Beyonce Creates History At 2023 Grammys, Becomes Most Awarded Artist

Beyonce gave an emotional speech with a special shout-out to her family, her children, and the queer community.

Beyonce recently created history at 65th annual Grammy Awards. The pop sensation won four Grammys, bringing her career total to 33. Beyonce also breaks the record for most Grammys by an individual artist. Previously, this record was held by late composer Georg Solti with 31.

Beyonce bagged awards in Best R&B Song, Best Traditional R&B Performance, Best Dance/Electronic Music Album and Best Dance/Electronic Recording category. Despite four Grammys, Beyonce didn’t get Album of the Year. Harry Styles won the Album Of The Year for Harry’s House. Beyonce gave an emotional speech with a special shout-out to her family, her children, and the queer community in particular.

The singer began her acceptance speech saying, “Thank you so much. I’m trying not to be too emotional. I’m trying to just receive this night. I want to thank God for protecting me. Thank you, God.” She continued, “I’d like to thank my Uncle Johnny, who’s not here. But he’s here in spirit. I’d like to thank my parents, my father, my mother, for loving me, and pushing me. I’d like to thank my beautiful husband, my beautiful three children who are at home watching.”

Meanwhile, the pop star concluded her speech with a special shout-out to the queer community, to whom she gave credit for the dance/electronic music genre. “I’d like to thank the queer community for your love, and for inventing this genre,” Beyoncé said adding, “God bless you. Thank you so much to the Grammys. Thank you.”

Grammys 2023 Host Trevor Noah was quick to share his reaction after her record-breaking win. Noah pronounced her the uncontested GOAT. “Beyonce has done it, everybody!” he said following her emotional acceptance speech. “She now holds the all-time record for the most Grammy wins, so we can finally end the GOAT debate. It’s done now. Who’s the GOAT? It’s Beyoncé. It’s done. It’s not LeBron, it’s not Jordan, it’s not Tom Brady, it’s not Messi. It’s done. It’s officially done.”

In an Instagram post shared before she arrived at the 65th Grammy Awards Sunday night, Beyoncé wrote that she felt “very grateful and filled with joy” for the three wins she’d already collected at the awards show. “To my Hive, thank y’all so much for all of your love and loyalty! Big thank you for the BREAK MY SOUL and CUFF IT wins!!!”

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