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Encyclopedia > 47th Grammy Awards
47th Grammy Awards

Date February 13, 2005
Venue Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Host Queen Latifah
Network: CBS

The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. They were hosted by Queen Latifah, and televised in the United States by CBS. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year. Musician Ray Charles won a personal 5 grammys while his record, Genius Loves Company, won a total of 8. This list includes only winners; for a full list of nominees, see here February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Staples Center is a multipurpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type mayor-council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  465. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Queen Latifah (b. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Staples Center is a multipurpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Also see the Arab singer Latifa Queen Latifah (b. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ...

Contents

Award winners:

General

  • Album of the Year
    • John Burk, Don Mizell, Phil Ramone, Herbert Waltl (producers), Terry Howard (producer & engineer/mixer), Robert Fernandez, John Harris, Pete Karam, Joel Moss, Seth Presant, Al Schmitt, Ed Thacker (engineers/mixers), Robert Hadley, Doug Sax (mastering engineers), Ray Charles & various artists for Genius Loves Company

The jejejeje Record of the Year is one of the four most prestigious Grammy Awards presented annually. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and occasional actress. ... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category. ... Phil Ramone is a violinist, composer, recording engineer, and innovative record producer. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Genius Loves Company is a 2004 album by Ray Charles, consisting of duets between Charles and other famous musicians. ... The Song of the Year is one of the two most prestigious awards in the Grammies, if not in all of the American music industry. ... John Mayer with David Ryan Harris playing at the Macworld 2005 in San Francisco. ... The Grammy for Best New Artist has been awarded since 1960. ... Maroon 5 is a rock band from Los Angeles, California, and has won several awards for their debut album Songs About Jane. ...

Alternative

The Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Wilco is an American rock band based in Chicago, Illinois. ... A Ghost Is Born is an album by the band Wilco. ...

Blues

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album has been awarded since 1983. ... Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California) is an American Blues, R&B and Gospel singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album has been awarded since 1988. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Children's

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer have been musical partners for more than 20 years. ... The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy and Juno award winning pop singer and occasional songwriter. ...

Classical

The Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Lorin Varencove Maazel (born March 6, 1930) is a conductor, violinist and composer. ... The New York Philharmonic is the oldest active symphony orchestra in the United States. ... For the Alaska-based postminimalist composer, see John Luther Adams. ... On the Transmigration of Souls, for orchestra, chorus, children’s choir and pre-recorded soundtrack is a composition by composer John Coolidge Adams commissioned by The New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center’s Great Performers (and an anonymous but well known New York family) shortly after the September... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Susan Graham (1960– ) is a mezzo-soprano classical singer, born in Roswell, New Mexico, USA. Her roles include Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking, and Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier. ... Charles Edward Ives (October 20, 1874 – May 19, 1954) was an American composer of classical music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording has been awarded since 1961. ... René Jacobs (Born: October 30, 1946) is a Flemish musician. ... The Italian soprano Patrizia Ciofi (born 1967) is a contemporary opera singer. ... Véronique Gens is a highly respected French soprano. ... Simon Keenlyside is a a noted baritone opera singer from Britain. ... Angelika Kirchschlager (*1966 in Salzburg) is an Austrian mezzo-soprano opera and lieder singer. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (IPA: , baptized Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart) (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. ... Le Nozze di Figaro, is a comic opera composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on a stage comedy by Beaumarchais. ... The Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance has been awarded since 1961. ... Robert Spano (born 1960 or 1961 in Conneaut, Ohio) is the Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as well as the previous Music Director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic from 1996 to 2004. ... Hector Louis Berlioz (December 11, 1803 – March 8, 1869) was a French Romantic composer best known for the Symphonie fantastique, first performed in 1830, and for his Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem) of 1837, with its tremendous resources that include four antiphonal brass choirs. ... The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is an American orchestra based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Andr Previn (born April 6, 1929) is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Anne-Sophie Mutter (born June 29, 1963 in Rheinfelden, Germany) is a German violinist. ... André Previn (born April 6, 1929)¹ is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the worlds most renowned orchestras. ... It has been suggested that London (orchestra) be merged into this article or section. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... David Russell (born in 1953 in Glasgow) is a classical guitarist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without conductor) has been awarded since 1997. ... Carlos Chavez photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Carlos Antonio de Padua Ch vez y Ram rez (June 13, 1899 - August 2, 1978) was a Mexican composer, conductor, teacher, journalist, and the founder and director of the Mexico Symphony Orchestra. ... The Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Martha Argerich in 1962 Martha Argerich (born June 5, 1941) is a concert pianist of Argentine origin. ... Mikhail Vasilievich Pletnev (Михаил Васильевич Плетнев) (born 14 April 1957) is a pianist, conductor, and composer. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: , Sergej Sergejevič Prokof’ev; 15/April 271, 1891–March 5, 1953) was a Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition was first awarded in 1961. ... For the Alaska-based postminimalist composer, see John Luther Adams. ... On the Transmigration of Souls, for orchestra, chorus, children’s choir and pre-recorded soundtrack is a composition by composer John Coolidge Adams commissioned by The New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center’s Great Performers (and an anonymous but well known New York family) shortly after the September... Lorin Varencove Maazel (born March 6, 1930) is a conductor, violinist and composer. ... The New York Philharmonic is the oldest active symphony orchestra in the United States. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Album has been awarded since 1962. ... For the Alaska-based postminimalist composer, see John Luther Adams. ... Lorin Varencove Maazel (born March 6, 1930) is a conductor, violinist and composer. ... The New York Philharmonic is the oldest active symphony orchestra in the United States. ... On the Transmigration of Souls, for orchestra, chorus, children’s choir and pre-recorded soundtrack is a composition by composer John Coolidge Adams commissioned by The New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center’s Great Performers (and an anonymous but well known New York family) shortly after the September... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album has been awarded since 1999. ... The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) consisting of John Dearman, William Kanengiser, Scott Tennant and Andrew York. ...

