"There's nothing better than this".
Earlier in the night, "This Is America" became the first rap song to win Song of the Year. "I hope you do, dad". "You're already winning, you don't need this right here". She responded on Twitter and said she "can pull together a performance over night and you know that, Ken". Viewers can also share the best moments with these hashtags - #GRAMMYs, #Grammys2019 on the microblogging website.
Women were strongly represented at this year's Grammys.
Women artists scored nominations in all of the top categories, after being largely muted a year ago: Gaga, Carlile, rapper Cardi B and pop futurist Janelle Monae are among the frontrunners. Weeks later, the academy announced that it had hired Tina Tchen, a lawyer and Michelle Obama's former chief of staff, to head a new task force on inclusion and diversity. As far as performers go, fans of Ariana Grande might be disappointed to learn that she dropped out of the ceremony.
Keys, who's a 15-time GRAMMY victor, sang a medley of songs that she said were "done so well" she wishes she had written them herself.More news: Senate panel approves Trump's attorney general nominee
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Rappers Post Malone ("Beerbongs & Bentleys") and Drake's best-seller "Scorpion" are also vying for the top prize. In a surprise move, though, Drake chose to cross the picket line. And, well, let's just say there aren't a lot of "who is Drake" and "who is Kendrick Lamar" articles being written for tonight.
Said Jennifer Lopez, "Music ... reminds me where I came from ..."
Camila Cabello kicked off the show with a performance featuring J Balvin, Ricky Martin and Young Thug.
Hosted by 15-time Grammy victor Alicia Keys, this year's broadcast features performances by Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes and rapper Cardi B.