Infantile Gambino simply took house a prime prize on the 2019 GRAMMYs.
In a stacked class — “I Like It” by Cardi B, Dangerous Bunny & J Balvin, “The Joke” by Brandi Carlile, “This Is America” by Infantile Gambino, “God’s Plan” by Drake, “Shallow” Woman Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “All of the Stars” by Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “Rockstar” by Put up Malone that includes 21 Savage, and “The Center” by Zedd & Gray feat. that includes Maren Morris had been all nominated — Donald Glover got here out on prime.
The rapper wasn’t current on the awards present, the place he additionally took house Track of the Yr.
“I simply wish to say creating music with Infantile Gambino has been one of many biggest joys of my life,” Ludwig Göransson stated whereas accepting the award on Glover’s behalf. “I actually want he was right here for this proper now… he deserves this credit score.”
“Regardless of the place you’re born or what nation you’re from, you hook up with ‘This Is America,” he continued. “It calls out injustice, celebrates life and reunites us all on the similar time.”
Document of the Yr focuses on the general composition, versus the writing focus of Track of the Yr. Critics and followers had been cut up on who they thought deserved to take it house, with some pulling for Lamar after his stellar work on the “Black Panther” soundtrack. Others had been hoping Cardi would possibly shock everybody with a win, whereas “A Star is Born” followers can’t get sufficient of Gaga and Cooper’s “Shallow.”
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