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Ray Charles

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Famous as :

Soul singer, pianist

Birth Name :

Ray Charles Robinson

Birth Date :

September 23, 1930

Birth Place :

Albany, Georgia, USA

Claim to fame :

Single "I Got a Woman" (1954)

Black Reel Awards


2005

Won Black Reel
category Best Original Score for Ray (2004)
shared with Stephen Altman

Emmy Awards


1993

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics (for theme "Bob Hope: The First 90 Years" (1993) (TV)) for "Where There's Life, There's Hope"
shared with Buz Kohan (lyricist)

1992

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Direction for The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1991) (TV)
shared with Nick Perito (music director/principal arranger)

1990

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction for The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1989) (TV)
shared with Nick Perito (music director/arranger); Jon Charles (arranger)

1988

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988) (TV)

1986

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Achievement in Music and Lyrics (for theme "America Votes the #1 Song" (1985) (TV)) for "Take It to the People"

Grammy Awards


2005

Won Grammy Award
category Album of the Year for "Genius Loves Company"

2005

Won Grammy Award
category Record of the Year for "Here We Go Again"
shared with Norah Jones

2005

Won Grammy Award
category Best Pop Vocal Album for "Genius Loves Company"

2005

Won Grammy Award
category Best Gospel Performance for "Heaven Help Us All"
shared with Gladys Knight

2005

Won Grammy Award
category Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for "Here We Go Again"
shared with Norah Jones

2005

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
shared with Elton John

2005

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for "Sinner's Prayer"
shared with B.B. King

1994

Won Grammy Award
category Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "A Song for You"

1991

Won Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "I'll Be Good to You" (remake)
shared with Quincy Jones; Chaka Khan

1990

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group for "Save the Bones for Henry Jones"
shared with Lou Rawls

1984

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Country Vocal Performance - Male for "Born to Love Me"

1980

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male for "Some Enchanted Evening"

1973

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male for "What Have They Done to My Song Ma"

1961

Won Grammy Award
category Male Vocal Performance - Single for "Georgia on My Mind"

1961

Won Grammy Award
category Vocal Performance - Pop Single Artist for "Georgia on My Mind"

1961

Won Grammy Award
category Male Vocal Performance - Album for "Genius of Ray Charles"

1961

Won Grammy Award
category Rhythm & Blues Performance for "Let the Good Times Roll"

1961

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Record of the Year for "Georgia on My Mind"

NAACP Image Awards


2006

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Duo or Group
shared with Various Artists

2005

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Duo or Group for "Genius Loves Company"
shared with Gladys Knight

Polar Music Prize


1998

Won Polar Music Prize


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


1986

Won Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
category Performer

TV Land Awards


2003

Got nomination for TV Land Award
category Favorite Guest Performance by a Musician on a TV Show for Designing Women (1986) (TV)

 
 
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