|2nd Annual Grammy Awards|
|Date||November 29, 1959|
|Location||Los Angeles and New York|
|Hosted by||Dean Martin|
The 2nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on November 29, 1959, at Los Angeles and New York. Hosted by Meredith Willson, this marked the first televised Grammy Award ceremony, and it was aired in episodes as special Sunday Showcase .It was held in the same year as the first Grammy Awards in 1959, and no award ceremony was held in 1960. These awards recognized musical accomplishments by performers for that particular year. Duke Ellington won three awards.