Cool GRAMMY Facts!

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Every year about 7,000 Academy Members cast their vote. Then, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, an accounting firm, takes care of tabulation of all ballots. (credit: Getty Images)
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The first GRAMMY Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959 in the Grand Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hotel. (credit: Getty Images)
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In 1989, DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince or as we know him today, Will Smith were announced the first GRAMMY winners for a Rap Performance in 1989. (credit: Getty Images)
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Elmo the Muppet has won three GRAMMYS, including one for 1998's 'Elmopalooza!' production! (credit: Getty Images)
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Fleetwood Mac has one GRAMMY to their credit. They won it for 1978’s “Rumours”. (credit: Getty Images)
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Leann Rimes became the youngest person to win a top GRAMMY in 1997; she walked away with the Best New Artist award. (credit: Getty Images)
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Michael Jackson is the Male Artist who won the most GRAMMYs in the year 1983. He won eight in one night. (credit: Getty Images)
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The first artists to be stripped of their GRAMMYS were Milli Vanilli in 1989, when it was discovered that the album was not originally sung by them. (credit: Getty Images)
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Norah Jones is one of three artists to have won Best New Artist and Record Of The Year in the same year. Sheryl Crow and Christopher Cross join her. (credit: Getty Images)
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Quincy Jones holds the record for the most GRAMMY nominations. He has 79! (credit: Getty Images)
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Robin Williams has won four GRAMMYs! (credit: Getty Images)
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Snoop Dogg(Lion) has been nominated for GRAMMY Award 12 times, but has failed to win an award. (credit: Getty Images)
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Stevie Wonder has the record for most GRAMMYs won by a solo artist with 28. He also has a Lifetime Achievement award. (credit: Getty Images)
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In 1990 Sinead O'Connor became the only artist to refuse a GRAMMY. She won it for Best Alternative Music Performance for the album “I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got”. (credit: Getty Images)
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