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Encyclopedia > Grammy Awards of 2000

The 42nd Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2000. 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... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Award winners:

  • Album of the Year
    • Clive Davis, Jerry "Wonder" Duplessis, Dust Brothers, Alex Gonzales, Charles Goodan, Stephen M. Harris, Lauryn Hill, Art Hodge, Wyclef Jean, Fher Olvera, KC Porter, Dante Ross, Matt Serletic (producers), Mike Couzzi, Benny Faccone, Steve Farrone, Steve Fontano, David Frazer, Jim Gaines, John Gamble, Commissioner Gordon, Andy Grassi, John Karpowich, Glenn Kolotkin, Tom Lord-Alge, Jeff Poe, Tony Prendatt, Anton Pukshansky, Warren Riker, Jim Scott, John Seymour, Matty Spindel, Chris Theis, David Thoener, T-Ray, Alvaro Villagra (engineers/mixers) & Santana for Supernatural

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Alternative

The Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Beck Hansen Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell, July 8, 1970) is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. ...

Blues

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album has been awarded since 1983. ... B.B. King Riley B. King aka B. B. King (born September 16, 1925) in Itta Bena, Mississippi USA, is a well known American blues guitarist and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album has been awarded since 1988. ...

Children's

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Steven Epstein is the name of several prominent people. ... David Frost is a music producer and pianist. ... Graham Greene (born June 22, 1952) is a Canadian actor. ... Kate Winslet Kate Winslet Kate Winslet Kate Elizabeth Winslet (born October 5, 1975 in Reading, Berkshire, England) is an English actress most famous for her role of Rose DeWitt Bukater in the 1997 blockbuster movie Titanic. ... // Wynton Marsalis Wynton Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter and composer. ...

Classical

The Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Michael Tilson Thomas (born December 21, 1944), nicknamed MTT, is an American conductor, pianist and composer. ... The San Francisco Symphony is a major orchestra based in San Francisco, California. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Claudio Abbado (born June 26, 1933) is a noted Italian conductor. ... The Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne-Sofie von Otter (born 9 May 1955) well-known opera singer and concert recitalist. ... The German bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff (born November 9, 1959) is generally regarded as one of the finest lieder singers of his generation. ... The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the worlds leading orchestras. ... Gustav Mahler Gustav Mahler (July 7, 1860–May 18, 1911) was a Bohemian-Austrian composer and conductor. ... The Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording has been awarded since 1961. ... John Eliot Gardiner (born April 20, 1943, Fontmell, Dorset, England) is a prominent British conductor famous for his performances of Baroque music on early instruments. ... Ian Bostridge was born on Christmas Day 1964. ... The Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne-Sofie von Otter (born 9 May 1955) well-known opera singer and concert recitalist. ... The Welsh baritone Bryn Terfel (born November 9, 1965) is one of the best-known contemporary opera and concert singers. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... ME!!!! ... Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten (November 22, 1913 – December 4, 1976) was a British composer, conductor and pianist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Charles Édouard Dutoit (born October 7, 1939) is a conductor. ... Martha Argerich Martha Argerich (born June 5, 1941) is a pianist of Argentinian origin. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: ) (April 271, 1891 – March 5, 1953) was a Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Vladimir Ashkenazy Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (sometimes transliterated Ashkenazi) (Russian: Влади́мир А́шкенази) (born July 6, 1937), is a conductor and pianist. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich   listen? (Russian: ) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... The Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without conductor) has been awarded since 1997. ... Chanticleer is a male vocal ensemble with a wide repertoire that performs throughout the world. ... Steven Stucky pronounced [stÊŒki] (rhymes with lucky) is a U.S. composer. ... Sir John Tavener (born 28 January 1944) is an English composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Anne-Sophie Mutter (born June 29, 1963) is a German violinist. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770; died March 26, 1827) was a German composer of classical music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition was first awarded in 1961. ... Pierre Boulez (IPA: /pjɛʁ. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Album has been awarded since 1962. ... Michael Tilson Thomas (born December 21, 1944), nicknamed MTT, is an American conductor, pianist and composer. ... The San Francisco Symphony is a major orchestra based in San Francisco, California. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album has been awarded since 1999. ... The Grammy winning Chestnut Brass Company was founded in 1977 to advance the art and skills of musical performance and the knowledge and understanding of musical history with an emphasis on brass instruments. ... Peter Schickele (born July 17, 1935) is a composer and musical parodist. ...

