2019 GRAMMYs: Gambino Goes 4/4, Young Thug FINALLY Wins & Cardi & H.E.R. Shine

blame it on Wongo February 10, 2019

The 61st edition of the GRAMMYs have arrived and while the show’s last installment took place in New York, this year’s returns back to its longtime home, Los Angeles’ Staples Center.

After the having the second-most nominations last year, Kendrick Lamar led the pack this year with eight nominations, taking home one thanks to Jay Rock’s “King’s Dead” (Best Rap Performance). Drake, who had 7 nominations, also picked up a Grammy for “God’s Plan” (Best Rap Song).

The biggest nights go to Childish Gambino, Cardi B, & H.E.R. Gambino had the biggest night, picking up 4 GRAMMYs for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap/Sung Performance & Best Music Video. Cardi completes accepts her crown as rap’s queen, winning Best Rap Album and H.E.R. sports quite the impressive 10-year challenge, taking home Best R&B Album and Best R&B Perfromance.

Since the GRAMMYs are such phenomenal supporters of genres besides pop, a limited amount of categories we care about were not televised. Scroll down to see a more complete list of winners.

Album of the Year

Cardi B, Invasion Of Privacy
Brandi Carlile, By The Way, I Forgive You
Drake, Scorpion
H.E.R., H.E.R.
Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys
Janelle Monáe, Dirty Computer
Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour
Kendrick Lamar & more, Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By

Record Of The Year

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
Brandi Carlile, “The Joke”
Childish Gambino, “This Is America”
Drake, “God’s Plan”
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”
Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “All The Stars”
Post Malone featuring 21 Savage, “Rockstar”
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”

Song of the Year

Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “All The Stars”
Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up”
Drake, “God’s Plan”
Shawn Mendes, “In My Blood”
Brandi Carlile, “The Joke”
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”
Childish Gambino, “This Is America”

Best New Artist

Chloe x Halle
Luke Combs
Greta Van Fleet
Dua Lipa
Margo Price
Bebe Rexha
Jorja Smith

Best Rap Album

Cardi B, Invasion Of Privacy
Mac Miller, Swimming
Nipsey Hussle, Victory Lap
Pusha T, Daytona
Travis Scott, Astroworld

Best Rap Song

Drake, “God’s Plan”
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake, “King’s Dead”
Eminem featuring Joyner Lucas, “Lucky You”
Travis Scott, Drake & Swae Lee, “Sicko Mode”
Jay Rock, “Win”

Best Rap Performance

Cardi B, “Be Careful” — Cardi B
Drake, “Nice For What” — Drake
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake, “King’s Dead”
Anderson .Paak, “Bubblin”
Travis Scott, Drake & Swae Lee, “Sicko Mode”

Best Rap/Sung Performance

Christina Aguilera Featuring Goldlink, “Like I Do” —
6LACK Featuring J. Cole, “Pretty Little Fears”
Childish Gambino, “This Is America”
“All The Stars” — Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “All The Stars”
“Rockstar” — Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage

Best R&B Album

Toni Braxton, Sex & Cigarettes
Leon Bridges, Good Thing
Lalah Hathaway, Honestly
H.E.R, H.E.R.
PJ Morton, Gumbo Unplugged (Live)

Best R&B Song

Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up”
Miguel Featuring J. Cole & Salaam Remi, “Come Through And Chill”
Childish Gambino, “Feels Like Summer”
H.E.R., “Focus”
Toni Braxton, “Long As I Live”

Best R&B Performance

Toni Braxton, “Long As I Live”
The Carters, “Summer”
Lalah Hathaway, “Y O Y” — Lalah Hathaway
H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar, “Best Part”
PJ Morton, “First Began”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Leon Bridges, “Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand”
Bettye LaVette, “Don’t Fall Apart On Me Tonight”
MAJOR., “Honest”
PJ Morton Featuring Yebba, “How Deep Is Your Love”
Charlie Wilson featuring Lalah Hathaway, “Made For Love”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

The Carters, Everything Is Love
Chloe x Halle, The Kids Are Alright
Chris Dave And The Drumhedz, Chris Dave And The Drumhedz
Miguel, War & Leisure
Meshell Ndegeocello, Ventriloquism

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Larry Klein
Linda Perry
Kanye West
Pharrell Williams

Best Music Video

The Carters, “APES***”
Childish Gambino, “This Is America”
Joyner Lucas, “I’m Not Racist”
Janelle Monáe,  “Pynk”
Tierra Whack, “Mumbo Jumbo”