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Grammy Awards Edit

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Armstrong was posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1972 by the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. This Special Merit Award is presented by vote of the Recording Academy's National Trustees to performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.[1]
Grammy Award
Year Category Title Genre Label Result
1964 Male Vocal Performance "Hello, Dolly!" Pop Kapp Winner

Grammy Hall of FameEdit

Recordings of Armstrong were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, which is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old, and that have "qualitative or historical significance."[2][3]

Grammy Hall of Fame
Year Recorded Title Genre Label Year Inducted Notes
1929 "St. Louis Blues" Jazz (Single) OKeh 2008 with Bessie Smith
1928 "Weather Bird" Jazz (Single) OKeh 2008 with Earl Hines
1930 "Blue Yodel #9
(Standing on the Corner)
"
Country (Single) Victor 2007 Jimmie Rodgers (Featuring Louis Armstrong)
1932 "All of Me" Jazz (Single) Columbia 2005
1958 Porgy and Bess Jazz (Album) Verve 2001 with Ella Fitzgerald
1964 "Hello Dolly!" Pop (Single) Kapp 2001
1926 "Heebie Jeebies" Jazz (Single) OKeh 1999
1968 "What a Wonderful World" Jazz (Single) ABC 1999
1955 "Mack the Knife" Jazz (Single) Columbia 1997
1925 "St. Louis Blues" Jazz (Single) Columbia 1993 Bessie Smith with Louis Armstrong, cornet
1928 "West End Blues" Jazz (Single) OKeh 1974

Rock and Roll Hall of FameEdit

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame listed a song by Armstrong on the list of 500 songs that shaped Rock and Roll.[4]

Year Recorded Title Label Group
1928 West End Blues Okeh Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five

Inductions and honorsEdit

In 1995, the U.S. Post Office issued a Louis Armstrong 32 cents commemorative postage stamp.

Year Inducted Title Results Notes
2007 Louisiana Music Hall of Fame
2007 Gennett Records Walk of Fame, Richmond, Indiana
2007 Long Island Music Hall of Fame
2004 Nesuhi Ertegün Jazz Hall of Fame
at Jazz at Lincoln Center
1990 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Early influence
1978 Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame
1952 Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame
1960[5] Hollywood Walk of Fame Star at 7601 Hollywood Blvd.

RefereencesEdit

  1. "Lifetime Achievement Award". Grammy.com. February 8, 2009. http://www.grammy.com/Recording_Academy/Awards/Lifetime_Awards/. Retrieved August 17, 2009. 
  2. "Grammy Hall of Fame Database". Grammy.com. February 8, 2009. http://www.grammy.com/Recording_Academy/Awards/Hall_Of_Fame/. Retrieved August 17, 2009. 
  3. "The Recording Academy" (PDF). http://www.grammy.com/PressReleases/443_466_Hall%20of%20Fame%20release%20FINAL.pdf. Retrieved August 17, 2009. 
  4. "500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll". Rockhall.com. http://www.rockhall.com/exhibithighlights/500-songs/. Retrieved August 17, 2009. [dead link]
  5. Hollwodd Walk of fame[dead link]

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