“It’s an album that lets you feel your feelings and it’s a product of isolation,” Swift said in a recent Disney + documentary about creating the record. “It could have been a time when I lost my mind absolutely, but instead, this album was like a real flotation device.”
In the film, Swift told her album collaborators, Jack Antonoff and Aaron Dessner, “it turned out everyone needed a good shout like us.”
During her brief acceptance speech at the ceremony, Swift thanked her boyfriend Joe Alwyn, his old friends, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, along with their children.
“Thanks to the Recording Academy, we will never forget that you did this for us,” Swift said at the end of his statements.
Swift is the first woman to win the Grammy three times on the album of the year.
“Folklore” debuted in July, to the surprise of many Swift fans who didn’t anticipate a new music collection from her. The play includes 16 tracks, including his hit “Cardigan.”