20 Facts About Grammy


Grammy Award, or just Grammy, is an award presented by the Recording Academy to recognize "Outstanding Achievement in the music industry" of the United States.

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Grammy is considered one of the four major annual American entertainment awards, along with the Academy Awards, the Emmy Awards (for television achievements), and the Tony Awards (for theater achievements).

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The second Grammy Awards, held in 1959, was the first ceremony to be televised, but the ceremony was not aired live until the 13th Annual Grammy Awards in 1971.

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In 1990, the original Grammy design was reworked, changing the traditional soft lead for a stronger alloy less prone to damage, making the trophy bigger and grander.

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The Grammy Museum was built across the street from the Crypto.

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Since 2000, the Grammy Awards have taken place outside of Los Angeles only three times.

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U2, with 22 Grammy Awards, holds the record for most awards won by a group.

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Grammy said he was not that interested in attending that year's ceremony, even though he had been nominated for two awards.

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In 1991, Sinead O'Connor became the first musician to refuse a Grammy, boycotting the ceremony after being nominated for Record of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, and Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Performance.

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Grammy described West's album as "the most critically acclaimed album of the year, a career-defining record".

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My normal state of confusion around what drives Grammy decisions was exponentialized this week when, to the shock of many, Kanye's masterpiece My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy was not nominated for a Grammy for Album of the Year.

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All Grammy nominees are recognized by the voting body for their excellence, and we congratulate them all.

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Grammy had a performance in Manchester, England on February 12, 2017, the same night as the ceremony.

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Steve Knopper of Rolling Stone magazine believed that she lost due to the Grammy voters being all white males and as well as for her pro-Black performance during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show.

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Grammy's suggested that she was invited to perform alongside several other artists in a tribute to Tom Petty but was refused a solo slot, despite being nominated for the Album of the Year Award and stated that each male nominee was allowed a solo performance.

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Grammy's alleges that she was fired for pushing back against the academy's "boys club".

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Grammy's claimed that by having the MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute to Fleetwood Mac at Radio City Music Hall, the event had to forgo its traditional VIP dinner and silent auction.

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Grammy's had already been offered a deal to have the event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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Grammy's claimed that "one artist who initially ranked 18 out of 20 in the 2019 'Song of the Year' category ended up with a nomination".

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Grammy's claimed that a few artists like Ed Grammy'seran and Ariana Grande had the votes to be nominated for the category, but were ultimately omitted.

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