Nas has won his first-ever Grammy Award tonight (March 14), after being nominated at the annual awards show 14 times.
Nas has won his first-ever Grammy Awardtonight (March 14), after being nominated at the annual awards show 14 times. The premiere ceremony for the Grammys, where the bulk of the awards are handed out, took place earlier tonight. Read more: Nas Kings Disease review: a royal return to form for raps original scholar During that livestreamed event, Nas was announced as the winner of Best Rap Album for his 13th studio record Kings Disease. He beat fellow nominees D Smoke (Black Habits), Jay Electronica(A Written Testimony), Freddie Gibbsand the Alchemist (Alfredo), and Royce Da 59 (The Allegory) to collect the award. Advertisement The star was first up for a Grammy in 1996 for his song If I Ruled The World (Imagine That). A post shared by Mass Appeal Records (@massappealrecs) Nas did not appear on the livestream to accept his award, nor has he reacted to his victory on social media at the time of writing. Winners from the premiere ceremony tonight include Fiona Applewith two victories, and Megan Thee Stallion Billie Eilish Lady Gaga Ariana Grande Kanye Westand more with one win apiece.