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‘This Is America’ by Childish Gambino Wins Grammy Award for Song of the Year
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It’s officially time to crown this year’s best song.

Tonight, the music industry’s hottest stars gathered for the 61st annual Grammy Awards, and “This Is America” by Childish Gambino took home the award for Song of the Year.

The track beat out “All the Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA, “Boo’d Up” by Ella Mai, “God’s Plan” by Drake, “In My Blood” by Shawn Mendes, “The Joke” by Brandi Carlile, “Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper and “The Middle” by Zedd, Grey and Maren Morris.

The honor comes just one year after Bruno Mars won the same award for “That’s What I Like.” Childish Gambino is joining a slew of Song of the Year winners, including “Hello” by Adele, “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran, “Stay with Me” by Sam Smith, “Royals” by Lorde and “We Are Young” by Fun. 

BRB, listening to the best songs of 2018 on Spotify.

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