Top GRAMMY Award Winners of All Time

Top GRAMMY Award Winners of All Time

Since its inception in 1957, the GRAMMY Awards have celebrated the best in music across 86 categories, covering genres from pop and rock to classical and jazz. Over the years, some artists have amassed impressive collections of GRAMMYs, elevating their careers to legendary status.

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Top GRAMMY Award Winners of All Time

Here, we present the top 22 GRAMMY winners through the 66th GRAMMY Awards, updated as of February 4, 2024.

1. Beyoncé: 32 GRAMMYs

Beyoncé became the most-awarded artist in GRAMMY history at the 65th GRAMMY Awards in 2023, winning Best Dance/Electronic Music Album for “Renaissance.” She has since accumulated 32 GRAMMYs, reflecting her unparalleled impact on the music industry.

2. Georg Solti: 31 GRAMMYs

The late conductor Georg Solti holds the record for the most GRAMMYs in the classical genre, with 31 wins. His last GRAMMY was for Best Opera Recording for Wagner’s “Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg” in 1997.

3. Quincy Jones: 28 GRAMMYs

Quincy Jones, a music industry titan, has won 28 GRAMMYs across more than ten fields, including jazz, pop, and R&B. He is also a recipient of the GRAMMY Legend Award.

4. Alison Krauss: 27 GRAMMYs

Alison Krauss, a bluegrass and country music icon, has won 27 GRAMMYs. She holds the distinction of having the most awards in the country field, sharing many of her wins with her band Union Station.

5. Chick Corea: 27 GRAMMYs

Jazz legend Chick Corea has 27 GRAMMYs to his name, making him the artist with the most GRAMMY wins in the jazz category. His accolades include four Latin GRAMMY Awards.

6. Pierre Boulez: 26 GRAMMYs

French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez earned 26 GRAMMYs, primarily for his interpretations of 20th-century classical music. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Recording Academy in 2015.

7. Vladimir Horowitz: 25 GRAMMYs

The virtuoso pianist Vladimir Horowitz won GRAMMYs in every decade from the 1960s to the 1990s. He was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990.

8. Stevie Wonder: 25 GRAMMYs

Stevie Wonder is the only artist to win five or more GRAMMYs on three separate nights. His career and contributions to music were celebrated in the 2015 TV special “Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute.”

9. John Williams: 25 GRAMMYs

John Williams has composed some of the most iconic film scores, earning 25 GRAMMYs for his work on movies like “Jaws,” “Star Wars,” and “Schindler’s List.” His most recent win was for Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella at the 60th GRAMMYs.

10. David Frost: 25 GRAMMYs

Renowned classical music producer David Frost has won 25 GRAMMYs, including seven for Classical Producer Of The Year. He most recently took home three GRAMMYs at the 2024 awards.

11. JAY-Z: 24 GRAMMYs

JAY-Z, tied with Kanye West for the most GRAMMY wins by a rap artist, has 24 GRAMMYs. His collaborations with other artists have contributed significantly to his total count.

12. Kanye West: 24 GRAMMYs

Kanye West has also won 24 GRAMMYs, often competing against himself in various categories. His wins span multiple genres and include several collaborations with other artists.

13. U2: 22 GRAMMYs

Irish rock band U2 holds the record for the most GRAMMY wins by a rock act, with 22 awards. Their most recent wins came in 2005, including Album Of The Year for “How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb.”

14. Vince Gill: 22 GRAMMYs

Country music star Vince Gill has won 22 GRAMMYs, making him the second most-awarded artist in the country genre. He also earned a GRAMMY outside the country field in 2017.

15. Serban Ghenea: 21 GRAMMYs

Mix engineer Serban Ghenea has won 21 GRAMMYs and three Latin GRAMMYs. He has mixed hits for artists like Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, and Beyoncé.

16. Henry Mancini: 20 GRAMMYs

Composer Henry Mancini won 20 GRAMMYs for his work on TV and film themes, including “The Pink Panther Theme” and “Moon River.” He also received a Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously in 1995.

17. Pat Metheny: 20 GRAMMYs

Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny has won 20 GRAMMYs, spanning four consecutive decades. His first win was in 1982, and he continues to be a prominent figure in the jazz world.

18. Al Schmitt: 20 GRAMMYs

Engineer/mixer Al Schmitt won 20 GRAMMYs for his work with artists like Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, and Paul McCartney. He also earned two Latin GRAMMYs and a Trustees Award in 2006.

19. Bruce Springsteen: 20 GRAMMYs

Rock icon Bruce Springsteen has won 20 GRAMMYs, with his albums “Born To Run” and “Born In The U.S.A.” both inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame. He was honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year in 2013.

20. Tony Bennett: 19 GRAMMYs

Tony Bennett has won 19 GRAMMYs, including nine since 2002. He holds the record for most wins in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category.

21. Aretha Franklin: 18 GRAMMYs

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has 18 GRAMMYs, including a Lifetime Achievement Award and a GRAMMY Legend Award. She remains a seminal figure in R&B.

22. Yo-Yo Ma: 19 GRAMMYs

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma has won 19 GRAMMYs, his first in 1984. He has been recognized across multiple genres, including folk and world music.

These artists represent the pinnacle of achievement in music, each leaving an indelible mark on the industry through their talent and dedication.

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