Genre Excellence: Grammy Awards honor musical brilliance across diverse genres.

1959 Debut: Inaugural ceremony at Beverly Hilton Hotel and Park Sheraton.

Name Contest: 'Grammy' chosen to reference the gramophone.

Evolution: Started with 28 awards, now over 100 categories.

Television Premiere: Second ceremony in 1959 was the first televised event.

Changing Venues: From Felt Forum to Staples Center, locations varied.

Inspiration Origin: Tied to Hollywood Walk of Fame committee's vision.

Entertainment Milestone: Oscars for film, Emmys for TV, Grammys for music.