With one other 12 months’s price of Grammys awarded, it’s excessive time to examine in on Grammy Award information and all the massive names who’ve damaged them over the course of the awards present’s six-decade historical past.
Taylor Swift skipped the 2019 Grammys — as an alternative opting to attend the British Academy Movie Awards with boyfriend Joe Alwyn — however she broke a Grammy report again in 2010 when she was nonetheless verging on the nation facet of pop music. Swift was barely out of her teenagers on the time, however the report holder for youngest Grammy winner was 12 years youthful when she gained.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z had been additionally no-shows on the 2019 ceremony, however they returned in 2021 — and have all the time remained legends within the Recording Academy’s eyes. Jay-Z tied with Quincy Jones for many nominations (80), and Beyoncé broke a report in 2010 that Adele tied in 2012, as detailed within the gallery beneath. Queen Bey can be essentially the most adorned feminine artist of all time.
Billie Eilish, for her half, swept the 2020 awards present with wins within the largest classes of the night time, together with Album of the 12 months, Tune of the 12 months, Document of the 12 months and Finest New Artist. Plus, she was simply 18 years previous on the time.
“[Billie] was very grateful, clearly, and a number of her mates had been there,” her brother, Finneas O’Connell, instructed Vogue in February 2020. “She has extra ‘waft’ than I do, however we had been each sort of embarrassed to win a lot; you hope that it will likely be sort of equal, however after the third in a row … Properly, we love all our fellow nominees.”
The producer famous that he was pulling for Lizzo or Lil Nas X. “If I’d wager on anybody, I’d have misplaced cash in us profitable all the pieces,” he stated.
O’Connell continued: “I assumed ‘Reality Hurts’ would win Document of the 12 months. And I assumed ‘Previous City Street’ would win Tune of the 12 months as a result of it was. I used to be hopeful about Album of the 12 months, and that’s one which I’m actually happy with as a result of I like listening to that album entrance to again. That was the one one which I used to be like, ‘Perhaps!’”
And although Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West and Stevie Marvel have all earned 20 or extra Grammy Awards to date, not a kind of artists are near beating the report for essentially the most lifetime Grammy wins. Scroll right down to see that report holder and a number of other extra stars whose award cabinets should be needing reinforcements.