VOTE The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s  

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It's often said that laughter is the best medicine. If that's true, then the comedians featured on this list should hold dozens of doctorates between them. These are the nominees and winners of the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album between 1990 and 1999 – in other words, this list features the very best comedy albums of the 1990s. Some of these 1990s best comedy albums were recorded at live standup shows, complete with off-the-cuff remarks and audience applause. Others use music as their comedic medium. But all of these acclaimed albums accomplish their main purpose: making listeners laugh.

You'll recognize plenty of names on this 1990s comedy albums list. Garrison Keillor, the Midwestern mastermind behind A Prairie Home Companion, had several Grammy-nominated releases in the 1990s, including More News from Lake Wobegon, Local Man Moves to the City, and Lake Wobegon USA. Adam Sandler was nominated for They're All Gonna Laugh at You! in 1995.

Jeff Foxworthy, the king of the redneck joke, was a favorite among comedy fans and Grammy voters in the '90s. Other notable Grammy-nominated comedy albums of the 1990s include Live From Hell by Sam Kinison and Martin Lawrence's Funk It.

It's up to you to determine which Grammy-recognized comedy album from the '90s deserves the top spot on this list. Make your voice heard by voting your favorites up towards number one.
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Parental Advisory: Explicit Ly... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics George Carlin - Nominated in 1992.

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The 2000 Year Old Man in the Y... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
The 2000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000 Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner - Won in 1999.

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I'm Telling You for the Last T... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
I'm Telling You for the Last Time Jerry Seinfeld - Nominated in 1999.

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Jonathan Winters into the ‘90s is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Jonathan Winters into the ‘90s Jonathan Winters - Nominated in 1991.

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Wild Thing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Wild Thing Sam Kinison - Nominated in 1990.

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Naked Beneath My Clothes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Naked Beneath My Clothes Rita Rudner - Nominated in 1993.

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Without You I'm Nothing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Without You I'm Nothing Sandra Bernhard - Nominated in 1990.

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Jammin' in New York is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Jammin' in New York George Carlin - Won in 1994.

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Live From Hell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Live From Hell Sam Kinison - Won in 1995.

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Funk It is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Funk It Martin Lawrence - Nominated in 1996.

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Jonathan Winters is Terminator... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Jonathan Winters is Terminator 3 Jonathan Winters - Nominated in 1993.

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Crank(y) Calls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Crank(y) Calls Jonathan Winters - Won in 1996.

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You’re Good Enough, You’re Sma... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
You’re Good Enough, You’re Smart Enough, and Doggone it, People Like You! Al Franken - Nominated in 1994.

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idi... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations Al Franken - Won in 1997.

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Dirty Jokes and Beer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Dirty Jokes and Beer Drew Carey - Nominated in 1998.

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Motherhood: The Second Oldest ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession Erma Bombeck - Nominated in 1990.

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Lake Wobegan USA is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Lake Wobegan USA Garrison Keillor - Nominated in 1994.

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Pure Drivel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Pure Drivel Steve Martin - Nominated in 1999.

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Roll with the New is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Roll with the New Chris Rock - Won in 1998.

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The Rants is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
The Rants Dennis Miller - Nominated in 1997.

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Dice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Dice Andrew Dice Clay - Nominated in 1990.

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The Best of Comic Relief ’90 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
The Best of Comic Relief ’90 Various Artists - Nominated in 1991.

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Off the Deep End is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
"Weird Al" Yankovic - Nominated in 1993.

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Attention Butt Pirates and Les... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
Attention Butt Pirates and Lesbetarians Judy Tenuta - Nominated in 1995.

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They're All Gonna Laugh at... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Comedy Albums of the 1990s
They're All Gonna Laugh at You! Adam Sandler - Nominated in 1995.