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Arts Culture Grammy Awards 2021: 7 Highlights From The Music Industry's Biggest Night

Grammy Awards 2021: 7 Highlights From The Music Industry's Biggest Night

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 14: Taylor Swift, winner of the Album of the Year award for ‘Folklore,’ poses in the media room during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Los Angeles Convention Center on March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy )
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 14: Taylor Swift, winner of the Album of the Year award for ‘Folklore,’ poses in the media room during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Los Angeles Convention Center on March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy )
By Christine Andas
By Christine Andas
March 15, 2021
Here are some of the most momentous wins and performances during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

1/7 BTS Nominated

Photo: Steve Granitz / Getty Images
Photo: Steve Granitz / Getty Images

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.

Se also: BTS Puts On An Incredible Performance From a Rooftop in Seoul

2/7 'Folklore' Wins Best Album Of The Year

Photo: Facebook
Photo: Facebook

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

Blue Ivy Carter appeared on the "Brown Skin Girl" music video. (Photo: YouTube)
Blue Ivy Carter appeared on the "Brown Skin Girl" music video. (Photo: YouTube)

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

Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 14: Beyoncé accepts the Best R&B Performance award for 'Black Parade' onstage during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Los Angeles Convention Center on March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)
Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 14: In this image released on March 14th, Lil Baby performs at the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards broadcast on March 14th, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)
Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

"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.

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