Grammys Celebrates Firsts, Highlighting Women and Rap

HeadlineFeb 11, 2019

In entertainment news, the Grammy Awards made history last night, celebrating women and rap. Six female acts were nominated for best new artist, while five women were nominated for album of the year. Alicia Keys was the first woman to host the show in 14 years. Former first lady Michelle Obama also made a surprise appearance at the event, taking the stage with female artists. Cardi B became the first solo woman to win best rap album. Childish Gambino, who did not attend the awards ceremony, was the first-ever artist to take home both record and song of the year for a rap track for “This Is America.”

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