Donald Glover and co-creator Ludwig Goransson won song of the 300 and sixty five days on the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 10), for their intelligent note “This Is The United States,” performed by Glover as Childish Gambino.
The Atlanta hip-hop artist wasn’t in attendance on the ceremony to accept the honour. Nonetheless that did now not hand over him from making history: “This Is The United States” is the first rap song to ever salvage song of the 300 and sixty five days, the popular “Mountainous Four” award which acknowledges songwriters.
“This Is The United States,” which touches on gun violence, racism and discrimination in The United States, is also indisputably one of many most brazenly political tracks to salvage the award. The song and its viral song video (raking in 482 million YouTube views to this level) were released advantage in March, concurrently with Glover’s Saturday Night Dwell appearance as Childish Gambino.
The appreciate marks Glover’s fourth occupation Grammy award, together with “This Is The United States”‘s non-televised wins earlier this evening for most advantageous rap/sung performance and most advantageous song video (directed by Hiro Murai). Later this evening, “This Is The United States” is up for story of the 300 and sixty five days.