Comedy

The Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album was awarded from yearly 1959 to 1993 and then from 2004 to present day. ... Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28, 1962) is a nine-time Emmy-winning American comedian, satirist, actor, author, and producer. ... The Daily Show (currently The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning half-hour American comical news television program produced by and run on the Comedy Central cable television network. ...

Composing and arranging

The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... Paquito DRivera is a Cuban-born, internationally-acclaimed, Grammy-winning jazz and classical saxophonistist and clarinetist. ... Yo-Yo Ma (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; family name: Ma) (born October 7, 1955) is a Chinese American cellist, considered one of todays finest practitioners of the cello in the world. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement has been awarded since 1963. ... Slide Hampton is a jazz trombonist and arranger. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) has been awarded since 1963. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... John Royce Mathis (b. ...

Country

The Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance was first awarded in 1965. ... Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973 in Pocahontas, Illinois) is a Grammy Award-winning American country music singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1965. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was first awarded in 1970. ... The Dixie Chicks are an American female country music trio comprising Emily Robison, Martie Maguire and Natalie Maines. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was first awarded in 1988. ... Loretta Lynn (born April 14, 1934) is an American country singer who was the leading country female vocalist during much of the 1960s and 1970s. ... kicks ass --clayton kicks ass hard! ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance was first awarded in 1970. ... The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country-folk-rock band that has existed in various forms since the original founding in California in 1965. ... Earl Scruggs Earl Eugene Scruggs (born January 6, 1924 in Shelby, North Carolina) created a banjo style (now called Scruggs style) that is one of the defining characteristics of bluegrass. ... Cover of Old and in the Way (1975) Vassar Clements (April 25, 1928-August 16, 2005) was an American fiddle player. ... Jerry Douglas (born in Warren, Ohio on May 28, 1956) is an American virtuoso Dobro player. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1965. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Loretta Lynn (born April 14, 1934) is an American country singer who was the leading country female vocalist during much of the 1960s and 1970s. ... Van Lear Rose is a Loretta Lynn album produced by rock star Jack White; the album was initially intended as a musical experiment, blending the styles of country singer/songwriter Lynn and producer White, who wrote one track, sings a duet with Lynn on another, and performs on the whole... The Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album has been awarded since 1982. ... Ricky Skaggs, April 1988 Ricky Skaggs1st off Skaggs was known to hate everyone he met. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

Dance

The Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording has been awarded since 1998. ... Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is a Grammy Award-winning[1] American pop singer, dancer, actress, author and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album was first awarded in 2005. ... Basement Jaxx is a critically acclaimed UK house music duo, comprising Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, that rose to popularity in the late 1990s. ...

