Childish Gambino becomes first hip-hop artist to win Song of the Year at Grammys
This is a Grammy winner.
At Sunday’s 61st annual Grammy Awards, Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” took home the trophy for Song of the Year. It was a historic victory for Gambino, a.k.a. Donald Glover, who became the first hip-hop artist to ever win the award.
Along with Glover, fellow songwriters Ludwig Göransson and Jeffrey Lamar Williams were honored for the track, which is also up for Record of the Year. Earlier in the night, Glover and “This Is America” won Video of the Year.
The other nominees were Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s “All The Stars,” Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up,” Drake’s “God’s Plan,” Shawn Mendes’ “In My Blood,” Brandi Carlile’s “The Joke,” Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey’s “The Middle,” and Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow.”
Check out the complete list of winners at the 2019 Grammy Awards.