'This Is America', 'Black Panther', Drake: All about big breakthrough winners and changed attitude at Grammys

Published: 11th February 2019 11:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th February 2019 01:18 PM  

Drake accepts the award for best rap song for 'God's Plan' at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday. The song made Drake the first solo male artist with two 10-week No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 charting history. (Photo: AP)
Kacey Musgraves accepts the coveted award for Album of the Year trophy 'Golden Hour'. It was ger fourth Grammy of the night. She also bagged the award for Best Country Album, Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance. (Photo: AP)
'This Is America' became the first rap song to ever win the Song of the year award. The song which touches on gun violence, racism and discrimination in America with its viral music video that raked in 482 million YouTube views to date were released back in March also won record of the year award making history at Grammys. (Photo: YouTube)
Lady Gaga accepted the award for best pop duo or group performance for 'Shallow' from the 'A Star Is Bor' collaboration with Bradley Cooper. She also won pop solo performance award for 'Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin'?' and best song written for visual media also with Bradley Cooper for 'Shallow'. (Photo: AP)
Ariana Grande won her first Grammy Award on Sunday but the singer didn’t collect it after she decided to skip the ceremony following a public dispute with the show’s producer. She won best pop vocal album for “Sweetener,” beating Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello in the category. Grande was not in attendance at the pre-telecast ceremony, but she wrote on Twitter that her win was “wild and beautiful.” (Photo: AP)
Pharrell Williams won the prestigious 'Producer of the Year award' non-classical. Pharerell was recognised for his greart work on albums like 'Apeshit', 'Man of the Wood', 'Stir frey' and 'Sweetener'. (Photo: Twitter)
Jay Rock poses in the press room with the award for best rap performance for 'King's Dead' from The Black Panther. There was a tie for the category and along with Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake, Anderson.Paak also won for the album 'Bubblin'. (Photo: AP)
Beyoncé and Jay-Z the power couple who record together as 'The Carters' won a Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album for their collaboration “Everything Is Love.” The couple has over 40 Grammy awards combined.(Photo: YouTube)
Willie Nelson bagged his ninth Grammy Award on Sunday afternoon, in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category for his 2018 Frank Sinatra tribute 'My Way.' (Photo: Twitter)
Annie Clark, also known as St. Vincent, left, and Jack Antonoff accept the award for best rock song for 'Masseduction'. (Photo: AP)
'Electricity' by Silk City and Dua Lipa featuring Diplo and Mark Ronson won in Best dance recording category. Dua Lipa also bagged her first Grammy for Best New artist later in the evening. (Photo: Twitter)
Ludwig Goransson, winner of the awards for song of the year for 'This is America' and best score soundtrack for visual media for 'Black Panther' poses in the press room at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles.
Shaggy poses in the press room with the award for best reggae album for '44/876'.
Dan Smyers, left, and Shay Mooney, of Dan + Shay, winners of the award for best country duo/group performance for 'Tequila' pose in the press room. The duo celebrated their win with Tequila as was appropriate!! (Photo: AP)
Cecile McLorin Salvant accepts the award for best jazz vocal album for 'The Window'. (Photo: AP)
Former American president Jimmy Carter won his third Grammy for his audiobook 'Faith — A Journey for All' in the 'Best Spoken Word Album' category. (Photo: Twitter)
Ella Mai poses in the press room with the award for best R&B song for 'Boo'd Up' at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
H.E.R. poses in the press room with the awards for best R&B album for 'H.E.R.' and best R&B performance for 'Best Part' at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Claudia Brant accepts the award for best Latin pop album for 'Sincera' at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Chris Eldridge, from left, Gabe Witcher and Noam Pikelny of 'The Punch Brothers' pose in the press room with the award for best folk album for 'All Ashore' at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Soweto Gospel Choir accept the award for best world music album for 'Freedom' at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Benj Pasek, from left, Justin Paul, Alex Lacamoire and Greg Wells pose in the press room with the award for best compilation soundtrack for visual media for 'The Greatest Showman' at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Buddy Guy poses in the press room with the award for best traditional blues album for 'The Blues Is Alive and Well ' at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Alan Hicks, from left, Rashida Jones and Paula DuPre Pesmen pose in the press room with the award for best music film for 'Quincy' (Photo: AP)
Brandi Carlile, center, winner of the awards for best Americana album for 'By The Way, I Forgive You', best American roots performance for 'The Joke', and best American roots song for 'The Joke' poses in the press room with brothers Tim Carlile, left, and Phil Carlile at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo: AP)
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