"When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there."

  • Born George Harrison Feb. 24, 1943, in Liverpool, England. Died Nov. 29, 2001, in Beverly Hills, California.
     
  • Following the massive success of the Beatles, Harrison's solo career took off with his 1970 triple album, All Things Must Pass, which spent seven weeks at No. 1. The album featured the hits "My Sweet Lord" (No. 1) and "What Is Life" (No. 10).
     
  • Harrison won his first GRAMMY after leaving the Beatles at the 15th GRAMMY Awards for Album Of The Year for The Concert For Bangla Desh. The year prior, Harrison performed "My Sweet Lord" on the 14th GRAMMY Awards telecast.
     
  • All Things Must Pass was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame in 2014. The Beatles were honored with a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014; Harrison received the same award in 2015.
     
  • In 2012 the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live hosted George Harrison: Living In The Material World. The first major exhibit to explore his life and career, it featured a collection of diverse artifacts, rare photographs and footage, including dozens of items from the private collection of the Harrison Estate.
     
  • Organized by Harrison and fellow GRAMMY winner Ravi Shankar, The Concert For Bangladesh raised international awareness and funded relief efforts for refugees from Bangladesh following the Bangladesh Liberation War-related genocide.

 

George Harrison

"When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there."

  • Born George Harrison Feb. 24, 1943, in Liverpool, England. Died Nov. 29, 2001, in Beverly Hills, California.
     
  • Following the massive success of the Beatles, Harrison's solo career took off with his 1970 triple album, All Things Must Pass, which spent seven weeks at No. 1. The album featured the hits "My Sweet Lord" (No. 1) and "What Is Life" (No. 10).
     
  • Harrison won his first GRAMMY after leaving the Beatles at the 15th GRAMMY Awards for Album Of The Year for The Concert For Bangla Desh. The year prior, Harrison performed "My Sweet Lord" on the 14th GRAMMY Awards telecast.
     
  • All Things Must Pass was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame in 2014. The Beatles were honored with a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014; Harrison received the same award in 2015.
     
  • In 2012 the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live hosted George Harrison: Living In The Material World. The first major exhibit to explore his life and career, it featured a collection of diverse artifacts, rare photographs and footage, including dozens of items from the private collection of the Harrison Estate.
     
  • Organized by Harrison and fellow GRAMMY winner Ravi Shankar, The Concert For Bangladesh raised international awareness and funded relief efforts for refugees from Bangladesh following the Bangladesh Liberation War-related genocide.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for George Harrison

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Wins
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award - 2015
 
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Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Marwa Blues
Nominations
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Any Road
Best Pop Vocal Album
Brainwashed
 
Wins
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Free As A Bird
Best Music Video, Short Form
Free As A Bird
Best Music Video, Long Form
The Beatles Anthology
 
Nominations
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
My Back Pages (Track)
 
Wins
Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Traveling Wilburys Volume One
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Traveling Wilburys Volume One (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Concept Music Video
When We Was Fab (Video)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
The Concert For Bangla Desh
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
My Sweet Lord (Single)
Album Of The Year
All Things Must Pass (Album)
 
Wins
Best Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special
Let It Be
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Let It Be
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus
Let It Be
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Abbey Road (Album)
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance By A Group
Abbey Road
Best Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special
Yellow Submarine
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Hey Jude
Album Of The Year
Magical Mystery Tour (Album)
Best Contemporary-Pop Performance, Vocal Duo Or Group
Hey Jude
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Best Contemporary Album
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Nominations
Best Performance By A Vocal Group
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Best Contemporary Group Performance (Vocal Or Instrumental)
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) Or Instrumentalist(s)
A Day In The Life (Album)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Revolver (Album)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Help!
Best Performance By A Vocal Group
Help!
Best Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or Television Show
Help! (Motion Picture) (Album)
Best Contemporary (R&R) Performance - Group (Vocal Or Instrumental)
Help!
 
Wins
Best Performance By A Vocal Group
A Hard Day's Night
Best New Artist Of 1964
Nominations
Record Of The Year
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Best Rock & Roll Recording
A Hard Day's Night

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