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Encyclopedia > 48th Grammy Awards
48th Grammy Awards
Date February 8, 2006
Venue Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Host none
Network: CBS

The 48th Annual Grammy Awards were held on Wednesday 8 February 2006 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Nominations were announced on December 6, 2005. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Staples Center is a multipurpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , State California County Los Angeles County Settled 1781 Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 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. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... December 6 is the 340th day of the year (341st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The event was dominated by U2, winning five awards. One of the awards U2 won was Album of the Year, upsetting Mariah Carey, who was disappointed for the third time in that particular category. However, she couldn't complain because she received her first Grammy(s) in 15 years. Mariah Carey, newcomer John Legend, and Kanye West won three each, and Kelly Clarkson won two. U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year has been awarded since 1959. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director and actress. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director and actress. ... John Legend (born John Stephens December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a five-time Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Kanye Omari West (pronounced /kɑn. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop singer from Texas. ...

Contents

Performances

Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16, 1958), better known as simply Madonna, is a six-time Grammy[1] and one-time Golden Globe award winning American pop singer, songwriter, record and film producer, dancer, actress, author and fashion icon. ... Gorillaz is a band. ... Feel Good Inc. ... Audio sample Hung Up is a pop-dance song performed by American singer-songwriter Madonna, written by Madonna, Stuart Price, Benny Andersson, and Björn Ulvaeus and produced by Madonna and Price. ... De La Soul is a Grammy-award winning hip hop group from Long Island, New York. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, philanthropist, and author. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Canadian television show about a group of teens at a reform camp. ... Coldplay are an English rock band. ... Talk is a song by English alternative rock band Coldplay and was released as the third single from their 2005 album, X&Y. It was released 19 December 2005 and the radio edit had been available for online purchase since 14 November. ... John Legend (born John Stephens December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a five-time Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... This article is about the film. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ... Vertigo is the opening track and first single from U2s 2004 album, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. ... Achtung Baby track listing Even Better Than the Real Thing (2) One (3) Until the End of the World (4) The Best of 1990-2000 track listing Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) (4) One (5) Miss Sarajevo (6) U218 Singles track listing Sunday Bloody Sunday (11) One (12) Desire (13... Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971), is an American R&B, soul, and pop singer, songwriter, rapper, producer, and actress who has sold over 60 million records around the world since her career began in 1991. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop singer from Texas. ... Because of You is a song written by pop rock singer Kelly Clarkson, David Hodges and Ben Moody, and produced by Hodges and Moody. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an Academy Award- and Grammy Award-winning English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... Fine Line is a song from Paul McCartneys 2005 album, Chaos and Creation in the Backyard. ... This article is about the Beatles song. ... Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and currently the Emmy Award-winning host of the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director and actress. ... We Belong Together is a pop–R&B song recorded by Mariah Carey for her ninth studio album The Emancipation of Mimi (2005) and released as the albums second single in 2005 (see 2005 in music). ... Fly Like A Bird is a gospel song written and produced by American singer Mariah Carey and James Big Jim Wright for Careys ninth studio album The Emancipation of Mimi (2005). ... James Big Jim Wright (b. ... Pastor Hezekiah Walker is a popular American gospel music artist and pastor of prominent Brooklyn New York megachurch Love Fellowship Tabernacle. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Youll Think of Me is a country song by Keith Urban. ... Audrey Faith Perry McGraw, best known as Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967), is an American country singer, known for her commercial success as well as her marriage to country singer Tim McGraw. ... Live is the first all-live album and the eleventh album in total by Alison Krauss and Union Station. ... Jenna Elfman (born September 30, 1971, in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American television and film actress. ... Sly & the Family Stone was an American rock band from San Francisco, California. ... Dave Chappelle Dave Chappelle (born August 23, 1972) is an African American comedian, actor, and social commentator. ... Family Affair is a 1971 number-one hit single recorded by Sly & the Family Stone for the Epic Records label. ... If You Want Me to Stay is a 1973 hit single by Sly & the Family Stone, from their 1973 album Fresh. ... Everyday People is a 1968 song by the soul/rock/funk band Sly & the Family Stone. ... Dance to the Music is a 1968 hit single by the influential soul/rock/funk band Sly & the Family Stone for the Epic/CBS Records label. ... I Want to Take You Higher is a 1969 song by the soul/rock/funk band Sly & the Family Stone, the b-side to their Top 30 hit Stand!. Unlike most of the other tracks on the Stand! album, I Want to Take You Higher is not a message song... Joscelyn Eve Stoker (born 11 April 1987), best known by her stage name Joss Stone, is a BRIT Award- and Grammy Award-winning English soul, R&B, and blues singer, songwriter, and occasional actress who has sold over ten million albums worldwide. ... Van Hunt (born March 8, 1977) is a Grammy award-winning, American R&B/neo soul singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. ... John Legend (born John Stephens December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a five-time Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Fantasia