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Most Grammys won by a female artist



The Grammy Awards are music’s biggest night, where the industry’s best and brightest gather to celebrate their achievements. Over the years, many talented women have taken home the coveted trophy. From pop superstars to soulful songstresses, female Grammy winners have been responsible for some of the most memorable and impactful moments in music history. 

However, female Grammy winners and women with the most Grammys are underrepresented when it comes to the total number of Grammy winners. Of the top 10 artists with the most awards in Grammys history, only two are women. 

Below is a list of the top 10 female grammy awards winners

1. Beyonce – 32 Grammy Awards

As of the 2023 Grammy Awards, Queen Bey is the equal most-awarded person in the ceremony’s history, with 32 awards. She surpassed the late conductor George Solti. She also has more Grammys than her husband, Jay-Z. 

Aside from being the artist with the most grammy awards, she tops the list of female artists who has won the prestigious award

2. Alison Krauss – 27 Grammy Awards

Alison Krauss was previously the female artist with the most Grammy Awards won, holding a record of 27 awards, but was surpassed by Beyoncé, who won her 28th Grammy in 2021. 

Krauss is a talented record producer and fiddler known for her contribution to bluegrass music and is regarded as one of its finest musicians. She has worked with many other artists and has released over 14 albums.

3. Aretha Franklin – 18 Grammy Awards

Aretha Franklin was a singer, songwriter, and pianist from the United States. She was renowned as the “Queen of Soul” for her powerful and soulful voice, as well as her legendary singles such as “Respect”, “Think”, and “Natural Woman”. 

Her career extended more than six decades, during which she received several honors, including 18 Grammy Awards. Additionally, she was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Franklin was recognized as one of history’s greatest and most influential vocalists.

4. Adele – 16 Grammy Awards

Adele is a British singer-songwriter with a powerful voice and emotional ballads. 

Her debut album “19,” which was released in 2008, was a colossal success as it garnered her numerous awards and nominations. Her next album, “21,” earned her six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year. 

She has since then bagged 16 of the famous awards to date

5. Alicia Keys – 15 Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. 

Her debut album, “Songs in A Minor” in 2001, sold over 12 million copies worldwide and earned her five Grammy Awards. 

She has since released several successful albums and is known for hits such as “Fallin'”, “No One”, “If I Ain’t Got You”, and “Girl On Fire”. 

The multi-talented artist has won 15 grammy awards in total

6. CeCe Winans – 15 Grammy Awards

Winans is a gospel singer who has won 15 Grammy awards. She is considered one of the most successful and influential figures in contemporary gospel music. Winans has won multiple Grammy Awards, Dove Awards, and Stellar Awards and has released numerous chart-topping albums. 

7. Judith Sherman – 14 Grammy Awards

Judith Dorothy Sherman is an American audio engineer, record producer and one of the most decorated grammy award winners. She has been nominated for 18 Grammy Awards and won 14, including for Producer Of The Year

8. Lady Gaga – 13 Grammy Awards

Lady Gaga is an American singer, songwriter, and actress known for her unique and boundary-pushing style in both her music and fashion. 

Her debut album, “The Fame” released in 2008, brought her to prominence. The album’s lead single, “Just Dance” became a worldwide hit and established Lady Gaga as one of her generation’s most innovative and influential pop stars.

She has won a total of 13 grammy awards

9. Leontyne Price – 13 Grammy Awards

Leontyne Price was an American soprano opera singer widely regarded as one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th century. She was famous for her powerful voice, technical mastery, and emotional expressiveness, especially in the works of Verdi and Puccini. She was the first African American to sing in lead roles at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. She was awarded numerous honours, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Kennedy Center Honors.

Price won 13 Grammys before her death in 2021

10. Ella Fitzgerald – 13 Grammy Awards

Fitzgerald received her first Grammy in 1959 for Best Jazz Solo Performance and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Her most recent Grammy nomination was Best Historical Album for The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks in 1996. She has 13 grammy to her name. She was honoured with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1967.


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