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Walter Ostanek in 2011
Walter Ostanek in 2011

The Grammy Award for Best Polka Album was presented to recording artists for quality polka albums at the Grammy Awards, an annual ceremony hosted by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences that recognizes "artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position". Originally called the Grammy Award for Best Polka Recording, the honor was first presented to Frankie Yankovic at the 28th Grammy Awards in 1987. The category was renamed in 1992 and retired in 2009. Jimmy Sturr holds the record for the most wins in this category, with eighteen (including six as the leader of the group known as Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra). Walter Ostanek (pictured) received the award three times consecutively, and the band Brave Combo was presented the award twice. (Full list...)