Here are 30 artists who have never won Grammy gold.
Bjork has been nominated 14 times, but has never won a Grammy.
Marley took home a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001, but never won for either of his two nominations.
Buddy Holly only has a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Hall of Fame Award for his song “Peggy Sue.”
Busta Rhymes has garnered 11 noms without a single win.
Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry never took home a Grammy for his work, but has a Lifetime Achievement Award and three Hall of Fame Awards — for “Maybelene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” and “Johnnie B. Goode.”
With five total nominations, Depeche Mode still hasn’t nabbed a trophy.
It’s unclear what’s more of a crime — that Guns N’ Roses has never won an award, or that they’ve only been nominated three times.
Iggy Pop has a chance to take home his first Grammy this year in the best alternative music album category.
Two Hall of Fame awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award are all Hendrix ever got.
Despite being around since the ’70s, Journey still hasn’t taken home a trophy.
Katy Perry has received 13 nominations without a single win.
Kid Rock has five Grammy nods with no victories.
Despite a meteoric rise to fame, Kiss only ever received one nomination and zero wins.
Despite his work with the Smiths and his solo efforts, Morrissey hasn’t taken home a Grammy.
Nas has pulled in 13 nominations without a single win.
Nicki Minaj has received 10 nominations throughout her career without a W.
Despite four nominations, three of which were posthumous, the artist never won a Grammy.
Oasis earned two nominations in late ’90s, but neither brought home the bacon.
Patti Smith could bring home her first Grammy this year thanks to her fourth nomination, this one for best spoken word album.
Public Enemy received five nominations without ever winning a Grammy.
Queens of the Stone Age hasn’t won a single Grammym despite six nominations.
Run-D.M.C. won a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016, but was only nominated once.
The holy triumvirate hasn’t taken home a single Grammy, despite seven nominations.
Snoop Dogg has a whopping 17 nominations and zero Grammys to call his own.
The Kinks received a Hall of Fame Award in 1999, but that was it.
The pop group still haven’t received their first Grammy.
Not only have The Strokes never won a Grammy; they’ve never even been nominated.
A Lifetime Achievement Award and three Hall of Fame Awards — for “Tommy,” “My Generations,” and “Who’s Next” — was all the love The Who ever saw from the Grammys.
Tupac had seven Grammy nods without ever taking home the prize.
A Hall of Fame Award is still the only honor The Velvet Underground has received from the The Recording Academy.