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. ... The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1988. ... Madonna at the Live 8 concert. ... William Orbit 1999 William Orbit (born 1956 as William Wainwright) is a British musician and record producer, best known to the public for producing Madonnas album Ray of Light. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... Randy Newman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement has been awarded since 1963. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) has been awarded since 1963. ...

Country

The Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance was first awarded in 1965. ... Shania Twain Shania Twain (shu-NYE-uh, born August 28, 1965) is a Canadian singer and songwriter who has been very successful in the country and pop music genres. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1965. ... Another George Jones was a U.S. Senator from Georgia in 1807. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was first awarded in 1970. ... The Dixie Chicks: Martie, Natalie and Emily The Dixie Chicks is a country music group, formed in 1989 in Dallas, Texas, USA. // Group history The original members of the Dixie Chicks were the sisters Martie Erwin and Emily Erwin, Laura Lynch and Robin Lynn Macy. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was first awarded in 1988. ... Emmylou Harris on the cover of her collection Profile Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is a country music singer, songwriter and musician from Birmingham, Alabama, USA. // Early years Harris graduated high school as class valedictorian and won a dramatic scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ... Dolly Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American country singer, songwriter, composer and actress. ... Linda Ronstadt on the cover of her 2002 collection The Very Best of Linda Ronstadt Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance was first awarded in 1970. ... Tommy Allsup was the person who luckily lost the toss to Ritchie Valens for a place on Buddy Hollys aeroplane, on The Day the Music Died in 1959. ... Asleep at the Wheel is the name of an Austin, Texas based Western swing band, winner of nine Grammy Awards. ... Lawrence Anthony Franklin is a U.S. Air Force Reserve colonel charged with passing information about U.S. policy towards Iran to Israel through the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the foremost pro-Israel lobbying organization in the U.S, while he was working for the Defense Department. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician and singer. ... Steve Wariner (born December 25, 1954 in Noblesville, Indiana is an American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1965. ... Robert Lange - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Shania Twain Shania Twain (shu-NYE-uh, born August 28, 1965) is a Canadian singer and songwriter who has been very successful in the country and pop music genres. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Album has been awarded since 1995. ... The Dixie Chicks: Martie, Natalie and Emily The Dixie Chicks is a country music group, formed in 1989 in Dallas, Texas, USA. // Group history The original members of the Dixie Chicks were the sisters Martie Erwin and Emily Erwin, Laura Lynch and Robin Lynn Macy. ... The Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album has been awarded since 1982. ... Ricky Skaggs (born July 18, 1954 in Lawrence County, Kentucky) is a country music musician, singer and composer. ...

Film/TV/Media

I like to MOO MOO MOO and eat GRASS! ... Mark Mancina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in London), better known as Phil Collins, is a British rock/pop musician. ...

Folk

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... June Carter Cash (born Valerie June Carter) (June 23, 1929 - May 15, 2003), middle daughter of Ezra (Eck) Carter and Maybelle Carter (Mother Maybelle), was a singer, songwriter, a member of the first country music recording stars, the Carter Family, and married to legendary singer Johnny Cash. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... Tom Waits Tom Waits (born Thomas Alan Waits on December 7, 1949 in Pomona, California) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and actor. ...

Gospel

The Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Steven Curtis Chapman (born November 21, 1962 in Paducah, Kentucky) has been one of the biggest stars of contemporary Christian music since the late 1980s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Rebecca St. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Shirley Caesar (b. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Yolanda Adams (born in 1964) is an African-American singer, one of the most popular gospel music artists of the contemporary period. ... The Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Bill and Gloria Gaither Bill Gaither (born March 28, 1936) is a singer and songwriter of southern gospel and Contemporary Christian music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album has been awarded since 1991. ...

Historical

  • Best Historical Album
    • Orrin Keepnews (producer), Steven Lasker (producer & engineer), Paul Brizzi & Dennis Ferrante (engineers) for The Duke Ellington Centennial Edition - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings (1927 - 1973)

The Grammy Award for Best Historical Album has been presented since 1979. ... Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader. ...

