2018 was quite the year for b-reakout R&B songbird Ella Mai and 2019 is keeping the momentum going. The 24-year-old London native has kicked off the year with one of her biggest accomplishments to date, snagging her very first Grammy Award for 2018’s chart-topping single “Boo’d Up.” She also debuted a new look on the red carpet, posing for the cameras in a gorgeous royal blue dress and switching things up from her signature long & curly tresses to a short, straight bob.
While the win wasn’t among those televised, it was revealed earlier in the day that “Boo’d Up” took home the Grammy gold for Best R&B Song.
The songstress took to Twitter to celebrate with the perfect reaction shortly after learning of the win.
I CANT BREATHEEEEEEE https://t.co/p7l9hv71Ms
— Ella Mai (@ellamai) February 10, 2019
The song’s producer, DJ Mustard, also shared his reaction via Twitter.
— Mustard (@mustard) February 10, 2019
Other nominees in the category included Miguel feat. J.Cole – Come Through and Chill, H.E.R. – Focus, Childish Gambino – Feels Like Summer and Toni Braxton – Long As I Live.