61st Annual Grammy Awards Results

Heralded as the “Biggest Night In Music”, this year’s Grammy Awards was filled with great performances, surprise appearances, controversial moments, and its fair share of history. This all went down on Sunday, Feb. 10, emanating from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This year’s presentation was hosted by 15 time Grammy winner and first time host Alicia Keys.

The evening’s big winners were country star Kacey Musgraves and hip-hop star Childish Gambino, who each picked up four Grammy Awards. Musgraves won the honors in categories such as Album of the Year and Best Country Album for her release Golden Hour. Childish Gambino made history as he also picked up four Grammy Awards for the massive single “This Is America”. He won awards in the categories Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Music Video, and became the first rap song to win for Song of the Year and Record of the Year.

Lady Gaga and Belinda Carlile each picked up three Grammy Awards.

There were also a number of first time winners and historic moments to acknowledge. Crowd favorite and performer Cardi B picked up her first Grammy Award, and a historic one it was, becoming the first female to win the trophy for Best Rap Album for her release Invasion of Privacy.

R&B breakout star H.E.R. picked up two Grammys for Best R&B Album and Best R&B Performance for “Best Part”. Ella Mai‘s huge hit “Boo’d Up” earned the British born star her first Grammy for Best R&B Song. Popular indy star and the “Live Show Killa” PJ Morton won his first Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance for the single “How Deep Is Your Love” featuring Yebba.

Tori Kelly won her first Grammy Awards, sweeping the Gospel categories winning Best Gospel Album (Hiding Place) and Best Gospel Song (“Never Alone”). Likewise Lauren Daigle picked up her first Grammy trophies, sweeping the CCM categories winning Best CCM Album (Look Up Child) and Best CCM Song (“You Say”).

Check out the full list of winners here.

 

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