Film/TV/Media

I like to MOO MOO MOO and eat GRASS! ... Zach Braff (born April 6, 1975) is an American television and film actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1988. ... Ann Griselda Lennox (born 25 December 1954) is an Oscar, Brit, Grammy and Golden Globe award-winning Scottish pop musician and vocalist. ... Howard Shore Howard Leslie Shore (born October 18, 1946) is a Canadian film composer, best known for composing the score to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. ... Fran Walsh and her husband Peter Jackson Frances Walsh MNZM is an Academy Award-winning screenwriter and film producer and also a musician. ... Into the West is part of the Return of the King Soundtrack. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... Howard Shore Howard Leslie Shore (born October 18, 1946) is a Canadian film composer, best known for composing the score to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. ...

Folk

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... Earle performing at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco, CA, October 2, 2005. ... The Grammy Award for Best Native American Music Album was first awarded in 2001. ... Bill Miller was born in 1955 on the Stockbridge-Munsee reservation, near Shawano in northern Wisconsin. ... The Grammy Award for Best Best Hawaiian Music Album was first awarded in 2005 as an addition to the Folk field. ...

Gospel

The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance was awarded from 1968 to 1977. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American R&B/soul singer and actress. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Steven Curtis Chapman (born November 21, 1962 in Paducah, Kentucky, USA) is a contemporary Christian musician who has won five Grammy awards and more Gospel Music Association awards than any other artist in history. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Third Day is a Christian rock band formed in Marietta, Georgia during the 1990s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Ben Harper (Born Benjamin Chase Harper On October 28, 1969 In Claremont, California, USA) is an American musician. ... The Blind Boys of Alabama are a gospel music group from Alabama that first formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in 1939. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Smokie Norful, modern soul-gospel singer, best known for his 2002 album I Need You Now and his 2004 release, Nothing Without You, which won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album in 2005. ... The Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Randy Travis sings his chart-topping song Three Wooden Crosses, at the DoD-sponsored salute to Korean War veterans at the MCI Center in Washington, July 26, 2003. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album has been awarded since 1991. ... The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is an highly recognized Grammy-winning non-denominational 250 voice gospel choir based at the Brooklyn Tabernacle, a church located in downtown Brooklyn, New York. ...

Historical

The Grammy Award for Best Historical Album has been presented since 1979. ... A 1972 FBI composite drawing of D. B. Cooper D. B. Cooper, aka Dan Cooper, was a notorious airplane hijacker who in 1971, after receiving a ransom payout of $200,000, leapt from the back of a Boeing 727 as it was flying over the Pacific Northwest. ... Michael Gray (born August 3, 1974 in Sunderland, England) is an English football player who is currently on loan to Leeds United F.C. from Blackburn Rovers F.C., he is a defender. ... Joseph M. Palmaccio (b. ...

Jazz

The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo has been awarded since 1959. ... Herbie Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an Academy Award and multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and composer from Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Hancock is one of jazz musics most important and influential pianists and composers. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group has been presented since 1959. ... Alfred McCoy Tyner (born December 11, 1938) is a jazz pianist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet. ... Gary Bartz (born in 1940) is an American alto and soprano saxophonist. ... Terence Blanchard (b. ... Christian McBride (born May 31, 1972, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a jazz bassist. ... Lewis Nash (born in 1958) is an American jazz drummer who has played in the hard bop and post-bop genres. ... The Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album has been presented since 1961. ... The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album has been presented since 1977. ... Nancy Wilson is the name of two prominent American entertainers: An African-American singer and actress. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album has been presented since 1992. ... William Richard Bill Frisell (born March 18, 1951) is an American jazz guitarist and composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album has been presented since 1995. ... Charlie Haden, Pescara Italy 1990 Charles Edward Haden (born August 6, 1937) is a jazz double bassist, probably best known for his long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman. ...

