List of Grammy Award winners and nominees by country

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The following is a list of Grammy Award winners and nominees by country:

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.






The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Azerbaijan:

Azerbaijan Country in the South Caucasus

Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south. The exclave of Nakhchivan is bounded by Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, and has an 11 km (6.8 mi) long border with Turkey in the northwest.

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
2017Best World Music Album Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble [nb 1] Sing Me HomeWon


The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Belgium

Belgium Federal constitutional monarchy in Western Europe

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. It covers an area of 30,688 km2 (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.4 million. The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi and Liège.

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
1964 Record of the Year The Singing Nun Dominique Nominated
Best Vocal Performance, Female Nominated
Best Gospel or Other Religious Recording (Musical) Won
Album of the Year (other than classical) The Singing NunNominated
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Theme Toots Thielemans Bluesette Nominated
1980 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group AffinityNominated
1992 Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Bluesette Nominated
1995 Best World Music Album Zap Mama SabsylmaNominated
2013 Record of the Year Gotye [nb 2] Somebody That I Used to Know Won
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Won
Best Alternative Music Album Making Mirrors Won
2014 Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album Brussels Jazz Orchestra Wild BeautyNominated




The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Cameroon:

Cameroon Republic in West Africa

Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west and north; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Bight of Biafra, part of the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. Although Cameroon is not an ECOWAS member state, it is geographically and historically in West Africa with the Southern Cameroons which now form her Northwest and Southwest Regions having a strong West African history. The country is sometimes identified as West African and other times as Central African due to its strategic position at the crossroads between West and Central Africa.

YearNomineesCategoryNominated forResult
2003 [nb 3] Richard Bona [2] Best Pop Instrumental Performance "As It Is"Nominated
Best Contemporary Jazz Album Speaking of Now Won
2007 Best Contemporary World Music Album Tiki Nominated


Cape Verdean

The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Cape Verde:

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
1996Best World Music Album Cesaria Evora [3] Cesaria EvoraNominated
1998Cabo VerdeNominated
1999Miss PerfumadoNominated
2000Café AtlanticoNominated
2002São VicenteNominated
2004Best Contemporary World Music AlbumVoz D'AmorWon





The following is a (incomplete) list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Germany:

YearCategoryNominee(s)Nominated forResult
1963 Best Choral Performance Otto Klemperer St Matthew Passion (Bach)Won
1966 Best Opera Recording Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Wozzeck (Berg)Won
Fritz Wunderlich Won
1967 Best Recording Package Klaus Voormann Revolver (The Beatles)Won
1973 Album of the Year The Concert for Bangladesh Won
1975 Best Album Notes Ulf Hoelscher The Classic Erich Wolfgang Korngold Won
1976 Best R&B Instrumental Performance Silver Convention Fly, Robin, Fly Won
1978 Best Classical Album Dietrich Fischer-DieskauConcert of the CenturyWon
1979 Best Orchestral Performance Berlin Philharmonic Symphonies 1-9 (Beethoven)Won
1980 Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella Claus Ogerman Soulful Strut (George Benson)Won
1982 Best Rock Instrumental Performance Kraftwerk [6] "Computer World" [7] Nominated
1986 Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Harold Faltermeyer Beverly Hills Cop Won
1990 Best New Artist Milli Vanilli Milli Vanilli [8] Won (revoked [9] )
1994 Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) Anne-Sophie Mutter Violin Concerto/Rihm: Time Chant (Berg)Won
Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals Hans Zimmer The Lion King Won
Best Musical Album for Children Won
1995 Best Chamber Music Performance Hansjörg Schellenberger Beethoven/Mozart: Quintets (Chicago-Berlin)Won
1996 Best Score Soundtrack for Visual MediaHans Zimmer Crimson Tide Won
1998 Best Opera Recording René Pape Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner)Won
2000 Best Classical Vocal Performance Berlin Philharmonic Des Knaben Wunderhorn (Mahler)Won
Thomas Quasthoff Won
Best Chamber Music PerformanceAnne-Sophie MutterThe Violin Sonatas (Beethoven)Won
2001 Best Orchestral PerformanceBerlin PhilharmonicSym. No. 10 (Mahler)Won
Best Small Ensemble Performance Philipp NedelAfter Mozart (Raskatov, Silvestrov & Schnittke) [10] Won
Best Choral Performance Helmuth Rilling Credo (Penderecki)Won
2002 Dorothea Röschmann St Matthew Passion (Bach)Won
2003 Best Opera RecordingRené Pape Tannhäuser (Wagner)Won
2004 Best Classical Vocal PerformanceThomas QuasthoffLieder mit Orchester (Schubert)Won
2005 Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra)Anne-Sophie Mutter Serenade (Bernstein)Won
2006 Best Opera RecordingValérie GroßAinadamar ("Fountain of Tears") (Golijov)Won
Best Electronic/Dance Album Kraftwerk Minimum-Maximum [11] Nominated
Best Classical Vocal PerformanceThomas Quasthoff Bach cantata (Bach)Won
Best Orchestral Performance Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Sym. No. 13 (Shostakovich)Won
2007 Best Small Ensemble PerformancePhilipp NedelApollo, Concerto in D (Stravinsky); 20 Visions fugitives (Prokofiev)Won
2008 Best Choral PerformanceThomas Quasthoff A German Requiem (Brahms)Won
2009 Best Score Soundtrack for Visual MediaHans Zimmer The Dark Knight Won
2010 Best Arrangement, Instrumental and VocalsClaus Ogerman Quiet Nights (Diana Krall)Won
Lifetime Achievement Award André Previn André PrevinWon
2011 Best Opera Recording Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin L'Amour de loin (Saariaho)Won
Berlin Radio Choir Won
2014 Best Classical Compendium Christoph Eschenbach Violinkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik (Hindemith)Won
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra Won
Lifetime Achievement AwardKraftwerkKraftwerk [12] Won
Best Dance Recording Zedd Clarity Won
2015 Best Opera RecordingRenate Wolter-Seevers La déscente d’Orphée aux enfers (Charpentier)Won
2016 Best Classical Instrumental Solo Augustin Hadelich Violin concerto, l’arbre des songes (Dutilleux)Won
2017 Best Classical Vocal Solo Dorothea Röschmann Schumann & BergWon
2018 Best Historical Album Martin KistnerLeonard Bernstein – The ComposerWon
Robert RussWon
Best Electronic/Dance AlbumKraftwerk 3-D The Catalogue [13] Won
Best Surround Sound Album Fritz Hilpert, Tom Ammermann for 3-D The Catalogue [14] Nominated
Best Opera Recording Anne Schwanewilms Wozzeck (Berg)Won
Roman Trekel Won






