65 Grammy Quotes On Success In Life

These Grammy quotes will inspire you. The Grammy Award, or just Grammy, is an award presented by the Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Grammy quotes, Grammy sayings, and Grammy proverbs.

Best Grammy Quotes

  1. “I was interviewed for a Grammy television show, and they asked me about Nashville, and I talked for three minutes and when I finished, I was teared up. The whole room was crying. Nashville has given me a home, where I never had a home before.” ~ Janis Ian
  2. “I’m thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I’ve got one. I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony – and my daughter Grammy.” ~ Noah Wyle
  3. “I think every artist wants to have that ‘Grammy award winner’ tag in front of their name.” ~ Jason Aldean
  4. “By the way, I got a Grammy, which was a big thrill.” ~ Marian McPartland

  5. “I’ve got a Grammy and Emmy, I’d like to have a Tony.” ~ Cyndi Lauper
  6. “I’ve always said I can’t tell sometimes that people even have an album out until I see them nominated for a Grammy. I think country gets dumped on across the board by the Grammys.” ~ Toby Keith
  7. “As the first woman to win Album of the Year at the Grammys twice, I want to say to all the young women out there, there are going to be people along the way who will try to undercut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame.But if you just focus on the work and you don’t let those people sidetrack you, someday, when you get where you are going, you will look around and you will know that it was you and the people who love you who put you there. And that will be the greatest feeling in the world. Thank you for this moment.” ~ Taylor Swift
  8. “And when you get where you’re going, you darn well better look great!” ~ Dan Brown

  9. “It could be Grammy night, Oscar night, whatever – I don’t feel the pressure to be there.” ~ Idris Elba
  10. “She could have a Grammy I’d still treat her ass like a nominee.” ~ Drake
  11. “Thank you so much for breaking my heart because you got me four Grammys.” ~ Sam Smith
  12. “I’d like my writing to be recognized with a Grammy.” ~ Chely Wright

  13. “When Elton John sang a duet with the white rapper Eminem on a Grammy telecast, rap went mainstream. Massive parental headaches followed.” ~ Bill O’Reilly
  14. “I liked getting the Grammy more than not getting it.” ~ Jakob Dylan
  15. “One of the high points of my career was winning the Grammy for ‘I Will Survive.'” ~ Gloria Gaynor
  16. “When you win a Grammy, it links a certain prestige and importance to you, you know? People want to talk to you.” ~ Stanley Clarke

  17. “A hip-looking teen watches an elderly woman hobble across the street on a walker. “Grammy’s here!” he shouts. He puts some MacAttack Mac&Cheese in the microwave and dons headphones and takes out a video game so he won’t be bored during the forty seconds it takes his lunch to cook. A truck comes around the corner and hits Grammy, sending her flying over the roof into the backyard, where luckily she lands on a trampoline. Unluckily, she bounces back over the roof, into the front yard, landing on a rosebush.” ~ George Saunders
  18. “A Grammy is really nice, but having lots of fans is really nice, too. I think just getting a record out is a success on its own.” ~ Dan Auerbach
  19. “Every year there’s an Oscar and Grammy and we celebrate those shows. We do the same in the U.S about sports schools and colleges. The same thing doesn’t happen for tech and STEM.” ~ will.i.am
  20. “I still have certain goals that I want. Grammies… Other awards… an Oscar one day.” ~ Janet Jackson

  21. “A brilliant 1989 album, Oh Mercy; some career retrospectives; and two albums of American folk songs, with just Bob Dylan and his guitar and harmonica. All that culminated in the Grammy-winning comeback album, Time Out of Mind (1997). Once again, just as Dylan seemed to be out of it, he was back at the top of his game.” ~ Bob Dylan
  22. “I never set out now to get a Grammy, or get an American Music Award, but it still is nice to be recognized.” ~ Ginuwine
  23. “Honestly I can truly say, it would be, nice, but I don’t feel like I got to get a Grammy or something to feel official. I’m cool but it would be nice Grammy Awards!” ~ Ginuwine , Grammy quotes awards
  24. “It still hasn’t kicked in yet. I haven’t had a second to think about it. And I don’t physically have the Grammy! So I can’t even look at it!” ~ Meghan Trainor

