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Grammy Awards 2021: Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé win ‘Best Rap Song’

Beyonce Knowles
Beyonce Knowles

By: Poelano Malema

The biggest night in music took place on Sunday, 14 March.

The 63rd annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Beyonce made history by becoming the biggest Grammy Award-winning woman in the history of the awards show. She has won 28 awards.

Her daughter, Blue Ivy, also won her first award for the song ‘Brown Skin Girl’. The nine-year-old became the second-youngest artist to walk away with a Grammy award.

Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé won the ‘Best Rap Song’ award.

 

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Another highlight of the night was that Taylor Swift was the first person to win album of the year three times.

Trevor Noah was the MC at the awards and some of the artists who got to perform include Taylor Swift, Megan Thee Stallion, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Cardi B, and BTS.

 

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Let’s look at the list of all the winners:

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Let’s look at the list of all the winners:

Record Of The Year: Billie Eilish – Everything I Wanted

Album Of The Year: Taylor Swift – Folklore

Best New Artist: Megan Thee Stallion

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Andrew Watt

Best Country Song: The Highwomen – Crowded Table

Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours

Best Country Solo Performance: Vince Gill – When My Amy Prays

Best Rock Album: The Strokes – The New Abnormal

Best Rock Song: Brittany Howard – Stay High

Best Metal Performance: Body Count – Bum-Rush

Best Rock Performance: Fiona Apple – Shameika

Best Rap Album: Nas – King’s Disease

Best Rap Performance: Megan Thee Stallion Featuring Beyoncé – Savage

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: James Taylor – American Standard

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – Rain On Me

Best R&B Album: John Legend – Bigger Love

Best Progressive R&B Album: Thundercat – It Is What It Is

Best R&B Song: Robert Glasper Featuring H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello – Better Than I Imagine

Best Traditional R&B Performance: Ledisi – Anything for You

Best Latin Jazz Album: Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra – Four Questions

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Maria Schneider Orchestra – Data Lords

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Chick Corea, Christian McBride & Brian Blade – Trilogy 2

Best Jazz Vocal Album: Kurt Elling featuring Danilo Pérez – Secrets Are the Best Stories

Best Improvised Jazz Solo: Chick Corea – All Blues

Best Alternative Music Album: Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters

Best Musical Theatre Album: Jagged Little Pill

Best Comedy Album: Tiffany Haddish – Black Mitzvah

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling): Rachel Maddow – Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth

Best Children’s Music Album: Joanie Leeds – All the Ladies

Best Global Music Album: Burna Boy – Twice As Tall

Best Reggae Album: Toots & the Maytals – Got to Be Tough

Best Regional Roots Music Album: New Orleans Nightcrawlers – Atmosphere

Best Folk Album: Gillian Welch & David Rawlings – All the Good Times

Best Contemporary Blues Album: Fantastic Negrito – Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella: John Beasley – Donna Lee

Best Instrumental Composition: Maria Schneider – Sputnik

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Snarky Puppy – Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Best Dance/Electronic Album: Kaytranada – Bubba

Best Dance Recording: Kaytranada Featuring Kali Uchis – 10%

Image courtesy of Instagram/ @Beyonce

 

 

 

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