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Kendrick Lamar becomes first non-classical or jazz artist to win Pulitzer Prize in music category

Kendrick Lamar, an American rapper and songwriter, has created history by becoming the first non-classical or jazz artist to win Pulitzer Prize for his album ‘D.A.M.N.’ in the music category. The Pulitzer board stated that the album is a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing ..

Winners of the 2012 Pulitzer Prizes

Columbia University on Monday announced the winners of the 96th yearly Pulitzer Prizes, among the most esteemed recognitions for achievement in US journalism and the arts. Following are the winners in each category: