Music legends who have shockingly never won GRAMMYs

How much do the GRAMMYs really mean?

GRAMMY Awards have historically been considered a way of measuring success, impact on the music industry and overall career achievement in music, but if you look at the list of the music legends who haven't won a GRAMMY, despite their undisputed influence on music, it makes you think twice about that.

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Considering that rap pioneer Snoop Dogg has been nominated 17 times without a win, or that Diana Ross has never won a GRAMMY despite her 12 career nominations, it just makes you think.

Add Jimi Hendrix, Queen, Katy Perry, The Beach Boys and Janis Joplin to that list, and it just gets absurd.

Check out the gallery below for more major stars who don't have GRAMMYs:

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Music legends who have never won GRAMMYs

Diana Ross: 12 nominations 

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Snoop Dogg: 17 nominations

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Katy Perry: 13 nominations

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Björk: 14 nominations

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Nas: 13 nominations

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Busta Rhymes: 11 nominations

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Tupac Shakur: 6 nominations

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Kenny Chesney: 6 nominations

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Queen: 4 nominations

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The Beach Boys: 4 nominations

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Patti Smith: 4 nominations

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Guns N' Roses: 3 nominations

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Janis Joplin: 2 nominations

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Jimi Hendrix: 1 nomination

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