The Grand Prix du Disque is the premier French award for musical recordings. The award was inaugurated by Académie Charles Cros in 1948 and offers prizes in various categories. The categories vary from year to year, and multiple awards are often made in any one category in the same year. Awards are made in the following categories:
Ancient Music Baroque Music Blues Chamber Music Choral Music First Recital French Song Instrumental and Symphonic Music Instrumental Soloist (new talent) Jazz Lyric Music Modern Music Opera Recordings for Children Vocal Soloist (new talent) World Music
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