Beyoncé Breaks Record for Most Wins Ever at Grammys
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Beyoncé Breaks Record for Most Wins Ever at Grammys

Pop superstar Beyoncé broke the record for most career wins at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards on February 5. British singer Harry Styles won the prestigious album of the year award. Music composer Ricky Kej, based out of Bengaluru, has won his third Grammy Award for the album Divine Tides.

Beyoncé added four Grammys to her collection. Her lifetime total now stands at 32, surpassing the tally of late classical conductor Georg Solti. The US singer was nominated for nine awards this year. She won the all-time Grammy record with her award for best dance/electronic album for Renaissance, and the best R&B song award for Cuff It.

In other awards, Lizzo’s upbeat About Damn Time won record of the year. Blues singer Bonnie Raitt’s Just Like That, about an organ donor, won song of the year, one of her three awards on Sunday. In other categories, Bad Bunny took home the award for best música urbana album for Un Verano Sin Ti. For best rap album, Kendrick Lamar succeeded with Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers. American jazz singer Samara Joy was named best new artist.

US First Lady Jill Biden presented a new honour for a song that tackles social issues. The accolade went to Iranian singer and songwriter Shervin Hajipour for Baraye, a powerful and poetic call for freedom and women’s rights.