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“One Sweet Day,” Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men (16 weeks at No. 1 in 1995-96)

This colossal collaboration was nominated for two Grammys. It lost Record of the Year to Seal’s “Kiss From a Rose.” In a huge upset, it lost Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals to “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You” by the Chieftains with Van Morrison. Carey’s Daydream album also lost Best Pop Album to Joni Mitchell’s Turbulent Indigo. It was not a “sweet” Grammy night for Carey. (Photo: Getty Images)

24 megahits that shockingly failed to win any Grammys

Paul Grein

Commercial success is no guarantee that a record will receive a Grammy. Here are two dozen prime (and often surprising) examples. All topped Billboard‘s Hot 100 for five or more weeks, but failed to win Grammys in any category.

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