Top 10 Musicians Who Have Racked Up the Highest Grammy Awards

If you believe that pop-superstar Beyonce has won the highest Grammy Award winner ever, think again. In fact, the artist doesn’t even rank on the top 5 list. Neither does her partner, Jay-Z, who is 21 times Grammy award winner. Take a tour through the top 10 artists who have racked up more wins as on Grammy awards 2018, according to the awards show website.

Georg Solti, 31

Georg Solti

Though he passed away in 1997 at age of 84, Georg Solti is still the man  who is highest Grammy award winner, won 31 awards in his lifetime. Solti’s career included over two decades as musical director for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Quincy Jones, 27

Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones, famous as the music industry titan, has won 27 Grammys – among them Album of the Year for the Michael Jackson smash hit ‘Thriller’.  The age didn’t stop him from pursing his passion for music, as he has recently co-founded Qwest TV, which Rolling Stone reports is a jazz video-on-demand subscription service.

Alison Krauss, 27

Alison Krauss

The 46-year-old artist holds the title of ‘The only female artist with the most Grammys’, and the female with ‘The most awards in the Country Field’, as mentioned on She talented musician also shares 14 of her wins with her backing band of nearly 30 years, Union Station.

Pierre Boulez, 26

Pierre Boulez states that Pierre Boulez earned his Grammy’s while performing the work for well-known 20th century composers such as Bela Bartók, Alban Berg and Claude Debussy. Boulez’s career included leading the New York Philharmonic and the BBC Symphony Orchestra during the 1970s. He passed away in 2016, when he was 90.

Vladimir Horowitz, 25

Vladimir Horowitz

Vladimir Horowitz, who died in 1989 in his 80s, won 25 awards. “Piano playing consists of common sense, heart, and technical resources,” the pianist and composer once said, according to WNYC.

Stevie Wonder, 25

Stevie Wonder

Singer Stevie Wonder has won 25 Grammys till date. His last Grammy award was attributed to the best pop collaboration with vocals (For Once in My Life) in 2007.  Now 67 years old, Wonder continues to set the stage on fire. He performed his albums “Innervisions” and “Talking Book” as part of a House Full of Toys benefit concert in December, Billboard reported.

John Williams, 24

John Williams

John Towner Williams is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. He’s also frequently collaborates with Stephen Spielberg; Williams has composed music for multiple director’s films, including Jaws, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List.

Beyonce, 22


Beyonce, 36, recently won Grammys for Best Urban Contemporary Album (Lemonade) and Best Music Video (Formation).

Chick Corea, 22

Chick Corea

Chick Corea has 22 Grammy Awards to his name. According to the profile of the artist, the jazz pianist has previously performed at the 2004 Grammys with the Foo Fighters. Corea, 76, is actively pursuing his passion with a couple of tour dates planned for 2018, including stops in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York City.

U2, 22


The Irish rock band won the first Grammy award for Album of the Year (The Joshua Tree) and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal (The Joshua Tree), winning both in 1988.

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