Monique Barrino (born June 30, 1984), or simply Fantasia, is a Grammy nominated, award-winning, American pop, R&B, soul singer and Broadway actress who rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the television series American Idol in 2004. ... LFO Publicity Still, c. ... Maroon 5 is a Grammy-winning soul-influenced rock band from Los Angeles, California comprising five members: Adam Levine (lead vocals, guitar), James Valentine (guitar, backing vocals), Jesse Carmichael (keyboards, backing vocals), Mickey Madden (bass guitar) and Matt Flynn (drums). ... Ciara (born Ciara Princess Harris on October 25, 1985 in Austin, Texas)(IPA pronunciation: [1])is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and occasional actress. ... William James Adams Jr. ... The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip-hop group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed worldwide pop success. ... Stephen Victor Tallarico (born March 26, 1948 in Yonkers, New York), better known as Steven Tyler (and often nicknamed The Demon of Screamin) is an American musician and songwriter. ... Anthony Joseph Joe Perry (Born September 10, 1950 in Lawrence, Massachusetts), is the lead guitarist and a contributing songwriter for the rock band Aerosmith. ... This article is about the band Aerosmith. ... Robert Randolph was the guitarist for Robert Randolph & the Family Band. ... Sly Stone (born Sylvester Stewart, 15 March 1943, in Denton, Texas) is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer, most famous for his role as frontman for Sly & the Family Stone, a band which played a critical role in the development of soul, funk and psychedelia in the 1960s and... Rusty Allen (born in 1953) is an African-American musician, best known as the bass guitar player for influential funk band Sly & the Family Stone from 1972 to 1975. ... Larry Graham on the cover of his 1981 LP Just Be My Lady. ... Subfamily Microglossinae Calyptorhynchinae Cacatuinae A cockatoo is any of the 21 bird species belonging to the family Cacatuidae. ... Mohawk is: A tribe of American Indians: see Mohawk nation The Mohawk language spoken by the Mohawk people. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an Academy Award- and Grammy Award-winning English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... Linkin Park is a nu-metal band from Agoura Hills, California. ... 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. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... Yesterday is a pop song originally recorded by The Beatles for their album Help! (1965). ... 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. ... Linkin Park is a nu-metal band from Agoura Hills, California. ... Numb / Encore is a single by the rapper Jay-Z and the rap-rock band Linkin Park. ... Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Devils & Dust is the nineteenth album by Bruce Springsteen, and his third folk album (after Nebraska and The Ghost of Tom Joad, respectively). ... Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor, Emmy-winning director, voice-over artist and movie producer. ... Kanye Omari West (pronounced /kɑn. ... Jamie Foxx (born Eric Marlon Bishop on December 13, 1967) is an Academy Award-winning American actor, a Grammy Award-nominated singer and a stand-up comic. ... A person, most often a woman, who is romantically involved with someone else solely for their money. ... DeRay Davis (born Antwan De Ray Davis) is an African-American stand-up comedian and actor. ... Touch the Sky is the fourth single released from Kanye Wests second album, Late Registration. ... Name Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Address Town Tallahassee, FL 32307 Established 1887 Community Historically Black Type Public coeducational Classification Agricultural and Mechanical Religion Secular Enrollment 13,000 + Faculty 620 President Dr. Castell V. Bryant Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Universities (through 2008) Nickname FAMU (fam-YOO) Mascot Rattler... Christina María Aguilera (a Spanish surname, pronounced (IPA) , anglicized to [1]), born December 18, 1980, is an American pop singer and songwriter. ... Herbert 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. ... Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges on April 2, 1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma) is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. ... Paul Shaffer (L) and Allen Toussaint on the September 7, 2005 show of The Late Show with David Letterman Allen Toussaint (born January 14, 1938) is an American musician, songwriter and record producer and one of the most influential figures in New Orleans R&B. In the 1960s and 1970s... Bonnie Raitt, (born November 8, 1949) is an American Blues-R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Broadway musical star John Raitt. ... Dave Howell Evans (born August 8, 1961 in Barking, East London), more widely known by his moniker The Edge, is the guitarist, keyboardist, primary songwriter, and backing vocalist for the Irish rock band U2. ... A soul Queen from New Orleans. ... Dr. John is the stage name of Malcolm John Rebennack Jr. ... Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American R&B/Rock and Roll and soul singer. ... Midnight Hour formed in 1965 from former members of The Classics Barry & David Carr and Graham Watson Plus Alan Wood & Bluff Brady Played the northern club circuit for 20 years with only a few changes of personell ... A soul Queen from New Orleans. ...

Award winners

U2 was the night's top winner, with five awards. Top nominees included Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West with eight each, but won only three awards each. U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director and actress. ... John Legend (born John Stephens December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a five-time Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Kanye Omari West (pronounced /kɑn. ...

Alison Krauss on the cover of her album Forget About It Alison Krauss, born July 23, 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, is a bluegrass singer and virtuoso fiddle player who grew up in Champaign, Illinois. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

Alternative

Award for Alternative music: Alternative rock (also called alternative music or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ...

The White Stripes for Get Behind Me Satan

The Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album has been awarded since 1991. ... The White Stripes are an American rock music duo from Detroit, Michigan consisting of Jack White (principal songwriter, vocals, guitar, piano) and Meg White (drums, percussion, vocals). ... For the 1936 Irving Berlin song see Get Thee Behind Me Satan. Get Behind Me Satan is the fifth studio album by The White Stripes and was released in June 2005. ...

Blues

Awards for Blues music: Blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of the blue notes and a repetitive pattern that most often follows a twelve-bar structure. ...

B. B. King & Friends for 80
Delbert McClinton for Cost of Living

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album has been awarded since 1983. ... Riley B. King, better known as B. B. King or The King of Blues (born September 16, 1925 in Itta Bena, Mississippi), is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, widely considered one of the best and most respected blues musicians of all time. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album has been awarded since 1988. ... Delbert McClinton is a blues musician born 4 November 1940, in Lubbock, Texas. ...

Children

Awards for Children's music: This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Dennis Scott (producer) for Songs from the Neighborhood - The Music of Mister Rogers performed by various artists
Christopher Cerf & Marlo Thomas (producers) for Marlo Thomas & Friends: Thanks & Giving All Year Long performed by various artists

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Dennis Scott (b. ... The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Christopher Cerf (born August 19, 1941) is an author, composer-lyricist, and record and television producer. ... Marlo Thomas Marlo Thomas (born Margaret Julia Thomas on November 21, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actress, who first achieved fame on the TV series That Girl in the 1960s. ...

Classical

Awards for Classical music: This article discusses classical music in the first sense (see below). ...

Mariss Jansons (conductor), Sergey Aleksashkin, Chor des Bayerischen Runfunks, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks for Shostakovich: Sym. No. 13
Thomas Quasthoff (soloist, performer), Jürgen Bulgrin & Rainer Maillard (engineers), Christopher Alder (producer) for Bach: Cantatas
Sir Colin Davis (conductor), Carlos Alvarez, Bülent Bezdüz, Marina Domashenko, Jane Henschel, Ana Ibarra, Maria Josè Moreno & Michele Pertusi, James Mallinson (producer), London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra for Verdi: Falstaff
Leonard Slatkin (conductor) & Jerry Blackstone, William Hammer, Jason Harris, Christopher Kiver, Carole Ott & Mary Alice Stollak (choir directors) for Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience: Requiem
performed by Christine Brewer, Measha Brueggergosman, Ilana Davidson, Nmon Ford, Linda Hohenfeld, Joan Morris, Carmen Pelton, Marietta Simpson & Thomas Young, Michigan State University Children's Choir, University Of Michigan Chamber Choir, University Of Michigan Orpheus Singers, University Of Michigan University Choir & University Musical Society Choral Union, University Of Michigan School Of Music Symphony Orchestra
Claudio Abbado (conductor), Martha Argerich and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra for Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3
Evgeny Kissin for Scriabin, Medtner, Stravinsky
Pierre Boulez (conductor) & Hilary Summers, Ensemble InterContemporain for Boulez: Le marteau sans maître, Dérive 1 & 2
Emerson String Quartet for Mendelssohn: The Complete String Quartets
William Bolcom (composer) for Bolcom: Songs of Innocence and Experience performed by Leonard Slatkin
Tim Handley (producer), Leonard Slatkin (conductor), Jerry Blackstone, William Hammer, Jason Harris, Christopher Kiver, Carole Ott & Marie Alice Stollack (choir directors), Christie Brewer and Joan Morris & University of Michigan School of Music Symphony Orchestra for Bolcom: Songs of Innocence and Experience
Turtle Island String Quartet & Ying Quartet for 4 + Four

The Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Mariss Jansons (born 1943) is a prominent Latvian conductor. ... The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks) is the internationally renowned orchestra of the Bayerischer Rundfunk, based in Munich, Germany. ... The Symphony No. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... The German bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff (born November 9, 1959) is generally regarded as one of the finest lieder singers of his generation. ... This is a list of cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach in order of BWV number as given in Wolfgang Schmieders catalogue of Bachs works. ... The Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording has been awarded since 1961. ... Sir Colin Rex Davis, CH, CBE was born September 25, 1927 in Weybridge, Surrey, UK. Davis studied the clarinet at the Royal College of Music in London, where he was barred from taking conducting lessons owing to his lack of ability at the piano. ... James Mallinson is a multiple-Grammy-award winning record producer. ... The London Symphony Chorus (abbreviated to LSC) is one of the major concert choirs of the United Kingdom. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Falstaff (disambiguation). ... The Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance has been awarded since 1961. ... Leonard Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor. ... Jerry Blackstone is an American choral conductor. ... Songs of Innocence and Experience is the name of two books of poetry by William Blake usually considered together. ... Measha Brueggergosman (born on June 28, 1977 at Fredericton, New Brunswick) is a critically acclaimed Canadian soprano, who performs both as a concert artist and opera singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Claudio Abbado (born June 26, 1933) is a noted Italian conductor. ... Martha Argerich in 1962 Martha Argerich (born June 5, 1941) is a concert pianist of Argentine origin. ... Below is a complete list of works by Beethoven with dates of publication in parentheses: // Opus 21: Symphony No. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Evgeny Kissin Evgeny Igorevich Kissin (Russian Евге́ний И́горевич Ки́син, Evgenij Igorevič Kisin) (born October 10, 1971) is a virtuoso classical pianist. ... Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Скрябин, Aleksandr Nikolaevič Skrjabin; sometimes transliterated as Skryabin (6 January 1872 – 27 April 1915) was a Russian modernist composer and pianist. ... Nikolai Karlovich Medtner (Николай Карлович Метнер) (January 5, 1880 – November 13, 1951) was a Russian composer and pianist. ... Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (Russian: Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, Igor Fëdorovič Stravinskij) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian composer, considered by many in both the West and his native land to be the most influential composer of 20th-century music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without conductor) has been awarded since 1997. ... Pierre Boulez Pierre Boulez (IPA: /pjɛʁ.buˈlɛz/) (born March 26, 1925) is a conductor and composer of classical music. ... The Ensemble InterContemporain is a sort of chamber orchestra that specializes in contemporary classical music. ... Le marteau sans maître (The hammer without master) is a piece of classical music composed by the French composer Pierre Boulez. ... The Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... The Emerson String Quartet is a renowned New York based string quartet in residence at Stony Brook University. ... Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born and known generally as Felix Mendelssohn (February 3, 1809 – November 4, 1847) was a German composer and conductor of the early Romantic period. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition was first awarded in 1961. ... William Elden Bolcom (born May 26, 1938) is an American composer of chamber, operatic, and symphonic music. ... Songs of Innocence and Experience is the name of two books of poetry by William Blake usually considered together. ... Leonard Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Album has been awarded since 1962. ... Leonard Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor. ... Jerry Blackstone is an American choral conductor. ... Songs of Innocence and Experience is the name of two books of poetry by William Blake usually considered together. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album has been awarded since 1999. ... The Turtle Island String Quartet is a jazz musical ensemble formed in 1985 and still active as of 2005, comprised of the normal pieces of a string quartet. ... The Ying Quartet is an American string quartet formed in 1992 by the Ying siblings from Chicago. ...

Comedy

Award for Comedy recording: The word comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humor with an intent to provoke laughter in general). ...

Chris Rock for Never Scared

The Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album was awarded from yearly 1959 to 1993 and then from 2004 to present day. ... Christopher Julius Rock III[1] (born February 7, 1965)[2] is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director. ... Chris Rock Chris Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an African-American stand-up comedian and actor born in Georgetown, South Carolina. ...

Composition and arrangement

Awards for composing and arranging: Musical composition is: a piece of music the structure of a musical piece the process of creating a new piece of music // A piece of music exists in the form of a written composition in musical notation or as a single acoustic event (a live performance or recorded track). ... In music, an arrangement refers either to a rewriting of a piece of existing music with additional new material or to a fleshing-out of a compositional sketch, such as a lead sheet. ...

Billy Childs (composer) for "Into the Light" performed by Billy Childs Ensemble
Gordon Goodwin (arranger) for "The Incredits" (from The Incredibles soundtrack) performed by various artists
Billy Childs, Gil Goldstein & Heitor Pereira (arrangers) for "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" performed by Chris Botti & Sting

The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... William Edward Childs (generally called Billy Childs, born March 8, 1957) is a jazz pianist and composer from Los Angeles. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement has been awarded since 1963. ... Gordon Goodwin is an American jazz pianist, saxophonist, composer, arranger and conductor. ... The Incredibles is a 2004 Academy Award-winning animated feature film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures, centering around a family of superheroes. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) has been awarded since 1963. ... William Edward Childs (generally called Billy Childs, born March 8, 1957) is a jazz pianist and composer from Los Angeles. ... Gil Goldstein(born 1950) is American jazz pianist and synthesizer player who started on the accordion. ... Heitor Teixeira Pereira, or Heitor TP is a Brazilian musician, who played with Simply Red, Rod Stewart and K.D. Lang and is currently working as a film music composer at Hans Zimmers studio. ... What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? is a song with lyrics written by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman and original music written by Michel Legrand for the 1969 film The Happy Ending and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. ... Christopher Botti or Chris Botti (born October 12, 1962) is a trumpeter and composer; born in Portland, Oregon. ... Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), universally known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician from Newcastle upon Tyne. ...

Country

Awards for Country music: This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ...

Emmylou Harris for "The Connection"
Keith Urban for "You'll Think of Me" (from Golden Road)
Alison Krauss and Union Station for "Restless" (from Lonely Runs Both Ways)
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw for "Like We Never Loved At All"
Alison Krauss and Union Station for "Unionhouse Branch" (from Lonely Runs Both Ways)
Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna & Marcus Hummon for "Bless the Broken Road" performed by Rascal Flatts
Alison Krauss and Union Station for Lonely Runs Both Ways
Del McCoury Band for The Company We Keep

The Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance was first awarded in 1965. ... Emmylou Harris (b. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1965. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Golden Road is is the third solo album by Australian country singer Keith Urban, released in 2002. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was first awarded in 1970. ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is a renowned American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player. ... Lonely Runs Both Ways is the 12th studio album from Bluegrass group Alison Krauss & Union Station, released November 23, 2004. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was first awarded in 1988. ... Audrey Faith Perry McGraw, best known as Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967), is an American country singer, known for her commercial success as well as her marriage to country singer Tim McGraw. ... Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy Smith on May 1, 1967, in Delhi, Louisiana) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one hits on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance was first awarded in 1970. ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is a renowned American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player. ... Lonely Runs Both Ways is the 12th studio album from Bluegrass group Alison Krauss & Union Station, released November 23, 2004. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1965. ... Bless the broken road is a song written by Bobby Boyd, Jeff Hanna and Marcus Hummon. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is a renowned American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player. ... Lonely Runs Both Ways is the 12th studio album from Bluegrass group Alison Krauss & Union Station, released November 23, 2004. ... The Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album has been awarded since 1982. ... Originally Del McCoury and the Dixie Pals with Del on guitar and his brother Jerry McCoury on bass, the band went through a number of changes until the late eighties when the band solidified its line-up adding Ronnie McCoury and Robbie McCoury on mandolin and banjo, respectively. ...

Dance

Awards for Dance music: This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

The Chemical Brothers featuring Q-Tip for "Galvanize"
The Chemical Brothers for Push the Button

The Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording has been awarded since 1998. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Q-Tip (born Jonathan Davis in Brooklyn, New York), USA, is a North American hip-hop emcee, actor, and hip hop producer who was the leader of the critically acclaimed group A Tribe Called Quest. ... Galvanize was the first single from The Chemical Brothers 2005 album Push the Button. ... The Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album was first awarded in 2005. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Push the Button is the fifth album by British electronica group The Chemical Brothers, first released in January 2005 (see 2005 in music). ...

Film, TV and visual media

Awards for soundtrack contributions: // In film formats, the sound track is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ...

James Austin, Stuart Benjamin & Taylor Hackford (compilation producer) & Ray Charles for Ray
Craig Armstrong (composer) for Ray
Glen Ballard & Alan Silvestri for "Believe" (from The Polar Express) performed by Josh Groban

I like to MOO MOO MOO and eat GRASS! ... Taylor Hackford (born December 31, 1944 in Santa Barbara, California) is an American film director. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), a pioneering American pianist and soul musician who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues. ... Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on thirty years[2]of the life of legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... Craig Armstrong (b. ... Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on thirty years[2]of the life of legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. ... The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1988. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Alan Silvestri (b. ... Believe is a song from the 2004 live action/animated film The Polar Express. ... The Polar Express is the soundtrack to the animated film The Polar Express, released in 2004. ... Joshua Winslow Groban (born February 27, 1981) is a Grammy-nominated American singer/songwriter known for his mature and lyrical baritone voice. ...

Folk

Awards for Folk music: Folk music can have a number of different meanings, including: Traditional music: The original meaning of the term folk music was synonymous with the term Traditional music, also often including World Music and Roots music; the term Traditional music was given its more specific meaning to distinguish it from the...

Tim O'Brien for Fiddler's Green
John Prine for Fair and Square
Jim Wilson, producer for Sacred Ground - A Tribute To Mother Earth
Daniel Ho, Paul Konwiser & Wayne Wong, producers for Masters Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar - Vol. 1

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... Tim OBrien can refer to: American author Tim OBrien American bluegrass musician Tim OBrien Irish-born cricketer Sir Timothy (Tim) Carew OBrien (5 November 1861 - 9 December 1948), who played 5 test matches for England and captained England in one test in 1895/6. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... John Prine (born October 10, 1946 in Maywood, Illinois) is an American country/folk singer-songwriter who has achieved widespread critical (and some commercial) success since the early 1970s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Native American Music Album was first awarded in 2001. ... There are a number of notable people named Jim Wilson. ... The Grammy Award for Best Best Hawaiian Music Album was first awarded in 2005 as an addition to the Folk field. ...

Gospel

Awards for Gospel music: Gospel music is a musical genre characterized by dominant vocals (often with strong use of harmony) referencing lyrics of a religious nature, particularly Christian. ...

CeCe Winans for "Pray"
Yolanda Adams, James Harris III, Terry Lewis & James Q. Wright, songwriters for "Be Blessed", performed by Yolanda Adams
Casting Crowns for Lifesong
Audio Adrenaline for Until My Heart Caves In
Amy Grant for Rock Of Ages...Hymns & Faith
Donnie McClurkin for Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs
CeCe Winans for Purified
Gladys Knight, choir director & Saints Unified Voices for One Voice

The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance was awarded from 1968 to 1977. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song was introduced in 2005 to award the songwriters in the Gospel categories. ... Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1961 in Houston, Texas) is a Grammy Award-winnning American singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Casting Crowns is a Grammy award and Dove Award winning Christian band that employs a soft rock music style. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Audio Adrenaline was a Grammy Award Winning Christian rock band formed in the early 1990s at Kentucky Christian College in Grayson, Kentucky, USA. Along with dc Talk, Newsboys and Jars of Clay, they quickly became one of the most successful Christian pop-rock bands of the 90s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American R&B/soul singer and actress. ... Saints Unified Voices choir was created by and continues to be directed by Gladys Knight. ...

Historical

Alan Lomax, Jeffrey Greenberg & Anna Lomax Wood (compilation producers), Adam Ayan & Steve Rosenthal (mastering engineers) for The Complete Library Of Congress Recordings

The Grammy Award for Best Historical Album has been presented since 1979. ...

Jazz

Awards for Jazz music: This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

Sonny Rollins for "Why Was I Born?"
Wayne Shorter Quartet for Beyond The Sound Barrier
Dave Holland Big Band for Overtime
Good Night, and Good Luck for Dianne Reeves
Pat Metheny Group for The Way Up
Eddie Palmieri for Listen Here!

The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo has been awarded since 1959. ... Theodore Walter Sonny Rollins (born September 7, 1930 in New York City) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group has been presented since 1959. ... 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. ... Good Night, and Good Luck is a 2005 film by George Clooney about the conflict between journalist Edward R. Murrow and anti-communist Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album has been presented since 1992. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album has been presented since 1995. ... Eddie Palmieri (born December 15, 1936 in New York City) - pianist and bandleader. ...

Latin

Awards for Latin American music: Latin American music, sometimes simply called Latin music, includes the music of many countries and comes in many varieties, from the simple, rural conjunto music of northern Mexico to the sophisticated habanera of Cuba, from the symphonies of Heitor Villa-Lobos to the simple and moving Andean flute. ...

Laura Pausini for Escucha
Bebo Valds for Bebo De Cuba
  • Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
Luis Miguel for México En La Piel
Shakira for Fijación Oral Vol. 1
Little Joe Y La Familia for Chicanisimo
Willy Chirino for Son Del Alma

The Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Laura Pausini (born May 16, 1974) is a Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-winning Italian pop singer, popular in some European and Latin American countries, famed for her soulful voice, her romantic Adult Contemporary ballads and love songs. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album has been awarded since 1984. ... The Grammy Award for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album has been awarded since 1984. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album has been presented since 1998. ... Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known simply as Shakira (IPA pronunciation: [2]), is a Colombian singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, record producer, dancer and occasional actress who has been a major figure in the pop music scene of Latin America since the mid-1990s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Tejano Album has been presented since 1999. ... The Grammy Award for Best Salsa/Merengue Album was first awarded in 2004. ... Few artists in popular music have been able to go beyond the barriers of time, trends and geography, keeping the timelessness of their own style. ...

Musical show

Award for Musical theatre recording: The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in history Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. ...

John Du Prez & Eric Idle (producers & composers), Eric Idle (lyricist) for Monty Python's Spamalot performed Original Broadway Cast including David Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry, Hank Azaria & Sara Ramirez

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album has been awarded since 1959. ... John Du Prez (born December 14, 1946 in Sheffield) is a musician who has often worked with Eric Idle for the music for Monty Python. ... Eric Idle (born March 29, 1943) is a British comedian, actor, author and writer of comedic songs. ... David Hyde Pierce (born April 3, 1959) is a Tony Award and Emmy Award-winning American actor, best known for his role as psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the sitcom Frasier. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Henry Albert Azaria (born April 25, 1964) is a three-time Emmy Award-winning American actor, comedian and voice artist. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Music video

Awards for Music videos: A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ...

Missy Elliott & Dave Meyers (video directors), Joseph Sasson (video producer), Missy Elliott featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop for "Lose Control"
Margaret Bodde, Susan Lacy, Jeff Rosen, Martin Scorsese (video director), Nigel Sinclair & Anthony Wall (video producers) for No Direction Home

The Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia), better known as Missy Elliott, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, MC, and record producer. ... Ciara (born Ciara Princess Harris on October 25, 1985 in Austin, Texas)(IPA pronunciation: [1])is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and occasional actress. ... Fatman Scoop (real name Isaac Freeman III) is a New York City hip hop artist and producer. ... Lose Control is a 2005 single by Missy Elliott featuring Ciara and Fatman Scoop, released on Goldmind/Atlantic Records. ... The Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese (IPA: AmE: ; Ita: []) (born November 17, 1942) is an American film director, writer and producer and founder of the World Cinema Foundation. ... Nigel Sinclair is a Scottish producer of Hollywood films. ... DVD cover No Direction Home is a documentary by Martin Scorsese that traces the life of Bob Dylan, and how he managed to make such a big impact in the 20th century. ...

New Age

Awards for New Age music: New Age music, is a vaguely defined style of music that is generally quite melodic and often primarily instrumental. ...

Paul Winter Consort for Silver Solstice

The Grammy Award for Best New Age Album has been awarded since 1987. ... Paul Winter Consort is an American musical group led by the soprano saxophonist Paul Winter. ...

Packaging and notes

Aimee Mann & Gail Marowitz (art directors) for The Forgotten Arm performed by Aimee Mann
Ian Cuttler (art director) for The Legend performed by Johnny Cash
Alan Lomax, John Szwed (notes writer) for The Complete Library of Congress Recordings performed by Jelly Roll Morton

The Grammy Award for Best Recording Package has been presented since 1974. ... Aimee Mann (born September 8, 1960) is an American rock guitarist, bassist, singer, and noted songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package has been presented since 1995. ... It has been suggested that Johnny Cash family be merged into this article or section. ... The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes has been presented since 1964. ... The Complete Library of Congress Recordings is a 2005 box set of recordings from jazz pioneer Jelly Roll Morton. ... Morton in the 1920s Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton September 20, 1890 - July 10, 1941) was an American virtuoso pianist, bandleader and composer who some call the first true composer of jazz music. ...

