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Childish Gambino won big at the Grammys - and he wasn't even there

Feb 11, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Kacey Musgraves won the big one. Lady Gaga won a few. But before we review the scorecard from the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, let's check the attendance sheet - because this was a ceremony defined by the no-shows and the Recording Academy should be embarrassed about that.

The first glaring absence on Sunday night came during the presentation of song of the year, one of the most prestigious little gramophones in the bunch. The award went to "This Is America" by Childish Gambin...