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Taylor Swift just made Grammy's history. On Sunday evening, the singer took home the album of the year folklore. It was not only her 11th overall Grammy win, but also the first female artist in history to win album of the year three times. She previously won the award for Fearless in 2010 and 1989 In 2016, she made history for the latter as the first female artist in history to win Album of the Year twice.
During her speech, Swift took a moment to thank her staff, including William Bowery, aka her boyfriend Joe Alwyn. "Joe who is the first person I play every single song I write and I had the best time writing songs with you in quarantine," she said in her speech. She also took a moment to call friends Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, whose child names she used in her songs "Cardigan", "August" and "Betty". "I want to thank James, Inez and Betty and their parents who are the second and third people I play on every new song I write," she added. Finally, she thanked her fans for their support over the years. "Most of the time we want to thank the fans," she said. "You met us in this imaginary world that we created, and we cannot tell you how honored we will be forever."
Album of the year + @ taylorswift13 = The perfect love story. Put on your best "cardigan" to celebrate this amazing #GRAMMYS win! ✨ pic.twitter.com/pYQfvarTLO
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