Everything You Need To Know About The 61st Grammy Awards

The Award Ceremony celebrated the most exciting musical talent in the past twelve months.


Held at the iconic Staples Center in LA, the most prestigious award event in the musical calendar celebrated the best talent in music last night. Hosted by the beautiful Alicia Keys, the star-studded event featured live performances from some amazing women including Cardi B, Miley Cyrus, and Dua Lipa to name just a few. Childish Gambino was the bigger winners of the night were Childish Gambino and Kacey Musgraves, both scooping four awards each. 

Pop princess, Ariana Grande dropped out of her live performance after allegedly facing disagreements with the show’s producers. The five-foot stunner won in the Best Pop Vocal Album category for her smash hit album ‘Sweetener’. Girl to watch Ella Mai beat huge names for the title of Best R&B Song with her catchy track ‘Boo’d up’. There were also huge wins for Lady Gaga for Best Pop Solo Performance and alongside Bradley Cooper she also won Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Fizzy favorite Dua Lipa was crowned Best New Artist and Cardi B made history by becoming the first woman to ever win Best Rap Album as a solo artist. See all of the 2019 Grammy Award Winners:

Record of the Year – Childish Gambino ‘This is America’ 

Album of the Year – Kacey Musgraves ‘Golden Hour’

Song of the Year – Childish Gambino ‘This is America’ 

Best New Artist – Dua Lipa 

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance – Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper ‘Shallow’ 

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album – Willie Nelson ‘My Way’

Best Pop Vocal Album – Ariana Grande ‘Sweetener’

Best Pop Solo Performance – Lady Gaga ‘Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)’

Best Dance Recording – Silk City and Dua Lipa ‘Electricity’

Best Dance/Electronic Album – Justice ‘Woman Worldwide’

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album – Steve Gadd Band ‘Steve Gadd Band’

Best Rock Performance – Chris Cornell ‘When Bad Does Good’

Best Metal Performance – High On Fire ‘Electric Messiah’

Best Rock Song – St. Vincent ‘Masseducation’

Best Rock Album – Greta Van Fleet ‘From The Fires’

Best Alternative Music Album – Beck ‘Colors’

Best R&M Performance – H.E.R ‘Best Part’ (feat. Daniel Caesar)

Best Traditional R&B Performance (TIE) – Leon Bridges ‘Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand’ and PJ Morton ‘How Deep Is Your Love’
(feat. Yebba)

Best R&B Song – Ella Mai ‘Boo’d Up’

Best Urban Contemporary Album – The Carters ‘Everything Is Love’

Best R&B Album – H.E.R ‘H.E.R’

Best Rap Performance (TIE) – Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake ‘Kings Dead’ and Anderson Paak ‘Bubblin’’ 

Best Rap/Sung Performance – Childish Gambino ‘This is America’

Best Rap Song – Drake ‘God’s Plan’

Best Rap Album – Cardi B ‘Invasion of Privacy’

Best Country Solo Performance – Kacey Musgraves ‘Butterflies’ 

Best Country Duo/Group Performance – Dan + Shay ‘Tequila’ 

Best Country Song – Kacey Musgraves ‘Space Cowboy’

Best Country Album – Kacey Musgraves ‘Golden Hour’

Best American Roots Performance – Brandi Carlile ‘The Joke’

Best American Roots Song - Brandi Carlile ‘The Joke’

Best Americana Album – Brandi Carlile ‘By The Way, I Forgive You’

Best Folk Album – Punch Brothers ‘All Ashore’ 

Best Reggae Album – Sting & Shaggy ‘44/876’

Best Spoken Word Album – Jimmy Carter ‘Faith – A Journey For All’

Best Comedy Album – Dave Chappelle ‘Equanimity & The Bird Revelation’

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media – Hugh Jackman & Various Artists ‘The Greatest Showman’

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media – Ludwigöransson ‘Black Panther’

Best Song Written For Visual Media – Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper ‘Shallow’

Best Instrumental Composition – Terence Blanchard ‘Blut Und Boden (Blood and Soil)’

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance – Kronos Quartet & Laurie Anderson ‘Landfall’

Best Recording Packaging – St. Vincent ‘Masseducation’

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package – ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic ‘Squeeze Box – The Complete Works of ‘Werid Al’ Yankovic’

Best Engineered Album, Non Classical – Beck ‘Colors’

Producer of The Year, Non Classical – Pharrel Williams

Best Music Video – Childish Gambino ‘This is America’ 


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