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6 Facts About Samara Joy

Get to Know Grammys Best New Artist Samara Joy

6 Facts About Samara Joy
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The award for best new artist at the Grammy Awards is always one of the most exciting categories, showcasing a wide range of the best and brightest up-and-coming talent in the music industry. At the 2023 Grammys, it was 23-year-old jazz singer Samara Joy who took home the trophy, along with another award for best jazz vocal album for her album "Linger Awhile."

Joy burst onto the scene over the last year or so, gaining viral fame with TikTok videos and landing major gigs around the world. She's appeared on the Today Show, toured Europe and the US, and appeared at famous jazz festivals and other notable music events, all while bringing her unique style of classic-meets-modern jazz to a wider audience.

Whether you're a longtime fan or just discovering her music now, it's the perfect time to get to know more about Samara Joy! Read on to learn more about her musical inspiration, her family legacy, and what she's thinking about for the future.

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