Who Won the Grammy for Best New Artist?

Grammy for Best New Artist

From Bobby Darin in 1959 to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis in 2014 the Grammy Awards have awarded the Best New Artist Grammy throughout the years.

Notable winners of the Best New Artist Grammy have included The Beatles, Bette Midler, Mariah Carey, and Christina Aguilera.

Milli Vanilli won the award in 1990, but the Grammy was revoked after their lip-sync scandal.


2014 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis  
Other Nominees: James Blake; Kendrick Lamar; Kacey Musgraves; Ed Sheeran
2013 fun.  
Other Nominees: Alabama Shakes; Hunter Hayes; The Lumineers; Frank Ocean
2012 Bon Iver  
Other Nominees: The Band Perry; J Cole; Nicki Minaj; Skrillex
2011 Esperanza Spalding  
Other Nominees: Justin Bieber; Drake; Florence + The Machine; Mumford & Sons
2010 Zac Brown Band  
Other Nominees: Keri Hilson; MGMT; Silversun Pickups; The Ting Tings
2009 Adele  
Other Nominees: Duffy; Jonas Brothers; Lady Antebellum; Jazmine Sullivan
2008 Amy Winehouse  
Other Nominees: Feist; Ledisi; Paramore; Taylor Swift
2007 Carrie Underwood  
Other Nominees: James Blunt; Chris Brown; Imogen Heap; Corinne Bailey Rae
2006 John Legend  
Other Nominees: Ciara; Fall Out Boy; Keane; Sugarland
2005 Maroon 5  
Other Nominees: Los Lonely Boys; Joss Stone; Kanye West; Gretchen Wilson
2004 Evanescence  
Other Nominees: 50 Cent; Fountains Of Wayne; Heather Headley; Sean Paul
2003 Norah Jones  
Other Nominees: Ashanti; Michelle Branch; Avril Lavigne; John Mayer
2002 Alicia Keys  
Other Nominees: Nelly Furtado; David Gray; India.Arie; Linkin Park
2001 Shelby Lynne  
Other Nominees: Brad Paisley; Papa Roach; Jill Scott; Sisqo
2000 Christina Aguilera  
Other Nominees: Macy Gray; Kid Rock; Britney Spears; Susan Tedeschi
1999 Lauryn Hill  
Other Nominees: Backstreet Boys; Andrea Bocelli; Dixie Chicks; Natalie Imbruglia
1998 Paula Cole  
Other Nominees: Fiona Apple; Erykah Badu; Hanson; Puff Daddy
1997 LeAnn Rimes  
Other Nominees: Garbage; Jewel; No Doubt; Tony Rich Project
1996 Hootie & The Blowfish  
Other Nominees: Brandy; Alanis Morissette; Joan Osborne; Shania Twain
1995 Sheryl Crow  
Other Nominees: Ace of Base; Counting Crows; Crash Test Dummies; Green Day
1994 Toni Braxton  
Other Nominees: Belly; Blind Melon; Digable Planets; SWV
1993 Arrested Development  
Other Nominees: Billy Ray Cyrus; Sophie B Hawkins; Kris Kross; Jon Secada
1992 Marc Cohn  
Other Nominees: Boyz II Men; C+C Music Factory; Color Me Badd; Seal
1991 Mariah Carey  
Other Nominees: The Black Crowes; The Kentucky Headhunters; Lisa Stansfield; Wilson Phillips
1990 Milli Vanilli  
Other Nominees: Neneh Cherry; Indigo Girls; Soul II Soul; Tone Loc
1989 Tracy Chapman  
Other Nominees: Rick Astley; Toni Childs; Take 6; Vanessa Williams
1988 Jody Watley  
Other Nominees: Breakfast Club; Cutting Crew; Terence Trent D'Arby; Swing Out Sister
1987 Bruce Hornsby  
Other Nominees: Glass Tiger; Nu Shooz; Simply Red; Timbuk 3
1986 Sade  
Other Nominees: A-Ha; Freddie Jackson; Katrina and the Waves; Julian Lennon
1985 Cyndi Lauper  
Other Nominees: Sheila E; Frankie Goes To Hollywood; Corey Hart; The Judds
1984 Culture Club  
Other Nominees: Big Country; Eurythmics; Men Without Hats; Musical Youth
1983 Men At Work  
Other Nominees: Asia; Jennifer Holliday; Human League; Stray Cats
1982 Sheena Easton  
Other Nominees: Adam and the Ants; The Go-Go's; James Ingram; Luther Vandross
1981 Christopher Cross  
Other Nominees: Irene Cara; Robbie Dupree; Amy Holland; The Pretenders
1980 Rickie Lee Jones  
Other Nominees: The Blues Brothers; Dire Straits; The Knack; Robin Williams
1979 A Taste Of Honey  
1978 Debby Boone  
1977 Starland Vocal Band  
1976 Natalie Cole  
1975 Marvin Hamlisch  
1974 Bette Midler  
1973 America  
1972 Carly Simon  
1971 The Carpenters  
1970 Crosby Stills & Nash  
1969 Jose Feliciano  
1968 Bobbie Gentry  
1967 NONE  
1966 Tom Jones  
1965 The Beatles  
1964 The Swingle Swingers  
1963 Robert Goulet  
1962 Peter Nero  
1961 Bob Newhart  
1960 Bobby Darin  
1959 NONE