Chance The Rapper won Best New Artist at the Grammys

Everyone was sure The Chainsmokers were going to nab the award, but Chano managed to defy expectations!

The 59th Grammy Awards is still happening as of the writing of this article. This is what we know so far.

Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, and Drake have all picked up some rap category trophies at the Grammys this Year Chance the Rapper, 2 Chainz, and Lil Wayne won Best Rap Performance for “No Problem.” During Chance’s speech (where he wore his “Thank You Obama” clothes), he said, “Shit, this is crazy..

Watch Chance’s speech, and see a congratulatory text that Drake apparently sent Chance, below.

The 23-year-old Chicago rapper garnered seven Grammy nominations, which capped off a stellar year that included the release of his "Coloring Book" mixtape (the first stream-only album to be nominated at the Grammys).

"Glory be to God. I claim the victory in the name of the Lord," Chance said in accepting his award for best new artist. He acknowledged his mother, father, his on-again, off-again girlfriend Kirsten Corley, their 16-month-old daughter and Chicago.

The moment @chancetherapper won his first Grammy

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Drake sent that!

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