Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter best known for popularizing the The Twist with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist". "Let's Twist Again", one of the biggest hit singles of 1961, reached number two in the UK and number eight on the U.S. Billboard pop chart. The song received the 1962 Grammy Award for Best Rock & Roll Recording. One other song, "Limbo Rock" reached #2 in the fall of 1962, becoming Checker's last Top Ten hit.