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Seun Kuti loses to Soweto Gospel Choir as Cardi B, Childish Gambino make Grammy history


American music artists Cardi B and Danny Glover aka Childish Gambino snagged historical wins at the 61st Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

Nigeria’s Seun Kuti was also nominated in the ‘World Music’ category, which he lost to South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir.

The event was hosted by 15-time Grammy Award winner, Alicia Keys who had a blast hosting the highly acclaimed award show.

Cardi B became the first solo woman ever to win the Best Rap Album Award while Childish Gambino was the first rapper to snag Record of the Year at the Grammys.

Also speaking of history-making, Quincy Jones’ win for Best Music Film was his 28th Grammy, giving him the record for the most of these awards collected by any living artist.

Lady Gaga earned three Grammy Awards, winning best pop solo performance for “Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?),” best song written for visual media for ” Shallow “.

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She also won best pop duo/group performance for the same A Star Is Born song (shared with Bradley Cooper).

Earlier on Sunday, Ariana Grande claimed a Grammy win in the pop vocal category and Greta Van Fleet nabbed a win in the best rock album category.

See full list of winners below

Album Of The Year
Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves

Record Of The Year
“This Is America,” Childish Gambino

Best Rap Album
Invasion Of Privacy, Cardi B

Best R&B Album
H.E.R., H.E.R.

Best Country Album
Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves

Song Of The Year
“This Is America,” Donald Glover and Ludwig Göransson (Childish Gambino)

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
My Way, Willie Nelson

Best Spoken Word Album
“Faith – A Journey For All,” Jimmy Carter

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Best Pop Vocal Album
Sweetener, Ariana Grande

Best Pop Solo Performance
“Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?),” Lady Gaga

Best Americana Album
By the Way, I Forgive You, Brandi Carlile

Best Music Video
“This Is America,” Childish Gambino, Hiro Murai, video director; Ibra Ake, Jason Cole & Fam Rothstein, video producers

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
The Emancipation Procrastination, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

Best Alternative Music Album
Colors, Beck

Best Comedy Album
Equanimity & The Bird Revelation, Dave Chappelle

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
The Greatest Showman

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Black Panther, Ludwig Göransson, composer

Best Music Film
Quincy, Quincy Jones, Alan Hicks & Rashida Jones, video directors; Paula DuPré Pesmen, video producer

Best Song Written For Visual Media
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)

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Best R&B Performance
“Best Part,” H.E.R. and Daniel Caesar

Best Traditional R&B Performance
“Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand,” Leon Bridges (Tie)
“How Deep Is Your Love,” PJ Morton and Yebba (Tie)

Best R&B Song
“Boo’d Up,” Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai, and Dijon McFarlane (Ella Mai)

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Everything Is Love, The Carters

Best Rap Performance
“King’s Dead,” Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, and James Blake (Tie)
“Bubblin,” Anderson .Paak (Tie)

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
“This Is America,” Childish Gambino

Best Rock Performance
“When Bad Does Good,” Chris Cornell

Best Rock Song
“Masseduction,” St. Vincent

Best Rock Album
From The Fires, Greta Van Fleet

Best Dance Recording
“Electricity,” Silk City and Dua Lipa with Diplo and Mark Ronson

Best Rap Song
“God’s Plan,” Drake

Source: (NAN)