Among these profitable large on the 61st annual GRAMMY awards celebrations was who, depsite his absence, earned a number of the night time's highest honrs, together with Song oF The Year for his "This Is America" observe, marking the primary time a rap tune has ever gained within the class.

"This Is America" was one the three whole rap songs that had been nominated for the award this 12 months, beating out  and 's "All the Stars," 's "God's Plan," Shawn Mendes' "In My Blood," Maren Morris, Zedd, and Grey's "The Middle," Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow," Brandi Carlile’s “The Joke,” and Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up.” 

In addition to Song The Year, "This Is America" additionally gained the distinctions  Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Music Video and Record The Year. Elsewhere, additionally made historical past Sunday night time as the primary solo girl to win the class Best Rap Album.

Drake beforehand said, like Gambino, that he wouldn't be current on the ceremonies, however arrived simply in time to gather an award for Best Rap Song along with his "God's Plan" observe. During his speeach, Drizzy seemingly crtiicized the Recording Academy by addressing his fellow nominees and stating that the award means nothing earlier than being lower f by a industrial with out warning.