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Grammy AwardGrammy Awards - First presented in 1959, the Grammy Awards honor excellence in music recording. They are presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Broadcast in the month of February, the Grammy's ceremony bestow awards to about 108 categories and 30 genres of music. The Grammy statuette (composed of brass and 18 carat gold) is the shape of a gramophone. It is manufactured by Billings Artwork. The original awards were called The Gramophone Awards. They were created by John Billings.

The top award categories at the Grammy Awards include the Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Grammy Hall of Fame, Grammy Legend Award, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Tech Award, Grammy Trustees Award

Additional award categories include winners in Alternative, Blues, Children's, Classical, Comedy, Composing and arranging, Country, Dance, Disco, Film/TV/Media, Folk, Gospel, Jazz, Latin, Musical Show, Music Video, New Age, Packaging and notes, Polka, Pop, Production and engineering, R&B, Rap, Reggae, Rock, Surround Sound, Spoken, Traditional Pop, and World.

Grammy Nominee Medallion - front

Grammy Nominee Medallion - back

Grammy Medallion given to Nominees (front & back)

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