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The Grammy Hall of Fame
A hall of fame, wall of fame, walk of fame, walk of stars or avenue of stars is a type of attraction established for any field of endeavor to honor individuals of noteworthy achievement in that field...
is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old and that have "qualitative or historical significance". The Award
honors recordings (singles and albums) in all genres, including classical, rock, country, Hip hop music
Hip hop music, also called hip-hop, rap music or hip-hop music, is a musical genre consisting of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted...
, R&B, opera, theatre and film, from the turn of the 20th century through the current eligibility cutoff date. To date (2010), there are approximately 850 Grammy Hall of Fame Award
recipients out of perhaps hundreds of thousands of albums and singles that have been recorded since 1900. A complete list of recordings awarded this title appear below, divided into four sections.
Alphabetical listing by title: