7 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The 2020 editon of the annual iHeartRadio Music Awards was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@theweeknd)

  • The Weekend leads the nominations with eight
  • Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch in second with seven each
  • The award show will he hosted virtually from Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre on May 27

15 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
2021 saw several black artists get highlighted, after questions rising last year regarding the award show's commitment to diversity. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Beyonce)

  • US Pop icon Beyonce, with four Grammy wins this year, edged musician Alison Krauss, getting to a total of 28 Grammy awards
  • Rapper Megan Thee Stallion became the first to win under the Best New Artist category
  • Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift became the first woman to ever win the Album of the Year award three times

15 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Megan Thee Stallion became the first female rapper to win the best new artist award since Lauryn Hill in 1999. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ Grammy)

  • The 63rd annual Grammy Awards were held at 8 pm ET on Sunday
  • The show was hosted by Trevor Noah
  • Harry Styles won the Grammy in Best Pop Solo Performance category for 'Watermelon Sugar'

15 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Megan accepted her award on the show's outdoor stage from Lizzo. (Photo credit: Instagram/ Megan Thee Stallion)

  • The artist got emotional when her name was announced
  • She took a pause before giving her acceptance speech
  • She beat the fellow nominees like Ingrid Andress, Phoebe Bridgers, Chika, Noah Cyrus, D Smoke, Doja Cat and Kaytranada

15 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Megan has said on several occasions that her mother is one of her biggest inspirations. (Twitter/BET)

Megan Thee Stallion's mother was also a rapper. 

15 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards was hosted by "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah. (Instagram/ Megan Thee Stallion)

  • The nominees for the Best New Artist were Ingrid Andress, Phoebe Bridgers, and Noah Cyrus
  • Chika, D Smoke, Doja Cat, Kaytranada and Megan Thee Stallion were also nominated
  • Last year, the award went to Billie Eilish

15 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Megan Thee Stallion won her first-ever Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance for her "Savage Remix" with Beyonce. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Megan Thee Stallion)

  • Megan Thee Stallion was born in Texas
  • She began penning her own raps at the age of 16
  • "Savage Remix" earned the No. 1 spot on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart