Kacey Musgraves took home the top honor at the 61st annual Grammys on Sunday night, winning album of the year for Golden Hour along with three other wins for best country album for Golden Hour along with best country song for “Space Cowboy” and best country solo performance for “Butterflies.”
In other top categories, Childish Gambino took home four honors, including song of the year and record of the year for “This Is America,” Cardi B claimed best rap album for Invasion of Privacy, Dua Lipa won best new artist while Drake claimed best rap song for “God’s Plan.”
Lady Gaga took home three honors, winning best pop solo performance for “Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?),” best song written for visual media for “Shallow” and best pop duo/group performance for the same A Star Is Born song (shared with Bradley Cooper).
Brandi Carlile picked up three honors, for best American roots performance for “The Joke,” best American roots song for the same title and best Americana album for By The Way, I Forgive You.
Earlier on Sunday, Ariana Grande claimed a win in the pop vocal category over Camila Cabello, Kelly Clarkson, Shawn Mendes, Pink and Taylor Swift. In the best rock album category, Greta Van Fleet nabbed a win over Alice In Chains, Fall Out Boy, Ghost and Weezer. And Chris Cornell won a posthumous honor for best rock performance on the song “When Bad Does Good.”
The Grammys telecast featured a star-studded tribute to Dolly Parton, featuring Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris and Little Big Town.
Heading in to the night, the most nominated artists included Kendrick Lamar (8), Drake (7), Boi-1Da and Brandi Carlile (6 each); and Mike Bozzi, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, H.E.R., Maren Morris and Sounwave (5 each).
(Excerpt) Read more in: The Hollywood Reporter