After the just concluded 62nd annual Grammy Awards which was held on January 26,2020, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.A lot of questions have been received by me from our website fans who wants to know some fact about the notable award, questions like when was the first Grammy presented,what are the benefits of winning Grammy award
And I will like to respond to all questions asked by our fans through email
WHEN WAS THE FIRST GRAMMY AWARD?
The first Grammy award ceremony was held simultaneously in two locations on may 4, 1959- Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills California,and Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City, it was only 28 Grammy Awards was awarded then,and also the first Grammy award to be televised was the 13th Annual Grammy award which take place in 1971
How Category Are Grammy Awards Categorized To?
We have long list of Grammy award categories but the General field are four Awards which can be won by any genre of music,they are RECORD OF THE YEAR, ALBUM OF THE YEAR, SONG OF THE YEAR and BEST NEW ARTISTS
There is only two artists that have won all the four Awards in one night, Christopher Cross in 1980 and Billie Eilish in 2020
In 2012 there are 78 categories of award in Grammy award presentation but has gone up to 84 in 2017
HOW MUCH IS ARTISTS PAID FOR WINNING GRAMMY AWARD?
We all believe as one of the most outstanding Awards in history of entertainment,the monetary reward that should be given to the award winner should be very huge but the true is no money is given to grammy award winners
call 08136568746 to buy cheap MTN data with 30 days validity
But there’s still a very huge reward for the winner,if someone won Grammy Awards he or she will get increase in Album sales, concerts tickets sales and Producer fees all may increase maybe by 55% because your music automatically get exposed to more audience than what your promotion budget can meet,in one word Winning grammy award is just like winning a very huge promotion tickets for your showbiz
WHO ARE THE HIGHEST GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS IN HISTORY?
The highest winners of grammy award in history are as follow
1. Sir George Solti
A Hungarian- British conductor who was Music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for twenty two years,he was nominated 74 times and won it 31 times
2. Quincy Delight Jones Jr is an American record Producer,multi instrumentalist, songwriter,composer,Arranger, and Film and television producer, he was nominated 80 times but won it 28 times
3.Alison Maria Krauss
Is an American bluerass- country singer and Musician. She entered the music industry at an early age,she has been nominated 42 times but won it 27 times,making her the female to even highest number of grammy award
4. Pierre Louis Joseph Boulez
Was a French Composer,Conductor,writer and creator of musical institutions. He was one of the dominant figures of the the post-war classical music world. He won 26 grammy awards
5. Stevland Hardaway Morris ( Stevie wonder)
is an American singer, songwriter,musician and records producer. A prominent figure in popular music,he is one of the most successful songwriter’s and Musician in the history of music. He has won 25 Grammy Awards
6. Beyonce Giselle Knowles- Carter ( Beyonce)
Is an American singer,songwriter,record producer, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas. She has won 24 Grammy Awards
7. Chick Corea – Is an American Jazz pianist/electric keyboardist and composer,was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts. He is southern Italian descent. His father, a Jazz trumpeter,he was introduced to the piano at the age of four. He has won 23 Grammy Awards
8. U2– They are Irish rock band from Dublin,formed in 1976, the group consist of Bono,,The Edge,Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. They have won grammy awards 23 times
9. Shawn Corey Carter ( Jayz): is an American rapper,songwriter,producer, entrepreneur,and records executives,born and raised in New York City,he began his musical career after founding the record label Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995,he has won a total of 22 grammy awards
10. Kanye Omari West( Kanye West)
born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, fashion designer.West is among the most critically acclaimed musicians of the 21st century. He has won it 21 times
Please if you have more questions,let us know,thank you reading