Drake Wins Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for “Hotline Bling” at 2017 Grammys
Drake wins Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Hotline Bling" at the 2017 Grammy Awards.
For Best Rap Song, "Hotline Bling" beat out Fat Joe and Remy Ma's “All the Way Up,” Kanye West's "Ultralight Beam" featuringChance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream and “Famous” with Rihanna, Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz's “No Problem."
For Best Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Drake took home the gold trophy over Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar's “Freedom,” D.R.A.M. and Lil Yachty's “Broccoli,” Kanye's “Ultralight Beam” and “Famous.”
These two wins bring Drake's Grammy Award count to three.
The video for "Hotline Bling" has over a billion views on YouTube and peaked at No. 2 on the Hot 100. The song already won the award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song at the 2016 American Music Awards.
Drizzy was recently named the best-selling recording artist of 2016, by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Drake's achievements last year cemented him as one of the biggest stars on the planet. The amount of records he broke in 2016 was phenomenal. His Views album racked up over 1 billion streams on Apple Music and surpassed 3 billion plays on Spotify. "One Dance,” a song off the album, became the most streamed song in Spotify history.
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