Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

Subscribe | UPI Odd Newsletter

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, in ceremonies to be televised by CBS.

Record of the Year: "Video," India.Arie; "Fallin,'" Alicia Keys; "Ms. Jackson," OutKast; "Drops of Jupiter," Train; "Walk On," U2.


Album of the Year: "Acoustic Soul," India.Arie; "Love and Theft," Bob Dylan; "Stankonia," OutKast; "All That You Can't Leave Behind," U2; "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," soundtrack, various artists.

Song of the Year: "Drops of Jupiter," Train (Charlie Colin, Rob Hotchkiss, Pat Monahan, Jimmy Stafford & Scott Underwood); "Fallin,'" Alicia Keys (Alicia Keys); "I'm Like a Bird," Nelly Furtado (Nelly Furtado); "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of," U2 (U2); "Video," India.Arie (India.Arie, Carlos "Six July" Broady & Shannon Sanders).


New Artist: India.Arie, Nelly Furtado, David Gray, Alicia Keys, Linkin Park.

Female Pop Vocal Performance: "I'm Like a Bird," Nelly Furtado; "There You'll Be," Faith Hill; "Someone to Call My Lover," Janet Jackson; "By Your Side," Sade; "Essence," Lucinda Williams.

Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Fill Me In," Craig David; "You Rock My World," Michael Jackson; "I Want Love," Elton John;

"Still," Brian McKnight; "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight," James Taylor.

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "Shape of My Heart," Backstreet Boys; "Superman (It's Not Easy)," Five for Fighting; "Gone," 'N Sync; "Imitation of Life," R.E.M.; "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of," U2.

Pop Collaboration with Vocals: "Lady Marmalade," Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink; "New York State of Mind," Tony Bennett & Billy Joel; "Nobody Wants To Be Lonely," Ricky Martin with Christina Aguilera; "My Kind of Girl," Brian McKnight & Justin Timberlake; "It Wasn't Me," Shaggy featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent.


Pop Instrumental Performance: "Room 335," Larry Carlton & Steve Lukather; "Reptile," Eric Clapton; "Short Circuit," Daft Punk; "Rain," Eric Johnson; "There You'll Be," Kirk Whalum.

Dance Recording: "One More Time," Daft Punk & Romanthony; "I Feel Loved," Depeche Mode; "Out of Nowhere," Gloria Estefan; "All for You," Janet Jackson; "Angel," Lionel Richie.

Pop Instrumental Album: "AArt," Acoustic Alchemy; "No Substitutions -- Live in Osaka," Larry Carlton & Steve Lukather; "A Smooth Jazz Christmas," Dave Koz and Friends; "Voice," Neal Schon; "Unconditional," Kirk Whalum.

Pop Vocal Album: "Whoa, Nelly!," Nelly Furtado; "All for You," Janet Jackson; "Songs from the West Coast," Elton John; "Celebrity," 'N Sync; "Lovers Rock," Sade.

Traditional Pop Vocal Album: "Stars and the Moon: Live at the Donmar," Betty Buckley; "Sentimental Journey: The Girl Singer and Her New Big Band," Rosemary Clooney; "Songs I Heard," Harry Connick Jr.; "Romance on Film, Romance on Broadway," Michael Feinstein; "Keely Sings Sinatra," Keely Smith.

Female Rock Vocal Performance: "Strange Little Girl," Tori Amos; "I Want to Be in Love," Melissa Etheridge; "This Is Love," PJ Harvey; "Planets of the Universe," Stevie Nicks; "Get Right with God," Lucinda Williams.


Male Rock Vocal Performance: "New York, New York," Ryan Adams; "Superman Inside," Eric Clapton; "Honest with Me," Bob Dylan; "Dig In," Lenny Kravitz; "Peaceful World," John Mellencamp.

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "Jaded," Aerosmith; "Yellow," Coldplay; "The Space Between," Dave Matthews Band; "Drops of Jupiter," Train; "Elevation," U2.

Hard Rock Performance: "Smooth Criminal," Alien Ant Farm; "Crawling," Linkin Park; "Alive," P.O.D.; "Renegades of Funk," Rage Against the Machine; "Your Disease," Saliva.

Metal Performance: "The Wizard," Black Sabbath; "Disciple," Slayer; "Left Behind," Slipknot; "Chop Suey!," System of a Down; "Schism," Tool.

Rock Instrumental Performance: "High Falls," Allman Brothers Band; "Dirty Mind," Jeff Beck; "Vampires," Godsmack; "Always with Me, Always with You," Joe Satriani; "Whispering a Prayer," Steve Vai.

Rock Song: "Drops of Jupiter," Charlie Colin, Rob Hotchkiss, Pat Monahan, Jimmy Stafford & Scott Underwood, songwriters (Train); "Elevation," U2, songwriter (U2); "Jaded," Marti Frederiksen & Steven Tyler, songwriters (Aerosmith); "Walk On," U2, songwriter (U2); "Yellow," Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay).


Rock Album: "Gold," Ryan Adams; "Just Push Play," Aerosmith; "Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea," PJ Harvey; "Hybrid Theory," Linkin Park; "All That You Can't Leave Behind," U2.

Alternative Music Album: "Strange Little Girls," Tori Amos; "Vespertine," Björk; "Parachutes," Coldplay; "Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars," Fatboy Slim; "Amnesiac," Radiohead.

Female R&B Vocal Performance: "Rock the Boat," Aaliyah; "Video," India.Arie; "Family Affair," Mary J. Blige; "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)," Blu Cantrell; "Fallin'," Alicia Keys; "A Long Walk," Jill Scott.

Male R&B Vocal Performance: "Missing You," Case; "Lifetime," Maxwell; "Love of My Life," Brian McKnight; "Love," Musiq Soulchild; "U Remind Me," Usher.

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "What Would You Do," City High; "Survivor," Destiny's Child; "Can't Believe," Faith Evans featuring Carl Thomas; "Contagious," Isley Brothers; "Peaches & Cream," 112.

R&B Song: "Didn't Cha Know," Erykah Badu, songwriter (Erykah Badu); "Fallin'," Alicia Keys, songwriter (Alicia Keys); "Get Ur Freak On," M. Elliott & T. Mosley, songwriters (Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott); "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)," Dallas Austin, songwriter (Blu Cantrell); "Love of My Life," Brian McKnight, songwriter (Brian McKnight); "Video," India.Arie, Carlos "Six July" Broady & Shannon Sanders, songwriters (India.Arie).


R&B Album: "Aaliyah," Aaliyah; "Acoustic Soul," India.Arie; "No More Drama," Mary J. Blige; "Survivor," Destiny's Child; "Songs In A Minor," Alicia Keys.

Traditional R&B Vocal Album: "This Is Regina," Regina Belle; "An American Original," Lamont Dozier; "Three Wishes," Miki Howard; "At Last," Gladys Knight; "For the Love...," The O'Jays.

Rap Solo Performance: "Because I Got High," Afroman; "Who We Be," DMX; "Get Ur Freak On," Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott; "Izzo (H.O.V.A)," Jay-Z; "Ride Wit Me," Nelly.

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Clint Eastwood," Gorillaz; "Put It On Me," Ja Rule featuring Vita; "Change the Game," Jay-Z featuring Beanie Sigel & Memphis Bleek; "Ms. Jackson," OutKast; "Bad Boy for Life," P. Diddy, Black Rob & Mark Curry.

Rap/Sung Collaboration: "Let Me Blow Ya Mind," Eve featuring Gwen Stefani; "Livin' It Up," Ja Rule featuring Case; "Where the Party At," Jagged Edge featuring Nelly; "Area Codes," Ludacris featuring Nate Dogg; "W," Mystic & Planet Asia.

Rap Album: "Scorpion," Eve; "Pain Is Love," Ja Rule; "The Blueprint," Jay-Z; "Back for the First Time," Ludacris; "Stankonia," OutKast.

Female Country Vocal Performance: "Long Gone Lonesome Blues," Sheryl Crow; "There Is No Arizona," Jamie O'Neal; "Shine," Dolly Parton; "Cold, Cold Heart," Lucinda Williams; "I Would've Loved You Anyway," Trisha Yearwood.


Male Country Vocal Performance: "Lovesick Blues," Ryan Adams; "I Dreamed About Mama Last Night," Johnny Cash; "San Antonio Girl," Lyle Lovett; "Grown Men Don't Cry," Tim McGraw; "Marie," Willie Nelson; "O Death," Ralph Stanley.

Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens," Asleep at the Wheel; "Ain't Nothing 'Bout You," Brooks & Dunn; "One More Day," Diamond Rio; "The Lucky One," Alison Krauss & Union Station;

"I'm Already There," Lonestar.

Country Collaboration with Vocals: "Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby," Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch; "Beer Run (B Double E Double Are You In?)," George Jones & Garth Brooks; "Bring on the Rain," Jo Dee Messina & Tim McGraw; "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow," Dan Tyminski, Harley Allen & Pat Enright (The Soggy Bottom Boys); "Inside Out," Trisha Yearwood & Don Henley.

Country Instrumental Performance: "Sugarfoot Rag," Asleep at the Wheel & Brad Paisley; "Poultry in Motion," Bill Kirchen;

"Choctaw Hayride," Alison Krauss & Union Station; "Munster Rag," Brad Paisley; "Foggy Mountain Breakdown," Earl Scruggs, Glen Duncan, Randy Scruggs, Steve Martin, Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, Gary Scruggs, Albert Lee, Paul Shaffer, Jerry Douglas & Leon Russell.


Country Song: "I'm Already There," Gary Baker, Richie McDonald & Frank Myers, songwriters (Lonestar); "The Lucky One," Robert Lee Castleman, songwriter (Alison Krauss & Union Station); "One More Day," Steven Dale Jones & Bobby Tomberlin, songwriters (Diamond Rio); "There Is No Arizona," Lisa Drew, Jamie O'Neal & Shaye Smith, songwriters (Jamie O'Neal); "When I Think About Angels," Roxie Dean, Jamie O'Neal & Sonny Tillis, songwriters (Jamie O'Neal).

Country Album: "One More Day," Diamond Rio; "Set This Circus Down," Tim McGraw; "Rainbow Connection," Willie Nelson; "Timeless -- Hank Williams Tribute," various artists; "Inside Out," Trisha Yearwood.

Bluegrass Album: "New Favorite," Alison Krauss & Union Station; "Mountain Soul," Patty Loveless; "Little Sparrow," Dolly Parton; "History of the Future," Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder; "Clinch Mountain Sweethearts," Ralph Stanley & Friends.

New Age Album: "Live from Montana," Philip Aaberg; "Cello Blue," David Darling; "A Day Without Rain," Enya; "Ancient," Kitaro; "Sacred Spirit II: More Chants & Dances of the Native Americans," Sacred Spirit.

Contemporary Jazz Album: "Cab 2," Dennis Chambers, Tony MacAlpine, Brian Auger & Bunny Brunel; "Soul Insider," Bill Evans; "Ethnomusicology, Vol. 2," Russell Gunn; "M2," Marcus Miller; "Voices," Mike Stern.


Jazz Vocal Album: "The Mose Chronicles: Live in London, Volume 1," Mose Allison; "Ballads -- Remembering John Coltrane," Karrin Allyson; "Flirting with Twilight," Kurt Elling; "You're My Thrill," Shirley Horn; "The Calling," Dianne Reeves.

Jazz Instrumental Solo: "Fragile," Kenny Barron & Regina Carter, soloists; "Lost in a Fog," Terence Blanchard, soloist; "Chan's Song," Michael Brecker, soloist; "Move," Gary Burton, soloist; "All Blues," Pat Martino, soloist.

Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: "Kindred," Stefon Harris & Jacky Terrasson; "Birds of a Feather -- A Tribute to Charlie Parker," Roy Haynes with Dave Holland, Roy Hargrove, Dave Kikoski and Kenny Garrett; "Not for Nothin,'" Dave Holland Quintet; "Live At Yoshi's," Pat Martino; "This Is What I Do," Sonny Rollins.

Large Jazz Ensemble Album: "Impulsive!," Eliane Elias, Bob Brookmeyer & The Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra; "Rob McConnell Tentet," Rob McConnell Tentet; "Group Therapy," Jim McNeely Tentet; "Homage to Count Basie," Bob Mintzer Big Band; "Dear Louis," Nicholas Payton.

Latin Jazz Album: "Nocturne," Charlie Haden; "Vol.3: New Congo Square," Los Hombres Calientes; "Supernova," Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio; "Travesía," David Sánchez; "Calle 54," various artists.

Rock Gospel Album: "Big Tent Revival Live," Big Tent Revival; "Flap Your Wings," The Choir; "Solo," DC Talk; "Sonicpraise," Sonicflood; "The Last Street Preacha," T-Bone.


Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: "Oxygen," Avalon; "Declaration," Steven Curtis Chapman; "Talk About It," Nicole C. Mullen;

"Worship," Michael W. Smith; "CeCe Winans," CeCe Winans.

Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album: "God Is Love: the Gospel Sessions," Ann-Margret & The Jordanaires, The Light Crust Doughboys with James Blackwood; "Bill & Gloria Gaither Present a Billy Graham Music Homecoming," Bill & Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming Friends; "Two Old Friends, Merle Haggard & Albert E. Brumley Jr.; "From the Heart," Oak Ridge Boys; "Inspirational Journey," Randy Travis.

Traditional Soul Gospel Album: "Spirit of the Century," Blind Boys of Alabama; "Hymns," Shirley Caesar; "Not Guilty ...The Experience," John P. Kee and the New Life Community Choir; "Show Up & Show Out," Dottie Peoples; "Persuaded -- Live in DC," Richard Smallwood with Vision.

Contemporary Soul Gospel Album: "The Experience," Yolanda Adams; "Live in Concert," Kim Burrell; "In Case You Missed It ... And Then Some," Fred Hammond; "Still Tramaine," Tramaine Hawkins; "Melodies of My Heart," Angie Winans.

Gospel Choir or Chorus Album: "All About Him (Jesus)," Patrina Smith, choir director, O'Landa Draper's Associates; "Calling On You," Percy Gray Jr., William Hamilton & Felicia Welch, choir directors, Chicago Mass Choir; "Light of the World," Carol Cymbala, choir director, the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir; "Love Is Live!," Hezekiah Walker, choir director, LFT Church Choir; "The Storm Is Over," Steve Lawrence, choir director, the Potter's House Mass Choir.


