Childish Gambino is now the first rapper to win Song of the Year at the Grammys!
The 35-year-old singer and actor, aka Donald Glover, was absent from the event held on Sunday (February 10) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Donald and fellow songwriter Ludwig Goransson won the award for “This Is America,” beating 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, “The Middle” by Zedd and Grey feat. Maren Morris, and “Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.
“This Is America” also won for Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Music Video.
Additionally, Donald is nominated for Record of the Year for “This Is America,” and he received a nomination for Best R&B Song “Feels Like Summer.”
If you missed it, Donald debuted a bleached blonde beard at a Grammys pre-party.