22nd Annual Grammy Awards

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The 22nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 1980, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1979. This year was notable for being the first year to have a designated category for Rock music.[1][2]

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22nd Annual Grammy Awards
DateFebruary 27, 1980
LocationShrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Hosted byKenny Rogers
Most awardsKenny Rogers (5)
Most nominations
Television/radio coverage
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Album of the Year went to Phil Ramone and Billy Joel for 52nd Street, and Song of the Year went to Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald for "What a Fool Believes".