Kobalt Songwriters & Producers Win Big at the 61st Annual Grammys

We had an amazing night at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. We couldn’t be more proud of our incredibly talented artists, winners and nominees alike. Overall, the Kobalt publishing family took home 16 awards (23 winners), and 18 of our writers and producers contributed to 10 winning works. 

Check out a brief recap of our publishing winners below. Here’s to an even bigger 2019!


Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Music Video — “This Is America” (Childish Gambino)

Best Rock Album — ‘From The Fires’ (Greta Van Fleet) 

Best Alternative Music Album — ‘Colors' (Beck, Greg Kurstin)

Best Rap Performance — “King’s Dead” (Jay Rock)

Best Rap Song — “God’s Plan” (Noah “40” Shebib)

Best Song Written for Digital Media — “Shallow” (Andrew Wyatt)

Best Musical Theater Album — The Band’s Visit (David Yazbek)

Best Gospel Performance/Song — “Never Alone” (Kirk Franklin)

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media — The Greatest Showman (Pasek & Paul)

Best Folk Album — ‘All Ashore’ (Punch Brothers)  

Best Country Song — “Space Cowboy” (Shane McAnally)

Best Dance Recording — “Electricity” (Philip Meckseper, Diplo, Riton)

Best R&B Song — “Boo’d Up” (DJ Mustard)

16 WINS (23 Winners)


Album of the Year + Best Country Album — Golden Hour (Shane McAnally, Trent Dabbs, Luke Dick)

Best Pop Duo Performance — “Shallow” (Andrew Wyatt)

Best Pop Vocal Album — ‘Sweetener’ (Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Rickard Goransson & Peter Svensson)

Best R&B Album — ‘H.E.R’ (Grades)

Best Urban Contemporary Album — ‘Everything Is Love’ (Jahaan Sweet & illmind)

Best Rap Performance — “King’s Dead” (Anthony Tiffith, Mike Will Made It, Teddy Walton)

Best Rap Song — “God’s Plan” (Yung Exclusive)

Best Rap Album — Invasion of Privacy (J White, Andrew Watt)

Best Gospel Album — ‘No Hiding Place’ (Kirk Franklin)

10 “WINS” (18 winners)

Massive congratulations again to all winners from everyone here at Kobalt! 

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