Grammys 2024: Taylor Swift makes history with best album award
Song of the year is different to record of the year - the former recognises songwriters and achievement in composition while the latter is concerned with the technical recording process - taking into account production, engineering and performance.
The historic achievement is one of many the star has notched up in recent years. She said she "would love to tell you that this is the best moment in my life", but that simply finishing a song, rehearsing or preparing to play a show makes her equally happy.
"For me, the award is the work," she said. "All I want to do is keep being able to do this. I love it so much. It makes me so happy. It makes me unbelievably blown away that it makes some people happy who voted for this award too."
"And right when he did is when the butterfly came and landed right on the tip of his nose. And this song, Flowers, is my butterfly," Cyrus said.