Polka

Award for Polka music: Street musicians in Prague playing a polka Polka is a type of dance, and also a genre of dance music. ...

Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra for Shake, Rattle And Polka!

The Grammy Award for Best Polka Album was first awarded in 1986. ... Jimmy Sturr, also known as the Polka King, is a polka musician and leader of Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra. ...

Pop

Awards for Pop music: For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ...

Kelly Clarkson for "Since U Been Gone"
Stevie Wonder for "From the Bottom of My Heart"
Maroon 5 for "This Love"
Gorillaz featuring De La Soul for "Feel Good Inc."
Les Paul for "Caravan"
Burt Bacharach for At This Time
Kelly Clarkson for Breakaway

The Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop singer from Texas. ... In particular for the 1970s pop song with the same title see Since You Been Gone. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1966. ... Maroon 5 is a Grammy-winning soul-influenced rock band from Los Angeles, California comprising five members: Adam Levine (lead vocals, guitar), James Valentine (guitar, backing vocals), Jesse Carmichael (keyboards, backing vocals), Mickey Madden (bass guitar) and Matt Flynn (drums). ... This Love is the second single from the hit album, Songs About Jane by Maroon 5. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals has been awarded since 1995. ... Gorillaz is a band. ... De La Soul is a Grammy-award winning hip hop group from Long Island, New York. ... Feel Good Inc. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1969. ... Les Paul (born Lester William Polsfuss on June 9, 1915) is an American jazz guitarist and inventor. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album has been awarded since 2001. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album was awarded in 1968 and since 1995. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop singer from Texas. ... Alternative cover Non-U.S. cover Breakaway is the second album by Kelly Clarkson, released on November 30, 2004 (see 2004 in music). ...

Production and engineering

Awards for production and engineering: Audio engineering is a part of audio science dealing with the recording and reproduction of sound through mechanical and electronic means. ...

  • Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Alan Douglas & Mick Guzauski (engineers) for Back Home performed by Eric Clapton
Da-Hong Seetoo (engineer) for Mendelssohn: The Complete String Quartets performed by Emerson String Quartet
  • Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
Louie Vega (remixer) for "Superfly (Louie Vega EOL Mix)" performed by Curtis Mayfield
  • Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Steve Lillywhite
Tim Handley

The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Mick Guzauski (also Mic Guzauski and Mick Mix Maestro Guzauski) is a multi-platinum production sound mixer and sound engineer. ... Back Home is an album by the British singer/songwriter Eric Clapton. ... Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century,[1] garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born and known generally as Felix Mendelssohn (February 3, 1809 – November 4, 1847) was a German composer and conductor of the early Romantic period. ... The Emerson String Quartet is a renowned New York based string quartet in residence at Stony Brook University. ... The Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 2002. ... Curtis Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, funk and R&B singer, songwriter and guitarist best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions and composing the soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Superfly. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1975. ... Steve Lillywhite (born in 1955) is a well-known Grammy Award winning English music producer. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1980. ...

R&B

Awards for Rhythm & Blues music: Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ...

Mariah Carey for "We Belong Together"
John Legend for "Ordinary People"
Beyoncé and Stevie Wonder for "So Amazing"
Mariah Carey, Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, & Johnta Austin for "We Belong Together" performed by Mariah Carey
John Legend for Get Lifted
Mariah Carey for The Emancipation of Mimi
Aretha Franklin for "A House Is Not a Home"
Damian Marley for "Welcome To Jamrock"

The Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director and actress. ... We Belong Together is a pop–R&B song recorded by Mariah Carey for her ninth studio album The Emancipation of Mimi (2005) and released as the albums second single in 2005 (see 2005 in music). ... The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... John Legend (born John Stephens December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a five-time Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1970. ... Beyoncé in 2004 with her five Grammys. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1969. ... Jermaine Dupri also known simply as JD (born Jermaine Dupri Mauldin on September 23, 1973) is an American record producer and rapper. ... Manuel Seal, Jr is a staff songwriter and producer at Jermaine Dupris So So Def Recordings. ... Johntá Austin is an upcoming songwriter and singer on Jermaine Dupris So So Def Recordings. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Get Lifted is a 2004 studio album by R&B/Soul singer John Legend, released via Kanye Wests G.O.O.D. Music label on December 28 (Legends birthday). ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album has been awarded since 2003. ... Other covers Limited Edition Ultra Platinum Edition The Emancipation of Mimi is the fourteenth album and ninth studio album by American singer Mariah Carey. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1999. ... Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American soul, R&B, and gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance has been awarded since 2003. ... Damian Marley (born July 21, 1978 in Kingston, Jamaica), is a Grammy-winning reggae artist and is the youngest male child of reggae legend Bob Marley, and the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. ...

Rap

Awards for Rap music: Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ...

