Art & Culture

Taylor Swift makes Grammy history with fourth Album of the Year win

LOS ANGELES — Taylor Swift secured her fourth Album of the Year Grammy on Sunday, Feb. 4, setting a record as the first artist to win the prestigious music industry award four times.

Swift earned the accolade for her pop album “Midnights,” in a ceremony that featured a strong showing from female musicians.

Billie Eilish won Song of the Year for “What Was I Made For?,” a ballad from the “Barbie” movie soundtrack. Miley Cyrus received the Record of the Year award for her empowerment anthem “Flowers.”

R&B and pop artist Victoria Monet was named Best New Artist.

The winners were selected by members of the Recording Academy, comprising musicians, producers, engineers, and other music professionals. The Academy has made efforts in recent years to diversify its membership by including more women and people of color.