Donald Glover and a number of other artists refused to perform, and the nominated Russian performers were left without awards.
Childish Gambino – “This is America”
Academics recognized “Best Album” and “Best Country Style Album””Gonden Hour” by Casey Musgraves. The author and performer also won the award for “Best Country Song” – “Space Cowboy”.
Soundgarden rock band leader Chris Cornell, who committed suicide in May 2017, posthumously received a Grammy for the song “When Bad Does Good” in the nomination “Best rock performance“. The award received his children.
In the media and social networks, especially noted the speech of Drake, who received an award for “God’s Plan” asbest rap song. “You have already won, if there are people who sing your songs, if you are a hero for your native city. If there are people with normal work who come to you in the rain and in the snow, spending hard-earned money on tickets, you do not need this reward. You have already won, “- said the rapper.
Rap singer Cardi Bee became the first woman who won solidly in the nomination “best rap album“. The Academy celebrated the release of Invasion of Privacy. The woman had won the nomination before, but only in the group: I mean Loreen Hill (Fugees) in 1997.
Despite being in conflict with the organizers, Ariana Grande won her first Grammy career. Her “Sweetener” recognizedbest pop album.
Lady Gaga took three statuettes. With the song “Joanne” – for “Best solo pop performance“, And with the song” Shallow “(along with Bradley Cooper) for the film” Star was born “- for “The best pop performance of a duet or group” and “The best song written for film and television”.
“The best song in the style of rock“Recognized the” Masseduction “, which was performed by Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent. “Best rock album“-” From The Fires “by Grata Van Flet.Dua Lipa received two Grammy: for “The best new artist and the best dance record” (“Electricity”).Silk City & Dua Lipa – “Electricity” ft. Diplo & Mark Ronson
Best R & B Song- “Boo’d Up” by Ella May. Statuette “R & B album of the year » took HER for the record of the same name.Ella Mae – “Boo’d Up”
The Russians were left without a Grammy. For the award in the nomination “Best opera record”Dmitri Hvorostovsky posthumously claimed for Giuseppe Verdi’s“ Rigoletto ”by the male choir and orchestra of Kaunas. Also among the nominees in the category “The best choral performance”Was conductor Vladimir Gorbik with the album” Chesnokov: Teach me your excuse. “