The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Lebanon:

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
2017Best World Music Album Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble [nb 4] Sing Me HomeWon




The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Mongolia:

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
2017Best World Music Album Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble [nb 5] Sing Me HomeWon



New Zealand


The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Peru:

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
2002 Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album [17] Susana Baca CantoNominated
2007 Best Opera Recording Robert Spano/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra [nb 6] Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain Of Tears Won



South African


Sri Lankan

The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Sri Lanka:

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
2014 Best Contemporary Instrumental Album Herb Alpert [nb 7] Steppin' Out [19] Won


The following is a list of Grammy Awards winners and nominees from Taiwan:

YearCategoryNominees(s)Nominated forResult
2005 Best Recording Package Ching-Yang Hsiao [20] The Wandering AccordionNominated
2008 White HorseNominated
2009 Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package Wu Sheng: Poems& SongsNominated
2010 Best Recording Package Story IslandNominated

United States of America

Quincy Jones [21] 2779
Alison Krauss 2742
Stevie Wonder 2574
Vladimir Horowitz 2545
John Williams 2367
Chick Corea [22] 2264
Beyoncé 2262
Jay-Z 2174
Kanye West 2168
Vince Gill 2144
Henry Mancini 2072
Bruce Springsteen 2050
Pat Metheny [23]
Al Schmitt
Aretha Franklin 1844
Tony Bennett 1834
Yo-Yo Ma 1827
Jimmy Starr 1822
Ray Charles 1737
James Mallinson 1649
Leonard Bernstein 1623
Paul Simon 1635
Eminem 1543
Steven Epstein 1534
Alicia Keys 1529
David Frost1519
Bela Fleck 1433
Phil Ramone 1432
Alison Krauss and Union Station 1418
Jay David Saks 1353
Emmylou Harris 1347
Michael Jackson 1338
Robert Woods 1329
Leontyne Price 1325
Ella Fitzgerald 1320
T Bone Burnett 1318
Thomas Z Shepard 1250
Dixie Chicks 1219
Babyface 1149
Pharrell Williams 1138
Michael Tilson Thomas 1134
Shirley Caesar 1128
Bruno Mars 1127
Al Green 1121
Arif Mardin
Roger Miller
Andre Previn 1044
Bob Dylan
Justin Timberlake
Taylor Swift 1032
Mary J. Blige
Sheryl Crow
Chaka Khan
John Legend
CeCe Winans
Foo Fighters
Linda Ronstadt
Bonnie Raitt
Gladys Knight 1022
Bobby McFerrin 1018
Carlos Santana a.k.a. Santana (band) 1014
Pat Metheny Group 1013
Frank Sinatra 931
Ringo Starr 927
Lady Gaga 924
Natalie Cole 921
Norah Jones 916
Hillary Scott 915
Emerson String Quartet 913
Willie Nelson 849
Dolly Parton 847
Barbra Streisand 844
Asleep At The Wheel 827
Tina Turner 825
Usher 822
Take 6
Lauryn Hill
Blackwood Brothers
Anita Baker
Rick Rubin
Eddie Palmieri
Ziggy Marley
Los Togres del Norte
The Manhattan Transfer
Skrillex 812
Stephen Marley811
Prince 738
Kendrick Lamar 729
Madonna 728 726
Robert Frost721
John Mayer 719
Carrie Underwood 714
Lady Antebellum 713
Toni Braxton 713
Simon & Garfunkel
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
Whitney Houston 625
Robert M. Jones 623
Eagles 618
Israel Houghton 616
Black Eyed Peas 615
Tito Puente 612
Mariah Carey 534
Janet Jackson 526
Lil Wayne 524
Billy Joel 523
Christina Aguilera
Donna Summer
James Taylor
Cee Lo Green
Mary Chapin Carpenter 517
Peter, Paul & Mary 516
Dionne Warwick
Michael McDonald
Childish Gambino

