Grammy Awards 2021: Meghan Thee Stallion Wins Best New Artist

by Jacklyn Krol

Megan Thee Stallion took home the Best New Artist Award at Sundays Grammys.

She delivered an emotional acceptance speech in a dazzling orange dress. While Megan Thee Stallion is known for her strong image and confidence, she couldn’t help but get emotional upon receiving the award.

After a period of getting herself together, she started by shouting out the other nominees for the award, saying that each one was deserving.

Megan Thee Stallion has had a huge couple of years. Things continue to be on the rise for the 26-year-old, who had two songs that she either made or was featured on hit the Top 100 in 2020. Those were “Savage” (Remix) with Beyonce and then appearing on Cardi B’s smash-hit, “WAP.”

Along with her win in for best Rap Performance for “Savage” (Remix), this win is her first Grammy win.

Meet The Other Grammy Nominees

Country newcomer Ingrid Andress is also nominated in Best Country Song category for “More Hearts Than Mine” and Best Country Album for Lady Like.

Alternative artist Phoebe Bridgers’ “Kyoto” is up for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song. Her record Punisher is also up for Best Alternative Music Album.

Chika, real name Jane Chika Oranika, is a rapper, model, and actress.

Noah Cyrus (yes, the sister of Miley Cyrus and daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus) has forged her own path in the pop world.

D Smoke is also a first-time nominee. He is second nomination is in the Best Rap Album category for Black Habits.

Viral superstar Doja Cat is also up for Record of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Say So.”

Electronic powerhouse Kaytranada has three nominations this year. Additionally, the DJ is nominated for Best Dance Performance for “10%” and Best Dance/Electronic Album for Bubba.

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion now has four nominations under her belt. “Savage” featuring Beyoncé is up for Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song, and Record of the Year.

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