By Darren Lyn
HOUSTON, United States (AA) – Beyonce stole the spotlight at the 65th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, taking home four awards to become the ceremony’s most decorated artist in history.
She bagged her 32nd award when her album Renaissance took the gong in the Best Dance/Electronic Album category, surpassing classical music conductor Georg Solti.
Solti hit 31 Grammys in 1997 when he earned his final prize for best opera recording. Hedied that same year.
“IT’S OFFICIAL @Beyonce HAS WON THE MOST GRAMMY AWARDS IN HISTORY. PERIOD!” tweeted Sony Music Publishing, where she is signed through Columbia Records.
Earlier in the ceremony, Beyonce won awards for Best Traditional R&B Performance for Plastic Off The Sofa, Best Dance/Electronic Recording for Break My Soul, and Best R&B song for Cuff It.
Harry Styles took home the award for Album of the Year for Harry’s House, which was also recognized as the Best Pop Vocal Album.
Lizzo won the Best Record of the Year award for About Damn Time, while Adele walked away with the Best Pop Solo Performance Grammy for Easy on Me.
Bonnie Raitt won the Song of the Year award for Just Like That.
Samara Joy bagged the Best New Artist award and also won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Linger Awhile.
Other big winners included Sam Smith and Kim Petras, who picked up the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance award for Unholy.
Michael Buble’s Higher won the prize for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.
Brandi Carlile’s Broken Horses won the Grammy for Best Rock Peformance, as well as Best Rock Song.
Ozzy Ozbourne’s Degradation Rules featuring Tony Iommi won the Grammy for Best Metal Performance, while Osbourne’s Patient Number 9 snagged the award for Best Rock Album.
Kendrick Lamar picked up the Grammy for Best Rap Performance for The Heart Part 5, and Future, Drake, and Tems won for Best Melodic Rap Performance for Wait for U.
Willie Nelson won the Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance for Live Forever and also picked up the Best Country Album award for A Beautiful Time.
Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini, and Nomcebo Zikode took home the Grammy for Best Global Music Performance for Bayethe, and Masa Takumi won the award for Best Global Music Album for Sakura.
Kabaka Pyramid won the prize for Best Reggae Album for The Kalling.
Disney’s Encanto won three Grammys: Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, and Best Song Written for Visual Media for We Don’t Talk About Bruno.
Viola Davis won a Grammy for the recording of the audiobook for her memoir Finding Me, making her the third Black woman in history and the 18th ever to achieve what is called an EGOT – winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony.