The first Grammy Awards were at the Beverly Hilton in 1959, since then hundreds of well deserved artists have received Grammys.
1.) After wining the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1990, the pop duo Milli Vanilli became the first Grammy-winning artists to be stripped of the award, confirms the Guinness Book of World Records.
2.) Leann Rimes The country singer became the youngest Grammy Award winner when she won the honor in 1997 at 14 years old. She was also the first country artist to win the Best New Artist Category
3.) Christopher Cross is the only artist to ever win all the “big four” categories in the same year. In 1981, the singer’s self-titled debut album won Album of the Year and the album’s track “Sailing” won Record of the Year and Song of the Year. That night he also won the Best New Artist award.
4.) U2 With a total of 22 Grammy Award, U2 has received the most awards of any group in history.
5.) Michael Jackson and Santana Both the King of Pop and Santana hold the record for the most Grammys awarded in a single night. Jackson won eight in 1984 and the guitarist/songwriter snagged the same number in 2000.
6.) Stevie Wonder, It’s no surprise music legend Stevie Wonder holds the title of the most Grammys awarded to a solo male artist. His record currently stands at 22 awards.
7.) Santana’s “Supernatural” and U2’s “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb” hold the current record for the most honored album, with both albums winning nine awards.
8.) Quincy Jones, Music great Quincy Jones is the Grammys’ golden child, holding the title as the most Grammy nominated artist — with a staggering 79 nominations.