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Encyclopedia > Grammy Award for Best New Artist

The Grammy for Best New Artist has been awarded since 1960. Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were handed out, for records released in the previous year. Supposedly, winning the "Best New Artist" award is considered by many to be a curse, as several award winners never have been able to duplicate the success they received in their debut year. Though many have not, a few artists who have won the award have remained successful, including The Beatles, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, LeAnn Rimes, and Toni Braxton. Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... The Beatles were a highly influential English rock n roll band from Liverpool, Merseyside. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is a Grammy Award-winning American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. ... This entire article may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, record producer, philanthropist, and occasional actress and author. ... Christina Maria Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American pop singer and songwriter. ... LeAnn Rimes (born Margaret LeAnn Rimes August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi) is one of the most popular American country music singers. ... Toni Michelle Braxton (born October 7, 1967)[1] is a six-time Grammy Award winning American R&B singer-songwriter. ...


The category is also notable for being the only category in which a Grammy Award was revoked. This occurred in 1990 after it was revealed winners Milli Vanilli did not do their own vocals on their debut album. The award was revoked, but was not handed out to another artist. Milli Vanilli (milli is a word meaning national in Turkish, picked up by the artists while visiting Turkey on one of its national days) was a duo, Fabrice Morvan and Rob Pilatus, formed in Germany in the mid-1980s. ...

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2000s

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a three-time Grammy winning African American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ... Maroon 5 is a Grammy Award winning rock band from Los Angeles, California, and has won several awards for their debut album Songs About Jane. ... The 46th Grammy Awards were held on the February 8, 2004. ... Evanescence is a rock/alternative/pop[1] band from Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. Early in their career, the rock band garnered local fame in Little Rock before releasing their first major label album Fallen, which went on to sell over 14 million copies worldwide. ... The 45th Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2003. ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. ... The 44th Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 2002. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, record producer, philanthropist, and occasional actress and author. ... The 43rd Grammy Awards were held on February 21, 2001. ... I Am Shelby Lynne (2000) Shelby Lynne (born Shelby Lynne Moorer, October 22, 1968, Quantico, Virginia) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... The 42nd Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2000. ... Christina Maria Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American pop singer and songwriter. ...

1990s

The 41st Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999. ... Lauryn Hill (born May 25, 1975 in South Orange, New Jersey), is a seven-time Grammy award winning musician, and record producer, initially establishing her reputation as the most visible and vocal member of The Fugees, then continuing on to a solo career, releasing The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill and... The 40th Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1998. ... Paula Cole Paula Cole (born April 5, 1968 in Rockport, Massachusetts, USA) is a Grammy Award winning American singer and songwriter. ... The 39th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1997. ... LeAnn Rimes (born Margaret LeAnn Rimes August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi) is one of the most popular American country music singers. ... The 38th Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1996. ... Hootie & the Blowfish is an American pop-rock band, originally formed at the University of South Carolina by Darius Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim Soni Sonefeld and Mark Bryan. ... The 37th Grammy Awards were presented March 1, 1995. ... This entire article may contain original research or unverified claims. ... The 36th Grammy Awards were held in 1994. ... Toni Michelle Braxton (born October 7, 1967)[1] is a six-time Grammy Award winning American R&B singer-songwriter. ... The 35th Grammy Awards were held in 1993. ... Arrested Development is an American progressive hip hop group, founded by Speech and Headliner as a positive, Afrocentric alternative to the gangsta rap popular in the early 1990s. ... The 34th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1992. ... Marc Cohn live in Saratoga Marc Cohn (born July 5, 1959 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his song Walking in Memphis from his eponymous 1991 album Marc Cohn. ... The 33rd Grammy Awards were held on February 20, 1991. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is a Grammy Award-winning American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. ... The 32nd Grammy Awards were held in 1990. ... Milli Vanilli (milli is a word meaning national in Turkish, picked up by the artists while visiting Turkey on one of its national days) was a duo, Fabrice Morvan and Rob Pilatus, formed in Germany in the mid-1980s. ... Lip synchronization is the synchronization of audio signals (sometimes with corresponding video signals) so that there is no noticeable lack of simultaneity between them. ...

