Most Grammy Awards won in a single year by a female artist
Beyoncé, Adele
6 total number
United States ()

Two female singers have won six Grammy Awards at a single ceremony. At the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards on 31 January 2010, Beyoncé collected six awards (from a record-equalling 10 nominations): Song of the Year, Best R&B Song and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)", Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Halo", Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for "At Last", and Best Contemporary R&B Album for "I Am... Sasha Fierce". At the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on 12 February 2012, Adele (UK) matched Beyoncé's achievement by winning six awards (in every category for which she was nominated): Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Short Form Music Video for "Rolling in the Deep", Best Pop Solo Performance for "Someone Like You", and Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for 21.

Seven women have won a total of five Grammy Awards in a single year: Lauryn Hill (1999); Alicia Keys (2002); Norah Jones (2003); Beyoncé (2004); Amy Winehouse (2008); Alison Krauss (2009) and Adele (2017).