And The GRAMMY Went To ... Beyoncé
(In the coming weeks GRAMMY.com will feature information and video highlights on winners from the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Each installment will offer the winning or related video, and some pertinent, and not so pertinent, information about the track and the artists.)
Song: "Love On Top"
Won for: Best Traditional R&B Performance
Previous wins: Beyoncé has 16 prior GRAMMY wins
Did you know?: "Love On Top" is featured on Beyoncé's chart-topping album, 4, released in 2011. With the win, Beyoncé matches her husband Jay-Z's GRAMMY total of 17 wins. Beyoncé became the first female artist to win six statues in one year in 2009, including Song Of The Year for "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)." Beyoncé tied with Alison Krauss for the most GRAMMYs won in the 2000s with 16. Beyoncé was only 19 when she won her first two GRAMMYs with Destiny's Child in 2001. Prior to this year's win, Beyoncé performed the national anthem at President Barack Obama's second inauguration on Jan. 21, and was the featured halftime performer at Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3. She is set to begin the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour on April 15 with dates scheduled through August.