Grammys The Worst Artists to Win a Grammy Award  

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Unlike the best artists who never won a Grammy, these are the worst artists to win a Grammy Award. Featuring rappers, DJs, bands, groups, and singers who should not have won a Grammy, this list of the worst Grammy winners makes award shows seem more like a popularity contest than a ceremony for music excellence. Which artists did not deserve to win a Grammy?

Although The Chainsmokers's album Memories...Do Not Open is considered as one of the worst albums of 2017, the electronic music duo won their first Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for their hit single "Don't Let Me Down." Other so-called bad artists with Grammys include Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Meghan Trainor, and Lorde.

Vote up the worst artists to ever win a Grammy Award. Feel free to add any other undeserving Grammy winners missing from the list.

Milli Vanilli is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Artists to Win a Grammy Award
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1990: Best New Artist - Girl You Know It's True

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#57 on All the Best New Artist Grammy Winners, Ranked

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Artists to Win a Grammy Award
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2011: Best R&B Album - F.A.M.E.

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#44 on Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#79 on Who Is America's Boyfriend in 2018?

#58 on The Greatest R&B Artists and Bands of All Time

#34 on Hip Hop Stars You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Artists to Win a Grammy Award
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2015: Best Dance Recording - "Where Are Ü Now"

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#30 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#37 on Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#84 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

#70 on Who Is America's Boyfriend in 2018?

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The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Artists to Win a Grammy Award
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2017: Best Dance Recording - "Don't Let Me Down"

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#79 on The Best DJs in the World Right Now

#5 on The Best Las Vegas DJ Residencies Right Now

#26 on The Best Musical Duos

#9 on The 25+ Best EDM Artists Of 2018, Ranked

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