Jay-Z and Linkin Park for "Numb / Encore"
Kanye West for "Gold Digger"
Black Eyed Peas for "Don't Phunk With My Heart"
D. Harris & Kanye West for "Diamonds from Sierra Leone" performed by Kanye West
Kanye West for Late Registration

The Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration has been awarded since 2002. ... 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. ... Linkin Park is a nu-metal band from Agoura Hills, California. ... Numb/Encore is a Grammy Award-winning song by nu metal band Linkin Park and rapper Jay-Z from their 2004 mash-up album Collision Course. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance was awarded from 1991 to 2002, alongside the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. ... Kanye Omari West (pronounced /kɑn. ... A person, most often a woman, who is romantically involved with someone else solely for their money. ... 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 an American hip-hop group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed worldwide pop success. ... Dont Phunk with My Heart is the first single from The Black Eyed Peas fourth album Monkey Business. ... money maker, lose yourself , sumtin esle ... Diamonds from Sierra Leone, often referred to as Diamonds Are Forever, was the first single from Kanye Wests second album, Late Registration. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Album has been awarded since 1996. ... Late Registration is the second major label album release from Roc-A-Fella hip hop artist and producer Kanye West. ...

Reggae

Award for Reggae music: This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

Damian Marley for Welcome to Jamrock

The Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album has been awarded since 1985. ... Damian Marley (born July 21, 1978 in Kingston, Jamaica), is a Grammy-winning reggae artist and is the youngest male child of reggae legend Bob Marley, and the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. ... Welcome to Jamrock is the third album from Bob Marleys son, Damian Marley. ...

Rock

Awards for Rock music: Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ...

Bruce Springsteen for "Devils & Dust"
U2 for "Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own"
System of a Down for "B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Bombs)"
Slipknot for "Before I Forget"
Les Paul & Friends for "69 Freedom Specials"
Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen for "City of Blinding Lights"
U2 for How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

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 singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Devils & Dust is the thirteenth studio album by Bruce Springsteen, and his third folk album (after Nebraska and The Ghost of Tom Joad, respectively). ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1980. ... The Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... System of a Down (also referred to as System or abbreviated as SOAD) is a four-piece, Grammy-award winning band, formed in 1995 in Los Angeles, California. ... This article is about the System of a Down song. ... The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... Slipknot (sometimes typeset as SlipKnoT to fit their logo) are a band consisting of nine members from Des Moines, Iowa. ... Before I Forget is a Slipknot song from the bands 2004 album Vol. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1980. ... Les Paul (born Lester William Polsfuss on June 9, 1915) is an American jazz guitarist and inventor. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Song has been awarded since 1992. ... Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known as Bono (IPA: ), is the lead singer and principal lyricist of the Irish rock band U2. ... Adam Charles Clayton (born 13 March 1960 in Chinnor, Oxfordshire, England), is best known as the bass player of the rock band U2. ... Dave Howell Evans (born August 8, 1961 in Barking, East London), more widely known by his moniker The Edge, is the guitarist, keyboardist, primary songwriter, and backing vocalist for the Irish rock band U2. ... Larry Mullen Jr. ... How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb track listing Love and Peace or Else (Track 4) City of Blinding Lights (Track 5) All Because of You (Track 6) City of Blinding Lights is the third single from U2s 2004 album, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Album has been awarded since 1995. ... How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb is the commercially successful and critically acclaimed eleventh studio album by Irish rock band U2, released in November 2004. ...

Surround sound

Award for surround sound recording: Multichannel audio is the name for a variety of techniques for expanding and enriching the sound of audio playback by recording additional sound channels that can be reproduced on additional speakers. ...

Chuck Ainlay (surround mix engineer), Bob Ludwig (surround mastering), Chuck Ainlay & Mark Knopfler (surround producers) for Brothers In Arms - 20th Anniversary Edition performed by Dire Straits

The Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album was first awarded in 2005, as the first category in a new Surround Sound field. ... Chuck Ainlay is a record producer. ... Mark Freuder Knopfler OBE (born August 12, 1949, Glasgow, Scotland) is a English-Hungarian guitarist, singer, songwriter, and film score composer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Spoken

Award for Spoken word recording: Spoken word is a form of music or artistic performance in which lyrics, poetry, or stories are spoken rather than sung. ...

Senator Barack Obama for Dreams From My Father

The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Barack Hussein Obama (born August 4, 1961) is the junior United States Senator from Illinois and a member of the Democratic Party. ...

Traditional pop

Award for traditional pop music: Traditional pop or Classic pop music denotes, in general, Western (and particularly American) popular music that either wholly predates the eruption of rock and roll in the mid-1950s, or to any popular music which exists concurrently to rock and roll but originated in a time before the appearance of...

Tony Bennett for The Art of Romance

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album has been awarded since 1992. ... For other persons named Tony Bennett, see Tony Bennett (disambiguation). ... Headline text Great!!...nothing else to say. ...

World

Awards for World music: World music is, most generally, all the music in the world. ...

Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabat for In The Heart Of The Moon
Gilberto Gil for Eletracústico

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album was first awarded in 2004 alongside the award for Best Contemporary World Music Album. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album was first awarded in 2004 alongside the award for Best Contemporary World Music Album. ... The minister sets the rhythm for Brazils culture policy Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (born June 26, 1942) is a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter, and the countrys current Minister of Culture. ...

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