Memorable moments of the 2019 Grammy’s


Christopher Vargas, Entertainment Editor

 This and more are shown in the 2019 Grammy’s. The Grammy’s have seen a turn around as more female artists earn themselves a Grammy compared to last year’s mostly male-dominated nominees.


Memorable moments during the Grammy’s 

  • Alongside the host Alicia Keys, to everyone’s surprise, former first lady Michelle Obama helps open the show saying that “[Music] It allows us to hear one another, to invite each other in.”
  • Arethra Franklin gets a tribute by Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, and Andra Day performing a rendition of her single “(You make me feel like a) Natural Woman”.
  • Michelle Obama helps Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and host Alicia Keys by giving a speech onto why music “helps us share ourselves”.
  • Ariana Grande didn’t perform in the Grammy’s, she didn’t even show up to the Grammy’s despite being winning her first Grammy in the Best pop vocal album. She didn’t show up because of her recent argument with the Grammy’s producer.
  • Drake’s Grammy acceptance speech was cut short because as he says in his Instagram that his speech was “Too raw for TV”. However, the producers mistook his natural pause as an indicator for his speech ending so they cut to commercial. They offered Drake a chance to finish his speech on stage after the commercial break


Best R&B Album

“H.E.R.” H.E.R. 

Best Country Album

“Golden Hour,” Kacey Musgraves

Album of the Year

“Golden Hour,” Kacey Musgraves

Record of the Year

“This is America,” Childish Gambino

Song of the Year

“This Is America,” Donald Glover and Ludwig Göransson

Best New Artist

Dua Lipa 

Best Pop Solo Performance

“Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?),” Lady Gaga

Best Pop Vocal Album

“Sweetener,” Ariana Grande

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Shallow,” Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

Best Rap Album

“Invasion Of Privacy,” Cardi B

Best Rap Song

“God’s Plan,” Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)

Best Country Song

“Space Cowboy,” Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves) 

Best R&B Performance

“Best Part,” H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar 

These aren’t all of the award winners as there are 84 categories in the overall Grammy’s. For the entire roster of winners go here.