Beyonce became the most nominated female artist in the history of the Grammy Awards
The list of artists vying for the prestigious music awards were announced Tuesday. ” Queen B.” is mentioned nine times before Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West. These new appointments bring to 62 the total number of times the wife of Jay Z was appointed nearly 20-year career. An absolute record!
Meanwhile the ceremony on February 12 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Recording Academy has revealed the nominees for the 59 th edition of the Grammy Awards. And it is clear that ” Bey “, another nickname Beyonce Knowles, holds in his hands every chance to not leave empty hands ” Grammys “.
The former leader of the group Destiny’s Child, aged 35, was named in three of the four major categories: Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year. The fourth major category, new artist of the year, was it any way unattainable, she who next year will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the release of his first album.
This is a new recognition for Beyonce, who with Lemonade , dared an album very personal accents, with the mention of her husband’s infidelities , rapper Jay Z , but also resolutely political. It thus comes about police violence which are regularly the victims of black men in the United States. The album, released in late April, was accompanied by a medium-length film , co-produced by Beyoncé.
Note that ” Queen B. ” won twenty Grammys in his career (if you count the three won with Destiny’s Child) but never for album of the year. It is now within reach of Stevie Wonder (25) and country artist Alison Krauss (27), the two most awarded in the history of American music singers. Most all categories still held by the classical conductor of Hungarian origin, Georg Solti, honored 31 times.
Behind Beyonce, Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West , whose album was released only in digital form and not on CD, derive their game with eight citations each. With its unclassifiable album The Life of Pablo , rapper Kanye West is hailed despite having been named in any of the four major categories. However it is doubtful at the moment capacity Mr. Kardashian to expose themselves in public in such evenings, the 39 year old is currently being treated for depression.
Note that Beyonce has eclipsed the British Adele , yet she also named in three of the four main categories with his album 25 , which has sold over ten million copies in the United States. In total, the interpreter of Hello has been named five times. The two women who won in 2010 and 2012, respectively, six Grammys in one evening each , a record for female artists. See you on February 12 to attend the coronation of a queen.