Two of the biggest stars of the 2019 Grammy Awards were Lady Gaga and Cardi B. Both of the superstars took the stage as the evening was the first time the two met each other. In celebration of her Best Rap Album win, Lady Gaga shared a picture of the two together and spoke on the joy she has in her success as a woman in the industry.
It is so hard to be a woman in this industry. What it takes, how hard we work through the disrespectful challenges, just to make art. I love you Cardi. You deserve your awards. Let’s celebrate her fight. Lift her up & honor her. She is brave. pic.twitter.com/lunY27vn3E
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 13, 2019
During the 61st annual awards show, Lady Gaga, along with Bradley Cooper, won the Best Pop/Duo Group Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media for “Shallow” from their film A Star is Born. Individually she won Best Pop Solo Performance for “Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?). Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy won for Best Rap Album topping Pusha-T, Travis Scott, Mac Miller, and Nipsey Hussle.
Additional celebration of Cardi B’s achievement came Hip-Hop legends ranging from Salt N Pepa, Lil Kim, Missy Elliott and more.
Let’s welcome our new edition to the family! Congratulations @iamcardib sis! You work hard and play hard! Welcome to the Female Rap Grammy Family! XoXo ?…#saltnpepa #music #photooftheday #monday #cardib #lilkim #queenlatifah #laurynhill #missyelliot #eve #lefteye #grammys pic.twitter.com/SRAqv5FSTy
— Salt N Pepa (@TheSaltNPepa) February 11, 2019
— Lil’ Kim (@LilKim) February 11, 2019
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) February 11, 2019