Times Pop Music Critic

Here is a list of the winners in the 27th annual Grammy Awards presented Tuesday.


Record of the Year: "What's Love Got to Do With It," Tina Turner.

Album of the Year: "Can't Slow Down," Lionel Richie.

Song of the Year: "What's Love Got to Do With It," Graham Lyle, Terry Britten.

Best New Artist: Cyndi Lauper.

Female Pop Vocalist: "What's Love Got To Do With It," Tina Turner.

Male Pop Vocalist: "Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)," Phil Collins.

Group Pop Vocal: "Jump (For My Love)," The Pointer Sisters.

Pop Instrumental: "Ghostbusters," Ray Parker Jr.

Female Rock Vocal: "Better Be Good to Me," Tina Turner.

Male Rock Vocal: "Dancing In The Dark," Bruce Springsteen.

Group Rock Vocal: "Purple Rain," Prince and the Revolution.

Rock Instrumental: "Cinema," Yes.

Producer of the Year (Non-classical): Tie between David Foster; Lionel Richie and James Anthony Carmichael.

Engineering (Non-classical): "17," Chicago, Humberto Gatica, engineer.

Best Video, Short Form: "David Bowie," David Bowie.

Best Video Album: "Making Michael Jackson's Thriller," Michael Jackson.

Arrangement-Vocal for Two or More Voices: "Automatic," Pointer Sisters, arrangers.


Female R&B; Vocal: "I Feel For You," Chaka Khan.

Male R&B; Vocal: "Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)," Billy Ocean.

Group R&B; Vocal: "Yah Mo B There," James Ingram and Michael McDonald.

R&B; Instrumental: "Sound-System," Herbie Hancock.

R&B; Song: "I Feel For You," Prince.


Jazz Vocal: "Nothin' But the Blues," Joe Williams.

Solo Jazz Instrumental: "Hot House Flowers," Wynton Marsalis.

Group Jazz Instrumental: "New York Scene," Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers.

Big Band Jazz Instrumental: "88 Basie Street," Count Basie and His Orchestra.

Jazz Fusion Vocal or Instrumental: "First Circle," Pat Metheny Group.

Best Traditional Blues Recording: "Blues Explosion," John Hammond, Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble, Sugar Blue, Koko Taylor and The Blues Machine, Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson, J.B. Hutto & The New Hawks.


Country Song: "City of New Orleans," Steve Goodman.

Female Country Vocal: "In My Dreams," Emmylou Harris.

Male Country Vocal: "That's The Way Love Goes," Merle Haggard.

Group Country Vocal: "Mama He's Crazy," The Judds.

Country Instrumental: "Wheel Hoss," Ricky Skaggs.


Classical Album: "Amadeus," Neville Mariner conducting Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Choristers of Westminster Abbey.

Classical Orchestral Recording: "Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5," Leonard Slatkin conducting St. Louis Symphony.

Opera Recording: "Bizet: Carmen," Lorin Maazel conducting Orchestre National de France and Choeurs et Maitrise de Radio France.

Choral Performance (Non-opera): "Brahms: A German Requiem," Margaret Hillis, choral director, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chorus, James Levine, conductor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Classical Performance-Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with Orchestra): "Wynton Marsalis-Edita Gruberova--Handel, Purcell, Torelli, Fasch, Molter," Wynton Marsalis.

Classical Performance-Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (Without Orchestra): "Bach: The Unaccompanied Cello Suites," Yo-Yo Ma.

Chamber Music Performance: "Beethoven: The Late String Quartets," Juilliard String Quartet.

Classical Vocal Soloist: "Ravel: Songs of Maurice Ravel," Jessye Norman, Jose Van Dam.

New Classical Composition: "Antony and Cleopatra," Samuel Barber, composer.

Engineering (Classical): "Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5," Leonard Slatkin conducting St. Louis Symphony, Paul Goodman, engineer.

Classical Producer of the Year: Steven Epstein.


Best Gospel Performance, Female: "Angels," Amy Grant.

Best Gospel Performance, Male: "Michael W. Smith 2," Michael W. Smith.

Best Gospel Performance, by a Duo or Group with Vocal: "Keep the Flame Burning," Debby Boone and Phil Driscoll.

Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female: "Sailin' " Shirley Caesar.

Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male: "Always Remember," Andrae Crouch.

Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group: "Sailin' on the Sea of Your Love," Shirley Caesar and Al Green.


Best Inspirational Performance: "Forgive Me," Donna Summer.


Best Latin Pop Performance: "Always in My Heart (Siempre En Mi Corazon)," Placido Domingo.

Best Tropical Latin Performance: "Palo Pa Rumba," Eddie Palmieri.

Best Mexican-American Performance: "Me Gustas Tal Como Eres," Sheena Easton and Luis Miguel.


Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording: "Elizabeth Cotten Live!," Elizabeth Cotten.


Best Reggae Recording: "Anthem," Black Uhuru.


Best Recording for Children: "Where the Sidewalk Ends," Shel Silverstein, Ron Haffkine, album producers.


Best Comedy Recording: "Eat It," "Weird Al" Yankovic, track from "Weird Al Yankovic in 3-D."


Best Spoken Word or Non-musical Recording: "The Words of Ghandi," Ben Kingsley.


Best Instrumental Composition: Tie between "The Natural," Randy Newman, composer and "Olympic Fanfare and Theme," John Williams, composer.

Arrangement-Instrumental: "Grace (Gymnastics Theme)," Quincy Jones, Jeremy Lubbock, arrangers.

Arrangement-Instrumental Accompanying Vocals: "Hard Habit to Break," David Foster, Jeremy Lubbock, arrangers.


Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special: "Purple Rain," Prince and the Revolution, John L. Nelson, Lisa & Wendy, songwriters.


Best Cast Show Album: "Sunday in the Park with George" (original cast album)," Thomas Z. Shepard, producer, Stephen Sondheim, composer and lyricist.


Album Package: "She's So Unusual," Janet Perr, art director.

Best Album Notes: "Big Band Jazz," Gunther Schuller and Martin Williams.


Historical Album: "Big Band Jazz," J.R. Taylor, producer.


Leonard Bernstein

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