Latin Pop Album: "Simplemente," Chayanne; "Azul," Cristian; "La Musica De Baldemar Huerta," Freddy Fender; "Abrázame Muy Fuerte," Juan Gabriel; "Mí Corazón," Jaci Velásquez.

Latin Rock/Alternative Album: "Gozo Poderoso," Aterciopelados; "Proxima Estacion: Esperanza," Manu Chao; "Cuando La Sangre Galopa," Jaguares; "Fijate Bien," Juanes; "Embrace the Chaos," Ozomatli.

Traditional Tropical Latin Album: "Chanchullo," Rubén González; "Canto," Los Super Seven; "La Charanga Eterna," Orquesta Aragon; "Las Flores de la Vida," Compay Segundo; "Dejame Entrar," Carlos Vives.

Salsa Album: "Encore," Robert Blades; "Doble Play," Oscar D'Leon y Wladimir; "Por Tu Placer," Frankie Negron; "En Otra Onda," Tito Nieves; "Intenso," Gilberto Santa Rosa

Merengue Album: "Haciendo Travesuras," Chico Malo; "8," Gisselle; "Grupomania 2050," Grupo Mania; "Yo Soy Toño," Toño Rosario; "Yo Por Tí," Olga Tañón.

Mexican/Mexican-American Album: "Lo Mejor De Nosotros," Pepe Aguilar; "En Vivo ... El Hombre Y Su Musica," Ramón Ayala y Sus Bravos Del Norte; "Más Con El Número Uno," Vicente Fernández; "Muevete Muevete Mas," Grupo Atrapado; "Contigo," La Mafia; "Sangre Caliente," Los Terribles Del Norte.

Tejano Album: "20/20 MMXX Twenty-Viente," David Lee Garza y Los Musicales; "Retro-Momentos," Leonard Gonzales y Los Magnificos; "Obsesion," Los Palominos; "Lo Dice Tu Mirada," Emilo Navaira; "Nadie Como Tu," Solido.


Traditional Blues Album: "Richland Woman Blues," Maria Muldaur & various artists; "Here and Now," Ike Turner & The Kings of Rhythm; "Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions," James Blood Ulmer; "Hellhound on My Trail: The Songs of Robert Johnson," various artists; "Do You Get the Blues?," Jimmie Vaughan; "Smokin' Joint," Kim Wilson.

Contemporary Blues Album: "Creole Moon," Dr. John; "Sweet Tea," Buddy Guy; "Matriarch of the Blues," Etta James; "The Door," Keb' Mo'; "Nothing Personal," Delbert McClinton.

Traditional Folk Album: "Looking Back Tomorrow: BeauSoleil Live!," BeauSoleil; "Hamilton Ironworks," John Hartford; "Treasures from the Folk Den," Roger McGuinn & various artists; "Avalon Blues -- A Tribute to the Music of Mississippi John Hurt," various artists; "Down from the Mountain," various artists.

Contemporary Folk Album: "Love and Theft," Bob Dylan; "Buddy & Julie Miller," Buddy & Julie Miller; "Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt," various artists; "Time (The Revelator)," Gillian Welch; "Essence," Lucinda Williams.

Native American Music Album: "Life Goes On -- Hand Drum & Round Dance Songs," Black Eagle; "Weasel Tail's Dream -- The Tradition Continues," Black Lodge Singers; "Rockin' the Rez," Northern Cree; "Bless the People -- Harmonized Peyote Songs," Verdell Primeaux & Johnny Mike; "Gathering of Nations 2000: Millenium Celebration -- Vol. 1," various northern drums; "Change of Life -- Oklahoma Pow-Wow Songs," Young Bird.


Reggae Album: "Music Is Life," Beres Hammond; "A New Day," Luciano; "Halfway Tree," Damian Marley; "Many More Roads," Ky-Mani Marley; "Island Warriors," various artists.

World Music Album: "Volume 3: Further in Time," Afro Celt Sound System; "Sâo Vicente," Cesaria Evora; "Gil & Milton," Gilberto Gil & Milton Nascimento; "Saturday Night in Bombay -- Remember Shakti," John McLaughlin (and various artists); "Full Circle/Carnegie Hall 2000," Ravi Shankar.

Polka Album: "Live and Kickin'," Eddie Blazonczyk's Versatones; "Kick-Ass Polkas," Brave Combo; "Lenny Live," Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push; "Happy Times," Walter Ostanek and His Band; "Gone Polka," Jimmy Sturr.

Musical Album for Children: "All Wound Up! A Family Music Party," Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer with Brave Combo; "Big Wide Grin," Keb' Mo'; "Elmo and the Orchestra," Sesame Street Characters; "inFINity," Trout Fishing in America; "Little House of Music Level 1 Package," Georgia S. Lucking with various artists.

