The 65th Annual Grammy Awards happen this Sunday night February 5th. I figured we would do a Grammy edition Mundane Mystery.
Where did the name “Grammy” come from?
Back at the first Grammy Award ceremony in 1959 they needed an ideas for the gold plated statues they were giving out as the awards. They decided to make it a gold gramophone, which some people refer to as a phonograph or record player. Back then that’s what everyone was listening to music on so it made sense. They shorted the name to “Grammy” and it’s stuck ever since.
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