"I just want to be remembered as somebody who was himself, not a product."

  • Born Aubrey Drake Graham on Oct. 24, 1986, in Toronto, Ontario
  • Drake earned the first Top 10 hits of his career in 2009 with "Best I Ever Had" (No. 2) and "Forever" (No. 8) featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem. His debut studio album, 2010's Thank Me Later, topped the Billboard 200 and spawned the Top 5 single "Find Your Love."
  • Drake earned the first GRAMMY of his career for Best Rap Album for his 2011 studio album, Take Care. He made his GRAMMY performance debut at the 52nd GRAMMYs in 2010, performing a medley of "Drop The World" and "Forever" with fellow rappers Eminem and Lil Wayne.
  • Before he rose to fame as a rapper, Drake was an actor who appeared on "Degrassi: The Next Generation" and in commercials for retailers such as Sears.
  • Drake's GRAMMY-winning "Hotline Bling" was a featured track on the 2017 GRAMMY Nominees album. A portion of proceeds from the annual compilation benefit the year-round work of the GRAMMY Museum Foundation and MusiCares.
  • In 2015 Drake donated $75,000 to assist with the creation of a recording studio at Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia.

Drake

"I just want to be remembered as somebody who was himself, not a product."

  • Born Aubrey Drake Graham on Oct. 24, 1986, in Toronto, Ontario
  • Drake earned the first Top 10 hits of his career in 2009 with "Best I Ever Had" (No. 2) and "Forever" (No. 8) featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem. His debut studio album, 2010's Thank Me Later, topped the Billboard 200 and spawned the Top 5 single "Find Your Love."
  • Drake earned the first GRAMMY of his career for Best Rap Album for his 2011 studio album, Take Care. He made his GRAMMY performance debut at the 52nd GRAMMYs in 2010, performing a medley of "Drop The World" and "Forever" with fellow rappers Eminem and Lil Wayne.
  • Before he rose to fame as a rapper, Drake was an actor who appeared on "Degrassi: The Next Generation" and in commercials for retailers such as Sears.
  • Drake's GRAMMY-winning "Hotline Bling" was a featured track on the 2017 GRAMMY Nominees album. A portion of proceeds from the annual compilation benefit the year-round work of the GRAMMY Museum Foundation and MusiCares.
  • In 2015 Drake donated $75,000 to assist with the creation of a recording studio at Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia.

GRAMMY Award Results for Drake

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Wins
Best Rap/Sung Performance
Hotline Bling
Best Rap Song
Hotline Bling
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Work
Album Of The Year
Views
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Work
Best R&B Song
Come And See Me
Best Rap Performance
Pop Style
Best Rap Album
Views
 
Nominations
Best Rap Performance
Back To Back
Best Rap Performance
Truffle Butter
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Only
Best Rap Song
Energy
Best Rap Album
If Youre Reading This Its Too Late
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Beyoncé
Best Rap Performance
0 To 100 / The Catch Up
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Tuesday
Best Rap Song
0 To 100 / The Catch Up
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
Best Rap Performance
Started From The Bottom
Best Rap Song
F***in' Problems
Best Rap Song
Started From The Bottom
Best Rap Album
Nothing Was The Same
 
Wins
Best Rap Album
Take Care
Nominations
Best Rap Performance
HYFR (Hell Ya F***ing Right)
Best Rap Song
The Motto
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Loud
Best Rap Performance
Moment 4 Life
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
I'm On One
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
What's My Name?
 
Nominations
Best New Artist
Best Rap Solo Performance
Over
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Fancy
Best Rap Album
Thank Me Later
 
Nominations
Best Rap Solo Performance
Best I Ever Had
Best Rap Song
Best I Ever Had