The Grammy Awards is one of the Music world’s most celebrated and coveted award ceremony so far. This year’s edition was well attended with moments from performances, and acceptance speeches to remember.
The 61st edition of the annual Grammy Awards was fully star studded as usual but this time, even more competitively fierce than ever as 2018 was a big year in music for popular acts and overly talented newbies who have all earned the right to be celebrated.
- Here is the list of winners in top categories at the 2019 Grammy Awards including Drake, childish Gambino, Ariana Grande and more.
WINNERS AT THE 61st ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS
Album of the year: “Golden Hour” by Kacey Musgraves
Record of the year: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino
Song of the year: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino and Ludwig Goransson
Best rap/sung performance: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino
Best music video: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino
Best rap album: “Invasion of Privacy” by Cardi
Best pop duo/group performance: “Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
Best pop vocal album: “Sweetener” by Ariana Grande
Best pop solo performance: Lady Gaga’s “Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)”
Best R&B album: “H.E.R.” by H.E.R.
Best R&B song: “Boo’d Up” by Ella Mai, DJ Mustard, Larrance Dopson and Joelle James
Best R&B performance: “Best Part” by H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar
Best new artist: Dua Lipa
Producer of the year, non-classical: Pharrell Williams
Best rap performance: (tie) “King’s Dead” by Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake, and “Bubblin” by Anderson.Paak
Best reggae album: “44/876” by Sting & Shaggy
Best compilation soundtrack for visual media: “The Greatest Showman”
Best score soundtrack for visual media: “Black Panther”
Best song written for visual media: “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born”
Best music film: Quincy Jones’ “Quincy”
Best urban contemporary album: “Everything Is Love” by The Carters (Beyonce & Jay Z)
Best traditional pop vocal album: Willie Nelson’s “My Way”
Best rock song: “Masseduction” by St. Vincent
Best rock album: “From the Fires” by Greta Van Fleet
Best rock performance: “When Bad Does Good” by Chris Cornell
Best dance recording: “Electricity” by Silk City and Dua Lipa featuring Diplo and Mark Ronson
Best country song: “Space Cowboy” Kacey Musgraves (Luke Laird, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves)
Best country solo performance: Kacey Musgraves’ “Butterflies”
Best duo/group country performance: Dan + Shay’s “Tequila”
Best alternative music album: “Colors,” Beck
Best comedy album: “Equanimity & the Bird Revelation,” Dave Chappelle
Best Latin pop album: Claudia Brant’s “Sincera”
Best spoken word album: Jimmy Carter’s “Faith — A Journey for All”
Best world music album: Soweto Gospel Choir’s “Freedom”
Best contemporary Christian music album: Lauren Daigle’s “Look Up Child”
Best musical theater album: “The Band’s Visit”
Best gospel album: Tori Kelly’s “Hiding Place”
Best contemporary Christian music performance/song: Lauren Daigle’s “You Say”
This year’s event which was hosted by Alicia Keys had some historic moments and some performance turndowns like that of Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Ariana Grande and Childish Gambino on mixed claims of stunted diversity, restrictions of expression and sheer loss of interest.
However, there were a couple of impressive performances from Travis scott, lady gaga, Alicia Keys, Dua Lipa and more.
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