"I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family — and I don’t think I could ask for anything more than that, actually."

  • Born Francis Albert Sinatra on Dec. 12, 1915, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Died May 14, 1998, in Los Angeles, California
     
  • Frank Sinatra released his first solo album in 1946. The Voice Of Frank Sinatra soon climbed No. 1, spawning several songs that would become mainstays of Sinatra’s repertoire, including "Try A Little Tenderness," "You Go To My Head" and "Someone To Watch Over Me."
     
  • The Chairman of the Board won his first GRAMMY for Best Album Cover for 1958 for Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely. 
     
  • The Recording Academy presented Sinatra with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1966. He was honored with a Trustees Award in 1979, and he received a GRAMMY Legend Award in 1995. 
     
  • He also has 13 recorded works in the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, including the albums Come Fly With Me, Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely and In The Wee Small Hours and the singles "The House I Live In," "I'll Never Smile Again" and "I've Got The World On A String."
     
  • In 1961 Sinatra played a benefit concert at Carnegie Hall for Dr. Martin Luther King. He was a lifelong advocate for Jewish causes, and in 1972 was awarded the Medallion of Valor by Israel in recognition of his raising $6.5 million in bond pledges for Israel. 

Frank Sinatra

"I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family — and I don’t think I could ask for anything more than that, actually."

  • Born Francis Albert Sinatra on Dec. 12, 1915, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Died May 14, 1998, in Los Angeles, California
     
  • Frank Sinatra released his first solo album in 1946. The Voice Of Frank Sinatra soon climbed No. 1, spawning several songs that would become mainstays of Sinatra’s repertoire, including "Try A Little Tenderness," "You Go To My Head" and "Someone To Watch Over Me."
     
  • The Chairman of the Board won his first GRAMMY for Best Album Cover for 1958 for Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely. 
     
  • The Recording Academy presented Sinatra with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1966. He was honored with a Trustees Award in 1979, and he received a GRAMMY Legend Award in 1995. 
     
  • He also has 13 recorded works in the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, including the albums Come Fly With Me, Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely and In The Wee Small Hours and the singles "The House I Live In," "I'll Never Smile Again" and "I've Got The World On A String."
     
  • In 1961 Sinatra played a benefit concert at Carnegie Hall for Dr. Martin Luther King. He was a lifelong advocate for Jewish causes, and in 1972 was awarded the Medallion of Valor by Israel in recognition of his raising $6.5 million in bond pledges for Israel. 

GRAMMY Award Results for Frank Sinatra

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Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
My Way (Track)
 
Wins
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance
Duets II
 
Wins
Grammy Legend Award
(GRAMMY Legend Award)
Nominations
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance
Duets (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Music Video, Long Form
Frank Sinatra: Portrait Of An Album (Video)
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Theme From New York, New York
Album Of The Year
Trilogy: Past, Present And Future (Album)
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Theme From New York, New York (Single)
 
Wins
Trustees Awards
National Trustees Award - 1979
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Male
My Way
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Somethin' Stupid (Single)
Album Of The Year
Francis Albert Sinatra/Antonio Carlos Jobim (Album)
Best Vocal Performance, Male
Francis Albert Sinatra/Antonio Carlos Jobim (Album)
 
Wins
Record Of The Year
Strangers In The Night
Album Of The Year
A Man And His Music
Best Vocal Performance, Male
Strangers In The Night
 
Wins
Bing Crosby Award - Name changed to GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award in 1982.
Bing Crosby Award - Name changed to GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award in 1982.
Album Of The Year
September Of My Years
Best Vocal Performance, Male
It Was A Very Good Year
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
The Second Time Around (Single)
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Nice 'N Easy (Single)
Album Of The Year
Nice 'N Easy (Album)
Best Vocal Performance Single Record Or Track, Male
Nice 'N Easy (Single)
Best Vocal Performance Album, Male
Nice 'N Easy (Album)
Best Performance By A Pop Single Artist
Nice 'N Easy (Single)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Come Dance With Me
Best Vocal Performance, Male
Come Dance With Me
Nominations
Record Of The Year
High Hopes (Single)
 
Wins
Best Album Cover
Only The Lonely
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Witchcraft (Single)
Album Of The Year
Come Fly With Me (Album)
Album Of The Year
Only The Lonely (Album)
Best Vocal Performance, Male
Come Fly With Me (Album)
Best Vocal Performance, Male
Witchcraft (Single)