Aretha Franklin in 1968, the first year she won a Grammy. For the next 10 years she completely dominated the Best Female R&B Vocal Performance category. Ron Galella/WireImage hide caption

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Taylor Swift took home four statues from the 52nd Grammy Awards. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ozomatli celebrates its Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album win at the Grammys in 2002. Vince Bucci/Getty Images hide caption

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On the day of this interview, Lolo Beaubrun (right) had invited over three young musicians from a group called All Four Stars. Valentina Pasquali for NPR hide caption

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American Idol's Carrie Underwood won Best New Artist and Best Female Country Vocal Performance at the 2007 Grammys. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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American pianist Earl Wild performs at his 90th-birthday recital at Carnegie Hall. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Romel Joseph and his daughter Victoria. Courtesy of Victoria Joseph hide caption

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Kate McGarrigle came from one of those rare families that actually sing at home. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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