Grammys 2019: Pop star Dua Lipa crowned as Best New Artist


Dua Lipa is nominated this year for Best Dance Recording (for "Electricity") and-cue that feeling when the universe gets something right-Best New Artist.

Lipa was born on August 22, 1995 in London to Albanian parents.

Dua is also up for Best New Artist, make sure to tune in at 8pm ET/5pm PT on CBS to see if she takes home the award!

According to Rolling Stone, this comment on stage was a direct rebuttal to remarks made by The Recording Academy President Neil Portnow, former head of the organization that runs the Grammys, who said a year ago that to attain the prominence and equal representation, women in the music business would need to "step up".

"And I'm proof that you can do whatever you put your mind to".

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Grammys 2019: Pop star Dua Lipa crowned as Best New Artist

"I want to begin by saying how honored I am to be nominated alongside so many female artists this year".

Her sixth single "New Rules", which came off her self-titled debut studio album, was her first number one in Britain - and the first by a female solo artist to top the United Kingdom charts since 2015's "Hello" by Adele.

"Oh my goodness, thank you so much", Dua said.

She has said her second album will likely come out later this year, and cites shape-shifting pop icon Prince and southern hip-hop pioneers Outkast as major influences.

Dua Lipa was on FIRE last night at The Grammys.