2023 Grammy Awards Rap And R&B Winners [Full List]

The 65th annual Grammy Awards was held on Sunday (Feb. 5) at the Crypto.com arena in Los Angeles.

This year’s ceremony hosted by Comedian Randy Rainbow featured performances from Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Lizzo, Mary J. Blige, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson, DJ Khaled alongside JAY-Z, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, John Legend, and Fridayy, and The Blind Boys of Alabama.

The three-hour program also celebrated 50 years of hip hop with a star-studded medley that featured some of the genres biggest icons including Rakim, Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, Run DMC, Salt-N-Pepa, Public Enemy, Scarface, De La Soul, Queen Latifah, Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliot, LL Cool J, Nelly and many more.

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Additionally, Lil Wayne received the Global Impact Award for his contributions to music, and Takeoff’s memory was honored with a soulful and heartwarming tribute by Quavo.

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Keep reading to see the full winners list in the rap and R&B categories. Congratulations to the winners.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Harry’s House—Harry Styles

BEST NEW ARTIST
Samara Joy

RECORD OF THE YEAR
“About Damn Time”—Lizzo

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Just Like That”— Bonnie Raitt

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Easy On Me”—Adele

BEST ELECTRONIC/DANCE ALBUM
Renaissance—Beyoncé

BEST RAP ALBUM
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers—Kendrick Lamar

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Unholy”—Sam Smith f. Kim Petras

BEST R&B SONG
“Cuff It”—Beyoncé

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Jack Antonoff

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Tobias Jesso Jr.

BEST RAP SONG
“The Heart Part 5”—Jake Kosich, Johnny Kosich, Kendrick Lamar & Matt Schaeffer, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)

BEST MELODIC RAP PERFORMANCE
“WAIT FOR U”—Future f. Drake & Tems

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“The Heart Part 5”—Kendrick Lamar
pgLang/TDE/Aftermath/Interscope | Anthony Saleh, Emagen | Brent Smith, Wasserman

BEST R&B ALBUM
Black Radio III—Robert Glasper

BEST PROGRESSIVE R&B ALBUM
Gemini Rights—Steve Lacy

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Hrs & Hrs”—Muni Long

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“PLASTIC OFF THE SOFA”—Beyoncé

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC RECORDING
“BREAK MY SOUL”—Beyoncé

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“All Too Well: The Short Film”—Taylor Swift

BEST COMEDY ALBUM
The Closer—Dave Chappelle

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