Grammys

22nd Annual Grammy Awards – February 27 – Shrine Auditorium – Los Ángeles

Record of the Year
What a Fool Believes
Ted Templeman (producer); The Doobie Brothers (performers)

Album of the Year
52nd Street
Phil Ramone (producer) & Billy Joel (performer)

Song of the Year
What a Fool Believes
Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald (composers)
The Doobie Brothers (performers)

Best New Artist
Rickie Lee Jones

Jazz

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Oscar Peterson for «Jousts»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group
Chick Corea & Gary Burton for «Duet»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Duke Ellington for «Duke Ellington at Fargo, 1940 Live»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Weather Report for «8:30»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance
Ella Fitzgerald for «Fine and Mellow»

Latin

Best Latin Recording
Irakere for «Irakere»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Dionne Warwick for «I’ll Never Love This Way Again»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Billy Joel for «52nd Street»

Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
The Doobie Brothers for «Minute by Minute»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Herb Alpert for «Rise»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Dionne Warwick for «Déjà Vu»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Michael Jackson for «Don’t Stop ‘til You Get Enough»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Earth, Wind & Fire for «After the Love Has Gone»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Earth, Wind & Fire for «Boogie Wonderland»

Best R&B Song
After the Love Has Gone
Bill Champlin, David Foster & Jay Graydon (composers)
Earth, Wind & Fire (performers)

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Donna Summer «Hot Stuff»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Bob Dylan for «Gotta Serve Somebody»

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
The Eagles for «Heartache Tonight»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Paul McCartney & Wings for «Rockestra Theme»

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23rd Annual Grammy Awards – February 25 – Radio City Music Hall – Nueva York

Record of the Year
Sailing
Michael Omartian (producer) & Christopher Cross (performer)

Album of the Year
Christopher Cross
Michael Omartian (producer) & Christopher Cross (performer)

Song of the Year
Christopher Cross (performer) for «Sailing»

Best New Artist
Christopher Cross

Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Ella Fitzgerald for «A Perfect Match»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
George Benson for «Moody’s Mood»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Bill Evans for «I Will Say Goodbye»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Bill Evans for «We Will Meet Again»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Big Band
Count Basie for «On the Road»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
The Manhattan Transfer for «Birdland»

Latin

Best Latin Recording
Cal Tjader for «La Onda Va Bien»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Bette Midler for «The Rose»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Kenny Loggins for «This Is It»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb for «Guilty»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Bob James & Earl Klugh for «One on One»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Stephanie Mills for «Never Knew Love Like This Before»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
George Benson for «Give Me the Night»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
The Manhattans for «Shining Star»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
George Benson for «Off Broadway»

Best R&B Song
Never Knew Love Like This Before
James Mtume & Reggie Lucas (composers)
Stephanie Mills (performer)

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Pat Benatar for «Crimes of Passion»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Billy Joel for «Glass Houses»

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band for «Against the Wind»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
The Police for «Reggatta de Blanc»

24th Annual Grammy Awards – February 24 – Shrine Auditorium – Los Ángeles

Record of the Year
Bette Davis Eyes
Val Garay (producer) & Kim Carnes (performer)

Album of the Year
Double Fantasy
Jack Douglas (producer), John Lennon & Yoko Ono (producer & performers)

Song of the Year
Bette Davis Eyes
Donna Weiss & Jackie DeShannon (composers)
Kim Carnes (performer)

Best New Artist
Sheena Easton

Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Ella Fitzgerald for «Digital III at Montreux»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Al Jarreau for «Blue Rondo a la Turk»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
The Manhattan Transfer for «Until I Met You (Corner Pocket)»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
John Coltrane for «Bye Bye Blackbird»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Chick Corea & Gary Burton for «In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Gerry Mulligan for «Walk on the Water»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Grover Washington, Jr. for «Winelight»

Latin

Best Latin Recording
Clare Fischer for «Guajira Pa la Jeva»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Lena Horne for «Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Al Jarreau for «Breakin’ Away»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
The Manhattan Transfer for «The Boy from New York City»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Larry Carlton & Mike Post for «The Theme from Hill Street Blues»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Aretha Franklin for «Hold On I’m Comin'»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
James Ingram for «One Hundred Ways»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Quincy Jones for «The Dude»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
David Sanborn for «All I Need Is You»

Best R&B Song
Just the Two of Us
Bill Withers, Ralph MacDonald & William Salter (composers)
Grover Washington, Jr. & Bill Withers (performers)

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Pat Benatar for «Fire and Ice»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Rick Springfield for «Jessie’s Girl»

