With so many talented musicians and artists, you might be wondering who has the most Grammy Awards in history? In 2022, Beyonce and the late bandleader Georg Solti were tied at 31, but she broke the record for most Grammys at the February 2023 Grammy Awards when she won her 32nd trophy. However, the top 13 – which includes quincy jones And U2 – are not too far behind!
Quincy, for example, has 28 Grammys under her belt. His wins span “over 10 areas, from kids to jazz, pop, rap, R&B and more.” Her most recent win was for her documentary Quincywhich won Best Musical Film at the 61st Grammy Awards in 2019.
In 2021, Beyonce tied her record by winning her 28th Best R&B Performance award for “The Black Parade.” This made her the most decorated woman in history, as well as the artist with the most wins.
As of 2023, she has been nominated 88 times (yes, you read that right) and is currently linked to her husband, Jay Z, as the most nominated artists of all time. She was nominated for nine awards at the 63rd Grammy Awards in 2021 and also took home trophies for Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance and Best Music Video. She won the Grammy for Best Dance/Electronic Recording for her hit “Break My Soul.”
Country and bluegrass artist Alison Krauss was the former female lead with 27 Grammys. She shares 14 of her awards with her band, Union Station. Composer Korea chick – who has the most Grammy wins in jazz – has 27 trophies, while bandleader Pierre Boulez has 26 and received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. The late pianist Vladimir Horowitz comes next with 25.
Tied with 25 wins is Stevie Wonder. The “Isn’t She Lovely” singer is “the only artist in Grammys history to win five or more awards on three separate nights.” John Williams, the genius behind famous movie soundtracks like Jaws And star warsalso has 25 victories under his belt.