The first ever Grammy award for Best Zedyco or Cajun Music was awarded in 2008 for best performance in the field in 2007. Zedyco and Cajun are types of folk music that originated from French Louisiana and have influenced popular genres of music in America. Cajun music in itself has sub-genres like Traditional Cajun, Country/Texas Swing Cajun, Dancehall Cajun and the music uses instruments like accordion, fiddle, triangle, piano, Washboard, and keyboard to bring about its trademark sounds.

Winners: Grammys Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album

2009 - Live At The 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
2008 - Live! Worldwide from Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience