Childish Gambino's 'This is America' Wins Record of the Year at 2019 Grammys Childish Gambino swept the 2019 Grammy Awards, winning four of his five nominations. "This is America" won awards in three other categories: best music video, song of the year and best rap/sung performance. The song beat out artists such as Drake, Post Malone, Brandi Carlile and The Carters. Released on May 5, 2018, "This is America" addresses gun violence and black oppression in America through striking visuals and allusive imag