GENERAL Record of the year: “Unforgettable,” Natalie Cole (producer, David Foster).
Album of the year: “Unforgettable,” Natalie Cole.
Song of the year: “Unforgettable,” Irving Gordon.
New artist: Marc Cohn.
POP Pop vocal performance, female: “Something to Talk About” (single), Bonnie Raitt.
Pop vocal performance, male: “When a Man Loves a Woman” (single), Michael Bolton.
Pop performance by a duo or group with vocal: “Losing My Religion” (single), R.E.M.
Traditional pop performance: “Unforgettable” (single), Natalie Cole (with Nat King Cole).
Pop instrumental performance: “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” (album), Michael Kamen, cond. Greater Los Angeles Orch.
ROCK Rock vocal performance, solo: “Luck of the Draw” (album), Bonnie Raitt.
Rock performance by a duo or group with vocal: “Good Man, Good Woman” (track from “Luck of the Draw”), Bonnie Raitt and Delbert McClinton.
Hard rock performance with vocal: “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge” (album), Van Halen.
Metal performance with vocal: “Metallica” (album), Metallica.
Rock instrumental performance: “Cliffs of Dover” (single), Eric Johnson.
Rock song: “Soul Cages,” Sting.
ALTERNATIVE MUSIC Alternative music album: “Out of Time,” R.E.M.
RHYTHM & BLUES R&B; vocal performance, female: (tie) “Burnin” (album), Patti LaBelle; “How Can I Ease the Pain” (single), Lisa Fischer;
R&B; vocal performance, male: “Power of Love,” (album) Luther Vandross.
R&B; performance by a duo or group with vocal: “Cooleyhighharmony” (album), Boyz II Men.
R&B; song: “Power of Love/Love Power” (single), Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller, Teddy Vann.
Rap solo performance: “Mama Said Knock You Out” (single), LL Cool J.
Rap performance by a duo or group: “Summertime” (single), D.J. Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince.
NEW AGE New age album: “Fresh Aire 7,” Mannheim Steamroller.
JAZZ Contemporary jazz performance: “Sassy” (track from “The Offbeat of Avenues”), Manhattan Transfer.
Jazz vocal performance: “He Is Christmas” (album), Take 6.
Jazz instrumental solo: “I Remember You” (track from “Serenity”), Stan Getz.
Jazz instrumental performance, group: “Saturday Night at the Blue Note,” Oscar Peterson Trio.
Large jazz ensemble performance: “Live at the Royal Festival Hall,” Dizzy Gillespie & the United Nation Orchestra.
COUNTRY Country vocal performance, female: “Down at the Twist and Shout” (single), Mary-Chapin Carpenter.
Country vocal performance, male: “Ropin’ the Wind” (album), Garth Brooks.
Country performance by a duo or group with vocal: “Love Can Build a Bridge” (single), the Judds.
Country vocal collaboration (for duos or groups of artists who do not normally sing together): “Restless” (single), Steve Wariner, Ricky Skaggs and Vince Gill.
Country instrumental performance: “The New Nashville Cats” (album), Mark O’Connor.
Bluegrass album, vocal or instrumental: “Spring Training,” Carl Jackson, John Starling & the Nash Ramblers.
Country song: “Love Can Build a Bridge,” Naomi Judd, John Jarvis and Paul Overstreet.
GOSPEL Rock/contemporary gospel album for solos, duos or groups: “Under Their Influence,” Russ Taff.
Pop gospel album for solos, duos or groups: “For the Sake of the Call,” Steven Curtis Chapman.
Southern gospel album for solos, duos or groups: “Homecoming,” the Gaither Vocal Band.
Traditional soul gospel album for solos, duos or groups: “Pray for Me,” Mighty Clouds of Joy.
Contemporary soul gospel album for solos, duos or groups: “Different Lifestyles,” BeBe & CeCe Winans.
Gospel album by a choir or chorus: “The Evolution of Gospel,” Sounds of Blackness, Gary Hines, choir director.
LATIN Latin pop album, vocal or instrumental: “Cosas del Amor,” Vikki Carr.
Tropical Latin album: “Bachata Rosa,” Juan Luis Guerra.
Mexican/American album: “16 De Septiembre,” Little Joe.
BLUES Traditional blues album: “Live at the Apollo,” B.B. King.
Contemporary blues album: “Damn Right, I’ve Got the Blues,” Buddy Guy.
FOLK Traditional folk album: “The Civil War (original soundtrack recording),” Ken Burns and John Coldy, producers.
Contemporary folk album: “The Missing Years,” John Prine.
REGGAE Reggae album: “As Raw as Ever,” Shabba Ranks.
WORLD MUSIC World music album: “Planet Drum,” Mickey Hart.
POLKA Polka album: “Live! At Gilley’s,” Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra.
CHILDREN’S Album for children: “A Cappella Kids,” the Maranatha! Kids.
COMEDY Comedy album: “P.D.Q. Bach: WTWP Classical Talkity-Talk Radio,” Professor Peter Schickele.
SPOKEN-DOCUMENTARY Spoken word or non-musical album: “The Civil War,” Ken Burns.
MUSICAL SHOW Musical show album: “The Will Rogers Follies” (original Broadway cast album), Cy Coleman and Mike Berniker, producers, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, lyricists, Cy Coleman, composer.
COMPOSING Instrumental composition: “Basque,” (track from “The Wind Beneath My Wings”) Elton John.
Instrumental composition written for a motion picture or television: “Dances With Wolves,” John Barry.
Song written specifically for a motion picture or for television: "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” (from “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves”) single, Bryan Adams, Robert John (Mutt) Lange and Michael Kamen.
MUSIC VIDEO Music video--short form: “Losing My Religion,” R.E.M., Tarsem, video director, Dave Ramser, video line producer.
Music video--long form: “Madonna: Blond Ambition World Tour Live,” Madonna, David Mallet/Mark (Aldo) Miceli, video directors, Tony Eaton, video line producer.
ARRANGING Arrangement on an Instrumental: “Medley: Bess You Is My Woman/I Love You Porgy” (track from “The Gershwin Connection”), Dave Grusin, arranger.
Instrumental arrangement accompanying vocal(s): “Unforgettable” (single), Johnny Mandel.
ENGINEERING Best engineered album (non-classical): “Unforgettable,” Al Schmitt, Woody Woodruff and Armin Steiner.
PRODUCER Producer of the year (non-classical): David Foster.
ALBUM PACKAGE Album package: “Billie Holiday, the Complete Decca Recordings,” Vartan, art director.
ALBUM NOTES Album notes: “Star Time,” James Brown (intro), Cliff White, Harry Weinger, Nelson George and Alan M. Leeds.
HISTORICAL Historical album: “Billie Holiday, the Complete Decca Recordings,” Steven Lasker and Andy McKaie, producers.
CLASSICAL Classical album: “Candide” (Bernstein); Leonard Bernstein conductor, London Symphony Orchestra, Hadley, Anderson, Ludwig, Green, Gedda.
Orchestral performance: Symphony. No. 1 (Corigliano); Daniel Barenboim conductor, Chicago Symphony.
Opera recording: “Gotterdammerung” (Wagner); James Levine, conductor, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Behrens, Studer, Schwarz, Goldberg, Weikl.
Choral performance: Mass in B Minor (Bach); Georg Solti, conductor, Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Margaret Hillis, choral director
Instrumental soloist(s) (with orchestra): Piano Concerto (Barber); John Browning, piano, Leonard Slatkin conductor, St. Louis Symphony.
Instrumental soloist (without orchestra): Granados: “Goyescas, Allegro de Concierto, Danza Lenta,” Alicia de Larrocha, piano.
Chamber music performance: Piano Quartets (Brahms); Isaac Stern, violin; Jaime Laredo, viola; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Emanuel Ax, piano.
Classical vocal performance: “The Girl With Orange Lips,” Dawn Upshaw, soprano.
Contemporary composition: Symphony No. 1 (Corigliano),.
Best engineered recording, classical: Symphony No. 1, Piano Concerto (Barber); Leonard Slatkin conducting St. Louis Symphony, John Browning, piano, William Hockstra, engineer.
Classical producer of the year: James Mallinson.