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Encyclopedia > Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance

The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1969. Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally the Gramophone 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...

  • In 1969 it was awarded as Best Contemporary-Pop Performance, Instrumental
  • From 1970 to 1971 it was awarded as Best Contemporary Instrumental Performance
  • In 1972 it was awarded as Best Pop Instrumental Performance
  • In 1973 it was awarded as Best Pop Instrumental Performance by an Instrumental Performer
  • From 1974 to 1975 it was again awarded as Best Pop Instrumental Performance
  • From 1986 to 1989 it was awarded as Best Pop Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)
  • Since 1990 it has again been awarded as Best Pop Instrumental Performance

A similar award for Best Instrumental Performance was awarded from 1965 to 1968. This was also in the pop field, but did not specify pop music. The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Performance was awarded from 1965 to 1968. ...


Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

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2000s

The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ... Ben Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American musician of the 1990s and 2000s. ... The 46th Grammy Awards were held on the February 8, 2004. ... George Harold Harrison, MBE (February 25, 1943 – November 29, 2001) was a popular British guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film producer, best known as a member of The Beatles. ... The 45th Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2003. ... B. B. King Riley B. King aka B. B. King (born September 16, 1925) is a well known American blues guitarist and songwriter. ... Auld Lang Syne — Eng: “old long since” — might be better translated as “old long ago”, “times gone by”, or “days gone by” This poem by Robert Burns, is one of the best known songs in English-speaking countries. ... The 44th Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 2002. ... Eric Patrick Slowhand Clapton Eric Patrick “Slowhand” Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945) is a Grammy Award winning English composer, singer and guitarist who became one of the most respected and influential artists of the rock era, garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... The 43rd Grammy Awards were held on February 21, 2001. ... Brian Setzer Brian Setzer (born April 10, 1959 in New York) is an American guitarist and songwriter. ... The 42nd Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2000. ... Carlos Santana in concert, Barcelona 2003 Carlos Augusto Alves Santana (born 20 July 1947 in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico) is a Mexican-American, Grammy Award-winning musician and Latin-rock guitarist. ...

1990s

The 41st Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999. ... Brian Setzer Brian Setzer (born April 10, 1959 in New York) is an American guitarist and songwriter. ... The 40th Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1998. ... Sarah McLachlan Sarah Ann McLachlan, O.C., O.B.C. (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ... The 39th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1997. ... Béla Fleck and the Flecktones is a primarily instrumental group that draws equally on bluegrass, fusion and jazz band, sometimes dubbed blue-bop. ... The 38th Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1996. ... Los Lobos Los Lobos is an American rock band, heavily influenced by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country music, folk, R&B, blues, and traditional Spanish and Mexican music such as boleros and norteños. ... The 37th Grammy Awards were held in 1995. ... Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr. ... The 36th Grammy Awards were held in 1994. ... Branford Marsalis Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960) is an American jazz saxophonist. ... Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954 in Williamsburg, Virginia) is an American singer, pianist, accordion player, and songwriter, best known for his 1980s signature song The Way It Is and the top five hits Mandolin Rain and The Valley Road. Later in his career he moved in a less... The 35th Grammy Awards were held in 1993. ... The 34th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1992. ... Michael Kamen Michael Kamen (April 15, 1948 - November 18, 2003) was an American composer (especially of film scores), orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, song writer, and session musician. ... Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves was a 1991 film directed by Kevin Reynolds. ... The 33rd Grammy Awards were held on February 20, 1991. ... Angelo Badalamenti (born March 22, 1937) is a music composer, best known for his movie soundtrack work for surrealist movie director David Lynch. ... Twin Peaks was an American dramatic television series created by David Lynch and Mark Frost. ... The 32nd Grammy Awards were held in 1990. ... The Neville Brothers, an R&B, Soul and a Jazz group, was formed in 1976 in New Orleans, LA. Group Members Aaron Neville Art Neville Charles Neville Cyril Neville Ivan Neville Discography The Neville Brothers (March 1978) Fiyo on the Bayou (April 1981) Nevillization I (September 1982) Nevillization II (February...