1980s

The 31st Grammy Awards were held in 1989. ... Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her singles Fast Car, Talkin Bout a Revolution, Baby Can I Hold You, and Give Me One Reason. ... The 30th Grammy Awards were held in 1988. ... Jody Watley (born Chicago, Illinois on January 30, 1959) is an American pop singer/songwriter, producer and label owner. ... The 29th Grammy Awards were held in 1987. ... Bruce Hornsby (born 23 November 1954 in Williamsburg, Virginia) is a singer/pianist best known for his song The Way It Is, with the catchy refrain Thats just the way it is. ... The 28th Grammy Awards were held in 1986. ... Sade on the cover of her 1994 collection Best of Sade Helen Folasade Adu, known professionally as Sade Adu (pronounced Shah-day) is a Nigerian-born English singer and songwriter. ... The 27th Grammy Awards were held February 26, 1985, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953), better known as Cyndi Lauper, is a Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... The 26th Grammy Awards were held in 1984, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Culture Club was a popular 1980s English pop group, perhaps most noticeable for their gender-bending frontman Boy George. ... The 25th Grammy Awards were held in 1983. ... Men at Work was an Australian reggae-influenced rock band of the early 1980s (see 1980s in music). ... The 24th Grammy Awards were held in 1982, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Sheena Easton on the cover of her 2000 CD, Fabulous. ... The 23rd Grammy Awards were held in 1981, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Christopher Cross (born Christopher Geppert on May 3, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American singer and songwriter. ... The 22nd Grammy Awards were held in 1980, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Rickie Lee Jones on the Duchess of Coolsville album cover. ...

1970s

The 21st Grammy Awards were held in 1979, and were broadcast live on American television. ... A Taste of Honey was the name of an American recording act which scored one of the biggest hits of the disco era. ... The 20th Grammy Awards were held in 1978, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Debby Boone on the cover of her 2001 collection You Light Up My Life: Greatest Inspirational Songs Debby Boone (b. ... The 19th Grammy Awards were held in 1977, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Starland Vocal Band is an American pop band, known primarily for Afternoon Delight, one of the biggest singles in 1976 (see 1976 in music). ... The 18th Grammy Awards were held in 1976, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Stephanie Natalie Maria Cole, known professionally as Natalie Cole (born February 6, 1950) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer and songwriter. ... The 17th Grammy Awards were held in 1975, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is a successful composer of film scores. ... The 16th Grammy Awards were held in 1974, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Bette Davis Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, actress, and comedian, also known to her fans and especially in gay culture, as The Divine Miss M. She is named after the actress Bette Davis although Davis pronounced her name in two syllables, and Midler uses one. ... The 15th Grammy Awards were held in 1973, and were broadcast live on American television. ... America is an American folk rock band, most popular in the early and mid 1970s and early 1980s and now best known for their #1 hits A Horse With No Name and Sister Golden Hair. ... The 14th Grammy Awards were held in 1972, and were broadcast live on television in the United States. ... Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter boom. ... The 13th Grammy Awards were held on 16 March 1971, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Richard and Karen Carpenter, Carpenters Carpenters were the biggest selling American artists of the 1970s. ... The 12th Grammy Awards were held in 1970. ... Crosby, Stills & Nash, also Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young when including occasional fourth member Neil Young, are a folk rock/rock supergroup. ...

1960s


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Grammy Award for Best New Artist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (193 words)
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were handed out, for records released in the previous year.
Supposedly, winning the "Best New Artist" award is considered by many to be a curse, as several award winners never have been able to duplicate the success they recieved in their debut year.
Though several have not, a few artists who have won the award have remained popular, including The Beatles, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, and Toni Braxton.
Grammy Award for Best New Classical Artist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (101 words)
The Grammy Award for Best New Classical Artist was awarded in 1986.
The equivalent award, Most Promising New Classical Recording Artist was awarded from 1964 to 1966.
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.
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