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Encyclopedia > Grammy Awards of 2003

The 45th Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2003. 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. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Award winners:

  • Album of the Year
    • Arif Mardin, Craig Street (producers), Jay Newland (engineer/mixer & producer), S. Husky Höskulds (engineer/mixer), Ted Jensen (mastering engineer) & Norah Jones (producer & artist) for Come Away With Me

For the UK award see The Record of the Year The Record of the Year is one of the two most prestigious Grammy Awards presented annually. ... Arif Mardin is a Turkish-born music producer who has worked with a wide range of artists, across many different styles and genres of music. ... Norah Jones Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979; she changed her name officially to Norah Jones at age 16) is an American multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and singer-songwriter whose career was launched with her successful 2002 debut album Come Away With Me, a... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year has been awarded since 1959. ... Arif Mardin is a Turkish-born music producer who has worked with a wide range of artists, across many different styles and genres of music. ... Norah Jones Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979; she changed her name officially to Norah Jones at age 16) is an American multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and singer-songwriter whose career was launched with her successful 2002 debut album Come Away With Me, a... The Song of the Year is one of the two most prestigious awards in the Grammies, if not in all of the music industry. ... Norah Jones Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979; she changed her name officially to Norah Jones at age 16) is an American multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and singer-songwriter whose career was launched with her successful 2002 debut album Come Away With Me, a... The Grammy for Best New Artist has been awarded since 1960. ... Norah Jones Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979; she changed her name officially to Norah Jones at age 16) is an American multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and singer-songwriter whose career was launched with her successful 2002 debut album Come Away With Me, a...

Special Merit Awards

The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded by the Recording Academy to performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording [1]. This award is distinct from the Grammy Hall of Fame Award, which honors specific recordings rather than individuals, and... Etta James on the cover of one of her albums Etta James (born January 25, 1938) is an American R&B and gospel singer. ... John Royce Johnny Mathis (born September 30, 1935 in Gilmer, Texas) is an African-American popular singer, and one of the few remaining male vocalists associated with Traditional Pop music. ... Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – December 15, 1944) was an American jazz musician and band leader in the Swing era. ... Tito Puente (April 20, 1923 – May 31, 2000) was an influential Latin jazz and mambo musician. ... Bridge Over Troubled Water was Simon and Garfunkels last album; the title track was their only number one hit in the United Kingdom. ... The Grammy Trustees Award is awarded by the Recording Academy to individuals who, during their careers in music, have made significant contributions, other than performance, to the field of recording [1]. Through 1983, performers could also receive this award. ... Lomax playing guitar, sometime between 1938 and 1950 Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an American folklorist and musicologist specializing in the music of the United States and that of other nations which influenced American music. ... The New York Philharmonic is an American orchestra based in New York City. ... The Bee Gees: Maurice, Barry and Robin The Bee Gees were a British and Australian band, originally a pop singer-songwriter combination, reborn as funk and rhythm and blues. ... Geoff Emerick (born 1946) is a recording studio audio engineer, who is best known for his work with the Beatles albums Revolver, Sgt. ... Shure Incorporated is a consumer electronics corporation. ...

Alternative

The Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Ken Nelson is a British record producer. ... From left: Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Chris Martin, and Will Champion Coldplay is a post-Britpop/alternative rock band from London, United Kingdom well known for their rock melodies and introspective lyrics. ...

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. ... Joe Henry is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer. ... Solomon Burke (born March 21, 1940) is a soul and country music pioneer and member of the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ...

Children's

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Riders in the Sky is a Western music and comedy group which began performing 1977. ... The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Tom Chapin is a Grammy Award-winning musician, entertainer, and songwriter. ...

