Donald Glover and co-writer Ludwig Goransson received file of the 12 months on the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 10), for his or her provocative observe "This Is America," carried out by Glover as Childish Gambino.
The Atlanta hip-hop artist wasn't in attendance on the ceremony to simply accept the honour. But that didn't cease him from making historical past: "This Is America" is the primary rap track to ever win track of the 12 months, the distinguished "Big Four" award which acknowledges songwriters.
"This Is America," which touches on gun violence, racism and discrimination in America, is additionally one of the vital overtly political tracks to win the award. The track and its viral music video (raking in 482 million YouTube views so far) have been launched again in March, concurrently with Glover's Saturday Night Live look as Childish Gambino.
The honor marks Glover's fourth profession Grammy award, together with "This Is America"'s non-televised wins earlier this night for greatest rap/sung efficiency and greatest music video (directed by Hiro Murai). Later this night, "This Is America" is up for file of the 12 months.