The Most Inspiring Quotes of the 2019 Grammys

“Music is what we all love, music is what it’s all about. Everybody is out here shining, and I’m so proud to bring us together to honor this moment because music is what we cry to, it’s what we march to, it’s what we rock to, it’s what we make love to. It’s our shared global language.”

— during her opening monologue

“From the Motown records I wore out on the South Side to the Who Run the World songs that fueled me through this last decade, music has always helped me tell my story … It allows us to hear one another to invite each other in. Music shows us that all of it matters — every story within every voice, every note within every song, is that right, ladies?”

— during the opening monologue

“I just want to say I’m so proud to be a part of a movie that addresses mental health issues. They’re so important. And a lot of artists deal with that and we got to take care of each other. So if you see somebody that’s hurting, don’t look away. And if you’re hurting, even if it might be hard, try to find that bravery within yourself to dive deep and go tell somebody and take them up in your head with you. I love you.”

— while accepting the Grammy for best pop duo/group performance

“My sweet husband is down here, Ruston [Kelly.] I love you. I really believe I wouldn’t have this album if I hadn’t met you and you didn’t open my heart like you did. So thank you so much.”

— while accepting the Grammy for best country album

“You’ve already won if you have people who are singing your songs word for word, if you’re a hero in your hometown, if … Look, if there’s people who have regular jobs who are coming out in the rain and the snow, spending their hard-earned money to buy tickets to come to your shows, you don’t need this right here. I promise you. You already won.”

— while accepting best rap song for “God’s Plan” (and shouting out his fellow nominees)

“Thank you, Ms. Alicia [Keys], for all of the wonderful things you said about my grandmother. She is amazing and young people like me can look up to her for her independence, confidence, and her willingness to be her unique self. She has shown the world that nothing is beyond our reach.”

— while introducing his “grand-mommy,” Diana Ross

“Mom, Dad, this is for all the sacrifices that you made for me. Thank you for embracing my talents and who I am since I was a little girl.”

— while accepting her Grammy for best R&B album

“I want to thank my daughter because — I’m not just saying thank you because she’s my daughter. It’s because, you know, when I found out I was pregnant my album was not complete, I had three songs that I was for sure having, and then you know how it was like … we was like we have to get this album done so I can shoot these videos while I’m still not showing.”

— while accepting her Grammy for best rap album

“For anyone that hasn’t realized how special they are to have a different story, a different background, a name that honors their roots because they just want to be normal, whatever the hell that means, just know that no matter where you’re from or your background or what you believe in, never let that get in the way of you and your dreams because you deserve it.”

— while accepting her Grammy for best new artist

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