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Encyclopedia > Grammy Awards of 1988

The 30th Grammy Awards were held March 2, 1988. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year. 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... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Award winners:

The Record of the Year is one of the two most prestigious Grammy Awards presented annually. ... Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year has been awarded since 1959. ... Brian Peter George St. ... Daniel Lanois (born September 19, 1951 in Hull, Québec) is a Canadian record producer and singer-songwriter. ... This article is about the Irish rock band. ... The Song of the Year is one of the two most prestigious awards in the Grammies, if not in all of the music industry. ... Barry Mann (born Barry Iberman on February 9, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American songwriter, and part of one of the most prolific songwriting partnerships in the world of rock music. ... Cynthia Weil (born October 18, 1937 in New York City) is a prominent American songwriter. ... James Horner James Roy Horner (born August 14, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an American composer of orchestral music. ... Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American singer most closely associated with the country rock genre prevalent in the 1970s. ... James Ingram (born February 16, 1956 in Akron, Ohio) is an American soul musician, famous for his vocal performance. ... The Grammy for Best New Artist has been awarded since 1960. ... Jody Watley (born Chicago, Illinois on January 30, 1959) is an American pop singer/songwriter, producer and label owner. ...

Blues

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album has been awarded since 1983. ... Image of the artist Professor Longhair (nee Henry Roeland Byrd and aka Fess) (December 19, 1918 - January 30, 1980) was a legendary New Orleans blues musician. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album has been awarded since 1988. ... Robert Cray (foreground) Robert Cray (born 1 August 1953, in Columbus, Georgia) is a blues musician, guitarist and singer. ...

Children's

The Grammy Award for Best Album for Children has been awarded since 1959. ... Tom Bradshaw, (born 7th February 1904, died February 22, 1986) was a Scottish intenational footballers of the 1920s and 30s who played for Liverpool. ... Bobby McFerrin Bobby McFerrin (born New York City, March 11, 1950) is a jazz-influenced a cappella vocal performer and conductor. ... This article refers to the actor. ...

Classical

The Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Sir Georg Solti, KBE (pronounced ) (21 October 1912 - 5 September 1997) was a world-renowned Hungarian-British orchestral and operatic conductor. ... The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, based in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the leading orchestras in the world. ... 1820 portrait by Karl Stieler Beethoven redirects here. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Kathleen Battle Kathleen Battle is an American soprano, born August 13, 1948, in Portsmouth, Ohio, the youngest of seven children. ... The Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording has been awarded since 1961. ... James Levine (born June 23, 1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American orchestral pianist and conductor and most well known as the music director of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. ... Agnes Baltsa (Aγνή Mπάλτσα) (born 19th November 1944 on Lefkada) is a leading Greek mezzo-soprano. ... Kathleen Battle Kathleen Battle is an American soprano, born August 13, 1948, in Portsmouth, Ohio, the youngest of seven children. ... Hermann Prey (July 11, 1929 – July 22, 1998) was a German bass-baritone. ... Anna Tomowa-Sintow (born September 22, 1941, in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian soprano who has sung to great acclaim in all the major opera houses around the world in a repertoire that includes Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Wagner, and Strauss. ... The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (in German: Wiener Philharmoniker) is the principal orchestra in Austria and one of the finest in the world. ... Richard Strauss Richard Strauss (June 11, 1864 – September 8, 1949) was a German composer of the late Romantic era, particularly noted for his tone poems and operas. ... ME!!!! ... Robert Shaw (April 30, 1916 – January 25, 1999) was an American conductor most famous for his work with his namesake Chorale, with the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. ... The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is an American orchestra based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Paul Hindemith (16 November 1895 – 28 December 1963) was a German composer, violist, violinist, teacher, music theorist and conductor. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... James Levine (born June 23, 1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American orchestral pianist and conductor and most well known as the music director of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945 in Jaffa) is an Israeli virtuoso violinist and teacher. ... The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (in German: Wiener Philharmoniker) is the best known orchestra in Austria and one of Europes major ensembles. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (baptized as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart; January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was a prolific and highly influential composer of Classical music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Portrait of Vladimir Horowitz, captured from the documentary The Last Romantic. ... The Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Vladimir Ashkenazy Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (sometimes transliterated Ashkenazi) (Russian: Влади́мир Дави́дович А́шкенази) (born July 6, 1937) is a conductor and, more notably, a pianist. ... Cellist Lynn Harrell is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the Piatigorsky Award, the Ford Foundation Concert Artists Award, and the first Avery Fisher Prize (jointly with Murray Perahia). ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945 in Jaffa) is an Israeli virtuoso violinist and teacher. ... 1820 portrait by Karl Stieler Beethoven redirects here. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition was first awarded in 1961. ... Krzysztof Penderecki. ... Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich (Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич) (born March 27, 1927), affectionately known as Slava, is Russian and a naturalized American cellist and conductor, considered to be one of the greatest cellists ever. ... The Philharmonia is an orchestra based in London. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Album has been awarded since 1962. ... Portrait of Vladimir Horowitz, captured from the documentary The Last Romantic. ...