  25. “Going to the Grammys, being nominated for a Grammy, that was a really big deal for me, for us as a band.” ~ John Petrucci
  26. “I was never like, “Oh man, I want a Grammy and I’ll do whatever it takes”. Someone like that might not do what it takes to have a decent touring career, because they’re in the studio trying to master whatever they’re doing to win a Grammy.” ~ Vince Staples
  27. “I would like to get nominated for a Grammy, but I don’t set out to do that anymore, though, ’cause I never felt like I got my just due in the business, period anyway.” ~ Ginuwine
  28. “We were nominated [for Grammy] once before for our album 1916. We were up against Metallica at the time and they had just sold a quarter of a zillion albums.” ~ Lemmy Kilmister

  29. “I feel like success is really subjective. You could win a school talent show and be like “I was successful”, or you could get a Number One in New Zealand and be like “I was successful’, or you could win a Grammy and be like “I was successful”.” ~ Thomston
  30. “At some point in my life I would like to win a Grammy. I think that would be a good thing to do.” ~ Troye Sivan
  31. “Pop music, across its countless iterations, is a vast, amazing, thrilling art form. All life is in it. It stands for itself. The same is true of literature, but nobody feels compelled to toss Philip Roth a grammy just to prove it.” ~ David Bennun
  32. “My first single I was nominated for a Grammy with ‘Crank That,’ and I lost a Grammy to Kanye West, but it was still such a big deal for me to be nominated anyway.” ~ Soulja Boy

  33. “While silly ni**as argue over who gon’ snatch the crown / Look around my ni**a, white people have snatched the sound / This year I’ll probably go to the awards dappered down / Watch Iggy win a Grammy as I try to crack a smile.” ~ J. Cole
  34. “I went to Clive Davis’ Grammy party, and I nearly spontaneously combusted because everyone on my iPod was there!” ~ Leona Lewis
  35. “This means more to me than any Grammy I could ever win … It will take a village and an army, [some] countries and continents to make bullying a hate crime.” ~ Lady Gaga
  36. “In pop music, the public usually see the results – the hit records, the Grammy Awards performances, the concert tours – but not all the work that goes into getting into the spotlight. And not everyone realizes that, even if you have a lot of talent, chances are you won’t make it.” ~ Bruno Mars

  37. “I never threw away that paper with my Grammy speech because I haven’t hit the pinnacles I plan to reach.” ~ Drake
  38. “I think the Grammy is like the award, you know.” ~ Brandy Norwood
  39. “I’ve gotten tons of awards and I believe when it’s my time to get a Grammy, I’ll get a Grammy.” ~ Nicki Minaj
  40. “I feel like acting is something I’ve been working towards longer. And it would be great to win a Grammy, of course, but for some reason, an Oscar speaks more to me.” ~ Vanessa Hudgens

  41. “My first Grammy wasn’t even in a jazz category, but of course I was really excited. ‘Rockit’ was the beginning of kind of a new era for the whole hip-hop movement.” ~ Herbie Hancock
  42. “I hold ‘Mi Tierra,’ my first Spanish-language album, very close to me because that was all done in my native tongue and won me my first Grammy.” ~ Gloria Estefan
  43. “I’ve won several Emmys, a Tony and a Grammy so maybe somebody will let me have an Oscar, and then I’ll have a full set.” ~ Dick Van Dyke
  44. “Northwestern’s alumni list is truly impressive. This university has graduated best-selling authors, Olympians, presidential candidates, Grammy winners, Peabody winners, Emmy winners, and that’s just me!” ~ Stephen Colbert

