Each year at the Grammy’s some stars come out on top and some go home licking their wounds and hoping to do better next year. Most people who are familiar with the GRAMMY Awards show are used to BEYONCE been nominated year after year in which she hardly go Empty handed making it seeing when it comes to most wins in grammy the first name that pop out would be BEYONCE.
If you’ve watched the award show for any extended amount of years, then you may have noticed a pattren. There are some performers who seem to win year after year and some who never win no matter how good their body of work is.
So which stars have actually won the most Grammys?
HERE ARE THE COMPLETE LIST OF MOST GRAMMY’S EVER WON BY A CELEBRITY.
1. GEORG SOLTI
Sir Georg Solti, KBE (born 21 October 1912 – 5 September 1997)
He was a Hungarian-born orchestral and operatic conductor best known for his appearances with opera companies in Munich, Frankfurt and London, and as a long-serving music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Born in Budapest he studied there with Béla Bartók, Leó Weiner and Ernő Dohnány In the 1930s, he was a répétiteur at the Hungarian State Opera and worked at the Salzburg Festival for Arturo Toscanini. His career was interrupted by the rise of the NAZIS’ influence on Hungarian politics, and being of Jewish background he fled the increasingly harsh Hungarian anti-Jewish laws in 1938. After conducting a season of Russian ballet in London at the Royal Opera House he found refuge in Switzerland, where he remained during the Second World War. Prohibited from conducting there, he earned a living as a pianist.
He has won 31 Grammys in the classical field. Though his last win was for Best Opera Recording for Wagner: Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg in 1997, no one has surpassed this legend. He died September 5th of that same year.
- Dvořák: Symphony No. 9
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
- Mahler: Symphony No. 1
- Mahler: Symphony No. 8
- Bela Bartók: Music For Strings, Percussion & Celesta / The Miraculous Mandarin-Suite / Divertimento
2. QUINCY JONES
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933)
He is an American record producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and film producer. His career spans over 60 years in the entertainment industry with a record 80 Grammy award nominations
Next up is a name that you might recognize. Quincy Jones has won Grammy’s in over 10 categories. To date, he has 28 awards under his belt in categories ranging from Jazz to Children’s Pop, and more. Adding to his Grammy accolades, Jones also received a Grammy Legend Award in 1992.
- Quincy Jones Has a Story About That (2018)
- Miles and Quincy Live at Montreux (1993)
- The Quintessence (1966)
- Lesley Gore – It’s My Party (1963)
- The Beatles were the worst musicians in the world’ (2018)
3. ALISON KRAUSS
Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971)
She is an American blue grass country singer and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of 10 and recording for the first time at 14. She may be number three on the list, but Alison Krauss holds the record for being the female artist with the most Grammy’s. She currently has 27 of the awards. Fourteen of those awards are with her band Alison Krauss & Union Station.
- All Alone Am I. .
- When You Say Nothing At All. Keith Whitley
- Whiskey Lullaby. Brad Paisley
- Down To The River To Pray – From “O Brother, Where Art Thou” Soundtrack. Various Artists
- Stay. (from 1999’s Forget About It)
- (from 2017’s Windy City)
4. PIERRE BOULEZ
Pierre Louis Joseph Boulez CBE (26 March 1925 – 5 January 2016)
Pierre Boulez is another name that many people may not recognize. He was a French composer, conductor, writer and creator of musical institutions. He was one of the dominant figures of the post-war classical music world.The French composer has earned 26 Grammy’s. The majority of them came from conducting composers like Bela Bartók and Claude Debussy. He also won The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. He, unfortunately, died in Germany in 2016.
- Piano Sonata No 2 (1948)
- Le marteau san maître (1955)
- Pli selon pli (1957-1962)
- Rituel in memoriam Bruno Maderna (1974-75)
5. VLADIMIR HOROWITZ
(September 18, 1903 – November 5, 1989)
Vladimir Horowitz was an American classical pianist and composer born in the Russian Empire taged the most famous pianist of the 20th century, worshiped for his superhuman playing skills. Horowitz has won 25 Grammy’s. Interestingly enough, he won a Grammy in every decade from 1960 to 1990. Just like Boulez, Horowitz also
received The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Five of his recordings are in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Horowitz died in 1989 in New York City from a heart attack. He was 86.
- Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody #2
- Rachmaninov’s 3rd piano concerto
- Scriabin’s Ninth Sonata
6. STEVIE WONDER
Stevland Hardaway Morris ( born May 13, 1950)
he is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century. Wonder’s “classic period”, between 1972 and 1977, is noted for his funky keyboard style, personal control of production, and series of songs integrated with one another to make a concept album had hits that span decades. Stevie Wonder currently holds 25 Grammy’s. He is also the only artist in history to win over five awards on three separate nights.
- As”Higher Ground
- Sir Duke
- I Wish’I Just Called to Say I Love You
- I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)
- Boogie on Reggae Woman
7. JOHN WILLIAMS
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932)
Is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. Widely regarded as one of the greatest American composers of all time, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history in a career spanning over six decades. John Williams has won 24 Grammy’s. He has worked on soundtracks for classic movies like Jaws and Schindler’s List. Six of his awards are in connection to Star Wars Williams.
- Star Wars
- Jurassic Park
- Indiana Jones
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981)
An American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child. Beyonce currently has won 23 Grammy awards. Queen Bee also holds the title of the female artist with the second highest number of Grammys, coming in behind Alison Krauss. She has more nominations for the award than any other female artist, with 63 nominations. She is also tied with Adele for winning the most Grammy awards in one night.
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