Alexandra Whittaker
Dec 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards are right around the corner, but before you see your favorites duke it out for distinction on Jan. 28, you might want to take a look at who has already made Grammy history.

While you might be expecting an artist like Beyoncé or Adele to top the list for "Most Grammys Won Ever," you might be surprised to know that the actual lifetime Grammy record belongs to a Hungarian-British conductor.

Read through some of the biggest ever winners from the Grammy Awards. 

Most Grammys Won: Georg Solti

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Solti was a Hungarian-British conductor who conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for decades, and he holds the record for most Grammy Awards. He won a total of 31 Grammys, and he was nominated 74 times. He earned the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award on top of it in 1996.

Most Grammys Won by a Female Artist: Alison Krauss

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Krauss is a bluegrass-country singer and musician who is hot on Solti's heels for overall Grammy award wins, and she holds the top spot for female artist with the most awards, beating out powerhouses like Aretha Franklin and Ella Fitzgerald.

Krauss has won 27 Grammys total, and she's been nominated 41 times. Since Solti's passing, she is the most awarded living Grammy recipient.

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Most Grammys Won by a Group: U2

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With 22 Grammy Awards to their band name, U2 holds the top stop for most Grammys won by a group. Second place is Alison Krauss and Union Station with 14, followed by the Dixie Chicks at 13.

Most Grammys Won by a Producer: Quincy Jones

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Jones comes second to Solti for most Grammys won by a male artist, but he holds the record for most Grammys won by a producer. He has 27 Grammy Awards, and they range from being awarded for production duties, arranging credits, and performing artist credits.

Tune into the Grammy Awards on Jan. 28.

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