Dua Lipa Throws Subtle Shade At The GRAMMYs, After They Said Women Needed To "Step Up"

11 February 2019, 06:42

Dua Lipa threw subtle shade at the president of the Recording Academy, Neil Portnow, after he said women needed to "step up" to get recognition.

After winning two awards at the 2019 GRAMMYs, Dua Lipa subtly outed Neil Portnow, the president of the Recording Academy.

During her acceptance speech, the 'Swan Song' singer said "I guess this year we've really stepped up."

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Dua Lipa won two GRAMMYs at this year's event
Dua Lipa won two GRAMMYs at this year's event. Picture: Getty

Dua Lipa won two GRAMMYs - one for New Artist, and one for Dance Recording, for 'Electricity' - and while accepting her award for Best New Artist, she shaded Neil.

Neil Portnow faced backlash when he said that if women wanted recognition at the GRAMMYs, the needed to "step up".

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Other winners include Ariana Grande, Drake and Cardi B.

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