Jay Newland
Maria Schneider

Shania Twain

Lady Antebellum
Kuk Harrell
Christopher Cross 59
Dave Russell
Flaco Jimenez
Ward Swingle
India.arie 422
Timbaland 421
Erykah Badu 419
Kelly Rowland 418
Yolanda Adams
Tracy Chapman
Marvin Hamlisch
Lisa Lopes
Lenny Kravitz 49
Robert Spano
Carole King
Pepe Aguilar
Lyle Lovett
Gwen Stefani 318
Etta James 317
Elvis Presley
Kelly Clarkson
Harry Connick Jr.
Clare Fischer
Puff Daddy
Bill Holman
Gloria Estefan
Maroon 5
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Los Lobos
Vikki Carr
Rob Thomas
Shawn Colvin
Steely Dan 39
James Brown 38
The Carpenters 37
Bob Newhart
Esperanza Spalding
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Tim Martyn
Lenny White 33
Cyndi Lauper
Miranda Lambert
Melissa Etheridge 215
Patti LaBelle 213
Marvin Gaye 212
Yehudi Menuhin 210
No Doubt
Jimmy Carter
Brian Wilson
Marc Anthony
Peter Nero
Nate Ruess
La Mafia
LeAnn Rimes
Brave Combo
Fleetwood Mac
Jennifer Hudson
Linkin Park
Nate Hills
Otis Redding
Bobby Darin
Vernon Reid
Colbie Caillat
Ted Nash
The Wreckers
Little Joe y La Familia
Lisa Fischer
Judy Garland 22
Chris Brown 116
50 Cent
Elvis Costello
Ray Barretto 113
Pearl Jam
Carter Beauford
Dave Matthews Band
Eddie Blazonczyk
Jon Bon Jovi
Chicago (band)
David Crosby
The Neptunes
Bon Jovi
Mariachi Divas
John McLaughlin Williams
Stephen Stills
Fiona Apple
Queen Latifah
Mongo Santamaria
Paula Cole
Nat King Cole
DJ Khaled
Cardi B
Bobby Bare
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Ariana Grande
Gloria Gaynor
Emilio Navaira
FUN (band)
The Chainsmokers
Steve Jordan
Pink Floyd
Michelle Branch
Frank Yankovic
Kentucky Headhunters
Imagine Dragons
Alfred Newman
Julieta Venegas
Cal Tjader
Mariachi los Camperos
Texas Tornados
Los Palominos
Meghan Trainor
Twenty One Pilots
La Santa Cecilia
Lila Downs

The Band Perry

Gloria Cheng
Los Super Seven
The Legends
Paula Abdul
Bobby Brown
Otha Nash
Jesse Harris
Sirah (rapper)
St. Vincent
Stephen McLaughlin
Chente Barrera
Los Texmaniacs
Jessica Rivera
Puff Daddy & The Family
The Product G&B
Freddie Nartinez, Jr.


  1. Franghiz Alizadeh and Alim Qasimov [1] were two members of a large musical collective, who performed on the album.
  2. Gotye is born in Belgium, but was raised in Australia.
  3. As a member of the Pat Metheny Group
  4. Rabih Abou Khalil [15] was a member of a large musical collective, who performed on the album.
  5. Ganbaataryn Khongorzul, Byambasuren Sharav and Sangidorjiin Sansargereltekh [16] were members of a large musical collective, who performed on the album.
  6. The Grammy Award was issued to Robert Spano, an American conductor, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, an American orchestra. Jessica Rivera was one of three soloists who performed on this production. [18]
  7. Hussain Jiffry was the bass player, who performed on Alpert's 2013 album, Steppin' Out.

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