Taylor Swift may want to consider changing her lucky number to 4.The pop superstar made history at the 66th annual Grammy Awards Sunday night when she won album of the year for “Midnights,” making her the first artist in the show’s history to win the prize four times.
Swift, who also took home best pop vocal album, used her Grammy moment to reveal the title and release date for her upcoming album “The Tortured Poets Department” (out April 19).Miley Cyrus scored her first pair of Grammys when she won best pop solo performance and record of the year for “Flowers.” Meanwhile, Billie Eilish won song of the year for her “Barbie” soundtrack hit “What Was I Made For?”
Others who took home music gold include alt-R&B/soul songstress SZA, who opened the show with a leading nine nominations and won best R&B song and best pop duo/group performance. R&B songwriter-turned-singer Victoria Monét, who broke out with her song “On My Mama,” won best new artist.
Early winners among the 85 categories presented during the Premiere Ceremony included Peso Pluma, Chris Stapleton, Killer Mike and Joni Mitchell. In addition to her pop duo win with SZA, indie-pop darling Phoebe Bridgers nabbed a trio of rock category awards with her band, boygenius.