Grammy Awards 2020 Winners

Grammy Awards 2020

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on January 26, 2020, at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles hosted by American musician Alica Keys. Originally known as Gramophone Award, the Grammy award is given to honor the talented musicians and their achievements in the English music industry.

The awards were presented in 84 categories. Billie Eilish became the youngest and first musician to bag all the four top Grammys  - the Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist in the same year with five wins.

The Grammy-award constitutes a 6-pound gramophone statuette made up of special zinc alloy metal called 'Gramium' hand-crafted by a man named John Billings aka "The GRAMMY Man."

List of Grammy Award Winners 2020:

Category Winner

Album Of The Year When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Billie Eilish)

Record Of The Year Bad Guy (Billie Eilish)

Best New Artist Billie Eilish

Best Rap Album Igor (Tyler, The Creator)

Best R&B Album Winner Ventura (Anderson .Paak)

Best Rap Song A Lot 

Best Country Album While I’m Livin’ (Tanya Tucker)

Song Of The Year Bad Guy ( Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell)

Best Rock Album Social Cues (Cage The Elephant)

Best Rock Song This Land (Gary Clark Jr.)

Best Dance/Electronic Album No Geography (The Chemical Brothers)

Producer Of The Year, Classical Blanton Alspaugh

Best Music Video Old Town Road

Best Country Song Bring My Flowers Now

Best Folk Album Patty Griffin

Best Comedy Album Sticks & Stones (Dave Chappelle)

Best Spoken Word Album Becoming (Michelle Obama)

Side Notes: 

  • Grammy award is presented by The Recording Academy.
  • The Recording Academy is formally known as the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS)
  • First awarded - May 4, 1959 - at two locations at the same time - the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills California, and the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City. 
  • The 2nd Grammy awards held on 29 Nov. 1959, were the first televised grammy.
  • Conductor Georg Solti won the maximum no.of Grammy awards (31). 
  • In 1997, 14-year-old LeAnn Rimes became the youngest person to ever win a Grammy.
  •  The oldest person to ever win a Grammy was a blues pianist Pinetop Perkins.
  • Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama were the three US presidents who won Grammys for the best-spoken word album.