2019 Grammy Award Winners (R&B Categories)

Updated: Mar 20


2019 Grammy Award Winners (R&B Categories)

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards over. Below are the night's big winners in the R&B category.


Best R&B Performance:

(For new vocal or instrumental R&B recordings.)


“Long As I Live” -- Toni Braxton

“Summer” -- The Carters

“Y O Y” - Lalah Hathaway

WINNER: “Best Part” -- H.E.R. feat. Daniel Caesar

“First Began” -- PJ Morton


Best Traditional R&B Performance:

(For new vocal or instrumental traditional R&B recordings.)


WINNER (TIE): “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” -- Leon Bridges

“Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight” -- Bettye LaVette

“Honest” -- MAJOR.

WINNER (TIE): “How Deep Is Your Love” -- PJ Morton feat. Yebba

“Made for Love” -- Charlie Wilson feat. Lalah Hathaway


Best R&B Song:

(A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)


WINNER: “Boo’d Up” -- Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)

“Come Through and Chill” -- Jermaine Cole, Miguel Pimentel & Salaam Remi, songwriters (Miguel feat. J. Cole & Salaam Remi)

“Feels Like Summer” -- Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)

“Focus” -- Darhyl Camper Jr, H.E.R. & Justin Love, songwriters (H.E.R.)

“Long As I Live” -- Paul Boutin, Toni Braxton & Antonio Dixon, songwriters (Toni Braxton)


Best Urban Contemporary Album:

(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded contemporary vocal tracks derivative of R&B.)


WINNER: Everything Is Love -- The Carters

The Kids Are Alright -- Chloe x Halle

Chris Dave And The Drumhedz -- Chris Dave And The Drumhedz

War & Leisure -- Miguel

Ventriloquism -- Meshell Ndegeocello


Best R&B Album:

(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new R&B recordings.)


Love & Cigarettes -- Toni Braxton

Good Thing -- Leon Bridges

Honestly -- Lalah Hathaway

WINNER: H.E.R. -- H.E.R.

Gumbo Unplugged (Live) -- PJ Morton

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