The Grammy awards was held on May 4, 1959 for the first to honor the musical artists who brought revolution in the music industry in 1958. The Grammy awards are regarded as the most highly respected award shows in the entire music industry. A musician is said to have made it big officially in the music industry if he or she has received a Grammy nomination. In its 59 year journey, there have been a lot of interesting things around The Grammy’s that you may not know about and we have some of the best facts for you. Check it out!
Michael Jackson furiously boycotted the Grammy Awards in the year 1980 since his album ‘Off the Wall’, despite gaining huge success did not receive any nominations.
The artists are honored with a real actual Grammy gramophone on winning an award. However, the producers who are responsible of the making the song a hit, have to be satisfied with a Grammy participation certificate.
In the 59 years journey, is the only ever artist to refuse on receiving the Grammy award because she thought that the Grammy’s were too commercialized. She won the award for Best New Artist.
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Snoop Dogg and Brian McKnight are tied for being the most nominated artists to never win a Grammy award. To be exact, they have been nominated for 16 times.
The record fort the most number of awards won by a solo artist is held by Stevie Wonder. A whopping figure of 28 Grammys along with the honorary Lifetime Achievement Award.