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Childish Gambino makes history with winning record of the year at Grammys

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Childish Gambino made history at this year's Awards as he took home one of the Recording Academy's biggest awards, record of the year for his song 'This is America'.

He is the to win the honour. His 2018 song 'This is America' also won in song of the year category, reported The

The 35-year-old beat out nominees including Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin for 'I Like It'; for 'The Joke'; Drake for 'God's Plan'; and for 'Shallow'; and SZA for 'All the Stars'; Post Malone featuring 21 Savage for 'Rockstar' and Zedd, and Grey for 'The Middle'.

According to the Grammys, record of the year category honours the artists, producers and engineers who contributed in recording of a song, while song of the year recognises the composition and songwriters.

The song of the year category was less hip-hop centric, where Gambino won big. Other nominees in the category were and SZA's 'All The Stars', Up', Drake's 'God's Plan', Shawn Mendes' 'In My Blood', Brandi Carlile's 'The Joke', Zedd, and Grey's 'The Middle' and and Bradley Cooper's 'Shallow'.

Gambino also received a in video of the year category for 'This Is America'.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 14:17 IST