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Encyclopedia > Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

The Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album was awarded from yearly 1959 to 1993 and then from 2004 to present day. There have been several minor changes to the name of the award over this time: This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

  • From 1959 to 1967 it was Best Comedy Performance
  • From 1968 to 1991 it was known as Best Comedy Recording
  • From 1992 to 1993 and in 2004 it was awarded as Best Comedy Album

In 1960 and 1961 two separate awards were presented for the best spoken and for the best musical comedy performance.


In 1994 the award was restricted to spoken word comedy albums and moved into the "spoken" field. From then through 2003, it was awarded as the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album. The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album was awarded from 1994 until 2003. ...


In 2004 the award was reinstated within the comedy field as the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album, once again allowing musical comedy works to be considered.


Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

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2000s

The 49th Annual Grammy Awards honored the best in music for the 2006 recording year. ... Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is a Grammy Award-winning American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, and actor. ... The Carnegie Hall Performance (2006) is Lewis Blacks fifth album. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Christopher Julius Rock[2] (born February 7, 1965)[1] is an Emmy and Grammy Award-winning American comedian, actor, and director. ... Chris Rock Chris Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an African-American stand-up comedian and actor born in Georgetown, South Carolina. ... The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ... Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28, 1962) is a nine-time Emmy-winning American comedian, satirist, actor, author, and producer. ... The Daily Show (currently The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning half-hour American comical news television program produced by and run on the Comedy Central cable television network. ... America (The Book): A Citizens Guide to Democracy Inaction (ISBN 0-446-53268-1) is a 2004 humor book written and edited by Jon Stewart, Ben Karlin, David Javerbaum, and other writers of The Daily Show. ... The 46th Grammy Awards were held on the February 8, 2004. ... Weird Al Yankovic (album) Alfred Matthew Weird Al Yankovic (IPA pronunciation: ; born October 23, 1959) is an American musician, satirist, parodist, accordionist, and television producer. ... Poodle Hat is the eleventh album by Weird Al Yankovic. ...

1990s

The 35th Grammy Awards were held in 1993. ... Peter Schickele (born Johann Peter Schickele, July 17, 1935) is an American composer, musical educator and parodist, perhaps best known for his comedy music albums featuring music he wrote as P. D. Q. Bach. ... P. D. Q. Bach is a fictional composer invented by musical satirist Professor Peter Schickele. ... The 34th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1992. ... Peter Schickele (born Johann Peter Schickele, July 17, 1935) is an American composer, musical educator and parodist, perhaps best known for his comedy music albums featuring music he wrote as P. D. Q. Bach. ... P. D. Q. Bach is a fictional composer invented by musical satirist Professor Peter Schickele. ... The 33rd Grammy Awards were held on February 20, 1991. ... Peter Schickele (born Johann Peter Schickele, July 17, 1935) is an American composer, musical educator and parodist, perhaps best known for his comedy music albums featuring music he wrote as P. D. Q. Bach. ... P. D. Q. Bach is a fictional composer invented by musical satirist Professor Peter Schickele. ... The 32nd Grammy Awards were held in 1990. ... Peter Schickele (born Johann Peter Schickele, July 17, 1935) is an American composer, musical educator and parodist, perhaps best known for his comedy music albums featuring music he wrote as P. D. Q. Bach. ... P. D. Q. Bach is a fictional composer invented by musical satirist Professor Peter Schickele. ...

1980s

The 31st Grammy Awards were held in 1989. ... For other persons named Robin Williams, see Robin Williams (disambiguation). ... The 30th Grammy Awards were held March 2, 1988. ... A Night at the Met is the third official album release by Robin Williams. ... The 29th Grammy Awards were held in 1987. ... William Henry Bill Cosby, Jr. ... The 28th Grammy Awards were held in 1986. ... Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Elaine Johnson, November 13, 1955),[1] is an American comedian, film actor and radio DJ. Goldberg is one of only a few individuals (including Barbra Streisand, Mel Brooks, Rita Moreno, Audrey Hepburn and Helen Hayes) who have won an Academy award, a Tony, an Emmy, and... The 27th Grammy Awards were held February 26, 1985, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Weird Al Yankovic (album) Alfred Matthew Weird Al Yankovic (IPA pronunciation: ; born October 23, 1959) is an American musician, satirist, parodist, accordionist, and television producer. ... The 26th Grammy Awards were held in 1984, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Edward Eddie Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961, Brooklyn, New York City) is a Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated American actor and comedian. ... The 25th Grammy Awards were held in 1983. ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was a legendary American comedian, actor, and writer. ... The 24th Grammy Awards were held in 1982, and were broadcast live on American television. ... The 23rd Grammy Awards were held in 1981, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Rodney Dangerfield (November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004), born Jacob Cohen, was an American comedian and actor, best known for the line I dont get no respect and his monologues on that theme. ... The 22nd Grammy Awards were held in 1980, and were broadcast live on American television. ...