Latin

The Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Marc Anthony (born Marco Antonio Muñiz on September 16 1968) is a Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter popular in Latin America for his salsa music and salsa monga ballads. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Israel Cachao López (born 1918 in Havana, Cuba), often known just as Cachao (pronounced kah-CHOW) is a Cuban mambo musician and composer, who has helped bring mambo music to popularity in the United States of America in the early 1950s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Intocable at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California on July 13, 2006. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album has been presented since 1998. ... Ozomatli is a Latin funk/worldbeat/rock en Español group, formed in 1996 in Los Angeles, known as much for their extremely vocal activist viewpoints as their wide array of musical styles. ... The Grammy Award for Best Tejano Album has been presented since 1999. ... Irvin Joel Vigo Guzmán (born November 24, 1984 in Quisqueya, Dominican Republic), is an infielder/outfielder in Major League Baseball who plays in the Tampa Bay Devil Rays minor league system. ... The Grammy Award for Best Salsa/Merengue Album was first awarded in 2004. ... Spanish Harlem Orchestra is a Latin dance music orchestra in the United States founded by Aaron Levinson and Oscar Hernandez. ... Rubén Blades. ...

Musical Show

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Stephen Schwartz Stephen Schwartz (born March 6, 1948) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Kristin Chenoweth (born Kristi Dawn Chenoweth on July 24, 1968) is a Tony Award-winning American stage and film actress and singer. ... Idina Menzel (born Idina Kim Mentzel on May 30, 1971 in New York City) is an American actress, singer and songwriter who is best known for her Tony Award-winning performance in Wicked and her Tony-nominated performance in Rent. ...

Music Video

The Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... Alex and Martin are a music video directing duo. ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ... The Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... David Leland (born April 20, 1947 in Cambridge, England, UK) is a British director, screenwriter and actor who came to international fame with his directional debut Wish You Were Here in 1987. ... Ray Cooper Ray Cooper (born August 19, 1942 in Watford, Hertfordshire) is an English musician. ... Olivia Harrison (born 1948, California, USA) is the widow of Beatle George Harrison. ...

New Age

The Grammy Award for Best New Age Album has been awarded since 1987. ... William Ackerman is a musician specializing in acoustic-based instrumental music. ...

Packaging and Notes

The Grammy Award for Best Recording Package has been presented since 1974. ... Wilco is an American rock band based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Grammy Award for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package has been presented since 1995. ... Stefan Sagmeister (born 1962 in Vorarlberg, Austria) is a graphic designer and typographer currently based in New York City. ... Talking Heads was an American rock band existing between 1974 and 1991, composed of David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison. ... The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes has been presented since 1964. ... Woodrow Charles Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987), better known as Woody Herman, was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. ...

Polka

The Grammy Award for Best Polka Album was first awarded in 1986. ... Brave Combo is a polka/rock band based in Denton, Texas. ...

Pop

The Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and occasional actress. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... John Mayer with David Ryan Harris playing at the Macworld 2005 in San Francisco. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1966. ... The 2006 tour has included shows with the Doobie Brothers and the Rolling Stones. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals has been awarded since 1995. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and occasional actress. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1969. ... Ben Harper (Born Benjamin Chase Harper On October 28, 1969 In Claremont, California, USA) is an American musician. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album was awarded in 1968 and since 1995. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album has been awarded since 2001. ...

Production and engineering

The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Genius Loves Company is a 2004 album by Ray Charles, consisting of duets between Charles and other famous musicians. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Jennifer Higdon (born December 31, 1962) is an American composer of classical music and flutist. ... Robert Spano (born 1960 or 1961 in Conneaut, Ohio) is the Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as well as the previous Music Director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic from 1996 to 2004. ... The Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 2002. ... Stuart Price (born in Paris, 9 September 1977) is an electronic musician, songwriter and producer whose remixing skills are coveted by artists including Madonna and Missy Elliot. ... No Doubt is a third wave ska band from Anaheim, California, United States. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1975. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1980. ... David Frost is a music producer and pianist. ...

