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  • Magic Johnson
    One of professional basketball's most popular stars, Magic Johnson won five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s before he retired abruptly in 1991 after announcing that he had contra...
  • Ezra Koenig
    Ezra Koenig is an American musician, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and radio personality. He is best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of alternative rock band Vampire Weekend. Additionally,...
  • Kate Winslet
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  • Branford Marsalis
    Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960) is an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader. He has been cited as "arguably the most respected living U.S. jazz instrumentalist". While primarily know...
  • CeCe Winans
    Priscilla Marie Winans Love, known professionally as CeCe Winans, (born October 8, 1964) is an American gospel singer, who has sold over 12 million records worldwide and won 12 Grammy Awards. She is ...

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.