The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, still holds the record for winning the most Grammys in one night.
The late legend won 8 awards at the 26th annual Grammy awards in 1984 including Record of the Year and Album of the Year.
Most Awarded Artist of all Time
Michael Jackson is considered the greatest entertainer and most awarded artist of all time.
He won 13 Grammys as well as a Grammy Legend Award and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
He has also won 5 billboard awards, 26 American Music Awards and 6 Brit Awards.
Michael also holds 20 Guinness World Records. He is also considered the World’s Best Dancer of all time.
The Music Legend won over 800 awards before his death in 2009.
Most Grammys in one Night
Michael holds the record for most Grammys won in one night by a solo artist.
Santana holds the record for most Grammys won by a group. They also won 8 Grammys in one night tieing with Michael for most Grammys won generally.
Next to Michael on the record is Paul Simon who won 7 Grammys in one night.
Bruno Mars has won the most Grammys in one night among male artists in the last 2 decades. He won 6 Grammys in 2018.
The female artist who has won the most Grammys in one night is Beyonce and Adele. They both won 6 awards in a single night. Beyonce won it in 2010 while Adele made a tie in 2012.
Also, they both won 5 Grammys in a single night in other years along with Alicia Keys and recently, Billie Eilish. Alicia Keys won it in 2002, Beyonce in 2004, Adele in 2017 and Billie Eilish in 2020.
Most Grammys in a Lifetime
Beyonce is also the female artist who has won the most Grammys in a lifetime. She has won 28 Grammys.
Behind her is Allison Krauss with 27 Grammys and Aretha Franklin with 18. Adele, Alicia Keys and CeCe Winans are next on the list with 15 Grammys to their name.
However, Taylor Swift leads females in Billboard music awards and American Music awards. She has won 23 Billboard Awards and 34 American Music Awards. She has won most American music Awards ever, even more than Legend Michael Jackson. Jackson comes next to her for artists with the most American Music Awards.
Taylor is also the first female artist to win Album of the Year 3 times.
Georg Solti holds the record for male artists with the most Grammy wins. He has won 31 Grammys. Modern-day male artists with the most Grammys are Jay Z and Kanye West with 24 Grammys each.
Nevertheless, Michael Jackson will remain in history as the Entertainment Industry’s greatest of all time.