With her Grammy 2021 win for Best Rap Song (for her feature on Megan Thee Stallion's "Savage" remix), and her win for Best R&B Song for “Black Parade”, Beyoncé has become the most decorated woman in Grammys history.
The Black is King artist has now has won a total of 28 Grammy awards, topping the 27 won by previous record-holder Alison Krauss.
Earlier in the evening, Beyoncé won Best Music Video for “Brown Skin Girl”, which she shares with her daughter Blue Ivy Carter, who is now the second youngest person to ever win a Grammy.
“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,” Beyoncé said while accepting her award for Best R&B Song.
She continued, saying that 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.”
Now, this begs the question: Who actually has the most Grammy awards... ever?
Here’s your answer: According to the Recording Academy’s website, composer Georg Solti is the current record holder with the most golden gramophones, with 31 total awards. Super producer Quincy Jones is next, with 28, who now ties with Beyoncé, also with 28.
According to her official Grammy.com page, Beyoncé is also the most-nominated female artist in Grammy history, with 62 career nominations.
See the full list of Grammy winners here.
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