Granderson: Beyoncé should rack up more Grammys, but she doesn’t need them
“Beyonce knows when to stop and when to keep going,” he said in an interview airing Monday on “CBS This Morning.”
And, though he may not be an artist, he’s not afraid of admitting he would make an excellent pop star.
“I would have a good shot,” he admitted. “There are not that many artists that are like me in the world – I have a song.”
Of course, as the man behind “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it! Pt. II)” and “Drunk in Love,” the 33-year-old Grammy winner is more than capable of keeping a lid on her personal life and career.
“I can handle it. I have to,” he explained. “You know, I’m pretty busy; I have a wife; I have my kids and my community, and music is a big part of my life. And I am pretty lucky that I had opportunities to do that, and have been fortunate to do it. But I’m really glad that I know what I’m doing, because I don’t want to get too comfortable. I don’t want to be comfortable with the fact that I’m not trying to do more than I’m capable of doing. I want to make sure that my passion and my true-to-me-ness are on display in everything I do.”
And, despite the fact that he’s got a career to build, he believes Beyoncé has the ability to get more awards than she needs, but won’t because other artists don’t need them.
“It’s like, she has a lot more to give us than any one person can ever offer,” he said. “It’s not that she’s not capable – she’s capable; she’s one of the best to