2020 GRAMMYs: Nipsey Wins Posthumously, 21 Savage & J. Cole Notch First Wins

blame it on Wongo January 26, 2020

The 62nd GRAMMY Awards have officially come to an end with its winners announced from the Los Angeles’ Staples Center for a second straight year.

Lizzo led the way with eight nominations has already notched two wins for Best Urban Contemporary Album (Cuz I Love You) and Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Jerome”). Lil Nas X scored six nominations with wins already for Best Music Video and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Old Town Road“.

As for hip hop and R&B, winners from the night included Nipsey Hussle who posthumously won his first GRAMMY awards for Best Rap Performance with “Racks in the Middle” alongside Roddy Ricch and “Higher” with DJ Khaled and John Legend. Anderson .Paak took home GRAMMY wins for Best R&B Album (Ventura) and Best R&B Performance (“Come Home”) and 21 Savage and J. Cole also secured their first GRAMMY wins for Best Rap Song with “a lot.”

With some winners getting TV time while others do not, a list of GRAMMY winners in categories pertaining to this site can be found below.

Album of the Year

Bon Iver, ‘i,i’

Ariana Grande, ‘thank u, next’
H.E.R., ‘I Used to Know Her’
Lil Nas X, ‘7’
Lizzo, ‘Cuz I Love You’
Vampire Weekend, ‘Father of the Bride’

Record of the Year

Bon Iver, “Hey Ma”
Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”
Ariana Grande, “7 Rings”
H.E.R., “Hard Place”
Khalid, “Talk”
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower”

Song of the Year

Lady Gaga, “Always Remember Us This Way”
Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”

Brandi Carlile, “Bring My Flowers Now”
H.E.R., “Hard Place”
Taylor Swift, “Lover”
Lana Del Rey, “Norman Fucking Rockwell”
Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Love”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”

Best New Artist

Black Pumas
Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X
Maggie Rogers
Tank and the Bangas

Best Rap Album

Dreamville, ‘Revenge of the Dreamers III’
Meek Mill, ‘Championships’
21 Savage, ‘I AM > I WAS’
Tyler, the Creator, ‘IGOR’

YBN Cordae, ‘The Lost Boy’

Best Rap Song

YBN Cordae & Chance the Rapper, “Bad Idea” 
Rick Ross & Drake, “Gold Roses”
21 Savage & J. Cole, “a lot” 
Nipsey Hussle, Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy, “Racks in the Middle”
DaBaby, “Suge”

Best Rap Performance

DaBaby, “Suge”
Dreamville feat. J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy, “Down Bad”
Nipsey Hussle feat. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy, “Racks in the Middle”

Offset feat. Cardi B, “Clout”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

DJ Khaled feat. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend, “Higher”
Lil Baby & Gunna, “Drip Too Hard”
Lil Nas X, “Panini”
Mustard feat. Roddy Ricch, “Ballin”
Young Thug feat. J. Cole & Travis Scott, “The London”

Best R&B Album

BJ The Chicago Kid, ‘1123′
Lucky Daye, ‘Painted’
Ella Mai, ‘Ella Mai’
PJ Morton, ‘PAUL’
Anderson .Paak, ‘Ventura’

Best R&B Song

H.E.R. & Bryson Tiller, “Could’ve Been”
Emily King, “Look At Me Now”
Chris Brown & Drake, “No Guidance”
Lucky Daye, “Roll Some Mo”
PJ Morton & JoJo, “Say So”

Best R&B Performance

Daniel Caesar, “Love Again”
H.E.R. feat. Bryson Tiller, “Could’ve Been”
Lizzo feat. Gucci Mane, “Exactly How I Feel”
Lucky Daye, “Roll Some Mo”
Anderson .Paak feat. André 3000, “Come Home”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

BJ The Chicago Kid, “Time Today”
India.Arie, “Steady Love”
Lizzo, “Jerome”

Lucky Daye, “Real Games”
PJ Morton feat. Jazmine Sullivan, “Built For Love”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Steve Lacy, ‘Apollo XXI’
Lizzo, ‘Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)’

Georgia Anne Muldrow, ‘Overload’
NAO, ‘Saturn’
Jessie Reyez, ‘Being Human in Public’

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Ariana Grande & Social House, “Boyfriend”
Jonas Brothers, “Sucker”
Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower”
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Senortia”

Best Rock Performance

Bones UK, “Pretty Waste
Gary Clark Jr., “This Land”

Brittany Howard, “History Repeats”
Karen O & Danger Mouse, “Woman”
Rival Sons, “Too Bad”

Best Reggae Album

Koffee, ‘Rapture’
Julian Marley, ‘As I Am’
Sly & Robbie & Roots Radics, ‘The Final Battle: Sly & Robbie vs. Roots Radics’
Steel Pulse, ‘Mass Manipulation’
Third World, ‘More Work to be Done’

Best World Music Album

Altin Gün, ‘Gece’
Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley, ‘What Heat’
Burna Boy, ‘Africa Giant’
Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet, ‘Fanm D’Ayiti’
Angelique Kidjo, ‘Celia’

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
John Hill

Ricky Reed

Best Music Video

The Chemical Brothers, “We’ve Got to Try”
Gary Clark Jr., “This Land”
FKA twigs, “Cellophane”
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Tove Lo, “Glad He’s Gone”

Best Music Film

‘Remember My Name’
‘Birth of the Cool’