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Michael Jackson quiz: Did the Jackson 5 ever win a Grammy?

July 6, 2009 |  9:06 am

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Michael Jackson won 13 Grammy Awards for his solo music work, including the top prizes for best album ("Thriller"), record of the year ("Beat It") and best song ("We Are the World"), but did he ever win a golden gramophone for crooning with his brothers?

The Jackson 5 was nominated twice for the music industry's highest honor. The first was for best contemporary group vocal performance of 1970 ("ABC"), the second was for  best R&B group vocal performance of 1974 ("Dancing Machine"). But did they win?

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ANSWER: No. The Jackson 5 lost both Grammy bids. In 1970, the boys lost best contemporary group vocal performance to the Carpenters ("Close to You") and in 1974 lost the R&B prize to Rufus ("Tell Me Something Good").

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