20 People You Won't Believe Have Grammys

Politicians, actors, athletes and Baha Men who have surprisingly won on Music's Biggest Night

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Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers stands on the court during a game at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California in 1986. Getty13/20

Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Since his retirement from basketball, Magic Johnson has done many things, not all of them well or for easily discernible reasons, but his role in AIDS education and advocacy cannot be praised highly enough. Almost surely the only failed talk-show host/pre-paid Master Card sponsor/movie theater owner/NBA TV commentator/Starbucks franchisee on this list. His What You Can Do to Avoid AIDS took home Best Spoken Word Album in 1993.

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