Meanwhile, those who choose to watch the ceremony on TV can catch the live broadcast of the Grammy Awards at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.
Other cinema winners included Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake for their Black Panther song "King's Dead" (shared with Anderson.Paak and his song "Bubblin"); Hugh Jackman (and various other artists) for The Greatest Showman's compilation soundtrack; and Ludwig Göransson, who composed the score soundtrack for the visual media of Black Panther; and Terence Blanchard won best instrumental composition for "Blut Und Boden (Blood and Soil)", which you may recognize as the main theme to Spike Lee's film BlacKkKKlansman. She shares the win with her co-writers Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt. It was also honored at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards and the Satellite Awards.
Childish Gambino won the coveted prize for best music video for his politically provocative "This Is America".
Along with Best Alternative Album, Colors was also awarded with a Grammy for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.
"If there´s a little girl waiting up late to see me sing on the Grammys, then I´m happy I´m here".
The opening contrasted with last year's Grammys, where male acts dominated in nominations and the only woman competing for the top award, Lorde, didn't get a chance to perform onstage.
In addition to presenting at this year's show - a historic first for a Korean pop group - BTS' album, Love Yourself: Tear, was also nominated for Best Recording Package.
The Grammys' tense relationship with the hip-hop community goes back decades.
"Yes, we have so much more work to do, but this is a moment to be celebrated".
Top nominees Gaga, Monae, Cardi B, Carlile and country star Kacey Musgraves are all due to take the stage at the Staples Center. The song and album is also up for record of the year and album of the year, respectively.
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Grammy voters are less concerned with commercial success and more concerned with the work as a whole", she said. H.E.R., Chloe x Halle, Margo Price , Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha and Jorja Smith are also up for best new artist .
Six of the best new artist nominees are women, including H.E.R., Chloe x Halle, Margo Price, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha and Jorja Smith.
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But the Grammys are just the latest accomplishment for the Korean boy band this year.
Ariana Grande won her first Grammy in the same week that she publicly blasted Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich and accused him of lying about why she was no longer performing at the show.
On Thursday, Grande broke her silence and shot back at Ehrlich in a series of tweets. "This is a business where sometimes, you know, it's up to a bunch of people who might not understand what a mixed-race kid from Canada has to say or a fly Spanish girl from NY or anybody else or a brother from Houston.my brother Travis [Scott]". I sang that version in one take, & poured my entire life & soul into it. Thank you so much for this gift I am completely shocked.
Grande added that she had offered to perform three different songs, but that the process, which she wrote should be "about art and honesty", wound up feeling like a game: "that's not what music is to me", she concluded.
"And I feel like it's a time in this country when women need to support each other and their decisions".
"I'm not gonna be able to wear any makeup tonight", she tweeted.
When she returned onstage for her second win, she was in shock. Taylor Swift, who was snubbed and one scored one nomination, also won't be at the show.