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A lesson in black Grammys history


The highly anticipated 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards airs on Sunday. Before you put bets on Record of the Year and Album of the Year, test your knowledge of black artists in Grammy history. 

The single was on the album He’s the D.J., I’m the Rapper that sold 2.5 million copies

Sorry, it’s not Beyoncé

The artist has 11 total wins in the same category. 

The first annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles in 1959.

You down with O.P.P.?

Eminem holds the record with five Grammys, the most wins in the Best Rap Album category. 

Can you believe it? 

Now you’re ready to watch the 57th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony. 

Celebrating Black History and Music

A lesson in black Grammys history