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. ... Gustav Mahler Gustav Mahler (July 7, 1860–May 18, 1911) was a Bohemian-Austrian composer and conductor. ... The Symphony No. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Renée Fleming The American soprano Renée Fleming (born February 14, 1959) is a leading opera singer. ... Vincenzo Bellini Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (November 3, 1801 – September 23, 1835) was an Italian opera composer. ... Gaetano Donizetti Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797–8 April 1848) was a famous Italian opera composer. ... Gioacchino Antonio Rossini (February 29, 1792 — November 13, 1868) was an Italian musical composer who wrote more than 30 operas as well as sacred music and chamber music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording has been awarded since 1961. ... Eberhard Sengpiel is a multiple Grammy award-winning sound engineer. ... Daniel Barenboim Daniel Barenboim (born November 15, 1942) is an Argentinean-Israeli pianist and conductor. ... Jane Eaglen (b. ... Thomas Hampson (born June 28, 1955) is an American baritone. ... The Staatskapelle Berlin is the orchestra of the Berlin State Opera (Berliner Staatsoper Unter den Linden). ... Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 in Leipzig – February 13, 1883 in Venice) was an influential German composer, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his groundbreaking symphonic-operas (or music dramas). His compositions are notable for their continuous contrapuntal texture, rich harmonies and orchestration, and elaborate use... In the Venusberg by John Collier, 1901: a gilded setting that is distinctly Italian quattrocento for soft-core High Culture. ... ME!!!! ... For the Australian co-founder of Moore Theological College, see Thomas Moore (Australia). ... The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is an American orchestra based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Ralph Vaughan Williams (October 12, 1872 – August 26, 1958) was an influential British composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Richard King(July 10, 1824-April 14, 1885) was the founder of the King Ranch in South Texas, which at the time of his death in 1885 encompassed over 600,000 acres. ... Sir Neville Marriner (born April 15, 1924) is a conductor and violinist. ... Hilary Hahn (born November 27, 1979 in Lexington, Virginia) is an American Grammy-winning violinist. ... The Academy of St. ... Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833 – April 3, 1897) was a German composer of Romantic music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Murray Perahia (born April 19, 1947) is a distinguished American concert pianist of Sephardic origin. ... This article is about Frédéric Chopin, the composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without conductor) has been awarded since 1997. ... Chanticleer is the name of a rooster in the fable Chanticleer and the Fox, one version of which is told in Chaucers Canterbury Tales. ... Sir John Tavener (born 28 January 1944) is an English composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... The Takács Quartet is a world famous string quartet, founded in 1975, and based in Boulder, Colorado, whose members are: Edward Dusinberre, first violin Károly Schranz, second violin Roger Tapping, viola András Fejér, cello Awards and Recognitions Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance: Andrew Keener... 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. ... Sir John Tavener (born 28 January 1944) is an English composer. ... Chanticleer is the name of a rooster in the fable Chanticleer and the Fox, one version of which is told in Chaucers Canterbury Tales. ... Sir John Tavener (born 28 January 1944) is an English composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Album has been awarded since 1962. ... For the Australian co-founder of Moore Theological College, see Thomas Moore (Australia). ... The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is an American orchestra based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Ralph Vaughan Williams (October 12, 1872 – August 26, 1958) was an influential British composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album has been awarded since 1999. ... André Previn (born April 6, 1930)¹ is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897 - November 29, 1957) was a composer. ...

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. ... Thomas Newman (born October 20, 1955) is an American film score composer and a member of a family who established a film-scoring dynasty in Hollywood. ... The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1988. ... Randy Newman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... Howard Shore Howard Leslie Shore (born October 18, 1946) is a film composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement has been awarded since 1963. ... Thomas Newman (born October 20, 1955) is an American film score composer and a member of a family who established a film-scoring dynasty in Hollywood. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) has been awarded since 1963. ... David Grusin (born June 26, 1934 in Littleton, Colorado) is a jazz pianist, composer, and arranger whose works in films and TV have garnered him numerous awards. ... The Best of James Taylor album cover James Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Boston, Massachusetts. ...

Country

The Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance was first awarded in 1965. ... Faith Hill Audrey Faith Perry, later known as Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi), is an American country singer, known for her remarkable pop success as well as her much-publicized marriage to country singer Tim McGraw. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1965. ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential singer and songwriter. ... 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. ... Willie Nelson Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 30, 1933) is an American guitarist and country singer, originally from Abbott, Texas. ... Lee Ann Womack (born August 19, 1966) is a country music artist whom may best be known for her 2000 crossover hit, I Hope You Dance. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance 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 Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1965. ... Alan Jackson wearing his hat Alan Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer, and songwriter, originally from Newnan, Georgia. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Lloyd Maines (born June 28, 1951) is a country music musician and producer. ... 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. ...

