|1st Annual Grammy Awards|
|Date||May 4th, 1959|
|Location||Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles|
|Hosted by||Mort Sahl|
The 1st Annual Grammy Awards were held on May 4, 1959. They recognized musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958. Two separate ceremonies were held simultaneously on the same day; the first hotel in Beverly Hills, California, and the second in the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City. Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Domenico Modugno, Ross Bagdasarian, and Henry Mancini, each won 2 awards.
The following awards were given in the first award ceremony: