Female artists swept every major category during music's biggest night, with some making history at the Grammy Awards. Nikki Battiste takes a look.
- Three years ago, the story from the Grammy Awards was how few women had won major awards. Well, that sure wasn't the case this time around. Here CBS' Nikki Battiste.
- (SINGING) If you want to run away with me, I know a galaxy, and I could take you for a ride.
NIKKI BATTISTE: It was a night of celebration and reflection.
- (SINGING) If you think we live in the land of the free--
NIKKI BATTISTE: As women stole the show, sweeping every major category.
- History has just been made.
NIKKI BATTISTE: With Queen B reigning supreme.
NIKKI BATTISTE: Beyonce snagged her 28th trophy, the most of any female artist ever.
BEYONCE: I wanted to uplift, encourage, and celebrate all of the beautiful black queens and kings--
- (SINGING) I knew you'd come back to me.
NIKKI BATTISTE: Taylor Swift's third win for album of the year a record breaker, too. Song of the year went to her for "I Can't Breathe."
- (SINGING) And I can't breathe--
- Which honors the memory of George Floyd.
- We wrote this song out of pain, we wrote this song out of hope.
- Classy. Bougie. Ratchet.
NIKKI BATTISTE: The newest leading lady crowned, Megan Thee Stallion, winning best new artist and best rap performance for "Savage," her hit with Beyonce.
MEGAN THEE STALLION: Cause my mama would always be like, Megan what would Beyonce do?
- (SINGING) Could have been a nightmatre.
NIKKI BATTISTE: Billy Eilish said her record of the year title should have also gone to Megan.
BILLY EILISH: You are a queen.
NIKKI BATTISTE: It was a night rolled by queens, and one nine year old princess. Beyonce's daughter, Blue Ivy, shared her first Grammy win with mom for best music video.
BEYONCE: Congratulations. She won a Grammy tonight.
NIKKI BATTISTE: Nikki Battiste, CBS News, New York.
- It was a great night, and a great show.