How Many Grammys Have Your Favourite RnB And Hip Hop Stars Won?
15 February 2016, 12:51
Check out how many Grammys your favourite singers and rappers have or haven't won.
As the 58th Grammy ceremony approaches we are taking a look at how many of our favourite urban artists have received nominations, lost and come out on top at the awards.
Our favourite 'Summer Sixteen' rapper Drake has been nominated for a Grammy 28 times. He's been up every year since 2010 for categories Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Performance. Despite this Drake has only ever won one Grammy. This was in 2013 for Best Rap Album with his number album 'Take Care.' Could he make it two after being nominated for five awards this year?
Although having only been nominated for the last three years Kendrick has already managed to earn himself 20 nominations. The 'To Pimp A Butterfly' rapper was first nominated in 2014 with seven nominations. He then went on to win both of his nominations in 2015 and now in 2016 he is up for 11 awards including Song of the Year and Best Rap Song.
Queen Nicki dominant? Despite having been nominated 10 times Nicki Minaj has not won a single Grammy award. The 'Flawless' rapper is up for three nominations this year including Best Album for her most recent album 'The Pink Print'.
Eminem has been nominated 44 times for a Grammy. Six being for Best Rap Album, as well as 'The Marshall Mathers' LP and 'Recovery' being nominated for Album of the Year (which 'Recovery' went on to win). Overall the rapper has won 15 Grammys.
Snoop Dogg has received 17 nominations over 20 years including Best Rap Song for his collab with Pharrell on 'Drop It Like It's Hot.' Despite this Snoop Dogg has never won a Grammy.
Since 2005 Kanye West has been nominated every year (bar 2007), overall receiving 57 nominations for his work as an artist and producer. The Chicago native has won 21 Grammys and is the second most successful producer at the Grammys after Quincy Jones. He also sits in 10th place (joint with Jay Z) on the most Grammys won by an artist list.
Beyonce has received 54 nominations as a solo artist and as a part of Destiny's Child. Beyonce is the second highest winning female artists after Allison Krauss at the Grammys. Overall she has won 20 awards including Song Of The Year for 'Single Ladies' in 2010.
Usher has heavily dominated the RnB categories since 1998 receiving 22 nominations including Best RnB Song, Best Contemporary RnB Album and Best RnB Performance. Overall the singer has won eight times, first winning in 2002 for Best Male RnB Vocal Performance with his song, 'U Remind Me.'
Since being nominated in 2008 for Record of the Year and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration on 'Umbrella', Rihanna has received Grammy nominations every year. That's a whopping 24 nominations, of which she has won eight. She is also the female artist with the most wins in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category, with four wins.