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Flashcards in Grammy Trivia Deck (22):
1

What is a Grammy?

an award for musical accomplishments and excellence

2

Where does the term "Grammy" come from?

the gramophone statue awarded to the recipient

3

What organization awards Grammys?

the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences

4

In what year was the first Grammy awarded?

1958

5

Who has been awarded the most Grammys?

Hungarian orchestral conductor Georg Solti (31)

6

Who has been awarded the 2nd most Grammys?

Quincy Jones (27)

7

Who has been awarded the 3rd most Grammys?

Alison Krauss (26)

8

What band has received the most Grammys?

U2 (22)

9

What musical group has received the most Grammys?

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (60)

10

Who won the most Grammys in a single night?

Michael Jackson (8) & Santana (8)

11

Who holds the most nominations in Grammy history?

Quincy Jones (79)

12

What record producer has received the most awards in one night?

Rick Rubin (5)

13

What albums were awarded the most Grammys?

Santana's Supernatural (9) & U2's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (9)

14

What record producer has received the most Grammys?

Quincy Jones (27)

15

Who is the youngest Grammy winner in history?

LeAnn Rimes, at age 14

16

What studio engineer or mixer has received the most Grammys?

Al Schmitt (17)

17

What male artist has received the most Grammys?

Stevie Wonder (22)

18

What female artist has received the most Grammys?

Alison Krauss (26)

19

Who is the youngest artist to be nominated for a Grammy?

Deleon Richards, at age 9

20

Who has been nominated the most times without winning a Grammy?

Brian McKnight (16 nominations)

21

What are the Grammys in the general category (open to all genres)?

  • Album of the Year
  • Record of the Year
  • Song of the Year
  • Best New Artist

22

How many genres of music are recognized by the Grammys?

30

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