Jazz

The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo has been awarded since 1959. ... Wayne Shorter (born August 25, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American jazz composer and saxophonist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group has been presented since 1959. ... Gary Burton (born on 23 January 1943 in Anderson, Indiana) is a jazz vibraphone player, known for developing the then-innovative technique of playing the instrument with four mallets, rather than the usual two. ... Chick Corea on the cover of sheet music book Chick Corea Collection Armando Anthony Chick Corea (born June 12, 1941) is an American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer who is arguably best known for his work during the 1970s in the genre of jazz fusion, although his contributions to straight... Roy Owen Haynes (born Boston, Massachusetts, March 13, 1925) is one of the most recorded drummers in jazz. ... Dave Holland (born October 1, 1946) is a jazz bassist and composer. ... Pat Metheny in Melbourne, Florida, USA Patrick Bruce Metheny (born 12 August 1954 in Lees Summit, Missouri USA) is an American jazz guitarist and leader of the Pat Metheny Group. ... 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. ... Diana Jean Krall (born November 16, 1964) is a popular Jazz pianist and singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album has been presented since 1992. ... David Sanborn is an American saxophonist, most commonly associated with smooth jazz. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album has been presented since 1995. ...

Latin

The Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Rubén Blades Rubén Blades (born July 16, 1948) is a Panamanian salsa singer, songwriter, actor and politician. ... Tito Puente (April 20, 1923 – May 31, 2000) was an influential Latin jazz and mambo musician. ... The Grammy Award for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Plácido Domingo Plácido Domingo (born January 21, 1941) is a famous Spanish opera singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album has been presented since 1998. ... The Grammy Award for Best Tejano Album has been presented since 1999. ... The Grammy Award for Best Salsa Album was awarded from 2000 to 2003. ... Los Van Van is a Cuban band led by Juan Formell, a bassist who in 1967 became musical director of Elio Reves charanga orchestra. ... The Grammy Award for Best Merengue Album was awarded from 2000 to 2003. ... Elvis Crespo (born July 30, 1971 in New York, New York) is a Puerto Rican Salsa singer. ...

Musical Show

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Bernadette Peters Bernadette Peters is the stage name of Bernadette Lazarra (born February 28, 1948 in Ozone Park, Queens, New York), an actress and singer. ... Tom Wopat (born September 9, 1951 in Lodi, Wisconsin) is an American actor. ...

Music Video

The Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... Terry Fitzgerald is a fictional character in the comic book Spawn. ... Valerie Faris is a director and producer who has created a large number of music videos and other films with her husband Jonathan Dayton. ... KoЯn. ... The Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... Neil Aspinall (born December 13, 1942) is best known as the assistant and road manager for the hugely popular rock band, The Beatles. ... Jimi Hendrix James Marshall Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, widely considered to be the most important electric guitarist in the history of popular music. ...

New Age

The Grammy Award for Best New Age Album has been awarded since 1987. ...

Packaging and Notes

The Grammy Award for Best Recording Package has been presented since 1974. ... 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 Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package has been presented since 1995. ... The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes has been presented since 1964. ... Insert non-formatted text here John Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. ...

Polka

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

Pop

The Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Sarah McLachlan Sarah Ann McLachlan (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Sting circa 1987 Gordon Matthew Sumner, OBE (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. ... Santana during concert in Barcelona 2003 Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a famous Mexican rock and roll guitarist, originally from Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals has been awarded since 1995. ... Rob Thomas Robert Kelly Rob Thomas (born February 14, 1972 in Landstuhl, Germany) is an American recording artist, and the lead singer of the band matchbox twenty and formerly in the band Tabithas Secret. ... Santana during concert in Barcelona 2003 Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a famous Mexican rock and roll guitarist, originally from Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1969. ... Santana during concert in Barcelona 2003 Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a famous Mexican rock and roll guitarist, originally from Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco. ... The Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording has been awarded since 1998. ... Cher on the cover of her album Living Proof Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American actress and singer of Armenian descent. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album was awarded in 1968 and since 1995. ... Sting circa 1987 Gordon Matthew Sumner, OBE (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and lead singer of The Police. ...

Production and engineering

The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Al Schmitt is an thirteen-time Grammy Award winning music engineer and producer. ... Diana Jean Krall (born November 16, 1964) is a popular Jazz pianist and singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Michael Tilson Thomas (born December 21, 1944), nicknamed MTT, is an American conductor, pianist and composer. ... The San Francisco Symphony is a major orchestra based in San Francisco, California. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1975. ... Walter Afanasieff is a record producer and songwriter who rose to success co-writing and co-producing music with Mariah Carey. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1980. ... The Grammy Award for Remixer of the Year, Non-Classical was awarded from 1998 to 2001. ... Peter Rauhofer is a remix producer who formerly went under the monkier of Club 69. ...

