On February 5th, Beyoncé officially made history as her seventh studio album, RENAISSANCE, won four GRAMMYs, breaking the record for the most GRAMMY awards ever with 32 GRAMMYs!
This historic win celebrates Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter as the most GRAMMY awarded artist of all time!
Having been nominated for 9 GRAMMYs, 7 of which were for RENAISSANCE, the 8th GRAMMY nomination being for Be Alive, which Beyoncé produced in collaboration with Darius Scott Dixson for the Motion Picture, King Richard, starring Will Smith, and the 9th nomination being for Make Me Say It Again, Girl, which was a collaboration with Ronald Isley & The Isley Brothers, it proves that her gift of making music inspires, empowers and uplifts us all to dance and feel liberated in our freedom to express ourselves authentically and to let the music get us in the spirit of singing and dancing our hearts out!
Even though Beyoncé’s RENAISSANCE won four GRAMMYs, RENAISSANCE, for all of us, was the Album Of The Year in our eyes because when you have an album full of unskippable tracks that flow into one another and has a major impact on all nightclubs around the world, not to mention the significance of RENAISSANCE celebrating the LGBTQIAP2S+, Non-Binary & Trans Non-Binary Communities, the Black Community, the Black Queer Community and all communities, this album is more than deserving of Album Of The Year because of its major impact on the music industry and the whole world and the fact everyone can feel seen in an immersive masterpiece that brings everything full circle.
Not only is this historic win a moment in our lives where we’re celebrating history being made by Queen Bey, but she has also made history as all seven of her studio albums; Dangerously in Love, B-Day, I AM…SASHA FIERCE, 4, BEYONCÉ (Self-Titled), LEMONADE & RENAISSANCE, all have GRAMMY awards for specific songs/the whole album!
That is a major achievement that deserves to be celebrated.
The fact that RENAISSANCE went beyond 1 Billion Streams before the end of 2022 and within the first six months since its release on the 29th July proves that records like this that break ground and have such a positive impact on the music industry and the whole world deserve to be recognised.
Need a reason to feel Queen Bey’s embrace? View below the Official Standard/Collector’s Edition album artwork and the Limited Edition Vinyl version of the RENAISSANCE Album Artwork which both capture the beauty of RENAISSANCE that celebrates ballroom culture and artistic expressionism that brings the world together!
Every track on RENAISSANCE is so catchy that anyone who travelled to any nightclub that had one or all of the songs playing were singing along to the record from start to finish, word for word, and it’s such a heartwarming feeling seeing the album free-flowing into a world of joy and happiness that it made for itself.
If you want to listen to RENAISSANCE in full, I’ve embedded below the Spotify widget consisting of Queen Bey’s seventh studio album.
Since the album’s release last July, RENAISSANCE has been on repeat because it is a timeless masterpiece that celebrates everyone and everything.
The buzz the album has generated, especially as the CUFF IT (WETTER REMIX) was released following the historic win, proves that the RENAISSANCE may have begun in July, but is now in full effect after Queen Bey announced the RENAISSANCE World Tour!
Since the announcement of the RENAISSANCE World Tour, the promotional photo that Queen Bey posted on her Instagram & Parkwood accounts created such a buzz that social media instantly went into overdrive, and this was the buzz we all needed considering this is the first solo tour in seven years since The Formation World Tour!
There are plenty more reasons to celebrate as Beyoncé won International Artist Of The Year & International Song Of The Year for BREAK MY SOUL at the 2023 BRIT Awards!
Love is in the air, so if you want to hear the CUFF IT (WETTER REMIX) and set the mood perfectly this Valentine’s Day with that special someone, the Spotify playlist consisting of the remix, the Acapella & Instrumental versions from the original release of CUFF IT, can be found below!
2023 is set to be the most energetic year ever as Queen Bey takes on the RENAISSANCE World Tour from the 10th May up to the 27th of September, and there’s a potential possibility of more tour dates being announced as a result of the overwhelming demand for tickets after the tour announcement generated such a buzz that Rolling Stone described the RENAISSANCE World Tour as being: “one of the most in-demand concerts in recent memory“.
The massive buzz RENAISSANCE generated before, during and after its 29th July release last year makes this era instantly memorable because every album Queen Bey has released in her solo career, including the albums she did with Destiny’s Child, which were their self-titled first album, Destiny’s Child, The Writing’s On The Wall, Survivor, 8 Days of Christmas & Destiny Fulfilled, define an era of old-school music that embraces the club element of the 70s, Motown, 80s & 90s while also bringing about the joyful energy of getting everyone on their feet dancing, not to mention that every record she has done solo and with Destiny’s Child have major stand out records that are instantly relatable to certain moments in our lives that define our strength and resilience.