Spoken Word Album for Children: "Dr. Seuss -- How the Grinch Stole Christmas! -- CD Read-Along," various artists, Corey Burton, Narrator; "Mama Don't Allow," Tom Chapin; "Oscar Wilde: The Selfish Giant & The Nightingale and the Rose," Vanessa Redgrave & Stephen Fry; "A Series of Unfortunate Events -- Book 1: The Bad Beginning (Lemony Snicket)," Tim Curry; "Timeless Tales and Music of Our Time," Dr. Ruth Westheimer.


Spoken Word Album: "An Hour Before Daylight," Jimmy Carter; "Lake Wobegon Summer 1956," Garrison Keillor; "Letters from the Earth -- Uncensored Writings by Mark Twain," Carl Reiner; "Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones," Quincy Jones; "War Letters -- Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars," various artists.

Spoken Comedy Album: "The Bride of Firesign," Firesign Theatre; "I'm the One That I Want," Margaret Cho; "Live at Carnegie Hall," Ray Romano; "Napalm & Sillyputty," George Carlin; "The Queens of Comedy," Miss Laura Hayes, Adele Givens, Sommore & Mo'Nique.

Musical Show Album: "The Full Monty -- The Broadway Musical"; "Mamma Mia! The Musical"; "The Producers"; "Seussical the Musical"; "Sweeney Todd: Live at the New York Philharmonic."

Compilation Soundtrack Album: "Bridget Jones's Diary," various artists; "Moulin Rouge," various artists; "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," various artists; "Shrek," various artists; "The Sopranos: Peppers & Eggs," various artists.

Score Soundtrack Album: "A. I. Artificial Intelligence," John Williams, composer; "Chocolat," Rachel Portman, composer; "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," Tan Dun, composer; "Men of Honor," Mark Isham, composer; "Planet of the Apes," Danny Elfman, composer; "Traffic," Cliff Martinez, composer.


Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Boss of Me" ("Malcolm in the Middle"), They Might Be Giants, songwriter (They Might Be Giants); "A Love Before Time" ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"), Jorge Calandrelli, Tan Dun & James Schamus, songwriters (CoCo Lee); "My Funny Friend and Me" ("The Emperor's New Groove"), David Hartley & Sting, songwriters (Sting); "There You'll Be" ("Pearl Harbor"), Diane Warren, songwriter (Faith Hill); "Win" ("Men of Honor"), Brandon Barnes & Brian McKnight, songwriters (Brian McKnight).

Instrumental Composition: "Cast Away (End Credits)," Alan Silvestri, composer; "Communion," John Patitucci, composer;

"The Eternal Vow," Tan Dun, composer; "Oren (Pray)," Gonzalo Rubalcaba, composer; "Theme from Blonde," Patrick Williams, composer.

Instrumental Arrangement: "Claude Debussy 'Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum' from Children's Corner," Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer, arrangers (Béla Fleck with Joshua Bell & Gary Hoffmann); "En La Orilla Del Mundo (At the Edge of the World)," Gonzalo Rubalcaba, arranger (Charlie Haden); "Scheherazade Fantasy," Lalo Schifrin, arranger (Lalo Schifrin); "Soul Bossa Nova," George S. Clinton, arranger (George S. Clinton); "Take the 'A' Train," Bob Florence, arranger (Bob Florence & The SWR Big Band).


Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): "Drops of Jupiter," Paul Buckmaster, arranger (Train); "Easy Living," Kurt Elling & Laurence Hobgood, arrangers (Kurt Elling); "Fascinating Rhythm," Billy Childs, arranger (Dianne Reeves); "Love Letters," Claus Ogerman, arranger (Diana Krall); "You're My Thrill," Johnny Mandel, arranger (Shirley Horn).

Recording Package: "Amnesiac (Special Limited Edition)," Stanley Donwood & Tchocky, art directors (Radiohead); "Bedlam Ballroom," Lane Wurster, art director (Squirrel Nut Zippers); "Levee Town," Megan Barra, art director (Sonny Landreth); "Look Into the Eyeball," Stephen Doyle, art director (David Byrne); "Reveal," Chris Billheimer & Michael Stipe, art directors (R.E.M.).

Boxed Recording Package: "Brain in a Box -- The Science Fiction Collection," (Hugh Brown & Steve Vance, art directors (various artists); "Charlie Parker: The Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings 1944-1948," Christian Calabro, art director (Charlie Parker); "El Cancionero/MasY Mas: a History of the Band from East L.A.," James Austin, Hugh Brown, Louie Perez, al Quattrocchie & Jeff Smith, art directors (Los Lobos); "Lady Day: the Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944," Ron Jaramillo & Adam Owett, art directors (Billie Holiday); "The Long Road To Freedom -- An Anthology of Black Music," Carol Bobolts, Jaime Boyle & Deb Schuler, art directors (various artists).


Album Notes: "Richard Pryor ... And It's Deep Too! The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (1968-1992)," Richard Pryor, Walter Mosely, album notes writer; "Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection: 1960-2000 the Journey of Chris Strachwitz," various artists, Elijah Wald, album notes writer; "The Long Road To Freedom -- An Anthology of Black Music," various artists, Mari Evans, album notes writer; "Rhapsodies in Black: Music and Words from the Harlem Renaissance," various artists, Gerald Early, album notes writer; "The Stax Story," various artists, Rob Bowman, album notes writer.

Historical Album: "Lady Day: the Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944," Billie Holiday; "Charlie Parker: The Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings 1944-1948," Charlie Parker; "Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection: 1960-2000 the Journey of Chris Strachwitz," various artists; "The Long Road To Freedom -- An Anthology of Black Music," various artists, "Washington Square Memoirs: The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970," various artists.

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: "Ballads -- Remembering John Coltrane," Josiah Gluck, engineer (Karrin Allyson); "Life on a String," Martin Brumbach, engineer (Laurie Anderson); "The Look of Love," Al Schmitt, engineer (Diana Krall); "New Favorite," Gary Paczosa, engineer (Alison Krauss & Union Station); "Time*Sex*Love*," George Massenburg, engineer (Mary Chapin Carpenter).


Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: T Bone Burnett ("Down from the Mountain," "Fan Dance," "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"); Dr. Dre ("Best of Things," "Break Ya Neck," "Family Affair," "Fast Lane," "Fight Music," "Lay Low," "Let Me Blow Ya Mind"); Gerald Eaton, Brian West ("I'm Like a Bird, " Turn Off the Light," "Whoa, Nelly!"); Nigel Godrich ("Amnesiac," "The Invisible Band"); Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis ("All for You," "Didn't Mean to Turn You On," "My Funny Friend and Me," " "Never Too Far," ""No More Drama," "No Regrets," "Someone to Call My Lover," "Twister," "U Remind Me," "When a Woman Loves," "You're All I Need").

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: "Heard It All Before (E-Smoove House Filter Mix)," E-Smoove, remixer (Sunshine Anderson); "I Feel Loved," Danny Tenaglia, remixer (Depeche Mode); "Thank You (Deep Dish Vocal Remix)," Deep Dish, remixer (Dido); "Soul Shakedown (Silk's Downunder Mix)," Steve 'Silk' Hurley, remixer (Bob Marley); "Baby, Come Over (This Is Our Night) (K-Klass Klub Mix)," K-Klass, remixer (Samantha Mumba).

Engineered Album, Classical: "Berlioz: Les Troyens," Simon Rhodes, engineer (Sir Colin Davis); "Bernstein (Arr. Brohn & Corigliano): West Side Story Suite," Richard King, engineer (Joshua Bell); "Haydn: the Complete String Quartets," Marc Aubort, engineer (The Angeles String Quartet); "Respighi: Belkis, Queen of Sheba-Suite; Dance of the Gnomes; The Pines of Rome," Keith O. Johnson, engineer (Eiji Oue); "Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Sym. No. 2, org. 1913 Version) Etc., Ralph Couzens, engineer (Richard Hickox)


Producer of the Year, Classical: Manfred Eicher; David Frost; James Mallinson; Joanna Nickrenz; Robina G. Young.

Classical Album: "Berlioz: Les Troyens," Sir Colin Davis; Michelle De Young, Ben Heppner, Petra Lang, Peter Mattei, Stephen Milling, Sara Mingardo & Kenneth Tarver; James Mallinson, producer (various artists, London Symphony Orchestra); "Boulez Conducts Varèse (Amériques; Arcana; Déserts; Ionisation)," Pierre Boulez; Helmut Burk & Karl-August Naegler, producers (Chicago Symphony Orchestra); "Janácek: Sárka," Sir Charles Mackerras; Jaroslav Brezina, Ivan Kusnjer, Peter Straka & Eva Urbanová; Petr Vít, producer (Czech Philharmonic Orchestra); "Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Etc./Berg: Sonata, Op. 1/Webern: Variations, Op. 27," Pierre Boulez; Mitsuko Uchida, piano; Wilhelm Hellweg, producer (The Cleveland Orchestra); "Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony, (Sym. No. 2, Org. 1913 Version), Etc.," Richard Hickox; Brian Couzens, producer (London Symphony Orchestra).

Orchestral Performance: "Beethoven: Die Symphonien," Claudio Abbado (Karita Mattila, soprano, Thomas Moser, tenor, Thomas Quasthoff, bass & Violeta Urmana, mezzo soprano; Tönu Kaljuste; Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Swedish Radio Choir; Berliner Philharmonic); "Boulez Conducts Varèse (Amériques; Arcana; Déserts; Ionisation)," Pierre Boulez (Chicago Symphony Orchestra); "Bruckner: Sym. No. 3 in D Min.," Osmo Vänskä (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra); "Messiaen: Turangalila-Symphonie (1990 Version)," Kent Nagano (Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano & Dominique Kim, ondes martenot; Berliner Philharmonic); "Schuman: Violin Con.; New England Triptych/Ives: Variations On "America"," José Serebrier (Philip Quint, violin; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra).


