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1st Annual Grammy Awards

1st Annual Grammy Awards
Date May 4, 1959
Location Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles & New York
Host Mort Sahl

The 1st Annual Grammy Awards were held on May 4, 1959. They recognized musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958. Domenico Modugno, Henry Mancini, Ella Fitzgerald and Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. each won 2 awards.[1][2]


  • Award winners 1
    • Children's 1.1
    • Comedy 1.2
    • Composing and arranging 1.3
    • Country 1.4
    • Jazz 1.5
    • Musical show 1.6
    • Packaging and notes 1.7
    • Pop 1.8
    • Production and engineering 1.9
    • R&B 1.10
    • Spoken 1.11
  • References 2

Award winners



Composing and arranging



Musical show

Packaging and notes


Production and engineering


Best Rhythm & Blues Performance



  1. ^ Dornbrook, Don (24 May 1959). "And Now the Grammy Awards". The Milwaukee Journal. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "1958 Grammy Winners". Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
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