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
The Police for «Don’t Stand So Close to Me»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
The Police for «Behind My Camel»

Music video

Video of the Year
Michael Nesmith for «Michael Nesmith in Elephant Parts»

25th Annual Grammy Awards – February 23 – Shrine Auditorium – Los Ángeles

Record of the Year
Rosanna
Toto (producer & performers)

Album of the Year
Toto IV
Toto (producer & performers)

Song of the Year
Always on My Mind
Johnny Christopher, Mark James & Wayne Carson (composers); Willie Nelson (performer)

Best New Artist
Men at Work

Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Sarah Vaughan for «Gershwin Live!»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Mel Tormé for «An Evening with George Shearing & Mel Tormé»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
The Manhattan Transfer for «Route 66»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Miles Davis for «We Want Miles»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Phil Woods for «More Live»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Count Basie for «Warm Breeze»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Pat Metheny Group for «Offramp»

Latin

Best Latin Recording
Machito for «Machito & His Salsa Big Band ’82»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Melissa Manchester for «You Should Hear How She Talks About You»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Lionel Richie for «Truly»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes for «Up Where We Belong»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Ernie Watts for «Chariots of Fire Theme (Dance Version)»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Jennifer Holliday for «And I Am Telling You (I’m Not Going)»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Marvin Gaye for «Sexual Healing»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Dazz Band for «Let It Whip»
Earth, Wind & Fire for «Wanna Be With You»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Marvin Gaye for «Sexual Healing (versión instrumental)»

Best R&B Song
Turn Your Love Around
Bill Champlin, Jay Graydon & Steve Lukather (compositor)
George Benson (performer)

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Pat Benatar for «Shadows of the Night»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
John Cougar Mellencamp for «Hurts So Good»

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Survivor for «Eye of the Tiger»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
A Flock of Seagulls for «D.N.A.»

Music video

Video of the Year
Olivia Newton-John for «Physical»

26th Annual Grammy Awards – February 28 – Shrine Auditorium – Los Ángeles

Record of the Year
Beat It
Quincy Jones (producer) & Michael Jackson (producer & performer)

Album of the Year
Thriller
Quincy Jones (producer) & Michael Jackson (producer & performer)

Song of the Year
Every Breath You Take
Sting (compositor); The Police (performers)

Best New Artist
Culture Club

Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Ella Fitzgerald for «The Best Is Yet to Come»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Mel Tormé for «Top Drawer»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
The Manhattan Transfer for «Why Not!»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Wynton Marsalis for «Think of One»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Phil Woods & Phil Woods Quartet for «At the Vanguard»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass for «All in Good Time»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Pat Metheny Group for «Travels»

Latin

Best Latin Pop Performance
José Feliciano for «Me Enamoré»

Best Tropical Latin Performance
Tito Puente & His Latin Ensemble (performers) for «On Broadway»

Best Mexican-American Performance
Los Lobos for «Anselma»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Irene Cara for «Flashdance… What a Feeling»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Michael Jackson for «Thriller»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
The Police for «Every Breath You Take»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
George Benson for «Being With You»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Chaka Khan for «Chaka Khan»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Michael Jackson for «Billie Jean»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Chaka Khan & Rufus for «Ain’t Nobody»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Herbie Hancock for «Rockit»

Best R&B Song
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson (compositor/performer)

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Pat Benatar for «Love Is a Battlefield»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Michael Jackson for «Beat It»

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
The Police for «Synchronicity»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Sting for «Brimstone and Treacle»

Music video

Best Video, Short Form
Duran Duran for «Girls on Film / Hungry Like the Wolf»

Best Video, Long Form
Michael Jackson for «Thriller»

27th Annual Grammy Awards – February 26 – Shrine Auditorium – Los Ángeles

Record of the Year
What’s Love Got to Do with It?
Terry Britten (producer); Tina Turner (performer)

Album of the Year
Can’t Slow Down
James Anthony Carmichael (producer); Lionel Richie (producer & performer)

Song of the Year
What’s Love Got to Do with It?
Terry Britten & Graham Lyle (composers); Tina Turner (performer)

Best New Artist
Cyndi Lauper

Jazz

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Wynton Marsalis for «Hot House Flowers»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers for «New York Scene»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Count Basie for «88 Basie Street»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Pat Metheny Group for «First Circle»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance
Joe Williams for «Nothin’ But the Blues»

Latin

Best Latin Pop Performance
Plácido Domingo for «Always in My Heart (Siempre en mi corazón)»

Best Tropical Latin Performance
Eddie Palmieri for «Palo pa’ Rumba»