Dance

The Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording has been awarded since 1998. ... Categories: Music stubs ...

Film/TV/Media

I like to MOO MOO MOO and eat GRASS! ... The Funk Brothers were the house band at Detroits Motown Records from 1959 to 1972, when the company moved to Los Angeles. ...

Folk

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... David Holt is a four-time Grammy Award winner for his work as a musician. ... Doc Watson Merle Watson, c. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... Alison Krauss on the cover of her album Forget About It Alison Krauss and Union Station Alison Krauss, born July 23, 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, is a bluegrass singer and virtuoso fiddle player who grew up in Champaign, Illinois. ... Nickel Creek is an American bluegrass trio, made up of members Chris Thile (mandolin), Sara Watkins (born June 8, 1981) (fiddle), and her brother Sean Watkins (guitar). ... The Grammy Award for Best Native American Music Album was first awarded in 2001. ...

Gospel

The Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Jars of Clay performing at The University of Texas at Austin Jars of Clay is a four-member Christian rock band formed at Greenville College in Greenville, IL. They are sometimes known as the fab four of Christian music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Third Day is a Christian rock band formed in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... The Blind Boys of Alabama are a gospel music group from Alabama that first formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in 1939. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Eartha is the name given to the worlds largest rotating and revolving globe, located within the headquarters of the Delorme mapping corporation in Yarmouth, Maine. ... The Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... The Jordanaires are an American singing group formed in 1948 in Springfield, Missouri. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album has been awarded since 1991. ...

Historical

  • Best Historical Album
    • Dean Blackwood (producer), David Glasser, Christopher King & Matt Sandoski (engineers) for Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton

The Grammy Award for Best Historical Album has been presented since 1979. ... Charley Patton Charley Patton (May 1, 1891–April 28, 1934) was an American delta blues musician, and one of the first mainstream stars of the genre. ...

Jazz

The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo has been awarded since 1959. ... Herbie Hancock Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is a jazz pianist and composer from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Hancock is one of jazz musics most important and influential pianists and composers. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group has been presented since 1959. ... Michael Brecker (born March 29, 1949) in Philadelphia, PA is an American jazz musician. ... Herbie Hancock Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is a jazz pianist and composer from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Hancock is one of jazz musics most important and influential pianists and composers. ... Roy Hargrove, born in 1969 in Waco, Texas, has gone from a child prodigy to become an established young jazz trumpeter, with several albums as a leader under his belt. ... The Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album has been presented since 1961. ... Dave Holland (born October 1, 1946) is a jazz bassist and composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album has been presented since 1977. ... 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 Contemporary Jazz Album has been presented since 1992. ... Lyle Mays, born 1952 in Wausau, Wisconsin, USA, is a jazz pianist. ... 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 Pat Metheny Group is a jazz band founded in 1978. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album has been presented since 1995. ... Famous vibraphone player. ...

Latin

  • Best Latin Pop Album
    • Bob St. John, Eric Schilling, Gustavo Afont, Iker Gastraminsa, Jaime Lagueruela, Jon Fausty (engineers/mixers), Gonzalo Vasquez (engineer/mixer & producer) Luis Ochoa (producer) & Bacilos (producers and artists) for Caraluna
  • Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album
    • Catherine Miller (engineer/mixer), Nat Chediak (producer) & the Bebo Valdés Trio for El Arte Del Sabor performed by the Bebo Valdés Trio with Israel López "Cachao" & Carlos "Patato" Valdés
  • Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
    • Benny Faccone, Franco Giordani, John Karpowich (engineers/mixers) & Joan Sebastian (producer & artist) for Lo Dijo El Corazón
  • Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album
    • Benny Faccone (engineer/mixer) Alex González, Fher Olvera (producers) & Maná for Revolución de Amor
  • Best Tejano Album
    • Gustavo Alphonso Miranda (engineer/mixer), Manuel Herrera Maldonado (producer) & Emilio Navaira for Acuérdate
  • Best Salsa Album
    • Jon Fausty, Maria DeJesus (engineers/mixers), Sergio George (producer) & Celia Cruz for La Negra Tiene Tumbao
  • Best Merengue Album
    • Manuel Antonio Tejada Tabar, Raphael Peña, Rolando Alejandro (engineers/mixers), Jose Lugo (producer) & Grupo Mania for Latino

The Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Bacilos is a latin music group based in Miami, Florida, USA. Their album Caraluna won the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Pop Latin Album and its 2004 release Sinverguenza has again been nominated for Best Latin Pop Album in the Grammy Awards of 2005. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Israel López (born September 29, 1974) is a Mexican football player who, as of 2004 was playing for Club Toluca. ... The Grammy Award for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Joan Sebastian is a popular Mexican singer and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album has been presented since 1998. ... Alexander González (born February 15, 1977 in Cagua, Aragua State, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball shortstop who plays for the Florida Marlins (since 1998). ... Mana refers to a supernatural force said to exist within all things, sometimes associated with maternal or lunar magic in mythology. ... 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. ... Celia Cruz Celia Cruz (Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso) (October 21, 19241 – July 16, 2003) was a Cuban salsa singer who spent most of her career living and working in the United States. ... The Grammy Award for Best Merengue Album was awarded from 2000 to 2003. ...

Musical Show

The Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Marc Shaiman (born 1959) is a composer and lyricist for films and theatre. ... Marissa Jaret Winokur, born February 2, 1973 in New York, is an American actress best known for her Tony Award-winning performance as Tracy Turnblad in the highly successful Broadway musical, Hairspray. ... Harvey Fierstein (born June 6, 1954) is an American actor best known for his semi-autobiographical play and film Torch Song Trilogy, which he wrote (play and screenplay), directed, and in which he starred. ... This article is about Hairspray, the musical that started performances on Broadway in 2002. ...

Music Video

The Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... Joseph Kahn is a notable Korean American music video director. ... 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 Short Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... The Clash in 1978. ...

New Age

  • Best New Age Album
    • Les Kahn (engineer/mixer), Eric Tingstad (engineer/mixer, producer & artist) & Nancy Rumbel (producer & artist) for Acoustic Garden

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. ... 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 Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package has been presented since 1995. ... Charley Patton Charley Patton (May 1, 1891–April 28, 1934) was an American delta blues musician, and one of the first mainstream stars of the genre. ... The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes has been presented since 1964. ... Charley Patton Charley Patton (May 1, 1891–April 28, 1934) was an American delta blues musician, and one of the first mainstream stars of the genre. ...

Polka

  • Best Polka Album
    • Jeremy Welch, Joe Donofrio (engineers/mixers), Kenneth R. Irwin, Tom Pick (engineers/mixers & producers), Jimmy Sturr (engineer/mixer, producer & artist) for Top of the World

The Grammy Award for Best Polka Album was first awarded in 1986. ... Jimmy Sturr 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. ... Norah Jones Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979; she changed her name officially to Norah Jones at age 16) is an American multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and singer-songwriter whose career was launched with her successful 2002 debut album Come Away With Me, a... The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... John Mayer with David Ryan Harris playing at the Macworld 2005 in San Francisco. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1966. ... No Doubt No Doubt is an American alternative rock group whose music was initially influenced heavily by ska, punk and New Wave. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals has been awarded since 1995. ... 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. ... Michelle Branch Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1969. ... Riley B. King aka B. B. King (b. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album was awarded in 1968 and since 1995. ... Arif Mardin is a Turkish-born music producer who has worked with a wide range of artists, across many different styles and genres of music. ... Norah Jones Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979; she changed her name officially to Norah Jones at age 16) is an American multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and singer-songwriter whose career was launched with her successful 2002 debut album Come Away With Me, a... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album has been awarded since 2001. ... Norman Oliver Brown (1913 – 2002) was an American scholar, born in El Oro, Mexico. ...

