Biggest Grammys wins and snubs as Beyoncé makes history at the 2023 ceremony
Beyoncé made history at the 2023 Grammy Awards, held on Sunday, February 5th at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
The singer took home four music awards trophies and is now the most Grammy-winning artist of all time with 32 wins.
Beyoncé received Best Dance/Electronic Recording for “Break My Soul” and Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Plastic Off the Sofa” in the non-televised portion of the Grammys earlier in the day on Sunday.
Her song “Cuff It” then won Best R&B Song at the star-studded television ceremony and her album Renaissance won in the Best Dance/Electronic Music Album category.
Her fourth trophy of the 2023 Awards saw the 41-year-old star, who announced her highly anticipated world tour last week, surpass classical music conductor Georg Solti’s record 31 Grammys, which had stood since 1998.
While accepting her award for Best Dance/Electronic Music Album, the star told the audience, “Trying not to be overly emotional and just embracing this night… Thank you to the queer community for your love and for making this happen.” invented genre, bless you.”
When the 2023 Grammy nominations were announced in November 2022, Beyoncé was announced as the year’s top nominee with nine nominations, also increasing her career nomination to a total of 88, tying her with husband Jay-Z for most Grammys Nominations received from artists.
Although Beyhive, Beyoncé’s fans, were delighted with her record-breaking wins, they were disappointed when she lost the coveted Album of the Year award Renaissanceto Harry Styles’ Harry’s house.
Beyoncé has been nominated for the award four times during her career, but has yet to be crowned a winner.
Elsewhere at the Grammys, actress Viola Davis earned coveted EGOT status and has now gone on to receive Grammy, Emmy, Oscar and Tony awards.
The Woman King star won her first Grammy for her performance of the audio book of her memoir, Find meand is the third black woman in history to receive this honor.
Only 18 people have achieved EGOT status throughout history, including Whoopi Goldberg, John Legend, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Jennifer Hudson.
Distinguished presenters at the 2023 Grammy Awards included first lady Jill Biden, rapper Cardi B, actor and presenter James Corden, actors Billy Crystal and Dwayne Johnson, three-time Grammy winner Olivia Rodrigo and five-time Grammy winner Shania Twain.
Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras, Sam Smith and Harry Styles took the stage to perform at various points throughout the night and there was a star-studded in too Memoriam section paying tribute to some of the members of the creative community who passed away in the last year.
The segment featured Kacey Musgraves performing “Coal Miner’s Daughter” in a tribute to Loretta Lynn; Sheryl Crow, Mick Fleetwood and Bonnie Raitt honor Christine McVie with “Songbird”; and Maverick City Music joined Quavo for “Without You,” honoring late Migos star Takeoff.
news week has the list of those who took home the top awards at the 2023 Grammys. The full list of nominees and winners for each category of this year’s awards can be viewed on the Grammy website.
Grammy Winner 2023
album of the year
Harry Styles- Harry’s house
record of the year
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
song of the year
Bonnie Raitt – “Just Like That”
Best New Artist
Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele – “Already to Me”
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Sam Smith and Kim Petras – “Unholy”
Best Pop Vocal Album
Harry Styles- Harry’s house
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Michael Buble – Higher
Best Rap Album
Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale and the big steppers
Best Rap Performance
Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
Best traditional R&B performance
Beyoncé – “Plastic from the Sofa”
Best R&B Song
Beyoncé – “Cuff It”
Best Country Album
Willie Nelson- A nice time
Best Rock Album
Ozzy Osbourne- Patient number 9
Best Alternative Music Album
wet leg – wet leg
Best Alternative Music Performance
Wet Leg – “Chaise Longue”
Best Dance/Electronic Performance
Beyonce – “Break My Soul”
Best Música Urbana Album
bad rabbit – trapeze
Best Visual Media Song
Encanto – “We don’t talk about Bruno”
Best Music Video/Movie
Taylor Swift- All too good: the short film
Best Audiobook, Narrative and Storytelling Recording
Viola Davis – Find me
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