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Childish Gambino makes Grammys history

He said he did not know why Gambino had declined to attend but explained how important recognising rap and hip-hop artists at the Grammys was.

Kendrick Lamar and SZA's All The Stars, Brandi Carlile's The Joke and The Middle by Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey were also up for both awards. Gambino - aka actor Donald Glover - beat competition from Drake, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in both categories.

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Diversity wins as female artists and hip-hop triumph at Grammys

There was no clear sweep at the Grammys on Sunday night, fitting for a show that has publicly struggled to address its issues with diversity.

Though joined by Keys, Smokey Robinson and Ne-Yo, the performance was performance was more cavorting Vegas revue than authentic homage to the legendary Detroit record label of almost exclusively black artists.



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