Music producer ATL Jacob accepted Future’s Grammy Award. The rapper, whose real name is Nayvadius DeMun Cash, won the Best Melodic Rap Performance for “Wait for U” along with Drake and Tems. This year’s ceremony is taking place at the Arena in Los Angeles.

ATL Jacob attended the Grammys with his mother Valencia Canady.


Other tracks to be nominated in the category were Jack Harlow’s “First Class”, Kendrick Lamar’s “Die Hard”, Latto’s “Big Energy and DJ Khaled’s “Beautiful”..

Drake did not submit his works for the awards on Sunday. However, the Canadian rapper was nominated in four categories. He was a double nominee in best rap song for “Wait for U” and for co-writing Jack Harlow’s “Churchill Downs”. The 36 -year-old is also nominated for album of the year for co-writing “Heated” on Beyoncé’s Renaissance.

Other winers at Grammys this year are:

  • Best alternative music performance: “Chaise Longue” by Wet Leg
  • Best alternative music album: “Wet Leg,” Wet Leg
  • Best rock album: “Patient Number 9,” Ozzy Osbourne
  • Best rock performance: “Broken Horses” by Brandi Carlile
  • Best rock song: “Broken Horses” by Brandi Carlile
  • Best rap performance: “The Heart Part 5,” Kendrick Lamar
  • Best rap song: “The Heart Part 5” by Kendrick Lamar
  • Best melodic rap performance: “WAIT FOR U” by Future featuring Drake & Tems
  • Best R&B album: “Black Radio III,” Robert Glasper
  • Best R&B performance: “Hrs & Hrs” by Muni Long
  • Best traditional R&B performance: “PLASTIC OFF THE SOFA” by Beyoncé
  • Best progressive R&B album: “Gemini Rights,” Steve Lacy
  • Best audio book, narration and storytelling recording: “Finding Me” by Viola Davis
  • Best traditional pop vocal album: “Higher,” Michael Bublé
  • Best solo country solo performance: “Live Forever,” Willie Nelson
  • Best country duo/group performance: “Never Wanted To Be That Girl,” Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde
  • Best country album: “’Til You Can’t,” Cody Johnson
  • Best jazz vocal album: Samara Joy
  • Best dance/electronic recording: “Break My Soul,” by Beyoncé
  • Best metal performance: “Degradation Rules” by Ozzy Osbourne featuring Tony Iommi
  • Best engineered, non-classical album: “Harry’s House,” Harry Styles
  • Best compilation soundtrack for visual media: “Encanto”
  • Best score soundtrack for visual media: “Encanto,” Germaine Franco
  • Best score soundtrack for video games and other interactive media: “Assasin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok,” Stephanie Economou