- one of a group of statuettes awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievement in various categories in the recording industry.
Origin of Grammy
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But there were moments of expected genius on it worthy of Grammy consideration.
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Now a multi-platinum artist with two Grammy nominations, his concerts draw thousands from all across the globe.Don't Blame Avicii For His Druggy Tour
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Sure, making your way on to the Grammy's stage with absolutely no press credentials is a feat, but you just don't mess with Adele.An Analysis of Vitalii Sediuk’s Pranks (He’s the Guy Who Touched Brad Pitt)
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“Yes, and her grammy said—” Little Milly got as far as this and then stopped.The Twin Cousins
- (in the US) one of the gold-plated discs awarded annually for outstanding achievement in the record industry
C20: from gram (ophone) + my as in Emmy
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Word Origin and History for grammy
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