|1st Annual Grammy Awards|
|Date||May 4, 1959|
|Location||Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles & New York|
|Hosted by||Mort Sahl|
The 1st Annual Grammy Awards were held on May 4, 1959. They recognized musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958. Two separate ceremonies were held simultaneously on the same day; the first in The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California, and the second in the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City.Count Basie, Domenico Modugno, Henry Mancini, Ella Fitzgerald and Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. each won 2 awards.
The following awards were given in the first award ceremony: