"I realized a lot of kids are listening to me. Whether I want to be or not, they're looking up to me."

  • Born Donald McKinley Glover on Sept. 25, 1983, in Edwards Air Force Base, California
  • Childish Gambino's (real name Donald Glover) 2013 sophomore album, 2013's Because The Internet, peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top Rap Albums chart.
  • Childish Gambino received his first GRAMMY nominations for Best Rap Album (Because The Internet) and Best Rap Performance ("3005") at the 57th GRAMMY Awards.
  • Did you know? He recorded Because The Internet at a mansion he rented from basketball star Chris Bosh in Los Angeles, which Childish Gambino dubbed "The Temple."
  • Childish Gambino appeared at the GRAMMY Museum's Spotlight series in 2014, performing the GRAMMY-nominated "3005."
  • He is an active supporter of Community Connections, an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of children in foster and adoptive placements by providing treatment services through family-centered practice.

 

Childish Gambino

"I realized a lot of kids are listening to me. Whether I want to be or not, they're looking up to me."

  • Born Donald McKinley Glover on Sept. 25, 1983, in Edwards Air Force Base, California
  • Childish Gambino's (real name Donald Glover) 2013 sophomore album, 2013's Because The Internet, peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top Rap Albums chart.
  • Childish Gambino received his first GRAMMY nominations for Best Rap Album (Because The Internet) and Best Rap Performance ("3005") at the 57th GRAMMY Awards.
  • Did you know? He recorded Because The Internet at a mansion he rented from basketball star Chris Bosh in Los Angeles, which Childish Gambino dubbed "The Temple."
  • Childish Gambino appeared at the GRAMMY Museum's Spotlight series in 2014, performing the GRAMMY-nominated "3005."
  • He is an active supporter of Community Connections, an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of children in foster and adoptive placements by providing treatment services through family-centered practice.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Childish Gambino

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Wins
Record Of The Year
This Is America
Record Of The Year
This Is America
Song Of The Year
This Is America
Best Rap/Sung Performance
This Is America
Best Music Video
This Is America
Nominations
Best R&B Song
Feels Like Summer
 
Wins
Best Traditional R&B Performance
Redbone
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Redbone
Record Of The Year
Redbone
Album Of The Year
Awaken, My Love!
Album Of The Year
Awaken, My Love!
Album Of The Year
Awaken, My Love!
Best R&B Song
Redbone
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Awaken, My Love!
 
Nominations
Best Rap Performance
3005
Best Rap Album
Because The Internet