Comedy

The Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album was awarded from 1959 to 1993 and in 2004. ... Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951[1]) is an Academy Award-winning American actor and comedian. ...

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. ... Ron Carter (born May 4, 1937, Ferndale, Michigan) is an American jazz bassist. ... Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an Academy Award and multiple Grammy Award winning jazz pianist and composer from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Hancock is one of jazz musics most important and influential pianists and composers. ... Billy Higgins (October 11, 1936–May 3, 2001) was an American jazz drummer. ... Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter in the 1960s quintet Wayne Shorter (born August 25, 1933) is an American jazz composer and saxophonist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1988. ... James Horner James Roy Horner (born August 14, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an American composer of orchestral music. ... Barry Mann (born Barry Iberman on February 9, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American songwriter, and part of one of the most prolific songwriting partnerships in the world of rock music. ... Cynthia Weil (born October 18, 1937 in New York City) is a prominent American songwriter. ... Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American singer most closely associated with the country rock genre prevalent in the 1970s. ... James Ingram (born February 16, 1956 in Akron, Ohio) is an American soul musician, famous for his vocal performance. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... Ennio Morricone. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement has been awarded since 1963. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Tonight Show Band is the band which plays on the American television variety show, the Tonight Show. ... Carl Hilding Doc Severinsen (born July 7, 1927 in Arlington, Oregon) is an American pop and jazz trumpeter, most known for leading the Tonight Show Band in the Johnny Carson era. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) has been awarded since 1963. ... Frank Foster (b. ... Diane Schuur (born December 10, 1953 in Tacoma, Washington) is a blind jazz singer and pianist. ... William Count Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was a jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader. ...

Country

The Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance was first awarded in 1965. ... Kay Toinette K.T. Oslin, (born 1941), is a country music singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1965. ... 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 Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was first awarded in 1970. ... Emmylou Harris, ca. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress, and philanthropist. ... Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American singer most closely associated with the country rock genre prevalent in the 1970s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was first awarded in 1988. ... Ronnie Lee Milsap (born January 16, 1943 in Robbinsville, North Carolina, USA) is an American country music singer and musician with 40 number one hit songs to his credit. ... Kenneth Donald Kenny Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance was first awarded in 1970. ... Asleep at the Wheel is the name of an Austin, Texas based Western swing band, winner of nine Grammy Awards. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1965. ... Paul Overstreet is a singer and songwriter from Mississippi in the USA. Categories: Singer stubs ... 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. ...

Folk

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... 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 Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... Steve Goodman (July 25, 1948 – September 20, 1984) was a Chicago folk music singer and songwriter. ...

Gospel

The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Vocal Performance, Female was awarded in from 1984 to 1990. ... Deniece Williams Deniece Williams (born June Deniece Chandler on June 3, 1950 in Gary, Indiana) is an American singer and songwriter who achieved success in the 1970s and 1980s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Vocal Performance, Male was awarded from 1984 to 1990. ... Larnelle Harris is a Gospel singer, songwiter and recording artist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus was awarded from 1984 to 1990. ... Mylon LeFevre (1944-) was born into a Southern Gospel family, The Singing LeFevres, but stopped attending church when he left home. ... The Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female was awarded from 1984 to 1989. ... CeCe Winans, (born Priscilla Winans on October 8, 1964), is an American gospel singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male was awarded from 1984 to 1989. ... Al Green may refer to: Al Green (musician) Al Green (politician) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Grammy Award for Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus was awarded from 1984 to 1990. ... Anita Baker (born January 26, 1958, in Toledo, Ohio) is an African American soul and adult contemporary Rhythm and blues singer. ... The Winans family is a large family of gospel musicians who have recorded as several different groups and individual projects. ...

Historical

The Grammy Award for Best Historical Album has been presented since 1979. ... Orrin Keepnews (born March 2, 1923 in The Bronx, New York City) is an American jazz record producer and writer. ... Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was a jazz pianist and composer. ...

Jazz

The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female was presented from 1981 to 1991. ... Diane Schuur (born December 10, 1953 in Tacoma, Washington) is a blind jazz singer and pianist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male was presented from 1981 to 1991. ... Bobby McFerrin Bobby McFerrin (born New York City, March 11, 1950) is a jazz-influenced a cappella vocal performer and conductor. ... The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo has been awarded since 1959. ... Dexter (Keith) Gordon (February 27, 1923 - April 25, 1990) was a New York tenor saxophone musician. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group has been presented since 1959. ... New Orleans-born jazz and classical artist and composer Wynton Marsalis Wynton Marsalis(born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter and composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album has been presented since 1961. ... Mercer Ellington (11 March 1919–8 February 1996) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger. ... The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance was awarded from 1980 to 1991. ... The Pat Metheny Group is a jazz fusion band founded in 1977. ...

Latin

The Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album has been awarded since 1984. ... This page is about the singer Julio Iglesias. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Eddie Palmieri (born December 15, 1936 in New York City) - pianist and bandleader. ... The Grammy Award for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Los Tigres Del Norte Grammy winners Los Tigres del Norte (1987; Best Mexican-American Performance; Gracias! America Sin Fronteras) is one of the most popular Mexican norteño bands from Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico. ...

Musical Show

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Claude-Michel Schönberg is a French record producer, actor, singer, popular songwriter, and musical theatre composer, best known for his collaborations with the librettist Alain Boublil. ... Herbert Kretzmer (born October 5, 1925) is an English songwriter and journalist, best known for the English lyrics of the hit musical Les Misérables. ... Alain Boublil is a librettist, best known for his collaborations with the composer Claude-Michel Schönberg. ... Claude-Michel Schönberg is a French record producer, actor, singer, popular songwriter, and musical theatre composer, best known for his collaborations with the librettist Alain Boublil. ...

Music video

The Grammy Award for Best Concept Music Video was awarded from 1988 to 1989. ... Genesis is an English progressive rock band formed in 1967. ... The Grammy Award for Best Performance Music Video was awarded from 1988 to 1989. ...

New Age

The Grammy Award for Best New Age Album has been awarded since 1987. ... Album cover of Eastern Sounds Dr. Yusef Lateef (born William Emanuel Huddleston, October 9, 1920) is an American jazz musician. ...

Packaging and Notes

The Grammy Award for Best Recording Package has been presented since 1974. ... Rosanne Cash from the back cover of Rhythm & Romance (1985). ... The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes has been presented since 1964. ... Orrin Keepnews (born March 2, 1923 in The Bronx, New York City) is an American jazz record producer and writer. ... Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was a jazz pianist and composer. ...

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

The Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born on August 9, 1963) is an African American R&B/pop singer, actress, former fashion model, occasional songwriter and producer and pop icon. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Sting circa 1987 Gordon Matthew Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and lead singer of The Police. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1966. ... Bill Medley (born William Thomas Medley on September 19, 1940 in Los Angeles, California) was one half of The Righteous Brothers singing duo. ... Drawing of Jennifer Warnes on the cover of her 1982 collection The Best of Jennifer Warnes Jennifer Jean Warnes (born March 3, 1947 in Seattle, Washington) is an American singer and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1969. ... 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. ...

Production and engineering

The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Bruce Swedien. ... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Jack L. Renner (born April 13, 1935) is an American classically-trained musician and recording engineer, best known as chairman, CEO and chief recording engineer of the Telarc International Corporation. ... Robert Shaw (April 30, 1916 – January 25, 1999) was an American conductor most famous for his work with his namesake Chorale, with the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. ... The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is an American orchestra based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Gabriel Urbain Fauré (May 12, 1845 – November 4, 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist, and teacher. ... Maurice Duruflé (January 11, 1902 in Louviers – June 16, 1986 in Paris) was a French composer, organist, and pedagogue. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1975. ... Michael Walden (born April 23, 1952, in Kalamazoo, Michigan USA) is an American producer, singer, songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1980. ... Categories: People stubs | 1948 births | Soap opera actors ...

R&B

The Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American gospel, soul and R&B singer born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Sananda Maitreya in concert in Budapest. ... Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent DArby is Terence Trent DArbys first album released in 1987 on Columbia Records. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1970. ... Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American gospel, soul and R&B singer born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. ... George Michael(born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou on 25 June 1963) is a half English, half Greek Cypriot singer-songwriter who performs soul influenced pop, and who (as a solo artist and half of the duo WHAM!) has enjoyed global success since 1982. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental Performance was awarded from 1970 to 1990 and in 1993. ... David Sanborn in concert in San Francisco. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1969. ... Bill Withers (born July 4, 1938 in Slab Fork, West Virginia) is an American singer-songwriter who performed and recorded from the late 1960s until the mid 1980s. ... Club Nouveau was a dance-based, disco and urban R&B group that was formed by producer/performer Jay King in 1986, in Sacramento, California, subsequent to the break up of the Timex Social Club. ...

Reggae

The Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album has been awarded since 1985. ... Peter Tosh on the cover of his album The Toughest Peter Tosh (October 19, 1944 – September 11, 1987) was a pioneer reggae musician, as well as a trailblazer for the Rastafarian movement. ...

Rock

The Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo was presented in 1988, 1992, and 1994. ... Bruce 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. ... Frank Vincent Zappa[1] (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, guitarist, singer, film director, and satirist. ...

Spoken

The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Garrison Keillor (born Gary Edward Keillor on August 7, 1942) is an American author, humorist, columnist, musician, satirist, and radio personality. ...

External links

  • 30th Grammy Awards, from the Internet Movie Database
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