With the all golden gramophone statues awarded and the last microphones turned off, the 2019 Grammy Awards are officially a wrap. As with every awards show, there were surprises, disappointments, the occasional tears of joy and millions of viewers across the globe reveling in appearances and live performances by some of their favorite artists. We were curious to see which of these nominated fan favorites actually ended up winning last night, so we examined positive conversations around seven of the top Grammy Award categories before and after the show. Here’s what we found out:

Record of the Year

2019 Winner: This is America – Childish Gambino

While Childish Gambino went home with the award for Record of the Year last night, he didn’t come close to topping positive mentions during and after the show, moving up only two spots from pre-show conversations. Fan favorites Lady Gaga, Drake and Cardi B held strong in positive mentions before and after the show, while pre-show frontrunner Kendrick Lamar completely dropped off in post-show conversations, likely because he did not attend the show this year.

Album of the Year

2019 Winner: Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

In what was likely a surprise to many, country artist Kacey Musgraves took home the Album of the Year award last night, despite coming in sixth in positive conversations before the show. Fan favorites Drake, Cardi B and H.E.R. saw a strong number of positive conversations before, during, and after the show, with Cardi B taking the top spot in positive conversations post-show, likely buffeted by her production-heavy live performance during the show.

Song of the Year

2019 Winner: This is America – Childish Gambino

As with conversations around Record of the Year, Childish Gambino saw only marginally increased positive conversations following his award win, with fan favorites Lady Gaga and Drake again dominating the top positive conversations.

Best New Artist

2019 Winner: Dua Lipa

With one of the biggest disparities of the data we examined, positive chatter around Best New Artist was dominated in the days leading up to the show by country artist Luke Combs, seemingly the fan favorite. However, even after Dua Lipa’s much-discussed live performance with St. Vincent and eventual award win for Best New Artist, newcomer H.E.R. dominated positive conversations during and after the show, likely encouraged by her live performance and win for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Album.

Best Pop Vocal Album

2019 Winner: Sweetener – Ariana Grande

While one of the top three leaders in positive conversations around nominees for Best Pop Vocal Album, Ariana Grande was only second in positive conversations during and after the show, likely due to the fact that she did not attend the show this year. Pop artist Camila Cabello, who performed the well-received opening performance at the Grammys last night, ended up on top.

Best Rap Album

2019 Winner: Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B

Of all the categories we examined, Best Rap Album was the only one where the fan favorite, Cardi B, who dominated pre-, during, and post-show positive conversations, actually went home with the award. Notably, Cardi B is the first solo woman to win this category in the history of the Grammy Awards.

Best Country Album

2019 Winner: Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

While newcomer Kelsea Ballerini dominated positive pre-show conversations, receiving more mentions than the rest of the nominees combined, Kacey Musgraves went home with the award. As a result, she saw a huge surge in positive conversations, which we also likely buffeted by her win of Album of the Year.

Our analysis? The Grammy Awards are definitely not the People’s Choice Awards. In all the categories we examined except one, the pre-show fan favorites did not end up winning. With a number of celebrity no-shows, conversation-changing live performances and thoughtful acceptance speeches, new fan favorites were created, helping to generate a surge in positive conversations – a significant part of the more than 22.4 million mentions our platform recorded during and after the show.

Want more data-driven insights around the 2019 Grammys? Check out our pre-show analysis and tweets from the event.

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