Grammy Award

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A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry.wikipedia
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Academy Awards

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It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance awards such as the Academy Awards (film), the Emmy Awards (television), and the Tony Awards (theater).
Its equivalents – the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for theater, and the Grammy Awards for music – are modeled after the Academy Awards.

Emmy Award

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It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance awards such as the Academy Awards (film), the Emmy Awards (television), and the Tony Awards (theater).
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).

Tony Award

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It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance awards such as the Academy Awards (film), the Emmy Awards (television), and the Tony Awards (theater).
The Tony Awards are considered the highest U.S. theatre honor, the New York theatre industry's equivalent to the Academy Awards (Oscars) for film, the Emmy Awards for television, and the Grammy Awards for music.

2nd Annual Grammy Awards

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The second Grammy Awards, also 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.
Hosted by Meredith Willson, this marked the first televised Grammy Award ceremony, and it was aired in episodes as special Sunday Showcase.

Christopher Cross

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The only two artists to win all four of these awards are Christopher Cross, who won all four in 1980, and Adele, who won the Best New Artist award in 2009 and the other three in 2012 and 2017.
Cross won five Grammy Awards for his eponymous debut album released in 1979.

Grammy Award for Album of the Year

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Album of the Year is awarded to the performer and the production team of a full album if other than the performer.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales, chart position, or critical reception."

Grammy Award for Song of the Year

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Song of the Year is awarded to the writer(s)/composer(s) of a single song.
The Grammy Award for Song of the Year is an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.

Hollywood Walk of Fame

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The Grammys had their origin in the Hollywood Walk of Fame project in the 1950s.
The first Grammy Awards were presented in Beverly Hills in 1959.

Grammy Award for Best New Artist

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Best New Artist is awarded to a promising breakthrough performer who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording that establishes the public identity of that artist (which is not necessarily their first proper release).
The Grammy Award for Best New Artist has been awarded since 1959.

The Recording Academy

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A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry.
The Recording Academy, which began in 1957, is known for its Grammy Awards (popularly referred to as "The Grammys").

Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance

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In the rock field, the separate categories for hard rock and metal albums were combined and the Best Rock Instrumental Performance category was eliminated due to a waning number of entries.
The Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance was an honor presented to recording artists for quality instrumental rock performances at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.

Grammy Award for Best R&B Album

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They now feature in one, general Best R&B Album category.
The Grammy Award for Best R&B Album is an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality works on albums in the R&B music genre.

Staples Center

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The 61st Annual Grammy Awards, honoring the best achievements from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018, will be held on February 10, 2019, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Notable locations included New York City's Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall; and Los Angeles's Shrine Auditorium, the Staples Center and the Hollywood Palladium.
Staples Center is the venue of the Grammy Awards ceremony and will host the basketball competition during the 2028 Summer Olympics.

Grammy Award for Best Classical Album

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In the classical genre field, its main category Best Classical Album was discontinued because most recipients in this category had also won in one of the other classical categories for the same album.
The Grammy Award for Best Classical Album was awarded from 1962 to 2011.

Grammy Award for Best Regional Roots Music Album

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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.
The Grammy Award for Best Regional Roots Music Album is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 as the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for releasing albums in the regionally based traditional American music, including Hawaiian, Native American, polka, zydeco and Cajun music genres.

Phonograph

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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.
Gramophone, as a brand name, was not used in the United States after 1902, and the word quickly fell out of use there, although it has survived in its nickname form, Grammy, as the name of the Grammy Awards.

Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance

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In rap, the categories for best rap soloist and best rap duo or group have been merged into the new Best Rap Performance category.
The Grammy Awards, an annual ceremony established in 1958, and originally called the Gramophone Awards, are presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position".

Clive Davis

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He has won five Grammy Awards and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a non-performer.

Jay-Z

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He has received 21 Grammy Awards, tied with Kanye West for the most by a rapper.

L.A. Reid

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He has won three Grammy Awards, picking up awards as a songwriter for songs such as Boyz II Men's "End Of The Road."

Radio City Music Hall

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Notable locations included New York City's Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall; and Los Angeles's Shrine Auditorium, the Staples Center and the Hollywood Palladium.
The Music Hall has also hosted televised events including the Grammy Awards, the Tony Awards, the Daytime Emmy Awards, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the NFL Draft.

Janet Jackson

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Control received six Billboard Awards, including "Top Pop Singles Artist", and three Grammy nominations, most notably "Album of the Year".

Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance

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When Pearl Jam won a Grammy in the category Best Hard Rock Performance in 1996, the band's lead singer Eddie Vedder commented on stage: "I don't know what this means. I don't think it means anything."
The Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance was an award presented to recording artists at the Grammy Awards until 2011.

Alison Krauss

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Alison Krauss is the biggest winner among female artists with 27 awards.
As of 2018, she has won 27 Grammy Awards from 42 nominations, tying her for the second most awarded recipient alongside Quincy Jones, second only to classical conductor Georg Solti, who holds the record for most wins with 31. She is the most awarded singer and the most awarded female artist in Grammy history.

Grammy Museum

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The Grammy Museum was built across the street from Staples Center in LA Live to preserve the history of the Grammy Awards.
The Grammy Museum is any of a group of museums containing exhibits relating to winners of the Grammy Award for achievement in recording.