Grammys 2019: 7 must-know moments from Sunday’s awards show

There was a lot to celebrate at Sunday’s wonderfully diverse Grammy Awards, with women and people of color dominating top categories including album (Kacey Musgraves’ “Golden Hour”), record and song of the year (both Childish Gambino’s “This Is America”). Latin artists dazzled at the top of the show with a medley from Camila Cabello, Ricky Martin and J Balvin, while Motown music got a high-energy (if somewhat questionable) tribute from Jennifer Lopez and Smokey Robinson.

More of the night’s biggest moments that you might’ve missed:

1. Drake shows up to accept award, but seemingly gets silenced. 

The Grammys were ruthless with the playoff music this year, cutting off speeches by winners including Dua Lipa, H.E.R. and Cardi B. But none sparked more outrage online than Drake’s, whose microphone appeared to be silenced mid-speech as he accepted the best rap song award for “God’s Plan.” The rapper – who notoriously criticized the Grammys for failing to include hip-hop categories in the televised show and hasn’t attended the ceremony since 2013 – gave an impassioned speech that essentially boiled down to why the awards don’t matter. “You don’t need this right here, I promise you,” he said, addressing fellow artists before he was abruptly cut off. “You already won. But –.”


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