Harry Styles Album of the Year Win Divides Fans

It’s Harry’s Home and we’re all residing in it. Harry Types received Album of the Yr on the 2023 Grammys — however his victory isn’t sitting properly with some Beyoncé followers.

The 29-year-old pop star earned the largest award of the evening on Sunday, February 5, and expressed his love for his fellow nominees as he took the stage to simply accept his trophy. (Harry’s Home was up towards Lizzo‘s Particular, Beyoncé’s Renaissance, Coldplay‘s Music of the Spheres and extra hit data from 2022.)

Grammys 2023: Harry Styles Says There's No 'Best in Music' as Beyonce Fans Get Riled Up Over Album of the Year Defeat

Harry Types on the 2023 Grammys
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“Nicely, s–t,” the previous One Route singer started after a fortunate featured fan introduced his huge win. “Man, I’ve been so, so impressed by each artist on this class with me. Lots of completely different occasions in my life, I listened to everybody on this class.”

The My Policeman star continued: “I feel on nights like tonight it’s so vital for us to keep in mind that there isn’t any such factor as finest in music. I don’t suppose any of us sit within the studio making choices primarily based on what will get us one among these. That is actually, actually variety. I’m so, so grateful. This doesn’t occur to folks like me fairly often. That is so, so good. Thanks very, very a lot.”

Earlier within the evening, Types took residence the win for Greatest Pop Vocal Album however misplaced each Track of the Yr and Report of the Yr.

The “Daylight” crooner’s Grammys success didn’t come as a shock to his devoted fan base — Harry’s Home debuted at No. 1 in Might 2022 — however many viewers believed Beyoncé, 41, deserved the popularity. Regardless of 4 nominations within the class through the years — in 2010, 2015, 2017 and 2023 — the “Formation” artist has by no means received Album of the Yr.

On the sixtieth annual Grammy Awards, Beyoncé’s Lemonade was memorably snubbed, shedding to Adele‘s 25. The British songwriter, now 34, made certain to spotlight the Dreamgirls star’s legacy whereas accepting the distinction.

Grammys 2023: Harry Styles Says There's No 'Best in Music' as Beyonce Fans Get Riled Up Over Album of the Year Defeat

Beyonce accepts the award for finest dance/digital music album for “Renaissance” on the sixty fifth annual Grammy Awards
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“I can’t probably settle for this award, and I’m very humbled and really grateful and gracious, however my life is Beyoncé. … All us artists adore you. You’re our mild. And the best way that you just make me and my buddies really feel, the best way you make my Black buddies really feel is empowering, and also you make them get up for themselves. And I really like you. I all the time have,” Adele gushed in February 2017.

Whereas talking to press backstage, the “Straightforward On Me” artist added: “I felt prefer it was her time to win. What the f–ok does she must do to win Album of the Yr?”

Regardless of shedding to Types on Sunday, the “Cuff It” performer nonetheless made her mark on the ceremony. Beyoncé received the thirty second Grammy of her profession — Greatest Dance/Digital Album for Renaissance — and formally grew to become the most-awarded artist within the ceremony’s historical past.

“Thanks a lot. I’m making an attempt to not be too emotional and I’m making an attempt to only obtain this evening,” she stated as husband Jay-Z watched proudly from the viewers. “I need to thank God for safeguarding me. Thanks, God. I’d prefer to thank my Uncle Jonny, who’s not right here, however he’s right here in spirit. I’d prefer to thank my mother and father, my father, my mom, for loving me and pushing me.”

The previous Future’s Little one singer continued: “I’d prefer to thank my stunning husband, my stunning three kids who’re at residence watching. I’d prefer to thank the queer neighborhood to your love and for inventing this style. God bless you. Thanks a lot to the Grammys.”