Jay Z with 21 GRAMMY Awards
Jay Z, a.k.a. Shawn Corey Carter, has been one of the most successful rap artists of all time. What does he have to show for it? A grand total of 21 GRAMMY Awards! With a career spanning over three decades, Jay Z has earned Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance, and Best Music Video.
The only other artist with 21 golden gramophone trophies is fellow Watch The Throne collaborator Kanye West.
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