Last night, the Grammys made history—but not in the way that many viewers had expected. Despite her record-breaking 32 wins, Beyoncé was snubbed yet again for Album of the Year, losing out to Harry Styles. This is the fourth time that Beyoncé has been nominated for Album of the Year and has not won, and it is yet another example of the Recording Academy’s history of overlooking Black artists and Black women in particular. In this blog post, we explore the history of the Grammys and its treatment of Beyoncé, and why this latest snub fits into a long-running pattern. Read on to learn more about the controversy surrounding the Grammys and Beyoncé’s Album of the Year snub.