10 Successful Musicians Who Have Never Won A Grammy

The Grammy’s are one of the most respected award shows in the music industry. Many musicians dream of the day they will be able to accept the famous Gramophone Award. For some of the most successful musicians to ever step foot in the music industry, receiving a Grammy award is still a dream. Regardless of their chart breaking records, album sales, and Top 40 hits, the artists on this list have never received a Grammy award.

Katy Perry

Despite being one of the most popular pop stars of this generation, Katy Perry has never won a Grammy Award, despite being nominated 11 times.


Nas is considered a legend in the Hip Hop community. After being nominated nearly 13 times throughout his lengthy career, the rapper has yet to win an award.

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj has been at the top of the rap game since her official debut in 2010. Even though she’s one of the biggest acts in music today, the rapper has never won a Grammy Award.

Diana Ross

Diana Ross was the lead singer of the legendary group The Supremes. She has a phenomenal musical catalog, but has never won a Grammy despite her numerous nominations.

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses are one of the most successful rock bands. Even though they’re extremely successful, the group never won a Grammy Award.


Björk is a successful singer and is considered iconic to many fans. She’s been nominated at least 13 times, and has gone home empty handed each time.

Run D.M.C.

Run D.M.C. are Hip Hop pioneers. They pretty much paved the way for many rap artists to become successful in the industry. Despite their influence on the Hip Hop culture, the group never won a Grammy.

Jackson 5

Jackson 5 helped paved the way for many groups and child stars in the entertainment industry. They had many number one hits on the Billboard charts and were very successful. Their success, however, never earned them a Grammy.

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg may be one of the highest Grammy nominated artist that has yet to win an award. He’s been nominated 16 times throughout his career, yet has not taken home a single award.

Bob Marley

Bob Marley is without a doubt a reggae legend. The late artist never won a Grammy, but he did receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.