This year it was the women who dominated most of the major categories at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. Here is a list of the winners:

Album of the Year:  “GOLDEN HOUR”,  KACEY MUSGRAVES
Record of the Year:  “THIS IS AMERICA”,  CHILDISH GAMBINO
Song of the Year:  “THIS IS AMERICA”,  CHILDISH GAMBINO
Best New Artist:  DUA LIPA


Best Pop Vocal Album:  “SWEETENER”,  ARIANA GRANDE
Best Pop Solo Performance:  “JOANNE (WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU’RE GOIN’?)”,  LADY GAGA
Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group:  “SHALLOW”,  LADY GAGA and BRADLEY COOPER
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:  “MY WAY”WILLIE NELSON


Best Rock Song:  “MASSEDUCTION”,  ST. VINCENT
Best Rock Album:  “FROM THE FIRES”,  GRETA VAN FLEET
Best Rock Performance:  “WHEN BAD DOES GOOD”,  CHRIS CORNELL
Best Metal Performance:  “ELECTRIC MESSIAH”,  HIGH ON FIRE
Best Alternative Music Album:  “COLORS”,  BECK


Best R&B Song:  “BOO’D UP”,  ELLA MAI
Best R&B Album:  “H.E.R.”,  H.E.R.
Best R&B Performance:  “BEST PART”,  H.E.R. featuring DANIEL CAESAR
Best Traditional R&B Performance:  A TIE between . . .

. . . “BET AIN’T WORTH THE HAND” by  LEON BRIDGES

. . . and “HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE” by PJ MORTON and YEBBA.


Best Rap Song:  “GOD’S PLAN”,  DRAKE
Best Rap Album:  “INVASION OF PRIVACY”,  CARDI B
Best Rap Performance:  “KING’S DEAD”,  KENDRICK LAMARJAY ROCKFUTURE, and JAMES BLAKE
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:  “THIS IS AMERICA”,  CHILDISH GAMBINO
Best Urban Contemporary Album:  “EVERYTHING IS LOVE”,  THE CARTERS


Best Country Song:  “SPACE COWBOY”,  KACEY MUSGRAVES
Best Country Album:  “GOLDEN HOUR”,  KACEY MUSGRAVES
Best Country Solo Performance:  “BUTTERFLIES”,  KACEY MUSGRAVES
Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group:  “TEQUILA”,  DAN SHAY


And here are a few other random winners:

Best Folk Album:  “ALL ASHORE” PUNCH BROTHERS
Best Americana Album:  “BY THE WAY, I FORGIVE YOU”,  BRANDI CARLILE
Best Reggae Album:  “44/876”,  STING SHAGGY
Best Dance Recording:  “ELECTRICITY”,  SILK CITY and DUA LIPA, with DIPLO and MARK RONSON
Best Traditional Blues Album:  “THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL” BUDDY GUY
Best Gospel Album:  “HIDING PLACE” TORI KELLY
Best Contemporary Christian Album:  “LOOK UP CHILD” LAUREN DAIGLE
Best Latin Pop Album:  “SINCERA”,  CLAUDIA BRANT
Best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album:  “AZTLÅN”ZOÉ
Best Comedy Album:  “EQUANIMITY & THE BIRD REVELATION”,  DAVE CHAPPELLE
Best Spoken Word Album:  “FAITH: A JOURNEY FOR ALL”,  JIMMY CARTER
Best Children’s Album:  “ALL THE SOUNDS”,  LUCY KALANTARI & THE JAZZ CATS
Best Score:  “BLACK PANTHER”
Best Song Written for Visual Media:  “SHALLOW” (for “A STAR IS BORN”)
Best Music Video:  “THIS IS AMERICA”,  CHILDISH GAMBINO