The best music of the year gets rewarded at the annual Grammy Awards. Some artists — like Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Kanye West and U2 — are fortunate enough to hear their names called as the winner on many different occasions. Before more winners are crowned at the 58th annual Grammy Awards Sunday on CBS, here are the artists with the most wins in history.
1. Georg Solti — 31 Wins
The conductor has the record for most wins of any artist and still has the most wins in the classical category. Solti died in 1997, but he also earned one more Grammy that year for Best Opera Recording for "Wagner: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg"
2. Quincy Jones and Alison Krauss — 27 Wins
Jones has been awarded for his work as an artist and producer across many genres, including jazz, pop and rap. Krauss currently holds the record for most Grammy wins by a female and most in the country category. Krauss and Jones are both the most awarded living winners.
3. Pierre Boulez — 26 Wins
The French composer was known for changing classical music in the years after World War II and was one of the most influential conductors in the genre. Boulez died on Jan. 5, 2016 at the age of 90.
4. Vladimir Horowitz and Stevie Wonder — 25 Wins
Aren't 25 wins lovely? Stevie Wonder holds the Grammy record for winning five or more awards at three separate ceremonies. Horowitz is considered one of the greatest pianists ever and the composer passed away on Nov. 5, 1989 at age 86.
5. Chick Corea, U2 and John Williams — 22 Wins
Chick Corea sits on top of the jazz genre with the most wins in the category. U2's 22 wins are the most by any rock band, while composer John Williams has also taken home 22 Grammys and is known for his work on films like "Star Wars" and "Jaws."
6. Jay-Z and Kanye West — 21 Wins
Two of the greatest modern rappers are tied with one another at 21. Jay-Z has received many honors for both his individual work and collaborations with other artists like his wife Beyoncé. Kanye could pass Jay-Z this year, as he has four nominations, including Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song.
7. Beyoncé, Vince Gill, Henry Mancini, Pat Metheny, Al Schmitt and Bruce Springsteen — 20 wins
Beyoncé has the second most wins for a female artists and has the record for most nominations by a woman with 53. Vince Gill has the most awards won by a male country singer and took home a Grammy each year in the 90s, according to the Grammy website. Henry Mancini, the man responsible for "The Pink Panther Theme," once took home five Grammys in one night in 1961.
Pat Metheny is successful jazz musician, who has taken home a Grammy in each of the last four decades. Al Schmitt has received Grammys for his work as an engineer, especially with artists like Ray Charles and Paul McCartney. Bruce Springsteen started winning Grammys for his music in the 80s, which then continued into the 90s and 2000s.
The 58th annual Grammy Awards airs Monday, Feb. 15 on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.