Best Mexican-American Performance
Sheena Easton & Luis Miguel for «Me gustas tal como eres»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Tina Turner for «What’s Love Got to Do with It?»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Phil Collins for «Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
The Pointer Sisters for «Jump (For My Love)»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Ray Parker Jr. for «Ghostbusters (Instrumental)»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Chaka Khan for «I Feel for You»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Billy Ocean for «Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
James Ingram & Michael McDonald for «Yah Mo B There»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Herbie Hancock for «Sound-System»

Best R&B Song
I Feel For You
Prince (compositor)
Chaka Khan (performer)

Reggae

Best Reggae Recording
Black Uhuru for «Anthem»

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Tina Turner for «Better Be Good to Me»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Bruce Springsteen for «Dancing in the Dark»

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Prince & the Revolution for «Purple Rain – Music From the Motion Picture»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Yes for «Cinema»

Music video

Best Video, Short Form
David Bowie for «David Bowie»

Best Video, Long Form
Michael Jackson for «Making Michael Jackson’s Thriller'»

28th Annual Grammy Awards – February 25 – Shrine Auditorium – Los Ángeles

Record of the Year
We Are the World
Quincy Jones (producer); USA for Africa (performers)

Album of the Year
No Jacket Required
Hugh Padgham (producer) & Phil Collins (producer & performer)

Song of the Year
We Are the World
Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie (composers); USA for Africa (performers)

Best New Artist
Sade

Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Cleo Laine for «Cleo at Carnegie – The 10th Anniversary Concert»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Bobby McFerrin & Jon Hendricks for «Another Night in Tunisia»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
The Manhattan Transfer for «Vocalese»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Wynton Marsalis for «Black Codes From the Underground»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Wynton Marsalis & Wynton Marsalis Group for «Black Codes From the Underground»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Bob Wilber & John Barry for «The Cotton Club – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
David Sanborn for «Straight To The Heart»

Latin

Best Latin Pop Performance
Lani Hall for «Es Fácil Amar»

Best Tropical Latin Performance
Eddie Palmieri for «Solito»
Tito Puente & His Latin Ensemble for «Mambo Diablo»

Best Mexican-American Performance
Vikki Carr for «Simplemente Mujer»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Whitney Houston for «Saving All My Love for You»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Phil Collins for «No Jacket Required»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Quincy Jones (producer); USA for Africa (performers) for «We Are the World»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Jan Hammer for «Miami Vice Theme»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Aretha Franklin for «Freeway of Love»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Stevie Wonder for «In Square Circle»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Commodores for «Nightshift»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Ernie Watts for «Musician»

Best R&B Song
Freeway of Love
Jeffrey Cohen & Narada Michael Walden (composers)
Aretha Franklin (performer)

Reggae

Best Reggae Recording
Jimmy Cliff for «Cliff Hanger»

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Tina Turner for «One Of The Living»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Don Henley for «The Boys of Summer»

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Dire Straits for «Money for Nothing»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Jeff Beck for «Escape»

Music video

Best Video, Short Form
We Are the World – The Video Event
Tom Trbovich (video director), Quincy Jones (video producer)
USA for Africa (performers)

Best Video, Long Form
The Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Bruce Gowers (video director); Huey Lewis and the News (performers)

29th Annual Grammy Awards – February 24- Shrine Auditorium – Los Ángeles

Record of the Year
Higher Love
Russ Titelman (producer), Steve Winwood (producer & performer)

Album of the Year
Graceland
Paul Simon (producer e performer)

Song of the Year
That’s What Friends Are For
Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager (composers)
Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder (performers)

Best New Artist
Bruce Hornsby & the Range

Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Diane Schuur for «Timeless»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Bobby McFerrin for «Round Midnight»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
2+2 Plus for «Free Fall»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Miles Davis for «Tutu»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Wynton Marsalis for «J Mood»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Doc Severinsen for «The Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Bob James & David Sanborn for «Double Vision»

Latin

Best Latin Pop Performance
José Feliciano for «Le Lo Lai»

Best Tropical Latin Performance
Rubén Blades for «Escenas»

Best Mexican-American Performance
Flaco Jiménez for «Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Barbra Streisand for «The Broadway Album»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Steve Winwood for «Higher Love»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
That’s What Friends Are For
Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder (performers)

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Harold Faltermeyer & Steve Stevens for «Top Gun Anthem»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Anita Baker for «Rapture»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
James Brown for «Living in America»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Prince and The Revolution for «Kiss»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Yellowjackets for «And You Know That»

Best R&B Song
Sweet Love
Anita Baker, Gary Bias & Louis A. Johnson (composers)
Anita Baker (performer)

