Grand Prix du Disque

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The Grand Prix du Disque is the premier French award for musical recordings. The award was inaugurated by Académie Charles Cros in 1948 and offers prizes in various categories. The categories vary from year to year, and multiple awards are often made in any one category in the same year. Awards are made in the following categories:

The Académie Charles Cros, is an organization located in Chézy-sur-Marne, France, that acts as an intermediary between government cultural policy makers and professionals in music and the recording industry.

The Grand Prix du Disque for Ancient Music is a French award for excellence in ancient music, awarded by the Académie Charles Cros.

The Grand Prix du Disque for Baroque Music is awarded by L'Académie Charles Cros.

The Grand Prix du Disque for Blues is awarded by l'Académie Charles Cros.


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