Megan thee Stallion, a 26-year-old rapper from Houston, received the first televised Grammy on Sunday night for best new artist, the first female rapper to win the honor since Lauryn Hill in 1999 Houstonian presented to Lizzo

“I don’t want to cry,” she said, tearing herself open as she reached the stage, “But first of all I want to say that everyone is great. Every artist nominated for this award is so amazing. So call on you all to ”

The aspiring artist said she wanted to thank God, her team, and her mother who was her manager before she passed away in 2019

“Second, I really just want to thank God because I thank you for filling my life with life so that I can even be here today. I want to thank you for always being with me and by my side I’d like to thank all 300 year olds for believing in me and holding on to me through my madness, and you know it’s been a hell of a year but we did it. Thank you everyone at Rock Nation ” “And I really want to thank my mom, she is not here with me today, but I know that she is here with me in spirit and she always believed that I could do it, so thank you very much.” to all ”

Megan thee Stallion and Beyoncé also grabbed two Grammys, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance, for the hit “Savage”

“I’m so proud of you,” Beyoncé said during the acceptance speech to Megan thee Stallion. “I just want to give Megan my love quickly. I have so much respect for you. It is my honor that you asked me for.” to be separated from this song ”

Beyoncé had a record breaking night after receiving nine nominations, most of all the artists of the night

By the end of the night, Beyoncé had broken the record for most Grammys won by a woman and any singer, man or woman, in total, the singer has won 28 Grammys in her decades-long career

In addition to the two Grammys with the H-Town Hottie, Beyoncé received the best must-video for “Brown Skin Girl” with her daughter Blue Ivy Carter, who won a Grammy as the second youngest at the age of 9 and best R&B performance for “Black Parade”

“I’ve worked all my life since I was 9 years old and I can’t believe this happened,” she said

At 9 years old, Blue Ivy Carter is only the second musician under 10 to win a Grammy #GRAMMYs

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