Jay wins this battle...but not by much. Hov has 21 wins to his name while Mrs. Carter has 20. Now: once baby Blue Ivy launches her career, the Carters will be truly unstoppable.
U2 have won more GRAMMY Awards than any other band or musical duo. The Irish rockers have 22 GRAMMY Awards to their name.
Michael Jackson left the 1984 GRAMMY's with eight awards, including the Record of the Year ("Beat It"), Album of the Year ('Thriller') and even the Best Recording for Children GRAMMY, thanks to his contribution to the 'E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial' audiobook/soundtrack.
Adele & Beyonce are tied in this category. Beyonce won six GRAMMY Awards in 2010 for 'I Am...Sasha Fierce', while Adele walked away with six in 2012 for 21.
Only Christopher Cross—a mostly forgotten soft rock singer best-known for "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"—has won all four general category GRAMMYs. Unlike Adele, he won them all in the same night, capturing Album, Record and Song of the Year as well as Best New Artist.
While accepting the GRAMMY for Best Hard Rock Performance for Pearl Jam's "Spin the Black Circle" in 1996, singer Eddie Vedder slammed the awards institution.
Country-bluegrass artist Alison Krauss has 27 GRAMMYs to her name, as many as Quincy Jones. The only person to win more than that was orchestral conductor Georg Solti, who won 31 GRAMMYs.
Country singer LeAnn Rimes won two GRAMMYs in 1997 at age 14, including Best New Artist.
U2's 11th album, 'How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb,' netted nine GRAMMYs, including Best Album of the Year.
The Terminator is GRAMMY-less. Bill Clinton and former Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev both nabbed GRAMMY gold in 2004 for Best Spoken Word Album for Children. They supplied their voices to 'Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf.' Al Gore won for Best Spoken Word Album in 2004 for 'An Inconvenient Truth.'
Despite his celebrated film soundtracks, Tarantino has never won a GRAMMY. Zach Braff won for being "compilation producer" on the 'Garden State' soundtrack, Martin Scorsese won the Best Long Form Music Video GRAMMY for making the 2005 documentary about Bob Dylan, 'No Direction Home.' Orson Welles won two Best Spoken Word GRAMMYs, one in 1979 for a companion to his 1941 film 'Citizen Kane' and another in 1982 for a release of his 1944 radio show based on the sci-fi novel 'Donovan's Brain.'
Xtina aced out the competition for the tough Best New Artist GRAMMY in 2000.
Bobby Darin—best known for "Splish Splash," "Mack the Knife" and "Beyond the Sea"—won the first-ever Best New Artist GRAMMY in 1960.
OutKast won in 2004 for their double album 'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.'
Ol' Blue Eyes won Album of the Year in 1960 for 'Come Dance With Me!,' in 1966 for 'September of My Years' and in 1967 for 'A Man and His Music.'
Milli Vanilli beat Indigo Girls and three other artists for the Best New Artist GRAMMY in 1990. After it was discovered they didn't sing their own songs, they were stripped of the GRAMMY, which was not distributed to any of the other competitors. Tracy Chapman won Best New Artist in 1989 and the Black Crowes were beat by Mariah Carey for the award in 1991.
In 2015, Sam Smith's 'In the Lonely Hour' and "Stay With Me" single allowed him spots all the major fields following in the steps of Cyndi Lauper, Mariah Carey, Amy Winehouse, India.Arie, and fun.
The year of our lord and savior, Taylor Swift! 1989.
The Fresh Prince, our boy Will Smith, and DJ Jazzy Jeff won with their hit "Parents Just Don't Understand."
Alt-queen Sinead O'Connor refused a Grammy when she was honored with the Best Alternative Music Performance for her 1990 album 'I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got.'