• Cardi B accepts the award for Best Rap Album. (Getty Images North America)Source: Getty Images North America
The only other women to have been nominated in the Best Rap Album category are Eve, Missy Elliott, Nicky Minaj and Australia's own Iggy Azalea.
By
Samuel Leighton-Dore

11 Feb 2019 - 4:18 PM  UPDATED 11 Feb 2019 - 4:25 PM

Rapper Cardi B made history at today's Grammy Awards, becoming the first ever woman to take out the trophy for Best Rap Album with her release Invasion Of Privacy.

The other nominees in the typically male dominated category were Swimming by Mac Miller, Victory Lap by Nipsey Hussle, Daytona by Pusha T and Astroworld by Travis Scott.

A clearly surprised Cardi B took to the stage, saying: "I can't breathe. Oh my goodness. The nerves are so bad!"

She then gave an emotional thanks to her young daughter, Kulture, saying: "I want to thank my daughter. I'm not just saying thank you because she's my daughter, it's because when I found out I was pregnant, my album was not complete."

"We were like, 'We have to get this album done so I could still do videos while I'm still not showing. And it was very long nights," the 26 year-old continued.

"You, husband, thank you," she went on, pointing to her husband, Offset.

"Seriously, he was like, 'You want to do this album, girl. You're going to have this baby and we're going to make this album'."

The only other women to have been nominated in the Best Rap Album category are Eve, Missy Elliott, Nicky Minaj and Australia's own Iggy Azalea.

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