Dua Lipa wins Best New Artist at 2019 Grammy Awards

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"Oh my goodness, thank you so much", Dua said.

Before her acceptance speech was cut off, Best New Artist Grammy victor Dua Lipa shouted out her fellow female nominees this year, commenting that "I guess this year we really stepped up".

From so-tall-they're-practically-pants boots to a new obsession with giant fluffy hats, Dua Lipa has been serving us some serious looks this year.

The 23-year-old was born in London to parents who emigrated from Kosovo; her father moonlighted as a rocker in the Kosovar band Oda, in which he was lead vocalist.

The statement was a reference to Portnow's comments a year ago when he said that female performers needed to "step up" in order to be nominated and win awards.

"And I'm proof that you can do whatever you put your mind to". She said that she was "honoured.to be nominated alongside so many incredible female artists this year".

"Being in the New Artist category and having so many female artists nominated is a big change".

Dua also picked up a Grammy for best dance recording for Electricity, a collaboration with Silk City that features Diplo and Mark Ronson.

Dua Lipa is the latest star to throw her support behind 21 Savage following his ICE arrest.

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