Jazmine Sullivan Wins First Grammy Awards Ever After 12 Losses


Jazmine Sullivan took home her first Grammy for Best R&B Album on Sunday night. She was also crowned for Best R&B Performance in a tie with Silk Sonic.

“Shoutout to Black women who are out there living their lives,” Sullivan said as she accepted her award.

The powerhouse songstress scored three Grammy nominations, including Best R&B Performance, Best R&B Album for “Heaux Tales” and Best R&B Song for “Pick Up Your Feelings,” which topped Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart and became Sullivan’s first chart-topper.

The Philly native also recently earned three NAACP Image Awards, racking up wins including Best Female Artist and Best Album for “Heaux Tales.”

On March 9, Sullivan announced on Twitter: “Doctors cleared me. ATL I’ll see you tonight.” She also shared a statement that she was “still recovering from the effects of COVID. But I really miss u all and I’m doing my best to continue on w the tour! See u there!”

The R&B star’s “Heaux Tales” tour will last through July.


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