Dave Chappelle Wins Fifth Comedy Album Grammy For ‘What’s In A Name’

Dave Chappelle won the Best Comedy Album Grammy on Sunday for the second year in a row, beating Chris Rock, among other contenders, with his What’s In A Name?

Chappelle’s fifth win in eight years and second in a row moves him into a tie with Richard Pryor and George Carlin for second-most career comedy Grammys. The latter holds the nominations record with 16. Bill Cosby remains the all-time leader in the category, winning seven times, including six straight from 1965-70.

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Chappelle beat out fellow nominees Trevor Noah’s I Wish You Would, Wanda Sykes’ I’m an Entertainer, three-time caregory winner Chris Rock’s Selective Outrage, third-time nominee Sarah Silverman’s Someone You Love for the prize.

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Chappelle was not at Sunday’s pre-show ceremony at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

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