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Can you sell a Grammy Award statue?

Last Updated: 27th June, 2020

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Oscar statues and Grammy statues, for example, can not be traded publicly. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences requires all winners to sell the award back to the Academy for the price of $1 if they no longer wish to possess it.

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Likewise, how much is a Grammy Award statue worth?

Cost per award: $400 However, the value of the award is actually only $1 due to a 2015 court ruling that states that it must first be offered to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for $1 before an Oscar statuette can be put up for bid, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Additionally, do you get money for winning a Grammy? The short answer is no: Artists, producers, and/or songwriters do not get a check or monetary amount for winning an award.

Also Know, why can't you sell a Grammy Award Pawn Stars?

Back in 2010, the reality show Pawn Stars featured a man attempting to sell the 1970 Best R&B Recording Grammy, originally awarded to Ronald Dunbar for “Patches.” Dunbar claimed legal ownership of the Grammy, got a court to forbid the Pawn Star people from re-selling it, and won his prize back.

Who gets a Grammy statue?

Each credited member of the band (contributed at the time the song or album was recorded with their name published) gets a statue. The Academy awards (Oscars) set limits on the number of statues given out (maximum of three), but the Grammys have no such limitation.

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