Knowledge Identifier: $Grammy_Award
Category: Music (100)
Launched in 1950.
Countries: United States (62%), United Kingdom (12%), (8%)
Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, CBS, NBC, The Grammy Museum
They finally settled on using the name of the invention of Emile Berliner, the gramophone, for the awards, which were first given for the year 1958
Jussi Bjorling - The tenor was awarded the 1959 Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance - Vocal Soloist for his recording "Björling in Opera"
Galt MacDermot - He won a Grammy Award for the song "African Waltz" in 1960
Peter Nero - Nero recorded his first album in 1961, and won a Grammy Award that year for "Best New Artist
Ray Charles - After spending a year on parole, Charles reemerged on the charts in 1966 with a series of hits composed with the fledgling team of Ashford & Simpson including the dance number, "I Don't Need No Doctor", "Let's Go Get Stoned", which became his first No. 1 RB hit in several years, and "Crying Time", which reached No. 6 on the pop chart and later helped Charles win a Grammy Award the following March.
Maurice White - As a member of the Ramsey Lewis Trio, Maurice played on nine of the group's albums, including "Wade in the Water" , from which the track "Hold It Right There" won a Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance, Vocal or Instrumental in 1966
Fred Neil - Neil gained public recognition in 1969, when Nilsson's recording of "Everybody's Talkin'" was featured in the film "Midnight Cowboy"; the song became a hit and won a Grammy Award
Diane Linkletter - In 1970, Art and Diane Linkletter won the 1970 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Recording for their record "We Love You, Call Collect"
Flip Wilson - In 1970, Wilson won a Grammy Award for his comedy album "The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress"
Sammi Smith - In 1972, Sammi Smith won a Grammy Award for the song
Bette Midler - It reached Billboard's Top 10 and became a million-selling Platinum-certified album, earning Midler the 1973 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
Marian Anderson - Kennedy Center Honors in 1978; the George Peabody Medal in 1981; the National Medal of Arts in 1986; and a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1991
Jack Towers - In 1980, "At Fargo" won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band at the 22nd Grammy Awards
Janis Siegel (singer) - Her first solo album, "Experiment in White", was released in 1981, and her second album, "At Home", was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Female Jazz Vocalist
J. D. Sumner - The group was a showcase for Sumner's voice and compositions and won the 1981 Grammy Award for best traditional gospel performance
Greg Ladanyi - He won a Grammy Award in 1983 in the Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical category for "Toto IV" by Toto
Puma Jones - She went on to sing on seven studio albums, which represents the groups most critically acclaimed period, culminating in the Grammy Award for 1983's "Anthem"
Sandra Crouch - She won a Grammy Award in 1985 for "Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female"
Jonathan Schwartz (radio) - In 1986 Schwartz won a Grammy Award for Best Album Notes for "The Voice - The Columbia Years 1943-1952"
Frank Conroy - In addition to writing, Conroy was an accomplished jazz pianist, winning a Grammy Award in 1986 for liner notes
Yusef Lateef - His 1987 album Yusef Lateef's Little Symphony won the Grammy Award for Best New Age Album.
Skip Scarborough - He co-wrote "Giving You the Best That I Got" which won a Grammy Award in 1988 for Best R&B Song
Guitar Slim, Jr. - His debut album recorded in 1988, "Story of My Life", was nominated in 1989 for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album
Bette Midler - It featured her biggest hit, "Wind Beneath My Wings", which went to 1 on Billboard's Hot 100, achieved Platinum status, and won Midler her third Grammy Award - for Record of the Year - at the 1990 telecast.
Michael Bolton - In 1991, Bolton released the album Time, Love & Tenderness which featured his Grammy Award winning cover version of "When a Man Loves a Woman".
Lucky Oceans - In 1993 he won a second Grammy Award with Asleep at the Wheel for the band's collaboration with Lyle Lovett on "Blues for Dixie" from the 1993 album "A Tribute to Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys"
Dennis Brown - Brown's 1994 album Light My Fire was nominated for a Grammy Award, as was the last album recorded by Brown, Let Me Be the One.
Billy Joel - During the 1994 Grammy Award Show, Joel extended his performance of "The River of Dreams" by stopping the song partway through, looking at the celebrity audience with a grin while pretending to check his watch and saying, "valuable advertising time going by.
When his band Pearl Jam won a Grammy in the category "Best Hard Rock Performance" in 1996, singer Eddie Vedder commented on stage: "I don't know what this means
Joe Louis Walker - Also in 1996, Walker played guitar on James Cotton's, "Deep in the Blues", a Grammy Award winner for "Best Traditional Blues Album"
Wayne Shorter - High Life received the Grammy Award for best Contemporary Jazz Album in 1997.
