The 62nd edition of the biggest music award show, the Grammys, held last night at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, USA saw many black women get the recognition they deserve for their hard work.
While Angelique Kidjo dedicated her award to Nigeria’s Burna Boy, Lizzo won her first-ever gramophone.
See all the black women who won an award at the recently concluded Grammys.
Lizzo had eight nominations at the Grammys – the most of any artist.
She got awards for Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Traditional R&B Performance, and Best Urban Contemporary Album, a total of three awards.
For the audio recording of her book, Becoming, Michelle Obama won the Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling)
Angelique Kidjo won an award for the Best World Music Album for her album ‘Celia’, beating Nigeria’s Burna Boy. In her acceptance speech, Angelique dedicated her award to Burna Boy.
Koffee made history as the first ever female artist to win Best Reggae Album for her album ‘Rapture’ at the Grammys.
Congratulations to all these phenomenal women.