R&B

The Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American pop, R&B, and soul singer and actress. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Barry White Barry White (September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003) was an American record producer and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1970. ... TLC, as pictured on the cover of their third album, FanMail. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1999. ... Barry White Barry White (September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003) was an American record producer and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1969. ... Kandi Burruss (born May 17, 1976; also known just as Kandi) is an American R&B singer/songwriter. ... TLC, as pictured on the cover of their third album, FanMail. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Dallas Austin (born December 29, 1972 in Columbus, Georgia) is an African American songwriter, record producer, guitarist, and keyboardist. ... TLC, as pictured on the cover of their third album, FanMail. ...

Rap

The Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance was awarded from 1991 to 2002, alongside the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. ... Eminem Eminem is the stage name of Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972 in Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA), one of todays most controversial and popular rappers. ... 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. ... Erykah Badu Erykah Badu (born Erica Abi Wright on February 26, 1971 in Dallas, Texas) is an African-American R&B/hip hop artist whose work crosses over into jazz. ... The Roots The Roots are an influential Philadelphia-based hip hop group, known for innovative lyrics and live instrumentation. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Album has been awarded since 1996. ... Eminem Eminem is the stage name of Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972 in Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA), one of todays most controversial and popular rappers. ...

Reggae

The Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album has been awarded since 1985. ... Winston Rodney (born March 1, 1948) a. ...

Rock

The Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1980. ... The Very Best of Sheryl Crow album released October 2003 Sheryl Crow (born February 11, 1962 in Kennett, Missouri, USA) is an American blues rock singer, guitarist and song writer. ... Sweet Child O Mine is the name of a song by the hard rock band Guns N Roses. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1980. ... Lenny Kravitz, 2005 (José Cruz/ABr) Lenny Kravitz (born Leonard Albert Kravitz on May 26, 1964 in New York) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist whose retro-style amalgam of rock, pop, funk, and even techno is inspired by such music icons as Jimi Hendrix and John... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1980. ... Everlast can mean: A manufacturer of boxing equipment: see Everlast A singer: see Everlast This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Santana during concert in Barcelona 2003 Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a famous Mexican rock and roll guitarist, originally from Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1980. ... Eric Clapton at the Tsunami Relief concert in Cardiffs Millennium Stadium, January 22nd 2005 Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born March 30, 1945) is a British guitarist and composer, nicknamed slowhand. ... Santana during concert in Barcelona 2003 Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a famous Mexican rock and roll guitarist, originally from Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco. ... The Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... Old logo, as used in Master Of Puppets, circa 1986. ... The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... Clockwise starting from the left, Bill Ward, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Ozzy Osbourne This article is about the British heavy metal band. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Song has been awarded since 1992. ... Flea aka Michael Balzary Flea (born Michael Peter Balzary on October 16, 1962 in Melbourne, Australia) is the bassist for the alternative funk band Red Hot Chili Peppers. ... John Frusciante John Frusciante (born March 5, 1970 in Queens, New York) is a guitarist performing with the Red Hot Chili Peppers. ... Anthony Kiedis is the lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. ... Chad Smith Chad Smith (born on October 25, 1961 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA) is the drummer for the rock band the Red Hot Chili Peppers. ... Red Hot Chili Peppers (from left): Flea, Chad Smith, John Frusciante and Anthony Kiedis Red Hot Chili Peppers are a Californian rock band who have combined aspects of funk and hip-hop with rock and roll, pioneering funk metal. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Clive Jay Davis (born April 4, 1934) is the founder of Arista Records, and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a nonperformer. ... Santana during concert in Barcelona 2003 Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a famous Mexican rock and roll guitarist, originally from Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco. ...

Spoken

The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. ... LeVar Burton as Geordi La Forge. ... The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album was awarded from 1994 until 2003. ... Chris Rock Chris Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an American stand-up comedian and actor born in Georgetown, South Carolina. ...

Trad Pop

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album has been awarded since 1992. ... Tony Bennett, 2000 Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926) is an American popular music, standards, and jazz singer who is widely considered to be one of the best interpretative singers in these genres. ...

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