Jody Watley: My GRAMMY Moment
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Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor.

Jody Watley was awarded the best new artist GRAMMY on March 2, 1988.

JODY WATLEY: “I broke down crying, thanking the people who believed in me -- when others didn't. It was a triumphant moment, coming out of a group and establishing my own identity. Once I'd silenced the naysayers, it gave me the confidence to be the artist I was meant to be -- fearless and authentic.”

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