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    Taylor Swift's Boyfriend Joe Alwyn Just Won His First Grammy For His Work On "Folklore"

    Or should I say William Bowery?

    Taylor Swift's boyfriend Joe Alwyn is officially a Grammy winner!

    Joe and Taylor hold on to each other while leaving an event
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    It turns out that Joe was recognized for his contributions to Taylor's album Folklore when it took home Album of the Year last month.

    Taylor holds up her Grammy
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    Some sleuthing fans made the discovery when they noticed that Joe's name had been added to the Grammy's website, along with credit for the win.

    A screenshot of Joe's Grammy credit
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    The news probably won't come as too big a surprise to Taylor's fans who know that Joe was a big part of the album; Taylor even gave him a shoutout in her acceptance speech!

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    "Joe is the first person that I play every single song that I write, and I had the best time writing songs with you in quarantine," Taylor said at the time.

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    Taylor also previously confirmed that the writer credited on the album under the pseudonym "William Bowery" was definitely Joe.

    A screenshot of Taylor speaking during the documentary
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    "There's been a lot of discussion about William Bowery and his identity because it's not a real person. So William Bowery is Joe, as we know. And Joe plays piano beautifully, and he's always just playing and making things up and kind of creating things," Taylor explained during the Disney+ concert documentary Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions.

    In fact, he helped write "Exile" and "Betty" and coproduced "Exile," "Betty," "My Tears Ricochet," "August," "This Is Me Trying," and "Illicit Affairs."

    "I say it was a surprise that we started writing together, but in a way it wasn't because we have always bonded over music and had the same musical tastes, and he's always the person showing me songs by artists; then they become my favorite songs," Taylor told Apple Music.

    Taylor and Joe hold hands while exiting their car
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    She noted that Joe is "always just playing instruments," but the duo probably wouldn't have started collaborating if they hadn't been in lockdown together during the pandemic.

    Joe helps Taylor exit a car
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    So if anything good at all came out of this pandemic, it's that we got some brilliant songs from Taylor and Joe, and Joe got a Grammy!

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