Grammys flashback: See Mariah Carey, Will Smith, Whitney Houston make awards history

Bagdasarian scored two Grammys at the ceremony for "The Chipmunk Song," including best comedy performance 

 Host Meredith Wilson, center, presents Grammys to pianist Van Cliburn left, and pop singer Bobby Darin at the 2nd Annual Grammy Awards on Nov. 

29, 1959. Darin won the awards for best new artist and record of the year for his rendition of "Mack the Knife." 

Cliburn won the prize for best classical performance for his version of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3. ED WIDDIS, AP

Comedian Bob Newhart, right, and his wife Ginny arrive at The Beverly Hilton in Hollywood for the 5th Annual Grammy Awards on May 15, 1963.  

Novelty singer-songwriter Ross Bagdasarian, who's credited with creating the cartoon musical group Alvin and the Chipmunks, receives a Grammy  

Newhart has won three Grammys and received a total of five nominations. 

Singer-songwriter Johnny Mercer, right, and wife Ginger (center right) attend the 6th Annual Grammy Awards on May 12, 1964, alongside composer Henry Mancini, left, and his wife Ginny.