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Toshiko Akiyoshi (14 nominations)

The jazz composer/arranger/bandleader/pianist was born in the Republic of China. She received her first nom for 1976’s 'Long Yellow Road, 'a collabo with the Lew Tabackin Big Band, which was nominated for Best Jazz Performance by a Big Band. Akiyoshi, 86, has received a total of 10 nominations in that category. Note: McBride, Björk, and Akiyoshi are tied as the females with the most Grammy noms without a win.

China

China