- US superstar Beyoncé made history at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards held on Sunday night and are we even surprised?
- Beyoncé broke the Grammy Awards record for all-time wins both by a woman or any singer
- The talented songstress, married to Jay-Z, now has 28 Grammys under her name
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Beyoncé made history at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, 14 March.
The US superstar broke the record for all-time wins by a woman and any singer (male or female) with 28 Grammy Awards when she bagged the best R&B performance for Black Parade.
The talented singer also took home the Best Music Video award for her smash track Brown Skin Girl.
The songstress, married to hip-hop mogul Jay-Z, is now three wins away from the all-time record of 31, held by conductor Georg Solti, according to CNN.
Beyoncé's fans from across the globe took to social media to congratulate her for making history with her wins on Sunday. Check out some of the comments below:
"Yes! The 63rd Grammy Awards recognise recordings released between September 1, 2019, and August 31, 2020. Beyoncé’s 'Black is King' visual album dropped July 31, 2020. Also, she won with Meghan the Stallion on 'Savage Remix'."
"She has won more than any artist, not just female. Come on!"
"Congrats @Beyonce! #BlackIsKing was awesome!"
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In related news, Legit.ng reported earlier that legendary US rapper Nas has won his first-ever Grammy Award. The popular musician walked away with the award on Sunday, 14 March.
The superstar's 2020 album King's Disease took the Best Rap Album category. Nas, who is considered as one of the best rappers, has been in the game for many years but he had never won a Grammy until Sunday.
His album consists of songs such as Blue Benz, Ultra Black, Replace Me and Car #85. Nas features artists such as Big Sean, Charlie Wilson, Lil Durk and Don Toliver, among others.
Hip-hop followers took to Twitter to share their reactions to the news that Nas has finally won the prestigious award. @HipHopAdequate wrote:
"For once, Grammys did something right. Well deserved Nas."
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Kumashe Yaakugh is a Legit.ng journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn't working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe