by Helvine Achieng
March 16, 2021
Beyoncé has set a new record at the Grammy Awards with her 28th win in the annual awards. The star is now the most-awarded woman in Grammys history, overtaking bluegrass singer Alison Krauss.
"I am so honoured, I'm so excited," she said while accepting her record-breaking trophy for the best R&B performance.
Beyoncé's 28th Grammy was presented in honour of the Black Parade, a joint celebration of black power and resilience, which she released in June Last year.
"As an artist, I believe it's my job to reflect the times, and it's been such a difficult time. So I wanted to uplift, encourage, celebrate all of the beautiful black queens and kings that continue to inspire me and inspire the world",. she said as she collected the award."
Beyonce has now equalled super-producer Qunicy Jones' in a total of 28 Grammys. The musician was also part of another historic moment - when Megan Thee Stallion became the first female artist to win the best rap song award.
The Houston musician picked up the prize for her breakout hit Savage (Remix), on which Beyoncé delivers a guest verse. #blackgirlmagic