In a landmark moment at the Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift outshined her peers by clinching the Album of the Year award for the fourth time—a feat never before achieved by any performer in the history of the prestigious event. This victory places Swift in a league of her own, surpassing the record she previously shared with music legends Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, and Frank Sinatra, each of whom had won the award three times.

The award was presented to Swift by none other than Celine Dion, whose appearance was both remarkable and unexpected, given recent concerns over her health. In a move that caught everyone by surprise, Swift took advantage of the spotlight to announce the release of a new album, adding to the night’s excitement.

The ceremony, held in Los Angeles, was notably dominated by female artists. Miley Cyrus and Billie Eilish were among the other prominent winners, taking home significant awards. The event also celebrated the achievements of R&B sensations SZA and Victoria Monét, as well as the all-female indie supergroup Boygenius, all of whom received multiple accolades.

Adding to the evening’s memorable performances were music legends Tracy Chapman and Joni Mitchell, who delivered performances that were both rare and deeply moving, highlighting the pervasive influence of women in the music industry during this year’s show.