Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

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Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Awarded forquality vocals or instrumental duo/group or collaborative pop recordings
CountryUnited States
Presented by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
Currently held by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, "Shallow" (2019)
Website grammy.com

The Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards. [1] According to the 54th Grammy Awards description guide it is designed for pop recordings by duo/groups or collaborative performances (vocal or instrumental) and is limited to singles or tracks only. [2]

Grammy Award accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States

A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. The Grammys are the second of the Big Three major music awards held annually.

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It was one of several new categories for the annual Grammy Awards ceremony to start from 2012. It combines the previous categories for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Best Pop Instrumental Performance. The restructuring of these categories was a result of the Recording Academy's wish to decrease the list of categories and awards and to eliminate the distinctions between collaborations and duo or groups.

The Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals was awarded between 1966 and 2011. The award had several minor name changes:

Recipients

2012 winner Amy Winehouse received her first posthumous award along with Tony Bennett Amy Winehouse f4962007 crop.jpg
2012 winner Amy Winehouse received her first posthumous award along with Tony Bennett
Three-time nominee and 2015 winner Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Sanremo.jpg
Three-time nominee and 2015 winner Christina Aguilera
2013 award winner, Gotye Gotye, 2012.jpg
2013 award winner, Gotye
Year [I] Winner(s)WorkNomineesRef.
2012 Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse "Body and Soul" [3]
2013 Gotye featuring Kimbra "Somebody That I Used to Know" [4]
2014 Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers "Get Lucky" [5]
2015 A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera "Say Something" [6]
2016 Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars "Uptown Funk" [7]
2017 Twenty One Pilots "Stressed Out"
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2018 Portugal. The Man "Feel It Still" [9]
2019 Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper "Shallow" [10]

^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Grammy Awards held that year.

Artists with multiple nominations

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