The 61st annual Grammy Awards were just held in Los Angeles, California, USA.
What are the Grammy Awards?
The Grammy Awards are basically a set of awards to showcase the musical achievements of the year.
What is the difference between the “Record of the Year” award and the “Song of the Year” award?
The Record of the Year award goes to the person who sang the song, while the Song of the Year award goes to the person who wrote the song.
Some of the major awards that were given out:
- Record of the year: “This is America”, performed by Childish Gambino
- Album of the year: “Golden Hour”, by Kacey Musgraves
- Song of the year: “This is America”, written by Donald Glover and Ludwig Goransson
- Best new artist: Dua Lipa
- Best Pop Solo Performance: “Joanne (Where do you think you’re Goin’?)”, by Lady Gaga
- Best Pop Album: “Sweetener”, by Ariana Grande
- Best Rap Album: “Invasion of Privacy”, by Cardi B
- Best Rap Performance: “King’s Dead”, by Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, and James Blake
Put together by: Sumer Murthy. Sumer is an entertaining 12 year old who is interested in facts, science experiments, and eating pizza.