R&B

The Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, record producer, philanthropist, and occasional actress and author. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1970. ... Usher (born Usher Jamie Raymond, IV on October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States) is an African-American singer and actor. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, record producer, philanthropist, and occasional actress and author. ... My Boo was released in 2004. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1999. ... Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance has been awarded since 2003. ... Jill Scott (born April 4, 1972) is a Grammy Award-winning jazz, rhythm and blues, and neo-soul singer and songwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1969. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, record producer, philanthropist, and occasional actress and author. ... Kanye Omari West (pronounced /kɑn. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, record producer, philanthropist, and occasional actress and author. ... The Diary Of Alicia Keys, released December 2, 2003 is the second studio album from American R&B/soul singer and pianist Alicia Keys. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album has been awarded since 2003. ... Usher (born Usher Jamie Raymond, IV on October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States) is an African-American singer and actor. ... Confessions is the fourth album by American R&B singer Usher, released on March 23, 2004 via Arista Records. ...

Rap

The Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance was awarded from 1991 to 2002, alongside the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ... 99 Problems is a single released by American rapper Jay-Z in 2003 from the The Black Album. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group has been awarded since 1991, alongside the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance. ... The Black Eyed Peas are a three-time Grammy Award-winning American hip-hop group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed recent worldwide pop success. ... Lets Get It Started is the edited radio version of the Black Eyed Peas song Lets Get Retarded. The colloquial meaning of retarded, as used in this song, refers to being very carefree and having a good time - and sometimes meaning intoxicated, similar to the colloquial use of... The Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration has been awarded since 2002. ... Usher (born Usher Jamie Raymond, IV on October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States) is an African-American singer and actor. ... Jonathan Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known as Lil Jon, is an American rapper, hype man and hip hop producer. ... Luda redirects here. ... Yeah! is a hit single from Ushers 2004 album Confessions. ... money maker, lose yourself , sumtin esle ... Miri Ben-Ari (born in 1978 in Tel Aviv, Israel) is a classically trained violinist known primarily for her work on several hip-hop projects. ... Kanye Omari West (pronounced /kɑn. ... kanye sucks was the third single from Kanye Wests debut album The College Dropout. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Album has been awarded since 1996. ... Kanye Omari West (pronounced /kɑn. ... The College Dropout is the debut album released by rapper Kanye West in 2004. ...

Reggae

The Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album has been awarded since 1985. ... Toots and the Maytals, originally called simply The Maytals, are considered legends of ska and reggae music. ...

Rock

The Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo was presented in 1988, 1992, and 1994. ... Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1980. ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1980. ... Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942 in Hawthorne, California), is an American pop musician, best known as the lead songwriter, bassist, and lead singer of the American rock band The Beach Boys. ... The Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... Velvet Revolver (abbrieviated to VR) is a Grammy Award-winning hard rock supergroup with three former members of Guns N Roses — Slash, Duff McKagan, and Matt Sorum (who also played with rock bands Hawk and The Cult) — plus Scott Weiland, the lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots, and Dave Kushner... The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... The title of this article contains the following characters: ö. Where they are unavailable or not desired, the name may be given as Motorhead. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Song has been awarded since 1992. ... Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known as Bono, is the frontman and principal lyricist of the Irish rock band U2. ... Adam Charles Clayton (born March 13, 1960 in Chinnor, Oxfordshire, England), is best known as the bass player of the rock band U2. ... For other persons named David Evans, see David Evans (disambiguation). ... Larry Mullen Jr. ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Green Day is an American rock band band comprising three core members: Billie Joe Armstrong (guitar, lead vocals), Mike Dirnt (bass, backing vocals) and Tré Cool (drums). ...

Surround Sound

The Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album was first awarded in 2005, the first category in a new Surround Sound field. ... Genius Loves Company is a 2004 album by Ray Charles, consisting of duets between Charles and other famous musicians. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ...

Spoken

The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III[1] on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ...

Trad Pop

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album has been awarded since 1992. ... Roderick David Stewart, CBE (born January 10, 1945), was born and raised in London. ...

World

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album was first awarded in 2004 alongside the award for Best Contemporary World Music Album. ... Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a chorus from South Africa that is noted for singing a cappella isicathamiya and mbube music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album was first awarded in 2004 alongside the award for Best Contemporary World Music Album. ... Youssou NDour Youssou NDour (born October 1, 1959 in Dakar) is a Senegalese singer. ...

Special Merit Awards

Grammy Hall of Fame Award


 
 

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