Thundercat accepts 2021 GRAMMY
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Thundercat Wins Best Progressive R&B Album For 'It Is What It Is' | 2021 GRAMMYs
He is the first artist to win the category under its new name; it was previously known as Best Urban Contemporary Album. He accepted the award on camera with his mom and daughter by his side in a heartwarming acceptance speech, which you can watch in full below.
His album bested fellow nominees Jhené Aiko, Chloe X Halle, Free Nationals and Robert Glasper.
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