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Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.” Wins Grammy Award For Best Rap Album

“DAMN.” picks up the Best Rap Album trophy.

Kendrick Lamar in Humble | TDE/Interscope

We do not yet know if Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.” will win the Grammy for overall Album Of The Year.

We do, however, know that it has been named the Best Rap Album.

“DAMN.” picked up the trophy as the ceremony moved into its second hour.

Other nominees in the field included Jay-Z’s “4:44,” Migos’ “Culture,” Rapsody’s “Laila’s Wisdom,” and Tyler, The Creator’s “Flower Boy.”

Already a multi-time winner today, Kendrick Lamar is still in the running for Album Of The Year and Record Of The Year (“HUMBLE.”).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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