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As the Grammy Awards 2015 is fast approaching, now is the time to look back on some of the BIGGEST EVER winners of the prestigious awards show, as well as what their chances are at this year's event!
With 21 Grammy gongs to his name, 'Monster' rapper Kanye is one of the most Grammy-ladden stars EVER, behind only stars like U2, Stevie Wonder and Quincy Jones. Plus he's also famous for a certain OTHER Grammys incident (*cough* Taylor Swift *cough).
In 2014 Jay-Z upped his Grammys tally to 19 thanks to the award win for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration with 'Holy Grail'. With so many awards back at home with the missus and baby Blue, Jay-Z's a pro when it comes to picking up the gongs, and remains among the artists with the most Grammy wins ever. Not to shabby, eh Hov?
Just behind her hubby Jay-Z with 17 awards spread across her career both with Destiny's Child AND as a solo artist, Beyonce shows no signs of slowing down on the awards front thanks to her new self-titled album.
The US star won her first Grammys way back in 2002 for her (still AMAZING) debut single 'Fallin'', and the gongs have kept on rolling in ever since. Her last win came in 2014 bagging the title of Best R&B Album with 'Girl On Fire'.
It started back in 2000 with a win for 'My Name Is' and ever since Mr. Marshall Mathers has been a mainstay at the Grammys, with THREE wins for Best Rap Album over his career. #Boom
Who could have predicted back in 2009, when Adele picked up two Grammys for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, that she would be back just three years later to practically SWEEP the Grammy Awards 2012. Adele went on to take home SEVEN gongs in total that year thanks to her second album '21', and we highly doubt this is the end for Ms. Adkins. If that wasn't enough last year she added the Best Song Written For Visual Media award to the shelf thanks to 'Skyfall'.
The R&B superstar is a Grammys veteran these days, having won his first gong there over ten years ago. Since then Usher Raymond has enjoyed a steady stream of Grammys glory, most recently winning Best R&B Performance for the Diplo-produced 'Climax' in 2013!
All Kanye West jokes aside, Ms. Swift can't really complain when it comes to the Grammys, having picked up the highly coveted Album Of The Year with her second album back in 2010 as well as six other gongs since then. Add to that the fact that Taylor is now up for MORE awards at the 2015 ceremony!
Pharrell Williams took his tally to SEVEN awards at the 2014 bash thanks to his collaboration with Daft Punk on 'Get Lukcy', plus the prestigious award of 'Producer Of The Year'. #Fancy
With seven incredible albums under her belt, it's perhaps not surprising Rihanna is a veritable darling at the Grammys. She's had 21 nominations and seven wins over the past few years, including 2014's Best Urban Contemporary Album win for 'Unapologetic' . Bring it on RiRi!
British indie four-piece Coldplay scored huge Grammys success early on in their career with a total of four gongs between 2002 and 2004. The boys have since picked up a hefty amount of nominations over the years, as well as winning three more prizes since!
Daft Punk were one of the acts to dominate the 2014 Grammys show with an incredible FOUR wins including Best Album with 'Random Access Memories'. Add those wins to TWO award in 2009 and the dance duo have created themselves a pretty impressive awards shelf so far. Picture: Getty
They may be taking some well-earned time off at the moment, but Black Eyed Peas have been Grammy mainstays for a decade, with six to their name from Best Pop Vocal Album for 'the E.N.D' in 2010 to Best Rap Performance By A Group in 2005 for 'Let's Get It Started'.
As one of the most successful artists in the world today, it's not hard to see why Gaga is multiple Grammy winning star! Her album 'The Fame Monster' earned her a number of gongs back in 2011, and 'Born This Way' also picked up three nods in 2012.
The 'So What' singer has three gongs in her awards cupboard back at home.