Check Out The Full List Of Black Women Who Shined At 2024 Grammy Awards

by Gee NY

In a remarkable display of talent and achievement, Black females emerged victorious at the 2024 Grammy Awards, making a significant mark across various categories.

Victoria Monét

In the category of New Artist, Victoria Monét stood out as the winner, showcasing her exceptional talent and promising future in the music industry.

Adding to the celebration, she secured another win with her album “Jaguar II” in the R&B Album category. Monét’s album is a testament to her versatility and creativity, cementing her status as a leading figure in contemporary R&B music.

Victoria Monet added to the night’s brilliance on Monday by clinching two out of her seven nominations.


In the Pop Duo/Group Performance category, “Ghost in the Machine” by SZA featuring Phoebe Bridgers took home the award, showcasing the collaborative brilliance of two exceptional artists.

In the R&B Song category, the song “Snooze” by a team of talented songwriters including Kenny B. Edmonds, Blair Ferguson, Khris Riddick-Tynes, Solána Rowe, and Leon Thomas, earned the coveted award.

The track, performed by SZA, captivated audiences with its soulful melodies and poignant lyrics.

Michelle Obama

Highlighting the power of storytelling, Michelle Obama’s audiobook “The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times” clinched victory in the Audio Book, Narration, and Storytelling Recording category.

Obama’s compelling narration resonated with listeners, offering inspiration and insight during challenging times.


In the African Music Performance category, Tyla’s “Water” emerged as the winner, showcasing the rich diversity and talent.

Overall, the recognition of these talented Black females underscores their immense contributions to the arts and serves as a testament to their undeniable talent and impact.

Below is a breakdown of the nominees and categories where Black females shined:

New Artist

  • Victoria Monét | WINNER
  • Gracie Abrams
  • Fred again..
  • Ice Spice
  • Jelly Roll
  • Coco Jones
  • Noah Kahan
  • The War and Treaty

R&B Song

  • “Snooze” — Kenny B. Edmonds, Blair Ferguson, Khris Riddick-Tynes, Solána Rowe & Leon Thomas, songwriters (SZA) | WINNER
  • “Angel” — Halle Bailey, Theron Feemster & Coleridge Tillman, songwriters (Halle)
  • “Back to Love” — Darryl Andrew Farris, Robert Glasper & Alexandra Isley, songwriters (Robert Glasper Featuring SiR & Alex Isley)
  • “ICU” — Darhyl Camper Jr., Courtney Jones, Raymond Komba, Roy Keisha Rockette, songwriters (Coco Jones)
  • “On My Mama” — Dernst Emile II, Jeff Gitelman, Victoria Monét, Kyla Moscovich, Jamil Pierre & Charles Williams, songwriters (Victoria Monét)

Audio Book, Narration and Storytelling Recording

  • “The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times” — Michelle Obama | WINNER
  • “Big Tree” — Meryl Streep
  • “Boldly Go: Reflections on a Life of Awe and Wonder” — William Shatner
  • “The Creative Act: A Way of Being” — Rick Rubin
  • “It’s OK to Be Angry About Capitalism” — Sen. Bernie Sanders

African Music Performance

  • “Water” — Tyla | WINNER
  • “Amapiano” — Asake & Olamide
  • “City Boys” — Burna Boy
  • “Unavailable” — Davido Featuring Musa Keys
  • “Rush” — Ayra Starr

R&B Album

  • “Jaguar II” — Victoria Monét | WINNER
  • “Girls Night Out” — Babyface
  • “What I Didn’t Tell You (Deluxe)” — Coco Jones
  • “Special Occasion” — Emily King
  • “Clear 2: Soft Life EP” — Summer Walker

Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • “Ghost in the Machine” — SZA Featuring Phoebe Bridgers | WINNER
  • “Thousand Miles” — Miley Cyrus Featuring Brandi Carlile
  • “Candy Necklace” — Lana Del Rey Featuring Jon Batiste
  • “Never Felt So Alone” — Labrinth Featuring Billie Eilish
  • “Karma” — Taylor Swift Featuring Ice Spice

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