Beyonce Breaks Record for Most Grammy(R) Wins by a Female Artist in a Single Year

SUPERSTAR TAKES HOME SIX GRAMMY AWARDS, INCLUDING "SONG OF THE YEAR" (FOR "SINGLE LADIES")

Feb 01, 2010, 15:23 ET from Music World Music/Columbia Records

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic superstar Beyonce, took home six Grammy® Awards, including "Song of the Year" (for "Single Ladies"), breaking the record for most Grammy® Awards won by a female artist in a single year, while bringing her career Grammy® total up to 16 (13 as a solo artist and 3 with Destiny's Child.) Beyonce, who tied the record with ten nominations for a female artist in a single year with The Fugees' star, Lauryn Hill, took home honors in the following categories:

Song of the Year ("Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)")

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance ("Halo")

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance ("Single Ladies")

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance ("At Last")

Best R&B Song ("Single Ladies")

Best Contemporary R&B Album (I AM... SASHA FIERCE)

Five of Beyonce's wins are for her multi-platinum album, I AM...SASHA FIERCE, and one win honors the performer's work on the Cadillac Records soundtrack for her rendition of the Etta James hit, "At Last."

With eight Grammy® Awards, legendary pop icon, Michael Jackson and world renowned guitarist and visionary, Carlos Santana, share the record for most Grammy® Awards won by a male artist in one night.

On February 2, Beyonce is launching her first ever fragrance, Beyonce Heat. The Renaissance woman will celebrate the debut of her fragrance at Macy's Herald Square in New York City by meeting the first 500 customers to purchase the exclusive Beyonce Heat 3-piece fragrance set.

Beyonce recently extended her 2009 "I AM..." World Tour to South America for a series of live concerts beginning Thursday, February 4, 2010 at Parque Planeta in Florianopolis, Brazil.  The two-week run will end in the Caribbean on the island of Trinidad on Thursday, February 18, 2010 (see itinerary following).

The "I AM..." World Tour in South America and The Caribbean

Thu

2/4

Florianopolis, Brazil

Parque Planeta

 

Sat

2/6

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Morumbi Stadium

 

Sun

2/7

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

HSBC Arena

 

Mon

2/8

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

HSBC Arena

 

Wed

2/10

Salvador, Brazil

Parque de Exposicoes

 

Fri

2/12

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hipodromo de San Isidro

 

Sun

2/14

Santiago, Chile

Movistar Arena

 

Tue

2/16

Lima, Peru

Explanada del Estadio Monumental

 

Thu

2/18

Port of Spain, Trinidad

Queen's Park Oval

 
       


 

For more information, please contact Yvette Noel-Schure, Columbia Records, Media, New York, 212-833-4483; email: Yvette.Noel-Schure@sonymusic.com

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