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I'm Basically In Tears Because Jazmine Sullivan Just Won Her First Pair Of Grammys — And A Win For Jazmine Is A Win For Black Women

"I've been wanting a Grammy since I was a kid."

Jazmine Sullivan took home not one, but two Grammys tonight!

Jazmine holds her two Grammys and smiles

Jazmine picked up her very first Grammy early in the show when "Pick Up Your Feelings" won for Best R&B Performance — it tied with Silk Sonic's "Leave the Door Open."

Jazmine wears sunglasses and holds an award

And then cheers rang out again as Jazmine's name was announced again, this time for Best R&B Album. Her 2021 project, Heaux Tales, beat out releases from fellow nominees H.E.R., Snoh Aalegra, Jon Baptiste, and Leon Bridges.

Heux Tales has been on repeat with my friends and me...and my entire Twitter timeline, so this win felt like a win for all of us! Issa Rae loved it so much, Jazmine ended up creating a deluxe edition featuring the Insecure star.

Jazmine. Say the fuck less. https://t.co/HRUwr6ZiJK

Twitter: @IssaRae

"[Heaux Tales ended up being] a safe space for Black women to tell their stories," Jazmine began in her acceptance speech. "For us to learn from each other, laugh with each other, and not be exploited."

Jazmine in a dress with a frill extending from the shoulders to both sleeves

She continued, "Shout out to all Black women who are just living their lives and being beautiful."

Jazmine holding a Grammy

Before tonight, Jazmine had 12 Grammy nominations under her belt. Later on in the night, she admitted that she'd almost given up on the idea of winning a Grammy.

Jazmine Sullivan on her two #Grammys: “I’m overwhelmed. I’ve been wanting to win a Grammy since I was a kid. After losing so many times, I feel like I kind of gave up... So it’s surreal to actually hold these babies right now.” https://t.co/5MEXLJhn5G

Twitter: @Variety

"Not a lot of things matter with all that I’ve been through," Jazmine told Variety last month about what a Grammy win would mean to her. "I feel as if I have always gotten acclaim from people that I care about and respect."

Jazmine smiling and holding a Grammy

Well, fans — myself included — could not be happier for the singer-songwriter. Here's how they celebrated Jazmine's win on Twitter:

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Twitter: @keyon

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Jazmine better take a few more home @RecordingAcad .

Twitter: @ScottieBeam

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jazmine sullivan is proof that talent always wins in the end

Twitter: @naurveen

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HEAUX TALES JUST GOT THAT GRAMMY BABY, BLACK WOMEN—and specifically Jazmine Sullivan—FOR THE WIN!!! Nature is healing✨🍃 #GRAMMYs

Twitter: @shanellegenai

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Twitter: @lizzo

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JAZMINE SULLIVAN REALLY JUST WON THE #GRAMMY for Best R&B Album

VH1 / Via Twitter: @iamlexstylz

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heaux tales was a cultural reset, a masterpiece. and it was unequivocally for Black women, period. she doesn’t need this recognition but it’s more than deserved. SO happy for jazmine!!!!

Twitter: @KathleenNB

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Jazmine Sullivan has been consistently putting out great work. She is an amazing artist that deserves this win. AND HEAUX TALES IS DOPE!!! Add it to your playlist.

Twitter: @msshanitarenee

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Jazmine Sullivan went from busting windows out ya car to winning a Grammy somebody hold me

ABC / Via Twitter: @heyjaeee

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JAZMINE TAKING HOME NOT ONE BUT TWO GRAMMYS TONIGHT !!!

SME / Via Twitter: @SAYlTLlKEDAT

Here's to many more wins!