On a star-studded night at the 2021 Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift’s folklore took home the coveted Album of the Year award. Swift’s heartfelt acceptance speech was a memorable moment, full of gratitude and recognition. Among the many people he thanked, there is a special shout out to his friends, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, and their three daughters—James, Inez, and Betty.
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The 31-year-old singer-songwriter began her acceptance speech by expressing her gratitude to her colleagues, including Justin Vernon, and her ex-boyfriend—Joe Alwyn, who played a major role in her creative process. during quarantine. He spoke of the joy he found in making songs with Joe, setting the stage for a night of heartfelt appreciations.
2020 is a year of unexpected twists and turns due to the global pandemic. Taylor Swift, like many, had to adapt to these new circumstances. In July 2020, he surprised his fans with the release of folklore, his eighth studio album. He revealed during the awards ceremony that he wrote and recorded the album alone but had the privilege of collaborating with some of his musical heroes.
One of the most popular tracks from the album is Betty, named after Ryan and Blake’s third child. Taylor’s nod to the famous family doesn’t come as a surprise, considering their close friendship. He thanked James, Inez, and Betty and their parents who were among the first to hear every new song he wrote.
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Swift’s gratitude goes beyond her friends and colleagues. He expressed his deep gratitude for his fans, acknowledging the unique connection they share through the imaginative world he creates in his music. Swift and her fans have developed a special bond, and she thanks them from the bottom of her heart.
Winning Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards is no small feat. Swift faced tough competition, including artists such as Jhené Aiko, Black Pumas, Coldplay, Jacob Collier, HAIM, Dua Lipa, and Post Malone. Despite the formidable contenders, “folklore” emerged victorious, cementing Taylor Swift’s status as a music icon.
In addition to her Album of the Year win, Taylor received six Grammy nominations at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. His remarkable success did not stop there; she made history by becoming the first woman to win the Album of the Year category three times, a feat that added another layer of significance to this Grammy win.