The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from France:
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|1960||Best Orchestral Performance||Charles Münch||Debussy: Images for Orchestra||Won|
|1962||Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé||Won|
|1963||Best New Artist||The Swingle Singers||Won|
|Best Performance by a Chorus||Bach's Greatest Hits||Won|
|1966||Anyone for Mozart?||Won|
|1967||Rococo Á Go Go||Nominated|
|1969||Best Orchestral Performance||Pierre Boulez||Debussy: La Mer; Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune; Jeux||Won|
|1970||Debussy: Vol. 2 "Images Pour Orchestre"||Won|
|Best Choral Performance, Classical (other than opera)||The Swingle Singers||Berio: Sinfonia||Won|
|Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album||Jean-Luc Ponty||Violin Summit||Nominated|
|1971||Best Orchestral Performance||Pierre Boulez||Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps||Won|
|1972||Best Instrumental Composition||Michel Legrand||"Theme From Summer of '42"||Won|
|1973||"Theme from Brian's Song"||Nominated|
|1974||Best Orchestral Performance||Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra||Won|
|1976||Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé||Won|
|1979||Michel Glotz||Beethoven: Symphony No. 9||Won|
|1981||Best Rock Instrumental Performance||Jean-Luc Ponty||"Beach Girl"||Nominated|
|1990||Best Contemporary Folk Recording||Gipsy Kings||"Bamboléo"||Nominated|
|1992||Best World Music Album||Este Mundo||Nominated|
|1994||Best Orchestral Performance||Pierre Boulez||Bartók: The Wooden Prince||Won|
|1995||Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra; Four Orchestral Pieces, Op. 12||Won|
|Best World Music Album||Gipsy Kings||Love and Liberté||Nominated|
|Best Orchestral Performance||Pierre Boulez||Debussy: La Mer||Won|
|Best Music Video, Long Form||Francois Girard||Secret World Live||Won|
|1997||Best World Music Album||Gipsy Kings||Tierra Gitana||Nominated|
|Best Dance Recording||Daft Punk||"Da Funk"||Nominated|
|Best Orchestral Performance||Pierre Boulez||Berlioz:Symphonie Fantastique; Tristia||Won|
|1999||Mahler: Symphony No. 9||Won|
|Best Dance Recording||Daft Punk||"Around The World"||Nominated|
|2002||Best Pop Instrumental Performance||"Short Circuit"||Nominated|
|Best Dance Recording||"One More Time"||Nominated|
|2005||Best Contemporary World Music Album||Gipsy Kings||Roots||Nominated|
|2006||Best Electronic/Dance Album||Daft Punk||Human After All||Nominated|
|2008||Best Dance Recording||"Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger"||Won|
|Best Electronic/Dance Album||Alive 2007||Won|
|2009||Best Dance/Electronic Album||Justice||Audio, Video, Disco.||Won|
|2010||Best Alternative Album||Phoenix||Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix||Won|
|2011||Best Dance Recording||Sandy Vee||"Only Girl (In the World)"||Won|
|Album of the Year||Teenage Dream||Nominated|
|2012||Record of the Year||"Firework"||Nominated|
|Album of the Year||Loud||Nominated|
|Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media||Daft Punk||Tron: Legacy||Nominated|
|2014||Best World Music Album||Gipsy Kings||Savor Flamenco||Won|
|Record of the Year||Daft Punk||"Get Lucky"||Won|
|Album of the Year||Random Access Memories||Won|
|Best Pop Duo/Group Performance||"Get Lucky"||Won|
|Best Dance/Electronica Album||Random Access Memories||Won|
|2015||Best Original Score for Visual Media||Alexandre Desplat||The Grand Budapest Hotel||Won|
|2017||Best Metal Performance||Gojira||"Silvera"||Nominated|
|2018||Best Music Video||Jain||Makeba||Nominated|
|2019||Best Dance/Electronic Album||Justice||Woman Worldwide||Won|
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for commercially released singles or tracks of new vocal or instrumental recordings. Tracks from a previous year's album may be entered provided the track was not entered the previous year and provided the album did not win a Grammy. Award to the artist(s), producer(s), recording engineer(s) and/or mixer(s) if other than the artist.
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Sandy Julien Wilhelm better known by his stage name Sandy Vee, is a French music producer and songwriter. He gained much commercial and critical recognition for co-producing Rihanna’s "Only Girl ", Katy Perry's “Firework”, and 8 songs on the David Guetta album One Love. He originally played bass in a variety of jazz, rock, and punk bands before gaining exposure to the underground DJ scene in France. He currently resides in New York City.
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