Samara Joy, a 2-time 2023 Grammy-winner at 23, is understandably jazzed: ‘It was pretty crazy!’

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

The 2023 Grammy Awards took place more than a month ago, but Samara Joy’s feet are still not back on the ground. “No, not yet!” said the 23-year-old vocal sensation, who won both the Best New Artist and Best Jazz Vocal Album honors. A Bronx native, Joy became only the second jazz artist in the 65-year-history of the Grammys to earn the Best New Artist award. Bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding was the first, back in 2011. She was 26 at the time. Unlike Spalding a decade ago, Joy has built a sizable following on social media, in particular on TikTok, where she has had millions of views over t…

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