RENAISSANCE is the first of three acts, bringing all of Beyoncé’s discography, both solo and, with Destiny’s Child, full circle as it’s not only a celebration of ballroom culture and all communities, but celebrates both Beyoncé & Destiny’s Child’s longevity that, even after Destiny’s Child, highlights the heavy influence that Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, Kelly Rowland & Michelle Williams have had on the music industry as a group and also solo.
I think we should all take this opportunity to celebrate Queen Bey’s legendary achievement of being the most GRAMMY awarded artist of all time as she produces records that are ahead of their time and revolutionise the liberation of dance and emotional relativity, both of whom allow us all to resonate, relate and let go of our emotions while also releasing positive energy that gets us all dancing, because music is about celebrating everyone and everything and brings everyone together, and Queen Bey effortlessly achieves that as she knows how to bring joy, love, kindness and happiness to a world that is constantly evolving.
If you enjoyed this review celebrating Beyoncé’s historic GRAMMY achievement that follows up from the previous review, QUEEN BEY’S RENAISSANCE GOES PLATINUM!, including the original review, BEY IS BACK! RENAISSANCE OUT NOW!, I would love to hear your feedback on the reviews of the album, RENAISSANCE, including your feedback on how RENAISSANCE has allowed you to free yourself in the spirit of dance and the emotional relativity that allows us all to relate to the way we all felt at certain points in our lives.
If you missed the previous review and the original review I did on Beyoncé’s seventh studio album, RENAISSANCE, I’ve attached both reviews below.
© Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, Parkwood Entertainment, LLC, Columbia Records, Big Freedia, Robin Stone, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Zach Baylin, Tim White, Trevor White & Will Smith (King Richard – Production Companies: Westbrook Studios, Star Thrower Entertainment, Keeping It Reel – Film Distributed By Warner Bros. Pictures), Darius Scott Dixson, Ronald Isley & The Isley Brothers, Nile Rodgers, CHIC, The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs), Soul Train Awards, YouTube, TikTok, Spotify, Apple Music, Rolling Stone, British Phonographic Industry (BPI) for The BRIT Awards, 2022, 2023
© The featured image consisting of the official album title, RENAISSANCE (written as act i RENAISSANCE), the photo in the featured image which is one of the lithographs from the Standard/Collector’s Edition/Limited Edition Vinyl, the caption: “MOST GRAMMY AWARDED ARTIST OF ALL TIME!”, the lyrics in the featured image: “WE GO ROUND IN CIRCLES, ROUND IN CIRCLES SEARCHING FOR LOVE, WE GO UP AND DOWN, LOST AND FOUND SEARCHING FOR LOVE, LOOKING FOR SOMETHING THAT LIVES INSIDE ME, FOR SOMETHING THAT LIVES INSIDE ME.”, from the record: “BREAK MY SOUL”, the award list in the featured image, the Instagram post from Parkwood Entertainment’s Instagram account congratulating Beyoncé as the MOST GRAMMY AWARDED ARTIST OF ALL TIME”, the Standard/Collector’s Edition key art, the Limited Edition Vinyl key art consisting of Beyoncé’s seventh studio album, RENAISSANCE (written as act i RENAISSANCE), the playlist consisting of Beyoncé’s seventh studio album, RENAISSANCE (written as act i RENAISSANCE), the Instagram post from Beyoncé’s official Instagram account/Parkwood Entertainment official Instagram account consisting of the official announcement with the poster of Beyoncé’s RENAISSANCE World Tour, the playlist consisting of the CUFF IT (WETTER REMIX), CUFF IT (ACAPELLA VERSION) & CUFF IT (INSTRUMENTAL VERSION), the quote from Rolling Stone describing the RENAISSANCE World Tour as being: “one of the most in-demand concerts in recent memory”, including the original review: “BEY IS BACK! RENAISSANCE OUT NOW!”, dated the 29th July 2022, and the follow up review: “QUEEN BEY’S RENAISSANCE GOES PLATINUM!”, dated the 18th December 2022, including this review, dated the 14th February 2023, and the further awards mentioned, which are the International Artist Of The Year & International Song Of The Year from the BRIT Awards 2023, are copyright of Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, Parkwood Entertainment, LLC, Columbia Records, Big Freedia, Robin Stone, RIAA, Zach Baylin, Tim White, Trevor White, Will Smith, Westbrook Studios, Star Thrower Entertainment, Keeping It Reel, Warner Bros. Pictures, Darius Scott Dixson, Ronald Isley & The Isley Brothers, Nile Rodgers, CHIC, The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs), Soul Train Awards, YouTube, TikTok, Apple Music, Rolling Stone, British Phonographic Industry (BPI) for The BRIT Awards & Spotify. Full copyright goes to the respective owners.