It's a dream for many to win a Grammy Award but for a select few of the most talented artists in the world, you may get to walk away with a Pulitzer Prize when it's all said and done.
The 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, which were announced on Monday, paid special attention to investigations involving Donald Trump and reporting on gun safety.
The committee also gave a special citation to the staff of the Capital Gazette, a paper in Annapolis, Md. that was the subject of a deadly attack in June that resulted in the murder of five employees.
A man with a longstanding grudge against the Capital Gazette is charged with the attack.More news: Duke’s Zion Williamson declares for the NBA Draft
Winners in the field of news reporting included the Wall Street Journal for its investigations of discreet payments orchestrated by Michael Cohen to silence women who claimed to have had affairs with Donald Trump before he became the U.S. president.
Three Los Angeles Times reporters also won a Pulitzer for their investigation into a gynecologist accused of abusing hundreds of students at the University of Southern California.
In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the world premiere of "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives" during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in NY.
The Pulitzer Price for worldwide reporting went to Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty of the Associated Press for their coverage of the war in Yemen, and to Reuters journalists for stunning reports on the expulsion and murder of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.More news: Notre Dame fire: Paris laments as Emmanuel Macron commits to rebuilding cathedral
The Queen of Soul is now a Pulitzer Prize victor.
Reuters was honoured for worldwide reporting for its coverage of atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
Blight was honored in the history category for his new biography on Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became a prominent activist, author, and public speaker. The drama prize went to "Fairview", by Jackie Sibblies Drury, and Eliza Griswold's "Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America" won for general nonfiction.
In the cultural field, Jackie Sibblies Drury's play Fairview, which examined white people's obsession with African American stereotypes, has won the Pulitzer for drama.
The poetry prize was won by Forrest Gander for 'Be With'.More news: Oil rig workers rescue exhausted dog found swimming off Thailand’s coast
Reuters' South Korean photographer Kim Kyung-hoon won a Pulitzer Prize on Tuesday for his work on Central American migrants.
- MDHHS reports new case of measles related to U of M visit
- Islanders top Penguins 4-1 to take 3-0 series lead
- Patriots sign wide receiver Demaryius Thomas
- Rep. Omar says death threats spiked after Trump tweet
- NBA Playoffs 2019: Celtics vs. Pacers Game 1 live stream
- Ronda Rousey Says She's On An "Impregnation Vacation" After Breaking Hand
- Climate change protesters block roads in London
- Despite injury-plagued year, Rafael Nadal remains King of Clay
- Chinese video sharing app TikTok banned in India
- SpaceX Loses Falcon Heavy Rocket Center Core Booster in Atlantic Ocean