Blues Legend B.B. King Wins His First GRAMMY In 1971 | GRAMMY Rewind
In the latest episode of GRAMMY Rewind, witness the King of Blues accept his first of 15 career GRAMMYs.
For the latest edition of GRAMMY Rewind, we revisit the 15-time GRAMMY winner B.B. King's first-ever GRAMMY win for his 1969 blues classic "The Thrill Is Gone." At the 13th GRAMMY Awards in 1971, the King of Blues earned his second nomination and first win, taking home the golden gramophone for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.