Grammy Awards 2021: 7 Highlights From The Music Industry's Biggest Night
1/7 BTS Nominated
BTS makes history by becoming the first Kpop group to receive a nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 63rd Grammy Awards. The group even blew up the show by performing their Grammy-nominated song "Dynamite" on a stage customised to resemble the actual Grammy set.
2/7 'Folklore' Wins Best Album Of The Year
Taylor Swift's surprise album Folklore won Best Album of the Year at the Grammys. She brought along onstage the geniuses behind the album including Jack Antonoff and Aaron Dessner to receive the prestigious award. She is also the first woman to win Album of the Year at the Grammys three times.
3/7 Blue Ivy Carter Wins Her First Grammy
Beyonce's daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, wins her first Grammy Award at only 9 years old. She received the Best Music Video Award alongside her mother Beyonce, Wizkid, and the talented team behind the music video "Brown Skin Girl".
4/7 Kanye West's 'Jesus Is King' Wins Best Christian Album
Unfortunately, Kanye West couldn't make it to the Grammys to receive his Grammy Award. Nevertheless, the rapper's Jesus Is King album won Best Contemporary Christian Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.
5/7 Megan Thee Stallion Wins Best New Artist
Rapper Megan Thee Stallion snagged two awards at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. One of which was memorable—as she becomes the first female artist to win Best New Artist since Lauryn Hill's win in 1999.
6/7 Beyonce Receives Most Grammy Wins Ever By A Female Artist
Beyonce is now the first female artist to win the most Grammy Awards. Currently, she has won a total of 28 prestigious awards—making the 2021 Grammy Awards truly a momentous event.
Read More: Beyoncé Makes Grammy History With 28 Wins And 79 Nominations
7/7 Lil Baby's Powerful 'Black Lives Matter' Performance
"We don't need allies, we need accomplices." This was one of many iconic lines uttered in-between rapper Lil Baby's performance at the Grammys. He runs across a street while reenacting controversial scenes that brought groups together in support of the BLM movement.