It was a night women made history as Beyoncé and Taylor Swift hit milestones and Billie Eillish won record of the year for the second straight year.

The Grammys are drunk in love with Beyoncé and Taylor Swift: the singers both made history at the 2021 show.
Swift, 31, became first woman to win album of the year three times.
Taylor Swift poses with the award for album of the year for folklore.
We just want to thank the fans,” said Swift, who won the top prize with folklore.
Swift previously won album of the year with her albums Fearless and 1989.
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Beyoncé made history by surpassing Alison Krauss to become the most decorated female act in Grammy history.
Beyoncé earned her 28th Grammy on Sunday, picking up honours like best R&B performance for Black Parade, best music video for Brown Skin Girl as well as best rap performance and best rap song for Savage, with Megan Thee Stallion.
As an artist I believe it’s my job, and all of our jobs, to reflect time and it’s been such a difficult time,” Beyoncé said onstage as she won best R&B performance for Black Parade, which was released on Juneteenth.
Beyoncé earned her 28th Grammy at the awards show.
She went on to say she created the song to honour the beautiful Black kings and queens” in the world.
She added: I have been working my whole life … This is such a magical night.”
Beyoncé is now tied with producer and multi-instrumentalist Quincy Jones for the second most Grammy wins. The late conductor Georg Solti is the most decorated Grammy winner with 31 wins.
The royal family of music all won honours Sunday: Jay-Z shared the best rap song win since he co-wrote Savage and nine-year-old Blue Ivy Carter who won best music video alongside her mother became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in shows 63-year history. Leah Peasall was 8 when The Peasall Sisters won album of the year at the 2002 show for their appearance on the T Bone Burnett-produced O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack.
Billie Eilish, left, and Finneas accept the award for record of the year for the second year running, this time for Everything I Wanted.
Billie Eillish won the Grammy Award for record of the year for the second straight year.
The 19-year-old Eillish won on Sunday night for Everything I Wanted, a year after winning it for Bad Guy.
Eillish appeared genuinely stunned accepting the award, saying, This is really embarrassing for me.
She told fellow nominee Megan Thee Stallion, Megan, girl, I was going to write a speech about how you deserve this, but then I was like There was no way theyre going to choose me.
Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honours, also made history and became the first female rapper to best rap song. She’s also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
Beyoncé was the nights top contender with nine nominations, and shes still up for record of the year, where shes a double nominee thanks to Black Parade and Savage.
Megan Thee Stallion made history as the first female rapper to best rap song.
Beyoncé didn’t perform but Swift did.
She sang cardigan and august from folklore, as well as willow from evermore, and was joined by the collaborators who helped her make the albums, Jack Antonoff and Aaron Dessner, who both won album of the year with Swift.
Silk Sonic, aka Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak, also performed, bringing a throwback R&B vibe to the show with their smooth new single, Leave the Door Open.
Dua Lipa, who won best pop vocal album, proved her pop star status with a performance of her hits Dont Start Now and Levitating, where she was joined by the DaBaby, who was an all-star during his own performance of his guitar-tinged rap hit Rockstar, flipping the song for an exceptional live rendition featuring R&B singer Anthony Hamilton, a skilled violinist and background singers.
And country singer Mickey Guyton the first Black female nominated for best country solo performance gave an impressive performance of her song Black Like Me.
Dua Lipa accepts the award for best pop vocal album for Future Nostalgia.
Other performers included Billie Eilish, Cardi B, Bad Bunny, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Harry Styles, who won best pop solo performance for the hit Watermelon Sugar.
To everyone who made this record with me, thank you so much, said Styles, the first member of One Direction to win a Grammy.
Host Trevor Noah kicked off the show telling jokes about the coronavirus pandemic and the year that was 2020.
He was live from downtown Los Angeles, with attendees wearing masks and sitting, socially distanced, at small round tables.
Harry Styles accepts the award for best pop solo performance for Watermelon Sugar.
R&B singer H.E.R. won two honours, including song of the year for her protest anthem I Cant Breathe, becoming one of the rare R&B songs to win the top prize. Another track about the Black experience Anderson Paaks Lockdown, released on Juneteenth also won a Grammy, picking up best melodic rap performance.
Other double winners include Fiona Apple, Kaytranada and late performers John Prine and Chick Corea.