Production and engineering

The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Norah Jones Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979; she changed her name officially to Norah Jones at age 16) is an American multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and singer-songwriter whose career was launched with her successful 2002 debut album Come Away With Me, a... The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is an American orchestra based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Ralph Vaughan Williams (October 12, 1872 – August 26, 1958) was an influential British composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 2002. ... Roger Sanchez is one of the most popular commercial house DJs in the last years, who scored many hits in the European and World Charts. ... No Doubt No Doubt is an American alternative rock group whose music was initially influenced heavily by ska, punk and New Wave. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1975. ... Arif Mardin is a Turkish-born music producer who has worked with a wide range of artists, across many different styles and genres of music. ... 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. ... Mary J. Blige performs on the National Mall in Washington, DC Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is a popular African-American R&B and soul singer, songwriter and producer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Usher on the cover of his album Confessions Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States), better known simply as Usher, but not to be confused with Usher syndrome, is an African-American singer and actor. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1970. ... Stevie Wonder is a legend in rock and pop music history. ... Take 6 is an American a cappella gospel music sextet formed in 1985 in Alabama. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1999. ... Album cover of What Cha Gonna do for Me? Chaka Khan (born March 23, 1953) is the stage name of the American singer Yvette Marie Stevens. ... The Funk Brothers were the house band at Detroits Motown Records from 1959 to 1972, when the company moved to Los Angeles. ... The Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance has been awarded since 2003. ... India Arie (born India Arie Simpson on October 3, 1976 in Denver, Colorado) is a neo soul and R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1969. ... 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. ... Common (aka Common Sense, born Lonnie Rashied Lynn in 1972) is a Chicago-based hip hop artist. ... James Poyser is a songwriter and producer known for his soulful productions. ... Raphael Saadiq (born Charlie Ray Wiggins on May 14, 1966 in Oakland, California) is well-acclaimed African-American music artist. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Album has been awarded since 1995. ... India Arie (born India Arie Simpson on October 3, 1976 in Denver, Colorado) is a neo soul and R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album has been awarded since 2002. ... Irv Gotti (born Irving Lorenzo) is a prominent hip hop and R&B record producer and is the head of the Murder Inc. ... Ashanti Ashanti Shaquoya Douglas (born October 13, 1980 in Glen Cove, New York), known professionally as Ashanti, is an R&B singer of African American, Dominican, and Chinese descent, who rose to fame during the early 2000s as a featured singer on several hip-hop songs before releasing her debut...

Rap

The Grammy Award for Best Female Rap Solo Performance has been awarded since 2003, alongside the Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance. ... Missy Elliott on the cover of her album Missy Elliott (born Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia) is an African American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance has been awarded since 2003, alongside the Grammy Award for Best Female Rap Solo Performance. ... Rapper Nelly usually performs with a bandage under his left eye. ... 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. ... Killer Mike Killer Mike (born Michael Render) is an African-American rapper, signed to Columbia Records through OutKasts Aquemini Records imprint. ... Big Boi (left) and André 3000 (right) possess musical styles that are often as different as their fashion senses. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration has been awarded since 2002. ... Rapper Nelly usually performs with a bandage under his left eye. ... Kelly Rowland (born Kelendria Trene Rowland February 11, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an African American R&B, pop singer, actress, and member of the successful musical trio Destinys Child. ... 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. ... The Eminem Show, despite the name, is not a television show. ...

Reggae

The Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album has been awarded since 1985. ... Lee Scratch Perry, The Upsetter in Dub Lee Scratch Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry March 20, 1936) is one of the most influential people in the development of reggae and dub music in Jamaica. ...

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. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1980. ... Bruce Springsteen on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1980. ... From left: Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Chris Martin, and Will Champion Coldplay is a post-Britpop/alternative rock band from London, United Kingdom well known for their rock melodies and introspective lyrics. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1980. ... The Flaming Lips. ... The Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... Left to Right. ... The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... KoЯn. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Song has been awarded since 1992. ... Bruce Springsteen on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Brendan OBrien is a record producer who worked with many bands including Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Kings X, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Aerosmith, The Wallflowers, Matthew Sweet, Limp Bizkit, Lifehouse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Korn, Rage Against The Machine, The Black Crowes, Aimee Mann, Bruce Springsteen, The... Bruce Springsteen on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. ...

Spoken

The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Annie Johnson, April 4, 1928 St. ... Peter Asher (born on June 22, 1944 in London, England) is a guitarist, singer and record producer. ... Robin Williams performing in Iraq. ...

Trad Pop

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album has been awarded since 1992. ... Phil Ramone is a violinist, composer, recording engineer, and innovative record producer. ... 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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Whirly Girls were again selected to participate in the “goodie baskets” to be provided to the media and talent participating in the 2003 Grammy Awards ceremonies, to be held in New York on February 23, 2003.
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