTORY Makes History
18, March 2021