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1st Annual Grammy Awards

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The 1st Annual Grammy Awards were held on May 4, 1959. They recognized musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958. Two separate ceremonies were held simultaneously on the same day; the first in The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California, and the second in the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City.[1] Ella Fitzgerald & Ross Bagdasarian won most awards with 3 each, whereas Count Basie, Domenico Modugno, and Henry Mancini, each won 2 awards.[2][3]

1st Annual Grammy Awards
DateMay 4, 1959
LocationBeverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles
Hosted byMort Sahl
Television/radio coverage
NetworkABC

Contents

Award winnersEdit

The following awards were given in the first award ceremony:[1]

GeneralEdit

Record of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year

Children'sEdit

ComedyEdit

Composing and arrangingEdit

CountryEdit

JazzEdit

Musical showEdit

Packaging and notesEdit

PopEdit

Production and engineeringEdit

R&BEdit

SpokenEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Grammy Awards 1959 (May)". Grammy.
  2. ^ Dornbrook, Don (24 May 1959). "And Now the Grammy Awards". The Milwaukee Journal. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  3. ^ "1958 Grammy Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.