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Over the 60 years of its existence, the Grammy Awards have heaped golden gramophone statues on some of the most influential musicians in history.

Prominent artists like Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and Stevie Wonder rank among the top Grammy winners, and they are joined by a number of notable composers and producers.

But Jay-Z — who is up for a field-leading eight nominations at the 60th Grammy Awards on Sunday — has the potential to significantly shake up the list that follows.

Here are the 21 artists with the most Grammy awards of all time:

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Paul McCartney — 18 wins

McCartney won his first Grammy award in 1965 for best new artist with The Beatles. He has received 78 nominations.

Yo-Yo Ma — 18 wins

The renowned cellist won his first Grammy in 1984 for a Bach recording. He has received 27 nominations.

Aretha Franklin — 18 wins

The soul legend won her first Grammys in 1967 for best R&B recording and solo vocal performance for her hit single “Respect.” She has received 44 nominations.

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