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  • Jason Reitman
    Jason Reitman (born October 19, 1977)[1] is a Canadian-American[2] film director, screenwriter, and producer, best known for directing the films Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), Up in the A...
  • Robert Gerard Goulet (1933 - 2007)
    From Wikipedia (English) : Robert Gerard Goulet (November 26, 1933 – October 30, 2007) was an American singer and actor of French Canadian ancestry and Canadian upbringing and training after b...
  • James Horner (1953 - 2015)
    James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in musi...
  • John Lee Hooker (1917 - 2001)
    John Lee Hooker was a Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Though he lived in Detroit during most of his career, he is not associated with the Chicago-style blues prevalent in the north as much as h...
  • Charlie Patton (c.1891 - 1934)
    Charlie Patton is considered the father of the Delta Blues musical genre. Patton was a celebrity and seminal influence on musicians throughout the Delta. Although Patton was small at 5 feet 5 inches an...

A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance arts: Emmy Awards (television), the Tony Awards (stage performance), and the Academy Awards (motion pictures).

The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959 to honor the musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958. Following the 2011 ceremony, NARAS overhauled many Grammy Award categories for 2012. The 56th Grammy Awards were held on January 26, 2014, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.