Beyonce becomes female artist with most Grammys ever

Blue Ivy Carter is the second-youngest Grammy winner in history

Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s nine-year-old daughter contributed to ‘Brown Skin Girl’ music video

Rachel Brodsky
Los Angeles
Monday 15 March 2021 05:16
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Blue Ivy Carter has become the second-youngest person ever to win a Grammy.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s nine-year-old daughter won the best music video trophy for her mother's hit “Brown Skin Girl” (featuring Wizkid and Saint Jhn) on Sunday (14 March) during the Grammy Premiere Ceremony. She shares the award with her mother.

The video, in which Blue Ivy stars and sings, was up against Harry Styles’ “Adore You”, Anderson .Paak‘s “Lockdown”, Woodkid’s “Goliath,” and Future‘s “Life Is Good” featuring Drake.

Leah Peasall of The Peasall Sisters is the youngest Grammy nominee, and winner, in history. She was one of the credited artists on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, which won album of the year in 2001 when she was eight years old.

In addition to best music video, Beyoncé, who is this year’s leading nominee with nine nods, won best rap performance for “Savage” with Megan Thee Stallion.

READ MORE: Beyonce makes history as most-decorated female Grammys artist

Beyoncé has 79 nominations in total, making her even with Paul McCartney as the second most-nominated artist of all time after her husband Jay-Z and Quincy Jones, who share the top spot with 80 nominations each.

The Grammy is not even the first award Blue Ivy has won this year for “Brown Skin Girl”. Last year, she won an NAACP Image Award, a BET Award, and a Soul Train Award.

See the full list of Grammy 2021 winners here.

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