  45. “I never had any expectations of winning a Grammy. It wasn’t something I was set on, that I was hoping and praying and starving for.” ~ Beck
  46. “I’m not a comedian. I’m not a show host. I’m a musician. That’s why I’ve turned down offers to host the Grammy Awards and the American Music Awards. Is it really entertaining for me to get up there and crack a few weak jokes and force people to laugh because I’m Michael Jackson, when I know in my heart that I’m not funny?” ~ Michael Jackson
  47. “When I was 4 or 5 and I could put complete thoughts together and really feel them, I remember watching the Grammy’s or something like that and getting real emotional because I wanted to be up there.” ~ Joanna Noelle Levesque
  48. “[Comedian Jerry Seinfeld was nominated for a Grammy for his spoken-word children’s album] Halloween… Don’t Give Up on Me.” ~ Jamie Lee Curtis

  49. “And you know there’s nothing like writing a song about someone who’s mean to you, and just makes your life miserable…and then winning a Grammy for it.” ~ Taylor Swift
  50. “I believe that I’m going to have a Grammy.” ~ Ashthon Jones
  51. “I was on the junior team when I was a freshman, that’s how good I was. But I wasn’t on my eighth-grade team, because some coach – some Grammy, some reviewer, some fashion person, some blah blah blah – they’re all the same as that coach.” ~ Kanye West
  52. “When you win your first Grammy, it’s true, you really want to thank all the little people.” ~ Zach Braff

  53. “In my opinion, one of the biggest drawbacks about Sergio Leone films are the scores composed by Ennio Morricone. If [Leone] were as talented as I am, he would have made mixtapes for his movies instead of letting some schmuck write the soundtracks for him. But then if he were as talented as I am, he’d be Zach Braff. And have his own Grammy.” ~ Zach Braff
  54. “Grammy asshole weekend in LA. Yuck … The Grammys = the old guard / old media propping up their puppets trying to convince the outside world, and each other, they’re relevant.” ~ Trent Reznor
  55. “I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail. I said to him, ‘Someday, when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the f***** deli without hearing or seeing me.'” ~ Lady Gaga
  56. “A Grammy is a wonderful thing; all of a sudden you’re given a new audience but, like anything, you have to be able to grow with these songs if you really want a long artistic career.” ~ Melissa Manchester

  57. “To date, [Wynton] Marsalis has received a total of nine Grammy Awards; a Pulitzer Prize (the first ever awarded to a jazz musician)… and twenty-nine honorary degrees, including Columbia, Brown, Princeton and Yale; the National Medal of Arts; and numerous awards from other countries.” ~ Randy Sandke
  58. “The biggest reward from that record was the enthusiasm everyone had to sing on it. The Grammy nominations and the chart positions are great, but ultimately the way you interact with other musicians is the most important thing to me.” ~ Chris Botti
  59. “My brain is very fantastical. If I ever actually recorded myself, I could probably win a Grammy for sex talk. Being on the road while in relationships, you need to learn to pleasure one another.” ~ Dane Cook
  60. “I’ve got a checklist of things I want – including a Brit, a Grammy, an Oscar and a white poodle. Sometimes it gets lonely, and I want a baby too! I’m ticking things off the list.” ~ Joss Stone

  61. “I want to win a Grammy. I want to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. I want to be a musical guest on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ And I want to play arenas and have tons of people watching me.” ~ Cheyenne Kimball
  62. “Deep down, you do want a Grammy, you do want an Oscar. You do want people to acknowledge what you’ve done.” ~ Avery Sunshine
  63. “I’d love to win a Grammy! Not ambitious or anything. And just having a really lovely bunch of kids and a happy family life, would be good for me.” ~ Bat for Lashes
  64. “If I hadn’t been living here [in America], do you think we would have gotten a Grammy? No chance.” ~ Lemmy Kilmister
  65. “If I’m nominated [for Grammy] I would love to win, and get up on the stage and just say thank you. It would be a great closing, for me, a great closing to a great career.” ~ Ginuwine

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