Brampton, Ont. singer Alessia Cara wins Grammy Award for best new artist

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The only woman to win one of the main awards at the Grammy's Sunday night was Alessia Cara. And she's the only Canadian to ever win "best new artist." Mike Drolet reports on the Brampton girl with the big dreams – Jan 29, 2018

Alessia Cara is the winner of the Grammy Award for best new artist, and though she says she’s dreamed of the honour for her whole life, she doesn’t have a speech planned.

Cara nervously accepted the award Sunday evening and urged people to “support real music and real artists.”

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Cara said at the beginning of her speech: “I’ve been like pretend winning Grammys since I was kid like in the shower, so you’d think I have the speech thing down but I absolutely don’t.”

She held up the award before leaving the stage and said, “My mind is blown.”


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