The Grammy Award is a coveted honorary price for artists who managed to receive achievements during the past year. It is an extremely satisfying achievement as an artist if you receive even one during your career. Once you receive your very first golden gramophone, you can expect tons of benefits, such as greater music sales and recognition.
But with that said, there are overachievers who managed to make things more memorable. These notable artists will surely contribute something nice to your collection of vinyl records. Here are some of the Grammy-winning artists that leave quite an impression on the music industry.
1. Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder’s music is a very influential force in the record industry. He is one of the most successful songwriters and musicians in his era and beyond. Some of Wonder’s influences can be seen in pop, R;B, funk, soul, progressive soul, and gospel genre.
Wonder snagged his first-ever Grammys in 1974 with his song “Superstition” which became the Best Rhythm ; Blues Song that year. In 2007, he won his last Grammys yet as the Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for the song “For Once In My Life.”
The Irish rock band U2 is one of the most successful groups in rock and alternative rock. U2 is the most awarded band in the history of Grammy Awards. Although the band’s discography is not that sophisticated during their early years, they managed to stand out with good songwriting.
U2 won their first-ever Grammy awards after just two nominations. In 1988, they won the “Album of the Year” with their album, “The Joshua Tree.” They also won the “Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group” in both 1988 and 1989.
3. Harry Styles
Harry Styles is a British songwriter and singer. He started his career as one of the members of the boy band One Direction. Since then, he had released two solo albums: “Harry Styles” and “Fine Line,” both are available as a Harry Styles vinyl.
Styles use some elements of soft rock, pop, folk, and Britpop in his music. He first snagged his first Grammy Awards just last year, with his Solo Performance of “Watermelon Sugar.”
Beyoncé is an American singer known for starting her career as a member of Destiny’s Child. Grammy regards her as the most awarded and nominated female artist in the award body’s history. As of now, she has a total of 28 awards and 79 nominations.
One of Beyoncé’s distinctive characteristic is the timbre of her voice. She used her voice to create and perform several albums in R;B, pop, hip hop, and soul. In 2005, Beyoncé managed to snag five awards in one night at the 46th Grammy Awards.
5. Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss is a country singer and a violin player. She is one of the youngest artists to have ever received a Grammy at the age of 20. Her works involve different elements from bluegrass, country, and pop. Her cover for the song “When You Say Nothing At All” became one of his early hits.
Krauss’ album, “I’ve Got That Old Feeling” won the Best Bluegrass Recording award in 1991. Her last Grammy yet was received in 2012 for the same award, but this time, with her album “Paper Airplane.”