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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Sam Kinison
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Sam Kinison

Death is the best P.R. campaign, and so, in 1995, NARAS posthumously bestowed on this mercurial lump of high-wattage controversy the Best Comedy Album award — an honor which, for four of the previous five years, had gone to the square classical parodies of P.D.Q. Bach. Though you can't rule out the resonance that Kinison's "Rap Sucks" bit possibly had among some Grammy voters.

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