One year post-covid-19 pandemic, Grammys music award show was held on Sunday night. The ceremony was eclipsed by female performers as Beyonce and Taylor Swift made history, while Billie Eilish’s Everything I Wanted won record of the year award.
The ceremony was hosted by famous standup comedian Trevor Noah. “We’re hoping that this is all about what 2021 can be, full of joy, new beginnings and coming together. Never forgetting what happened in 2020 but full of hope for what is to come,” he said during his inaugural speech.
Beyonce, 39, became the first woman to win 28th Grammys award for Black Parade. Receiving her trophy for best R&B performance, she said, “I am so honoured, I’m so excited”.
Whereas, Taylor Swift, 31, became first female artist to take home album of the year award for the third time.
Advocate of women’s empowerment, rapper Megan Thee Stallion received the best new artist award.
Ex-boyfriend of Taylor Swift, singer Harry Styles took home the award for best solo performance for his song Watermelon Sugar.
Grammy Awards 2021: Winners
Album of the year: Folklore – Taylor Swift
Record of the year: Everything I Wanted – Billie Eilish
Song of the year: I Can’t Breathe – H.E.R
Best new artist: Megan Thee Stallion
Best pop solo performance: Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles