Beyoncé tears up while making Grammys history with most wins ever
On Feb. 5, Beyoncé made history, becoming the artist with the most Grammy wins of all time. She now has 32 Grammy awards.
The legendary singer became emotional as James Corden announced won the award for best dance/electronic music album and in doing so, made history.
Her win also makes her the first Black woman to best her competitors in that category. KAYTRANADA became the first Black person to be awarded best dance/electronic music album in 2021 for "Bubba."
Beyoncé held back tears as she thanked God, her husband Jay-Z and her three children Blue Ivy, Rumi and Sir.
She also gave a shout out to her Uncle Johnny, who is mentioned on her song "Heated."
"I would like to thank the queer community for your love, for inventing this genre," she told the crowd. "God bless you. Thank you so much to the Grammys."
At 88 nods, Beyoncé began the evening tied with her husband Jay-Z for the most nominations ever. During the pre-show she added to more trophies to her collection as "Plastic Off the Sofa" was named the best traditional R&B performance and “Break My Soul” was declared the best dance/electronic recording.
As the ceremony began, she was awarded the Grammy for best R&B song for "Cuff It," tying her with Solti, but she was running late and unable to accept it in person.
Instead, Nile Rodgers accepted the award on her behalf and explained that he instantly knew he wanted to contribute to the hit.
The odds were in her favor achieve this historic moment. Beyoncé received the most nominations at the 65th Grammy Awards with nine nods. Kendrick Lamar followed her with eight and Brandi Carlile and Adele each had seven.
As for whether Beyoncé will perform during the ceremony? People are certainly hoping.
Hosted by comedian and former “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah, the 2023 Grammys are broadcast live from the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. They are available to watch on CBS and various streaming platforms.
Beyoncé leads the list of nominees with nine nominations, with stars like Harry Styles, Adele, Bad Bunny and more also up for awards. Performers include Styles, Lizzo, Bad Bunny and more.
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