Frank Ocean Wins Best Urban Contemporary Album at the Grammys

This year the Grammys unveiled a brand spankin' new category with Best Urban Contemporary Album. The nominees were Miguel, Frank Ocean, and Chris Brown. 

And big kudos to Frank Ocean for his win. In his acceptance he very cutely thanked his mother. 

Frank Ocean has made waves for coming out as gay in a genre of music that has rarely (if ever) had an openly gay icon. 

Ocean is also up later in the night for the highly coveted Best New Artist prize. 

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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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