2nd Annual Grammy Awards

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2nd Annual Grammy Awards
Date November 29, 1959
Location Los Angeles and New York
Hosted by Dean Martin
Television/radio coverage
Network NBC

The 2nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on November 29, 1959, at Los Angeles and New York. Hosted by Meredith Willson, this marked the first televised Grammy Award ceremony, and it was aired in episodes as special Sunday Showcase.[1] It was held in the same year as the first Grammy Awards in 1959, and no award ceremony was held in 1960. These awards recognized musical accomplishments by performers for that particular year. Duke Ellington won three awards.[2][3]

Award winners

Children's

Classical

Comedy

Composing and arranging

Country

Folk

Jazz

Musical show

Packaging and notes

Pop

Production and engineering

R&B

Spoken

References

  1. ^ "Grammy Awards 1959". Grammy. 
  2. ^ Lowry, Cynthia (30 November 1959). "Grammy Show Best Yet, But Dull In Spots". Gettysburg Times. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "1959 Grammy Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
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