61st Grammy awards granted to winners
Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ wins record of the year, Album of the year goes to Kacey Musgraves for ‘Golden Hour’
By Hakan Copur
One of the most significant events in music, the Grammy Awards were granted to their winners in a ceremony attended by celebrities in Los Angeles on Sunday.
The ceremony for the 61st Grammy Awards was held in Staples Center, Los Angeles.
Famous figures such as Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Lopez got on the stage, while former U.S. President Barack Obama and his spouse Michelle Obama also appeared on the stage as a surprise.
Here is the complete list of winners:
Record of the year: This is America- Childish Gambino
Album of the year: Golden Hour- Kacey Musgraves
Song of the year: This is America- Donald Glover, Ludwig Goransson & Jeffery Lamar Williams, songwriters (Childish Gambino)
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical- Pharrell Williams
Best New Artist- Dua Lipa
Best Pop Solo Performance- Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin'?)- Lady Gaga
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance- Shallow- Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album- My Way- Willie Nelson
Best Pop Vocal Album- Sweetener- Ariana Grande
Best Dance Recording: Electricity - Silk City & Dua Lipa Featuring Diplo & Mark Ronson
Best Dance/Electronic Album- Woman Worldwide- Justice
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album- Steve Gadd Band- Steve Gadd Band
Best Rock Performance- When Bad Does Good- Chris Cornell
Best Metal Performance- Electric Messiah- High On Fire
Best Rock Song- Masseduction- Jack Antonoff & Annie Clark, songwriters (St. Vincent)
Best Rock Album- From the Fires - Greta Van Fleet
Best Alternative Music Album- Colors- Beck
Best R&B Performance- Best Part- H.E.R. Featuring Daniel Caesar
Best Traditional R&B Performance- Bet Ain't Worth the Hand- Leon Bridges (tie), How Deep Is Your Love- PJ Morton Featuring Yebba (tie)
Best R&B Song- Boo'd Up- Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)
Best Urban Contemporary Album- Everything Is Love- The Carters
Best R&B Album- H.E.R. - H.E.R.
Best Rap Performance- King's Dead- Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake (tie), Bubblin- Anderson .Paak (tie)
Best Rap/Sung Performance- This is America- Childish Gambino
Best Rap Song- God's Plan - Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)
Best Rap Album- Invasion Of Privacy- Cardi B
Best Country Song- Space Cowboy - Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)
Best New Age Album - Opium Moon - Opium Moon
Best Jazz Vocal Album- The Window- Cécile McLorin Salvant
Best Music Film- Quincy - Quincy Jones
Best Music Video- This Is America - Childish Gambino
*Fatih Hafiz Mehmet contributed from Ankara.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.