The LGBT community have made a name for themselves when most of them took home trophies during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony. 

The event took place March 14 at night in Los Angeles with Trevor Noah hosting it on CBS on a rooftop at the Staples Center. The winners and nominees include many singers and filmmakers such as Lady Gaga and Rob Epstein, with many of them being a part of the LGBT community.

In fact, Gaga and Ariana Grande won the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for their song “Rain On Me,” marking Gaga’s 12th Grammy win. Gaga identifies as bisexual.

In a press release, it lists out more LGBT winners including:

  • Best Rock Song: “Stay High" — Brittany Howard
  • Best Dance/Electronic Album: "Bubba" —Kaytranada
  • Best Dance Recording: "10%" —Kaytranada
  • Best R&B Song: "Better Than I Imagined" — Robert Glasper feat. H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Best Country Song: "Crowded Table” — TheHighwomen (Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, and Lori Mckenna)
  • Best Music Film: Linda Ronstadt: The Song of My Voice — Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman
  • Best Spoken Word Album: Rachel Maddow — Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth
  • Best Musical Theater Album: Jagged Little Pill

Popular lesbian MSNBC host Rachel Maddow won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for her book “Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth.”

Bisexual singer and rapper Meshell Ndegeocello won Best R&B Song for "Better Than I Imagined" by Robert Glasper that featured H.E.R. and Meshell Ndegeocello. The award also included a songwriter’s award, which Ndegeocello won along with Robert Glasper and Gabriella Wilson.

Queer musicians SOPHIE and Ati Gold were honored during the In Memoriam section that included performances from Brandi Carlile and Brittany Howard.


More information about the Grammy winners can be found on GLAAD.org.


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