American singer Childish Gambino's "This is America" won Song of the Year at the 61st annual Grammys, held at the Staples Center complex in the western U.S. city of Los Angeles on Sunday night.
Gambino, also known as Donald Glover, released the song and video for "This Is America" in May 2018. The song addresses racism, gun violence and police brutality in the country. It earned the No. 1 spot on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, the music industry's standard record chart for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The annual Grammys is presented by the Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the U.S. music industry.