Reggae

Best Reggae Recording
Steel Pulse for «Babylon the Bandit»

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Tina Turner for «Back Where You Started»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Robert Palmer for «Addicted to Love»

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Eurythmics for «Missionary Man»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Art of Noise & Duane Eddy for «Peter Gunn»

Music video

Best Video, Short Form
Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms
Dire Straits (performers)

Best Video, Long Form
Bring on the Night
Michael Apted (video director); Sting (performers)

30th Annual Grammy Awards – March 2 – Radio City Music Hall – Nueva York

Record of the Year
Graceland
Paul Simon (performer)

Album of the Year
The Joshua Tree
Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois (producers); U2 (performers)

Song of the Year
Somewhere Out There
Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil & James Horner (composers)
Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram (performers)

Best New Artist
Jody Watley

Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Diane Schuur for «Diane Schuur & the Count Basie Orchestra»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Bobby McFerrin for «What Is This Thing Called Love»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
Dexter Gordon for «The Other Side of Round Midnight»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Wynton Marsalis for «Marsalis Standard Time – Volume I»

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Mercer Ellington for «Digital Duke»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Pat Metheny Group for «Still Life (Talking)»

Latin

Best Latin Pop Performance
Julio Iglesias for «Un hombre solo»

Best Tropical Latin Performance
Eddie Palmieri for «La Verdad – The Truth»

Best Mexican-American Performance
Los Tigres del Norte for «Gracias!… América… Sin Fronteras»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Whitney Houston for «I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Sting for «Bring on the Night»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes for «(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Larry Carlton for «Minute By Minute»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Aretha Franklin for «Aretha»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Smokey Robinson for «Just to See Her»

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Aretha Franklin & George Michael for «I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
David Sanborn for «Chicago Song»

Best R&B Song
Lean on Me
Bill Withers (compositor)
Club Nouveau (performer)

Reggae

Best Reggae Recording
Peter Tosh for «No Nuclear War»

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo
Bruce Springsteen for «Tunnel of Love»

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
U2 for «The Joshua Tree»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)
Frank Zappa for «Jazz From Hell»

Music video

Best Concept Music Video
Genesis for «Land of Confusion»

Best Performance Music Video
The Prince’s Trust All-Star Rock Concert
Anthony Eaton (video producer); various performers

31st Annual Grammy Awards – February 22 – Shrine Auditorium – Los Ángeles

Record of the Year
Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Linda Goldstein (producer), Bobby McFerrin (performer)

Album of the Year
Faith
George Michael (producer & performer)

Song of the Year
Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Bobby McFerrin (performer)

Best New Artist
Tracy Chapman

Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Betty Carter for «Look What I Got!»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
Bobby McFerrin for «Brothers»

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
Take 6 for «Spread Love»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Michael Brecker for «Don’t Try This at Home»

Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
Blues for Coltrane: A Tribute to John Coltrane
Roy Haynes, Cecil McBee, David Murray, Pharoah Sanders & McCoy Tyner (performers)

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
Gil Evans & The Monday Night Orchestra for «Bud & Bird»

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Yellowjackets for «Politics»

Latin

Best Latin for Performance
Roberto Carlos for «Roberto Carlos»

Best Tropical Latin Performance
Rubén Blades for «Antecedente»

Best Mexican-American Performance
Linda Ronstadt for «Canciones de Mi Padre»

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Tracy Chapman for «Fast Car»

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Bobby McFerrin for «Don’t Worry, Be Happy»

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Manhattan Transfer for «Brasil»

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
David Sanborn for «Close-up»

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Anita Baker for «Giving You the Best That I Got»

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Terence Trent D’Arby for «Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’arby»

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Gladys Knight & The Pips for «Love Overboard»

Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Chick Corea for «Light Years»

Best R&B Song
Giving You the Best That I Got
Anita Baker, Randy Holland & Skip Scarborough (composers)
Anita Baker (performer)

Rap

Best Rap Performance
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince for «Parents Just Don’t Understand»

Reggae

Best Reggae Recording
Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers for «Conscious Party»

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Tina Turner for «Tina Live in Europe»

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Robert Palmer for «Simply Irresistible»

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
U2 for «Desire»

Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)
Carlos Santana for «Blues for Salvador»

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental
Jethro Tull for «Crest of a Knave»

Music video

Best Concept Music Video
Jay Levey (video director), Susan Zwerman (video producer); «Weird Al» Yankovic for Fat

Best Performance Music Video
Where The Streets Have No Name
Meiert Avis (video director), Ben Dossett, Michael Hamlyn (video producers)
U2 (performers)