Grammys 2021: Beyoncé makes history while Irish band Fontaines D.C miss out
Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and Dua Lipa were among last night's winners at the 63rd Grammy Awards.
Taylor Swift won album of the year for the third time with her album Folklore. Taylor is the first female artist to win this award 3 times, she also won previously for her albums Fearless and 1989. Swift thanked her boyfriend Joe Alwyn, ''The first person who I play every single song that I write and I had the best time writing songs with you in quarantine''.
Harry Styles won the Grammy for best pop solo performance for his single Watermelon Sugar. This was Harrys first Grammy award and he said: '' I feel incredibly lucky to get to work in music and make music as my job every day and this is an incredibly sweet icing on the cake of what I get to do every day so thank you so much
''I feel very, very lucky tonight''
Beyoncé made history by winning her 28th Grammy award. Beyoncé became the most decorated female artist of all time, winning 4 out of 9 nominations. The singer delivered an emotional acceptance speech after hugging her husband Jay-Z. She said: ''I am so honoured, I am so excited. As an artist I believe it's my job and all our jobs to reflect on times and it's been such a difficult time so I wanted to uplift, encourage, celebrate all of the beautiful black queens and kings thank continue to inspire me and inspire the whole world''.
She also paid tribute to her three children including Blue Ivy who also won an award for contributing to her mother's Brown Skin Girl music video.
Here is a list of the main winners from the 63rd Grammy Awards.
Album of the year – Taylor Swift – Folklore
Record of the year – Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted
Song of the year – HER – I Can't Breathe
Best new artist – Megan Thee Stallion
Best R&B performance – Beyoncé – Black Parade
Best pop vocal album – Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
Best rap performance – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce – Savage (Remix)
Best Latin pop or urban album – Bad Bunny — YHLQMDLG
Best melodic rap performance – Anderson.Paak – Lockdown
Best pop solo performance – Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
Best country album – Miranda Lambert – Wildcard
Best new artist – Megan Thee Stallion
Best pop duo/group performance – Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande – Rain On Me
Best rock album – The Strokes – The New Abnormal
Best R&B album – John Legend – Bigger Love
Best rap performance – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce – Savage
Best music video – Beyonce – Brown Skin Girl
Best song written for visual media – Billie Eilish – No Time to Die (from No Time to Die)
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