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Quincy Jones makes history with 28th Grammy Awards win

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

won his Award, making him the living with the most trophies in history. His daughter Rashida registered her first win.

The 85-year-old multi-faceted music artist's documentary "Quincy" won for best music film on Awards Premiere Ceremony, reported

He has won in more than 10 categories over his nearly 70-year career, but his win for "Quincy" is his first award for best music film. The award is also his first in 17 years, with his last win coming in 2001 for best spoken word album, "Q - The Autobiography Of Quincy Jones".

"Quincy" hit in last September, focusing on the music legend's extraordinary life and achievements in both the music and film industries.

His daughter served as on "Quincy" alongside

For Rashida, it was her win.

The actress, said backstage she never expected to win a gramophone trophy of her own.

"It's so nice I get to share this with my dad. This is his To have my first be his 28th, I will take it! I'll take it," she said on Sunday night, according to

Late holds the record for most Grammy wins of any artist, winning 31 awards before his death in September 1997.

Quincy's 2019 win put him one Grammy ahead of Alison Krauss, who is the third winning-most at 27.



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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 09:30 IST