Who has the most Grammys? The top Grammy Award winners of all time.
Since 1958, the Grammys have recognized and awarded those in the music industry for outstanding achievements. Each year, music artists are given the chance to win a coveted Grammy from one or many categories, if nominated.
At the first annual Grammy Awards, there were 28 categories with winners including Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. The 65th Grammys had 91 categories for its awards, according to the Recording Academy.
Thousands of music creators have been recognized for their work by the Recording Academy, but who has the most Grammys? Here is the answer, plus other top Grammy Award winners.
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Who has the most Grammys?
Beyoncé is the most Grammy-awarded artist, receiving 32 awards throughout her famed career. She surpassed Georg Solti, who formerly held the title for most Grammys, after multiple wins at the 65th Grammy Awards.
On Feb. 5, Beyoncé took home the awards for best dance recording for "Break My Soul," best dance/electronica album for "Renaissance," best traditional R&B vocal performance for "Plastic Off the Sofa" and best R&B song for "Cuff It."
Beyoncé's first three career Grammys were won with Destiny's Child, including best R&B performance by a duo or group for "Survivor." Beyoncé went on to win five awards as a solo artist at the 46th Grammy Awards in 2004, taking home the award of best contemporary R&B album for "Dangerously in Love."
She is also the most-nominated female artist in Grammy history with 88 career nominations and is tied with her husband Jay-Z for the most Grammy nominations in history.
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Top 10 Grammy Award winners
Here are the top 10 Grammy winners, according to the Recording Academy:
Beyoncé, singer-songwriter and artist: 32
Georg Solti, orchestra conductor: 31
Quincy Jones, music producer and songwriter: 28
Alison Krauss, singer and musician: 27
Chick Corea, jazz composer and musician: 27
Pierre Boulez, composer and conductor: 26
Vladimir Horowitz, pianist and composer: 25
Stevie Wonder, singer-songwriter and artist: 25
John Williams, composer: 25
Jay-Z, rapper: 24
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Who won the most Grammys in one night?
Michael Jackson, often referred to as the "King of Pop," is tied for the record for most Grammys won in one night, receiving eight awards at the 26th Grammys in 1984. According to the Recording Academy, at the ceremony, Jackson took home the awards for:
Record of the year: "Beat It"
Album of the year: "Thriller"
Best pop vocal performance, male: "Thriller"
Best rock vocal performance, male: "Beat It"
Best R&B vocal performance, male: "Billie Jean"
Best rhythm & blues song: "Billie Jean"
Best recording for children: "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"
Producer of the year (non-classical)
In 2000, Santana tied Jackson's accomplishment, winning eight Grammys in one night at the 42nd Grammy Awards. Santana received awards for:
Record of the year: "Smooth"
Album of the year: "Supernatural
Best pop performance by a duo or group with vocal: "Maria Maria"
Best pop collaboration with vocals: "Smooth"
Best pop instrumental performance: "El Farol"
Best rock performance by a duo or group with vocal: "Put Your Lights On"
Best rock instrumental performance: "The Calling"
Best rock album: "Supernatural"
Among female artists, there is also a tie for who won the most Grammys in one night between Beyoncé and Adele, both winning six awards each.
At the 52nd Grammy Awards, Beyoncé won the following categories:
Song of the year: "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)"
Best female pop vocal performance: "Halo"
Best female R&B vocal performance: "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)"
Best traditional R&B vocal performance: "At Last"
Best R&B song: "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)"
Best contemporary R&B album: "I Am... Sasha Fierce"
At the 54th Grammy Awards, Adele won the following categories:
Record the year: "Rolling in the Deep"
Album of the year: "21"
Song of the year: "Rolling in the Deep"
Best pop solo performance: "Someone Like You"
Best pop vocal album: "21"
Best short form music video: "Rolling in the Deep"
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Who has won the most Grammys? Top award-winning artists of all time