Because of Sunday’s killer lineup of feminine winners, the Grammys’ variety of feminine winners elevated by 82 per cent since final yr.
A whopping 31 awards out of the 86 classes went to girls in music, a giant leap from final yr’s low variety of 17.
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Amongst these winners, Kacey Musgraves, Dua Lipa, H.E.R., Girl Gaga and extra. Musgraves additionally took dwelling probably the most awards of the evening, touchdown her 4 trophies in whole for Album Of The 12 months, Finest Nation Solo Efficiency, Finest Nation Track and Finest Nation Album.
“I believe that ladies have a very vital perspective to artwork, to music and it’s very nice to see that getting an opportunity to be included,” the “Golden Hour” singer mentioned backstage. “I believe it takes two to tango and I believe it takes girls having the balls to place out artwork which may not all the time be appreciated by everybody. Nevertheless it additionally takes folks on the opposite aspect of that to achieve out and provides these issues an opportunity to be heard or seen.”
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The rise comes after CEO Neil Portnow urged it was as much as girls to “step up” after the 2018 awards ceremony.
Following his controversial feedback, the Grammys introduced a brand new initiative to enhance “feminine development.” “The Recording Academy is establishing an impartial process pressure to assessment each side of what we do as a company and determine the place we are able to do extra to beat the specific obstacles and unconscious biases that impede feminine development within the music neighborhood,” he mentioned.