Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor.
Hit-Boy was a producer of 2011's "N****s In Paris" by Jay Z and Kanye West, which won a GRAMMYs for best rap song.
HIT-BOY: “I didn’t expect to win. I didn’t expect anything. I never do, I just do my best. But it was amazing. I went onstage at the pre-GRAMMYs and gave a speech, but I wasn’t prepared—I just blanked out. I felt blessed, like I had finally proved that I could make music of this caliber. It’s on the shelf in my studio now, but I’m sending it to my mom’s crib next year to put it in this case I’ve been trying to build for her. A lot of the songs and beats that found me success I made at her house. She let me stay up all night and play music loud. She deserves it.”
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Martina McBride | Melanie Fiona | Michael Bolton | Michael Bublé | Outkast
Rickie Lee Jones | Rob Thomas | Ryan Bingham | Toni Braxton