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Megan Thee Stallion & Beyonce Win Best Rap Song For ’Savage’ at the 2021 Grammy Awards: Watch

Minutes after Megan Thee Stallion performed “Savage” at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, the Houston rapper won best rap song with the No. 1 smash -- and while Beyoncé didn’t join Meg for the performance, she did join her onstage to collect a much-deserved trophy.

Megan Thee Stallion, who won best new artist earlier on Sunday night (March 14), used part of her acceptance speech to discuss how much Beyoncé’s artistry meant to her when she was growing up, and how she first saw Destiny’s Child perform at a local rodeo.

“My momma would always be like, ‘What would Beyoncé do?’” Meg said, adding that she would strive to try to answer that question with her own behavior, “but make it a little ratchet.”

When she took her turn at the mic, Beyoncé told Megan, “I have so much respect for you, and I’m honored that you asked me to be a part of this song.” Megan Thee Stallion originally released “Savage” as a solo track, but Beyoncé’s rework of the track -- also nominated for record of the year at the Grammys -- helped it reach the top of the Hot 100 chart.

“Savage” triumphed in the best rap song category over Lil Baby’s “The Bigger Picture,” Roddy Ricch’s “The Box,” “Laugh Now Cry Later” by Drake featuring Lil Durk, and “Rockstar” by DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch. As Grammys host Trevor Noah pointed out following the acceptance speeches, the win gives Beyoncé 27 career Grammys -- tied with Alison Krauss for the most all-time by a female artist.

Watch the moment below.

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