1980s

The 31st Grammy Awards were held in 1989. ... David Sanborn David Sanborn is an American saxophonist, most commonly associated with smooth jazz. ... The 30th Grammy Awards were held in 1988. ... For the past three decades, Larry Carlton has been one of the nations most sought-after jazz guitarists, dividing his recording time between solo recordings and session appearances with more popular bands. ... The 29th Grammy Awards were held in 1987. ... Harold Faltermeyer (born October 5, 1952 in Munich) is a German musician and moreover composer. ... Steve Stevens (born as Steve Schneider on May 5, 1959, in Brooklyn, New York) is best known for his often excellent lead-guitar playing for other artists (most notably Billy Idol) and somewhat lesser known for his solo effort Atomic Playboys, which featured an MTV hit single video of the... Top Gun is a 1986 American film directed by Tony Scott and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer in association with Paramount Pictures. ... The 28th Grammy Awards were held in 1986. ... Jan Hammer (born 17 April 1948) is a composer and musician. ... The song Miami Vice Theme aired in Sept. ... The 27th Grammy Awards were held in 1985, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Ray Erskine Parker Jr. ... Ghostbusters (sometimes written Ghost Busters) is a 1984 sci-fi comedy film about three parapsychologists who are fired from Columbia University in New York, and start up their own business investigating and eliminating ghosts. ... The 26th Grammy Awards were held in 1984, and were broadcast live on American television. ... George Benson (born March 22, 1945) is an American jazz guitarist, singer and composer. ... The 25th Grammy Awards were held in 1983. ... Ernie Watts is a jazz tenor saxophonist. ... Chariots of Fire is a British film released in 1981. ... The 24th Grammy Awards were held in 1982, and were broadcast live on American television. ... For the past three decades, Larry Carlton has been one of the nations most sought-after jazz guitarists, dividing his recording time between solo recordings and session appearances with more popular bands. ... Mike Post (born Leland Michael Postil on September 29, 1944) is a Grammy and Emmy award-winning composer of music and theme songs for many of the most popular TV dramas first shown in the United States. ... Hill Street Blues was a serial police drama that first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. ... The 23rd Grammy Awards were held in 1981, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Bob James (born December 25, 1939) is a two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz keyboardist. ... Earl Klugh (born September 16, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American smooth jazz guitarist. ... The 22nd Grammy Awards were held in 1980, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass debut album, The Lonely Bull. ...

1970s

The 21st Grammy Awards were held in 1979, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Chuck Mangione on his Feels So Good record album cover. ... The 20th Grammy Awards were held in 1978, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Williams conducting the London Symphony Orchestra during the recording of the score for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ... This movie poster for Star Wars depicts many of the films important elements, such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, X-Wing and Y-Wing fighters Star Wars, retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981 (see note at Title,) is the original (and in chronological... The 19th Grammy Awards were held in 1977, and were broadcast live on American television. ... George Benson (born March 22, 1945) is an American jazz guitarist, singer and composer. ... The 18th Grammy Awards were held in 1976, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Van McCoy Van Allen Clinton McCoy (January 6, 1940 - July 6, 1979) was a music producer, musician, and songwriter who had a massive hit with the disco song The Hustle in 1975, after writing hits for soul acts like Gladys Knight and the Pips, and Ruby and the Romantics, as... The 17th Grammy Awards were held in 1975, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is one of the most successful composers of the twentieth century. ... The Entertainer is a 1902 piano rag by Scott Joplin which was later used as the theme music for the 1973 motion picture, The Sting. ... The 16th Grammy Awards were held in 1974, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Eumir Deodato (born on 22 June 1943 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian funk artist and pop producer. ... This article is about the Strauss musical composition. ... The 15th Grammy Awards were held in 1973, and were broadcast live on American television. ... // Biography Soul musician Billy Preston was born on September 9, 1946 in Houston, Texas and raised mostly in Los Angeles, California. ... The 14th Grammy Awards were held in 1972, and were broadcast live on television in the United States. ... Quincy Jones on the cover of Back on the Block album (1989). ... The 13th Grammy Awards were held on 16 March 1971, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. ... The 12th Grammy Awards were held in 1970. ... Blood, Sweat & Tears was an Canadian-American rock and roll group formed in New York City in 1967. ...

1960s


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Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (314 words)
From 1970 to 1971 it was awarded as Best Contemporary Instrumental Performance
A similar award for Best Instrumental Performance was awarded from 1965 to 1968.
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.
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