Taylor Swift made history at the Grammy Awards on Sunday by winning Album of the Year for the fourth time, marking the crowning achievement of the musical equivalent of the Oscars.
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With this honor bestowed on her album Midnights, the American singer enters the ceremony's pantheon as the artist most awarded for her albums, ahead of Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon.
“I want to tell you that this is the best moment of my life, but I'm also happy when I finish a song,” responded the Queen of Pop. “Thank you for giving me the opportunity to do what I love so much! I'm blown away!”
The 34-year-old artist stood out compared to other pop stars like Lana Del Rey and Olivia Rodrigo.
She continues to turn everything she touches into gold: her “Eras Tour” was named Time Magazine’s 2023 Personality of the Year and is a phenomenal success. Last year she generated sales of more than a billion dollars in 60 performances, an unprecedented amount in music history.
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“Midnights,” her tenth studio album, immediately debuted at the top of the Billboard charts in October 2022. She also became the first artist to simultaneously occupy the top ten positions on the most popular songs charts in the United States.
Taylor Swift was nominated in six categories at this year's Grammy Awards, including Best Song, a coveted award that recognizes artists who write their own lyrics.
With her works “Fearless”, “1989” and “Folklore” she had already won the highest prize, album of the year, three times.
In addition to her new productions, the singer is also celebrating resounding success with the re-release of her old albums, which she decided to re-record after a dispute with her record company solely for reasons of rights control.