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Ledisi Wins Best Traditional R&B Performance – Her 1st Grammy After 13 Nominations!

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After 13 nominations, Ledisi wins her first Grammy Award! She reigned supreme in the Best Traditional R&B Performance category. More inside…

14 years and 13 nominations later, Ledisi is now a Grammy winner!

The R&B jazz singer won her first Grammy Award during the 63rd annual Grammy Awards. She won the Best Traditional R&B Performance award for “Anything For You” from her 2020 album, The Wild Card.

The fab songstress beat out Chloe x Halle’s “Wonder What She Thinks Of Me,” The Baylor Project’s “Sit On Down,” featuring Jean Baylor & Marcus Baylor, Mykal Kilgore’s “Let Me Go,” and Yebba’s “Distance.”

Peep her epic acceptance speech below: 

After copping the win, she shared the good news with her fans in a celebratory tweet:

”I just won my first Grammy!!!! OMG!!! Thank You @RecordingAcad,” she said.

She also received some New Orleans love from fellow native Dawn Richard

 

 

Ledisi was nominated for her first Grammy Award in 2007 for Best New Artist and Best R&B Album for Lost & Found.

Now, she can add Grammy Award WINNING artist to her name. Congrats, Ledisi!  She deserves.

 

Photo: Ledisi’s IG

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