And The GRAMMY Went To ... Jay-Z And Kanye West

More on the rappers' three wins at the 55th GRAMMY Awards
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    Kanye West at the 50th GRAMMY Awards in 2008
February 12, 2013 -- 12:46 pm PST

(In the coming weeks will feature information and video highlights on winners from the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Each installment will offer the winning or related video, and some pertinent, and not so pertinent, information about the track and the artists.)


"N****s In Paris" [iTunes]


Jay-Z & Kanye West

Won for:

Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song

Previous wins:

Jay-Z has 14 previous GRAMMY Awards, including one at last year's 54th GRAMMY Awards. West has 18 previous GRAMMY Awards, including four at last year's 54th GRAMMY Awards. 

Did you know?:

Jay-Z and West were among the big winners at the 55th GRAMMY Awards, with three GRAMMYs each. In addition to their two wins for "N****s In Paris," Jay-Z and West also picked up Best Rap/Sung Collaboration honors for "No Church In The Wild" with Frank Ocean and The-Dream. Jay-Z has now won Best Rap/Sung Collaboration six times in his career. West has now won Best Rap Song six times in his career. This marks the second year in a row that Jay-Z and West have won Best Rap Performance, following a win for "Otis" at the 54th GRAMMY Awards. On the 55th GRAMMY telecast, Jay-Z teamed with Justin Timberlake to perform Timberlake's new single, "Suit & Tie." With his three wins, West now has 21 career GRAMMYs, making him the first rapper with 20 GRAMMY wins.

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