How It's Made: The GRAMMY Trophy
Ever wondered how the iconic GRAMMY statuette is made? Curious how long it takes to make a GRAMMY? Learn these answers and more in an excerpt from a new episode of the Science Channel's "How It's Made," airing May 1 at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT, that chronicles the step-by-step process John Billings and his staff undertake in handcrafting a GRAMMY.
Working from Billings Artworks in Ridgway, Colo., Billings — aka "The GRAMMY Man" — and his staff handcraft GRAMMYs for recipients in all 83 GRAMMY categories and Latin GRAMMYs for recipients in all 48 Latin GRAMMY categories, as well as the statuettes for The Recording Academy's Special Merit Awards.