Eric Von Schmidt - In 1997, he won a Grammy Award for his work on a compilation album entitled "Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 1-3"
Gilberto Gil - In 1998 the live version of his album "Quanta" won Gil the Grammy Award for Best World Music Album
Lisa Hartman Black - It reached number one on the "Billboard" Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts on December 18, 1999 and was nominated for a Grammy Award
Will Downing - "All the Man You Need" received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Traditional R&B Album in 2000
Ronnie McCoury - This CD was nominated for a Grammy Award and won Instrumental Album of the Year and Recorded Event of the Year at the IBMA awards show in October 2000
Helmuth Rilling - Rilling's recording of Krzyztof Penderecki's "Credo", commissioned and performed by the Oregon Bach Festival, won the 2001 Grammy Award for best choral performance
Gwen Stefani - In 2002 Eve and Stefani won a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Let Me Blow Ya Mind".
Susana Baca - In 2002, Susana Baca won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Folk Album, for her "Lamento Negro" CD besides a nomination for the Grammy as "Best World Music Album"
Ludacris - The video for the lead single, "Rollout", was nominated for a 2002 Grammy Award, and Ludacris performed it live at the awards' pre-show.
Don Letts - His film "Westway to the World" won a Grammy Award in 2003
Mystikal - The well received album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album in 2003, and Mystikal was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance that same year.
Del McCoury - In 2004 he was nominated for the Best Bluegrass Album Grammy Award for "It's Just The Night", and in 2006 he won his first Grammy Award, in the same category, for "The Company We Keep"
David Russell (guitarist) - In 2004, he won a Grammy Award for best instrumental soloist in classical music for his CD "Aire Latino"
Mos Def - The singles included "Sex, Love & Money" and the B-side "Ghetto Rock"; the latter went on to receive several Grammy Award nominations in 2004.
Cher - In February 2004, she received another Grammy Award nomination for Best Dance Recording for her song "Love One Another".
Natasha Bedingfield - Bedingfield received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the title track "Unwritten", and at the 2005 and 2006 Brit Awards she was nominated for Best British Female Artist
Gilberto Gil - In 2005 he won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album for "Eletracústico"
Olivia Harrison - Olivia Harrison received a Grammy Award in 2005 as a producer for the music video of the show in the Best Long Form Music Video category
T.I. - In 2006, T.I. received two Grammy Award nominations for Best Song Collaboration ("Soldier" w/ Destiny's Child & Lil_Wayne) and Best Rap Solo Performance for "U Don't Know Me" at The 48th Grammy Awards.
Robert Mundell - On February 7, 2006 he read Grammy Award nominated song lyrics, the night before CBS aired the 48th Grammy Awards
Elio Pace - From September 2006 to December 2009 Pace toured with Grammy Award winning, Albert Lee and his band, Hogan's Heroes, producing their critically acclaimed studio album Like This which features Can Your Grandpa Rock And Roll Like This written by Pace with Matt Daniel-Baker especially for Lee.
Kelly Clarkson - Entire earned Clarkson a CMA Award nomination for "Musical Event of the Year" in 2007 and a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Country Collaboration With Vocal" in 2008.
Chamillionaire - In 2007, he won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "Ridin'".
Natasha Bedingfield - In 2007, she received a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" for the song "Unwritten", the third single from the album of the same name
Ethel Barrett - She won a Grammy Award and was posthumously awarded the Great Christian Storyteller Award for the last 100 years at the Christian Storytelling Convention in 2007
Cachorro Lopez - In 2008, López produced "La Lengua Popular" for his long time friend Andrés Calamaro and received four Latin Grammy Award nominations, winning for Best Rock Solo Vocal Album
Best Regional Roots Music Album - Due to the consistently low number of entries for these categories, The Recording Academy decided to combine all these music variations into the new Best Regional Roots Music Album, including polka, which lost its own separate category in 2009
Chick Corea - He is recently working on a collaboration CD with the Grammy Award winning jazz vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, due to be released in August 2009.
David Lang (composer) - The recording of "The Little Match Girl Passion" on Harmonia Mundi received a 2010 Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance
Elliot Scheiner - In 2012 he received his 24th Grammy Award nomination in the category of Best Surround Sound Album for Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs , which he won, making him a 7 time Grammy Award winner
Roseanna Vitro - The album has been nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award in the category of Best Vocal Jazz Album
The 58th Grammy awards were held on February 15, 2016, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles