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Grammys 2019 winners

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Lady Gaga breaks down while accepting award and Cardi B triumphs while Ariana Grande tweets upset from home

Lady Gaga sobbed as she accepted her Grammy for Shallow from her film A Star Is Born at the 61st Grammy Awards.

There were tears all round as Cardi B wept with joy as she won the award for Best Rap Album - but Ariana Grande stole attention by tweeting her upset over Mac Miller missing out on the gong.

The Thank U, Next singer tweeted, then deleted, a number of tweets revealing her upset after Cardi B won the gong over her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Mac Miller.

Held at LA's Staples Center and hosted by Alicia Keys, the ceremony is the biggest event in music that celebrates the best of the industry.

Here are the main winners from the Grammys 2019...


Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga won three Grammys - and thanked god in an emotional acceptance speech.

She picked up the gong for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for Shallow with Bradley Cooper from their film A Star Is Born.

The singer said the movie addresses mental health issues and urged anyone struggling to get help.

She also won Best Song Written for Visual Media for Shallow.

Her solo work from the last year was also recognised as she won Best Pop Solo Performance for Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)

Later, Gaga took to the stage to perform a solo version of Shallow from her film A Star Is Born.

The song is usually a duet with Bradley Cooper but he appeared in London at the Baftas last night to pick up the film’s award for Best Original Music.  She wore a silver sequinned jumpsuit for the rock and roll rendition with Mark Ronson playing the guitar.

 

Cardi B

Cardi B won Best Rap Album for her album Invasion of Privacy.

Accepting the gong, Cardi was in tears as she clutched her husband Offset's hand.

"Babe, I can't breathe," she said as she struggled to regain her composure.

Revealing her nerves, she joked: "Maybe I need to start smoking weed."

She also thanked her husband for his support - despite a turbulent year for their on/off relationship, and said: "He was like, 'You gonna make this album girl.'"
 


Drake

Canadian rapper Drake won the award for Best Rap Song for God's Plan after receiving seven nominations.

He won Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and the Grammy for Best Music Video for the political song that tackles the issue of gun violence and injustice in the US

Earlier in the night he won the gong for Best Rap/Sung Performance for the same song.

It is Drake's fourth Grammy award from 35 nominations over his 12-year career in music.

 

Ariana Grande

The Thank U, Next singer won Best Pop Vocal Album for Sweetener - as announced in the pre-show ceremony.

She didn't the awards ceremony after a fallout with producers over her planned performance on the night.

Ariana was set to perform as well as attend the annual ceremony, however she pulled out and said that she was not prepared to engage in "playing games" with organisers.

 

Dua Lipa


Dua Lipa won the Grammy for Best New Artist after taking to the stage to perform her hit One Kiss as a duet with St. Vincent.

She said she was "honoured" to be nominated among so many female artists including H.E.R. and Jorja Smith.


Album of the Year is the most prestigious award of the evening with Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Drake, H.E.R, Post Malone, Janelle Monae and the team behind the Black Panther soundtrack - including Kendrick Lamar - all battling it out.

During the three-and-a-half-hour ceremony, music fans enjoyed performances from R&B duo Chloe X Halle, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson and Travis Scott fresh from his fiery performance at the Super Bowl halftime show.

Kacey also won Best Country Album, Best Country Song for her record Space Cowboy and Best Country Solo Performance for Butterflies.

The 21-year-old singer - real name Gabriella Wilson - couldn't believe she'd won the gong and called her whole team on stage.

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