Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

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The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was awarded between 1970 and 2011. From 1967 to 1969 and in 1971 the award included instrumental performances. The award had several minor name changes:

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 trophy depicts a gilded gramophone. 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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The award has been discontinued after 2011 in a major overhaul of Grammy categories. As of 2012, all solo and duo/group vocal performances in the R&B category were shifted to the newly formed Best R&B Performance category.

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were handed out, for music released in the previous year.

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Jill Scott American soul musician, singer, poet and actress

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Rank1st2nd3rd
Artist Earth, Wind & Fire
Beyoncé
Chaka Khan
Boyz II Men
The Temptations
Rufus
Gladys Knight & the Pips
Destiny's Child
John Legend
TLC
Sade
Total Wins4 wins3 wins2 wins
Rank1st2nd3rd4th5th
Artist Earth, Wind & Fire
Gladys Knight & the Pips Chaka Khan
Boyz II Men
Beyoncé
Aretha Franklin
Mary J. Blige
The Commodores
Dawn Robinson
En Vogue
Stevie Wonder
Destiny's Child
Raphael Saddiq
Total Wins9 nominations8 nominations7 nominations6 nominations5 nominations

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