Who is Victoria Monét, the Year’s Breakout Star at the Grammy Awards?

Who is Victoria Monét, the Year’s Breakout Star at the Grammy Awards?

The 34-year-old R&B singer won one of the American ceremony’s most coveted awards on Sunday. She was nominated in seven categories in total.

Victoria Monét, previously known for her collaborations with top artists and for her songwriting contributions to Ariana Grande’s studio albums, has emerged from the shadows to the limelight. She received the Revelation of the Year award at the Grammy Awards, marking a major milestone in her career. In the past, she had received a nomination in the Best R&B Song category for co-writing Do It for the sister duo Chloe X Halle. Victoria draws inspiration from a range of artists, including Janet Jackson, Destiny’s Child, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Sade, Michael Jackson, and Earth, Wind & Fire.

This year, Victoria Monét was nominated seven times and won the award for Best R&B Album for her debut album, Jaguar II. During her acceptance speech on Sunday evening in Los Angeles, she expressed gratitude to her mother who raised her single-handedly in Sacramento, California.

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The Grammy for Revelation of the Year is a significant recognition often awarded to future stars. Previous winners include Dua Lipa in 2019, Billie Eilish in 2020, Amy Winehouse in 2008, Adele in 2009, and the Beatles in 1965. Given this history, it is likely that Victoria Monét will continue to make her mark in the music industry.