Why is the award called a grammy?

Answer The Grammy awards got their name from the miniature gramophone on the award. The original Grammy award statue was designed in 1958 by Marvin Schwartz; he was then the art director for Capitol Recor... Read More »

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Grammy Award Hairstyles?

The Grammy Awards is an annual awards show honoring the best in recorded music. Singers and musicians from a variety of musical genres get together one night a year to find out who is the best-of-t... Read More »

What is a Grammy Award for?

Both blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan and film-score composer John Williams have won Grammy Awards. Presented annually by The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Grammy Awards ha... Read More »

What is a Grammy Award?

A Grammy Award is given by members of The Recording Academy to honor recording artists for technical abilities, artistic accomplishments and overall excellence in the music industry. Sales figures ... Read More »

Who was the first rapper to win a grammy award?

The first rappers to win a Grammy Award were DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince who won the first "Best Rap Album" award in 1989 for "Parents Just Don't Understand." The Fresh Prince is better know... Read More »