Written by Madhav Bahl, a grade 8 student.
Beyoncé, whose full name is, Giselle Knowles-Carter, recently made history at the Grammys.
Here’s what she won:
She won her 28th Grammy, which is the highest by any female artist ever.
She was given the Grammy Award for her song, Black Parade, which is from her visual album Black is King. The song is a political one, and was released on June 19 – it’s the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the US. It’s centered around the Black Lives Matter protests and it was written after George Floyd’s death.
Also, Beyoncé’s 9-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, has helped her write a song called, “Brown Skin Girl,” for which the two won the best music video – making Blue Ivy the second youngest person to win a Grammy. The youngest is Leah Pascal, who won at age 8.
She is an American singer-songwriter and actress who achieved fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the R & B group Destiny’s Child and then launched a hugely successful solo career.
Although Beyonce is only 39 years old she has reached heights that have never been seen before. She has won 28 Grammy awards so far.
Born on September the 4th 1981 in Texas, she is married to Jay Z, an American writer and businessman. Together the two have a combined net worth of 1.6 billion dollars.
Fun fact: Beyonce is allergic to perfume.
What is a Grammy Award?
A Grammy award is given for recognition in the field of music. Its name is derived from the trophy which depicts a gilded gramophone which is a musical instrument. It is a series of awards presented each year in the United States by various musical academies
Who has the most Grammy Awards?
The late Hungarian-British Georg Solti holds the record with 31 Grammy Awards. At the pace by which she is going Beyonce is sure to break the overall record in the next two years and create history.
Beyonce boasts 79 Grammy nominations in her career, including her work as a member of Destiny’s Child, as well as the Carters. Even with various highs and lows Beyonce has always fought and come back up with even better music records.
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