1970s

The 21st Grammy Awards were held in 1979, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Stephen Glenn Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, musician and composer. ... A Wild and Crazy Guy (1978) was Steve Martins second album and greatest success on record. ... The 20th Grammy Awards were held in 1978, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Lets Get Small (1977) was Steve Martins first album, and a major success. ... The 19th Grammy Awards were held in 1977, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Bicentenntial Nigger is a comedy album by the late comedian Richard Pryor. ... The 18th Grammy Awards were held in 1976, and were broadcast live on American television. ... The Fourth official album release by Richard Pryor. ... The 17th Grammy Awards were held in 1975, and were broadcast live on American television. ... That Niggers Crazy is the third official album release by Richard Pryor. ... The 16th Grammy Awards were held in 1974, and were broadcast live on American television. ... CRICA, CHOCHA CULOS BORICUAS....SON LOS MEJORES. RICARDO SUAREZ ES UN CABRON Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong were a comedy duo who found a wide audience in the 1970s and 1980s for their stand-up routines, which were based upon the eras hippie, free love and especially drug culture... The 15th Grammy Awards were held in 1973, and were broadcast live on American television. ... George Dennis Carlin (born May 12, 1937 in New York, New York)[1] is a Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ... FM & AM (Eardrum Records, 1972) FM & AM is an album by American comedian George Carlin. ... The 14th Grammy Awards were held in 1972, and were broadcast live on television in the United States. ... Lily Tomlin (born Mary Jean Tomlin on September 1, 1939), is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and comedian. ... The 13th Grammy Awards were held on 16 March 1971, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Clerow Flip Wilson (December 8, 1933 – November 25, 1998) was an African-American comedian and actor. ... The 12th Grammy Awards were held in 1970. ... William Henry Bill Cosby, Jr. ...

1960s

The 11th Grammy Awards were held in 1969. ... To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With (1968) is the seventh album by Bill Cosby. ... The 10th Grammy Awards were held in 1968. ... Revenge (1967) is the sixth album by Bill Cosby. ... The 9th Grammy Awards were held in 1967. ... Wonderfulness was recorded by Bill Cosby in 1966. ... The 8th Grammy Awards were held in 1966. ... Why Is There Air? (1965) is the third album by Bill Cosby. ... The 7th Grammy Awards were held in 1965. ... I Started Out as a Child (1964) is the second album by Bill Cosby. ... The 6th Grammy Awards were held in 1964. ... Allan Sherman (sometimes incorrectly Alan and Allen), November 30, 1924 – November 20, 1973, was an American musician, parodist, satirist, and television producer. ... Allan Shermans Camp Granada Game, released by Milton Bradley Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (also Faddah) is Allan Shermans best known song parody. ... The 5th Grammy Awards were held in 1963. ... Abbott Vaughn Meader (March 20, 1936–October 29, 2004) was an American comedian whose meteoric rise to fame with his The First Family spoof of President John F. Kennedy equalled his meteoric crash into obscurity with Kennedys assassination in 1963. ... The 4th Grammy Awards were held in 1962. ... Elaine May (b. ... Mike Nichols (born Michael Igor Peschkowsky) is an Academy Award winning movie director of films such as The Graduate and Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. He was born on November 6, 1931 in Berlin, to a Jewish Russian family. ... The 3rd Grammy Awards were held in 1961. ... Bob Newhart (born September 5, 1929 in Oak Park, Illinois) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Paul Weston (real name Wetstein) (March 12, 1912 - September 20, 1996) was a US pianist, arranger, composer and conductor. ... The 2nd Grammy Awards were held in 1960. ... Shelley Berman (born 3 February 1926, in Chicago, Illinois) is a comedian, writer, teacher, and actor. ... Homer and Jethro were an American country music team with a long career from the 1940s through the 1960s, sometimes known as the thinking mans hillbillies, specializing in comedy records and satirical versions of popular songs. ...

1950s


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In 1994 the award was restricted to spoken word comedy albums and moved into the "spoken" field.
In 2004 the award was reinstated within the comedy field as the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
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