Opera Recording: "Berlioz: Les Troyens," Sir Colin Davis; Michelle De Young, Ben Heppner, Petra Lang, Peter Mattei, Stephen Milling, Sara Mingardo & Kenneth Tarver; James Mallinson, producer (various artists; London Symphony Orchestra); "Janácek: Sárka," Sir Charles Mackerras; Jaroslav Brezina, Ivan Kusnjer, Peter Straka & Eva Urbanová; Petr Vít, producer (Czech Philharmonic Orchestra); "Massenet: Manon," Antonio Pappano; Roberto Alagna & Angela Gheorghiu; David Groves, producer (Earle Patriarco & José van Dam; Orch. Sym. de la Monnaie); "Ruders: Handmaid's Tale," Michael Schonwandt; Anne Margrethe Dahl, Poul Elming, Hanne Fischer, Aage Haugland, Susanne Resmark & Marianne Rorholm; Henrik Sleiborg, producer (Royal Danish Orchestra); "Strauss: Ariadne Auf Naxos," Giuseppe Sinopoli; Natalie Dessay, Albert Dohmen, Ben Heppner, Anne Sofie von Otter & Deborah Voigt; Sid McLauchlan, producer (Staatskapelle Dresden).

Choral Performance: "Bach: Christmas Cantatas," Sir John Eliot Gardiner (The English Baroque Soloists, Katharine Fuge, soprano, Stephan Loges, bass, Sara Mingardo, contralto, Ann Monoyios, soprano, Rufus Müller, tenor, Julian Podger, tenor, Derek Lee Ragin, countertenor & Gotthold Schwarz, bass; the Monteverdi Cho.); "Bach: St. Matthew Passion," Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Norbert Balatsch & Erwin Ortner (Bernarda Fink, contralto, Matthias Goerne, bass, Dietrich Henschel, bass, Christoph Prégardien, tenor, Dorothea Röschmann, soprano, Michael Schade, tenor, Christine Schäfer, soprano, Markus Schäfer, tenor, Elisaeth von Magnus, contralto & Oliver Widmer, bass; Arnold Schoenberg Chor & Wiener Sängerknaben; Concentus Musicus Wien); "Dvorák: Stabat Mater," Giuseppe Sinopoli; Matthias Brauer (Johan Botha, tenor, Ruxandra Donose, mezzo soprano, Roberto Scandiuzzi, bass & Mariana Zvetkova, soprano; Chor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden; Staatskapelle Dresden); "Golijov: La Pasión Según San Marcos," Maria Guinand (Reynaldo González Fernández, dancer, Cantoría Alberto Grau & Luciana Souza, vocals; Schola Cantorum de Carácas; Orquesta La Pasión); "Rihm: Deus Passus -- Passions-Stücke Nach Lukas," Helmuth Rilling (Juliane Banse, soprano, Cornelia Kallisch, alto, Christoph Prégardien, tenor, Andreas Schmidt, baritone & Iris Vermillion, mezzo soprano; Gächinger Kantorei; Bach-Collegium Stuttgart).


Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra): "Ligeti: Piano Concerto," Reinbert de Leeuw; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano (Asko Ensemble); "Rouse: Concert De Gaudí/Tan Dun: Con. for Guitar and Orch. (Yi2)," Muhai Tang; Sharon Isbin, guitar (Gulbenkian Orch.); "Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Etc./Berg: Sonata, Op. 1/Webern: Variations, Op. 27," Pierre Boulez; Mitsuko Uchida, piano (The Cleveland Orchestra); "Schuman: Violin Concerto," José Serebrier; Philip Quint, violin (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra); "Strauss Wind Concertos (Horn Concerto; Oboe Concerto, Etc.)," Daniel Barenboim, piano/conductor; Dale Clevenger, horn; Larry Combs, clarinet; Alex Klein, oboe; David McGill, bassoon (Chicago Symphony Orchestra).

Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra): "Alkan: Sym. for Solo Piano; Souvenirs: Trois Morceaux Dans Le Genre Pathétique," Marc-André Hamelin, piano; "Britten Cello Suites (1-3)," Truls Mork, cello; "Glazunov: Complete Piano Music, Vol. 1," Duane Hulbert, piano; "Liszt: Sonata, Ballades and Polonaises," Stephen Hough, piano; "Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6; Concert Sans Orch.," Maurizio Pollini, piano.

Chamber Music Performance: "Boulez: Sur Incises; Messagesquisse; Anthèmes 2," Pierre Boulez & Ensemble InterContemporain; "Haydn: the Complete String Quartets," The Angeles String Quartet; "Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time," Myung-Whun Chung, piano, Paul Meyer, clarinet, Gil Shaham, violin & Jian Wang, violoncello; "Villa-Lobos: String Quartets, Vol. 6, Nos. 4, 9, 11," Cuarteto Latinoamericano; "Walton: the String Quartets," Emperor Quartet.


Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor): "Absolution (Mahoney: Dance Machine/Schnyder: Zoom Out/Sumera: Play for 10, Etc.)," Kristjan Järvi; Absolute Ensemble (Denman Maroney, prepared piano & Dave Taylor, bass trombone); "After Mozart (Raskatov, Silvestrov, Schnittke, Etc.)," Gidon Kremer, violin; Kremerata Baltica; "Alfons V El Magnànim -- El Cancionero De Montecassino," Jordi Savall; La Capella Reial de Catalunya; "Boismortier: Sérénades Françaises (Daphnis Et Chloe: Chaconne; Fragments Melodiques; Concerto Pour Basson, etc.)," Hervé Niquet; Le Concert Spirituel (Laurent Le Chenadec, bassoon); "Morales: Missa Si Bona Suscepimus, Peter Phillips; the Tallis Scholars.

Classical Vocal Performance: "Beethoven/Meyerbeer/Spohr: Lieder -- Mélodies," Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano (Melvyn Tan, piano); "Dreams & Fables -- Gluck Italian Arias (Tremo Fra' Dubbi Miei; Di Questa Cetra in Seno, Etc.)," Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo soprano (Bernhard Forck; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin); "Fairest Isle (Dowland, Campion, Morley, Etc.)," Barbara Bonney, soprano (Jacob Heringman, lute & Phantasm; Christopher Hogwood; the Academy of Ancient Music); "Henze: Six Songs from the Arabian; Three Auden Songs," Ian Bostridge, tenor (Julius Drake, piano); "Schubert: Schwanengesang/Brahms: Vier Ernste Gesänge," Thomas Quasthoff, baritone (Justus Zeyen, piano).

Classical Contemporary Composition: "Boulez: Sur Incises," Pierre Boulez (Solistes de l'Ensemble InterContemporain; Pierre Boulez); "Rouse: Concert De Gaudí for Guitar and Orch.," Christopher Rouse (Sharon Isbin, guitar; Muhai Tang; Gulbenkian Orchestra); "Ruders: Handmaid's Tale," Poul Ruders (Anne Margrethe Dahl, Poul Elming, Hanne Fischer, Aage Haugland, Susanne Resmark & Marianne Rorholm; Michael Schonwandt; Royal Danish Orchestra); "Saariaho: Lonh," Kaija Saariaho (Dawn Upshaw, soprano); "Tavener: Total Eclipse," John Tavener (John Harle, saxophone & Max Jones, treble solo; Edward Higginbottom; the Choir of New College, Oxford; Paul Goodwin; Academy of Ancient Music).


Classical Crossover Album: "Bernstein (Arr. Brohn & Corigliano): West Side Story Suite," David Zinman, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin (Philadelphia Orchestra); "Celluloid Copland (From Sorcery to Science; The City-Suite; The North Suite, Etc.)," Jonathan Sheffer, conductor (Eos Orch.); "The Clarinetist Volume One," Bernd Ruf, conductor; Paquito D'Rivera, clarinet & Pablo Zinger, piano/conductor (various artists; European Art Orchestra); "La Música De Ernesto Lecuona (Siboney; Recordar; Maria La O, Etc.)," Tim Devine, Alfredo Munar & José Ramón Urbay, conductors; Enrique Chía, piano & Bruce Wethey, violin; "Perpetual Motion (Scarlatti, Bach, Debussy, Chopin, Etc.)," Béla Fleck, banjo (Joshua Bell, violin; Evelyn Glennie, marimba; Gary Hoffman, cello; Edgar Meyer, bass & piano; Chris Thile, mandolin; John Williams, guitar).

Short Form Music Video: "Fly Away from Here," Aerosmith, Joseph Kahn, director, Greg Tharp, producer; "One Minute Man," Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott featuring Ludacris, David Meyers, director, Ron Mornhoff, producer; "Weapon of Choice," Fatboy Slim featuring Bootsy Collins, Spike Jonze, director, Vincent Landay & Deannie O'Neil, producers; "Don't Tell Me," Madonna, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, director, Maria Gallagher, producer; "Ms. Jackson," OutKast, F. Gary Gray, director, Meredyth Frattolillo, producer.

Long Form Music Video: "Recording the Producers -- A Musical Romp with Mel Brooks," Mel Brooks, Susan Froemke, director, Susan Froemke & Peter Gelb, producers; "Rebel Music -- The Bob Marley Story," Bob Marley, Jeremy Marr, director/producer; "Freddie Mercury -- The Untold Story," Freddie Mercury, Rudi Dolezal & Hannes Rossacher, directors, Jim Beach & Rudi Dolezal, producers; "Play: The DVD," Moby, Moby, director, Moby & Jeff Rogers, producers.


Latest Headlines