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Musicians who have won the most Grammy Awards: the ranking

The Grammy Award is the most prestigious music award, as well as being one of the most important awards in the entertainment industry and is therefore generally regarded as the equivalent of the Oscars in the film world.

As with the Oscars, the choice of the winner is made by a vote of experts, namely the members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, an association of US artists and technicians involved in the music industry.

Find out who the most awarded musicians are: there are not only singers, but also record producers and conductors!

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Musicians who have won the most Grammy Awards
The Grammy Award is the most prestigious music award, as well as one of the most important awards in the entertainment industry: this is why it is generally regarded as the equivalent of the Oscar awards in film. As with the Oscar, the choice of the winner is made by a vote of experts, namely the members of National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, an association of U.S. artists and technicians involved in the music industry. Here are who the most awarded musicians are!
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David Frost: 22 Grammys
Among the Grammys won by David Frost, the seven awards in the "Classical Producer Of The Year" category stand out. Also in 2023 Frost took home two Grammy: "Best Classical Solo Vocal Album" and "Best Opera Recording".
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Vince Gill: 22 Grammys
Few country artists have achieved the same success as Vince Gill over the course of their careers. Over the years, the singer-songwriter has sold more than 26 million copies of records, and in 2010 he was also included in the celebrated Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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U2: 22 Grammys
Ireland's band holds the record for the most Grammys won by a group. In addition, it is by U2 the most awarded album ever along with "Supernatural" by Santana: the concerned album is 2004's "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb", winner of, among other awards, "Album of the Year" and "Best Rock Album".
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Jay-Z: 24 Grammy
Jay-Z has won only once in the 'Best Rap Album' category, in 1999 with 'Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life'. However, the rapper has triumphed twice in the category 'Best R&B song', both times with his wife Beyoncé: the award-winning songs were 'Crazy in Love' (2004) and 'Drunk in Love' (2015).
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Kanye West: 24 Grammys
The rapper and record producer has won the 'Best Rap Album' category four times with 'The College Dropout' (2005), 'Late Registration' (2006), 'Graduation' (2008), and 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' (2012).
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Stevie Wonder: 25 Grammys
In addition to winning 25 Grammys, Stevie Wonder also won an Oscar in 1985 for the song 'I Just Called to Say I Love You', which was included in the soundtrack of the film 'The Woman in Red'.
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John Williams: 25 Grammys
John Towner Williams is the conductor who has created some of the most famous soundtracks in cinema. In fact, Williams has composed the music for many successful sagas such as 'Star Wars', 'Jurassic Park' and 'Harry Potter'. In addition, Williams won five Oscars for best soundtrack with 'Fiddler on the Roof' in 1972, 'Jaws' in 1976, 'Star Wars' in 1978, 'E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial' in 1983 and 'Schindler's List' in 1994.
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Vladimir Horowitz: 25 Grammys
Vladimir Horowitz, a Ukrainian composer and pianist naturalised in the United States, loved playing musical works from every era, from the oldest to the most modern. In fact, Horowitz is regarded by critics and experts as one of the greatest piano virtuosos who ever lived.
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Pierre Boulez: 26 Grammys
French-born Pierre Boulez was one of the most famous and talented conductors. From 1971 to 1977, the musician was the artistic director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and from 1971 to 1975 he was principal conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
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Chick Corea: 27 Grammys
Chick Corea, who died in 2021, is considered one of the best jazz pianists , capable of adopting a unique and very personal style of piano playing. Over the years, Corea worked with so many musicians, particularly successful was his collaboration with Miles Davis.
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Alison Krauss: 27 Grammys
Besides being a singer, Alison Krauss is considered one of the best violinists in the world. The musician won numerous awards in local competitions as early as the age of 10 and released her first solo album when she was only 16. Among the Grammys she has won is the Grammy for 'Best Score' for the film 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?', starring George Clooney and John Turturro.
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Quincy Jones: 28 Grammys
Quincy Jones won most of his Grammys as a record producer. In fact, it was Jones who produced the best-selling record in music history, Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'. In addition, Jones also produced and directed the historic song 'We Are the World'.
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Georg Solti: 31 Grammys
Sir Georg Solti, a Hungarian but naturalised Englishman, was one of the world's most important conductors. He was the conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1969 to 1991, the Orchestre de Paris from 1972 to 1975 and the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1979 to 1983.
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Beyoncé: 32 Grammys
In the 2023 edition of the Grammys, Beyoncé won four awards, overtaking Georg Solti in the rankings and thus becoming the most awarded artist ever. Among the most prestigious Grammys won by Beyoncé is the 2010 Grammy in the 'Song of the Year' category with 'Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)'. In that year, the singer managed to win six awards in a single night.
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