"Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process." 

  • Born Barbara Joan Streisand on April 24, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York
  • While her first four albums debuted in the Top 10, it was 1964's People that reached No. 1 and put her on the mainstream map, with the title track hitting No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.
  • The legendary diva's 1963 debut, The Barbara Streisand Album, earned Album Of The Year honors at the 6th GRAMMY Awards, as well as Best Vocal Performance, Female. Streisand participated in one of the first signature GRAMMY moments at the 22nd GRAMMYs in 1980, when she memorably sang "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" with Neil Diamond.
  • Did you know? Streisand has won two Oscars, one in 1968 for Best Actress for her role in Funny Girl, and again in 1978 for Best Original Song for "Evergreen (Love Theme From A Star Is Born)." The latter also earned her two GRAMMYs for 1977 for Song Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female.
  • Streisand was named the MusiCares Person of the Year in 2011, receiving a pre-taped video message from former President Bill Clinton. Seal, Leona Lewis, Lea Michele, LeAnn Rimes, Barry Manilow, Tony Bennett, and Stevie Wonder were among the performers at the tribute gala, which raises proceeds for MusiCares.
  • Her Streisand Foundation donates money to many charitable causes, providing financial support to environmental, women's and youth advocacy groups, and AIDS research, among other causes.

 

Barbra Streisand

"Performing, for me, has always been a very inner process." 

  • Born Barbara Joan Streisand on April 24, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York
  • While her first four albums debuted in the Top 10, it was 1964's People that reached No. 1 and put her on the mainstream map, with the title track hitting No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.
  • The legendary diva's 1963 debut, The Barbara Streisand Album, earned Album Of The Year honors at the 6th GRAMMY Awards, as well as Best Vocal Performance, Female. Streisand participated in one of the first signature GRAMMY moments at the 22nd GRAMMYs in 1980, when she memorably sang "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" with Neil Diamond.
  • Did you know? Streisand has won two Oscars, one in 1968 for Best Actress for her role in Funny Girl, and again in 1978 for Best Original Song for "Evergreen (Love Theme From A Star Is Born)." The latter also earned her two GRAMMYs for 1977 for Song Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female.
  • Streisand was named the MusiCares Person of the Year in 2011, receiving a pre-taped video message from former President Bill Clinton. Seal, Leona Lewis, Lea Michele, LeAnn Rimes, Barry Manilow, Tony Bennett, and Stevie Wonder were among the performers at the tribute gala, which raises proceeds for MusiCares.
  • Her Streisand Foundation donates money to many charitable causes, providing financial support to environmental, women's and youth advocacy groups, and AIDS research, among other causes.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Barbra Streisand

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Nominations
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway
 
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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Partners
 
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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman
 
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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Love Is The Answer
 
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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Live In Concert 2006
 
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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
The Movie Album
 
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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Christmas Memories
 
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Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Timeless - Live In Concert (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
I Finally Found Someone (Single)
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Tell Him (Single)
 
Wins
Lifetime Achievement Award
(lifetime Achievement Award)
 
Nominations
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Ordinary Miracles (Single)
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance
The Concert (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
The Music Of The Night (Track)
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance
Back To Broadway (Album)
 
Wins
Grammy Legend Award
(GRAMMY Legend Award)
 
Nominations
Best Traditional Pop Performance
Warm All Over (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
One Voice (Album)
Best Performance Music Video
One Voice (Video)
 
Wins
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
The Broadway Album
Nominations
Album Of The Year
The Broadway Album (Album)
 
Wins
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Guilty
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Woman In Love (Single)
Album Of The Year
Guilty (Album)
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Woman In Love (Single)
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
You Don't Bring Me Flowers
Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus
You Don't Bring Me Flowers (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
You Don't Bring Me Flowers (Solo Version) (Track)
 
Wins
Song Of The Year
Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)
Best Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special
A Star Is Born (Album)
 
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Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
Classical Barbra (Debussy: Beau Soir, Canteloube: Berceuse, Wolf: Verschwiegene, Etc.) (Album)
 
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Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Sweet Inspiration/Where You Lead (Single)
 
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Best Contemporary-Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Funny Girl (Album)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Color Me Barbra (Album)
Best Vocal Performance, Female
Color Me Barbra (Album)
 
Wins
Best Vocal Performance, Female
My Name Is Barbra
Nominations
Album Of The Year
My Name Is Barbra (Album)
 
Wins
Best Vocal Performance, Female
People
Nominations
Record Of The Year
People (Single)
Album Of The Year
People (Album)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year (Other Than Classical)
The Barbra Streisand Album
Best Vocal Performance, Female
The Barbra Streisand Album
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Happy Days Are Here Again (Single)