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2nd Annual Grammy Awards

2nd Annual Grammy Awards
Date November 29, 1959
Location Los Angeles and New York

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. These awards recognized musical accomplishments by performers for that particular year. Duke Ellington won three awards.[1][2]


  • Award winners 1
    • Children's 1.1
    • Classical 1.2
    • Comedy 1.3
    • Composing and arranging 1.4
    • Country 1.5
    • Folk 1.6
    • Jazz 1.7
    • Musical show 1.8
    • Packaging and notes 1.9
    • Pop 1.10
    • Production and engineering 1.11
    • R&B 1.12
    • Spoken 1.13
  • References 2

Award winners




Composing and arranging




Musical show

Packaging and notes


Production and engineering




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