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Grammys 2019: Cardi B Wins Best Rap Album

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a person standing in a room © Cardi B and Offset, February 2019. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images.

Cardi B has won Best Rap Album at the 61st Grammy Awards for her 2018 debut Invasion of Privacy. She beat out Mac Miller (Swimming), Nipsey Hussle (Victory Lap), Pusha-T (DAYTONA), and Travis Scott (ASTROWORLD).

Cardi is the first female solo artist to win the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. On stage, she delivered a heartfelt speech with Offset at her side. In total, Cardi B received five nominations this year, including ones for Album of the year, Song of the Year (“I Like It”), Best Rap Performance (“Be Careful”), and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for the Maroon 5 collab “Girls Like You.”

Grammys 2019: Winners and Highlights (via Photo Services)


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