Record of the Year: "Let's Get It Started," the Black Eyed Peas (will.i.am, producer; Mark "Spike" Stent and will.i.am, engineers/mixers); "Here We Go Again," Ray Charles and Norah Jones (John Burk, producer; Terry Howard and Al Schmitt, engineers/mixers); "American Idiot," Green Day (Billie Joe Armstrong, Rob Cavallo, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, producers; Chris Lord-Alge and Doug McKean, engineers/mixers); "Heaven," Los Lonely Boys (John Porter, producer; Steve Chadie & John Porter, engineers/mixers); "Yeah!," Usher Featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris (Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith, producer; John Frye, Donnie Scantz, Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith, the Trak Starz & Mark Vinten, engineers/mixers).
Album of the Year: "Genius Loves Company," Ray Charles and Various Artists (John Burk, Terry Howard, Don Mizell, Phil Ramone & Herbert Waltl, producers; Robert Fernandez, John Harris, Terry Howard, Pete Karam, Joel Moss, Al Schmitt and Ed Thacker, engineers/mixers; Robert Hadley and Doug Sax, mastering engineers); "American Idiot," Green Day (Billie Joe Armstrong, Rob Cavallo, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, producers; Chris Lord-Alge and Doug McKean, engineers/mixers; Ted Jensen, mastering engineer); "The Diary of Alicia Keys," Alicia Keys (Kerry "Krucial" Brothers, Vidal Davis, Easy Mo Bee, Andre Harris, Alicia Keys, Kumasi, Timbaland, Kanye West and Dwayne "D. Wigg" Wiggins, producers; Tony Black, Kerry "Krucial" Brothers, Vincent Dilorenzo, Russ Elevado, Manny Marroquin, Walter Millsap III, Ann Mincieli and Pat Viala, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers Jr., mastering engineer); "Confessions," Usher (Bobby Ross Avila, Valdez Brantley, Bryan Michael Cox, Vidal Davis, Destro Music, Jermaine Dupri, Andre Harris, Rich Harrison, IZ, Jimmy Jam, Just Blaze, James Lackey, Terry Lewis, Juan Johnny Najera, Pro J, Usher Raymond, Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith, Aaron Spears, Arthur Strong, Thicke and James "Big Jim" Wright, producers; Ian Cross, Kevin "KD" Davis, Vidal Davis, Vince DeLorenzo, Jermaine Dupri, Blake Eisman, Brian Frye, John Frye, Serban Ghenea, Andre Harris, John Horesco IV, Ken Lewis, Matt Marrin, Manny Marroquin, Tony Maserati, Pro J, Donnie Scantz, Jon Smeltz, Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith, Phil Tan, The Trak Starz, Mark Vinten and Ryan West, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers, mastering engineer); "The College Dropout," Kanye West (Kanye West, producer; Eddy Schreyer, engineer/mixer; Eddy Schreyer, mastering engineer).
Song of the Year: "Daughters,"John Mayer, songwriter (John Mayer); "If I Ain't Got You," Alicia Keys, songwriter (Alicia Keys); "Jesus Walks," C. Smith and Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West); "Live Like You Were Dying," Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman, songwriters (Tim McGraw); "The Reason," Daniel Estrin and Douglas Robb, songwriters (Hoobastank).
New Artist: Los Lonely Boys; Maroon5; Joss Stone; Kanye West; Gretchen Wilson.
Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Oceania," Bjork; "The First Cut Is the Deepest," Sheryl Crow; "Sunrise," Norah Jones; "What You Waiting For?" Gwen Stefani; "You Had Me," Joss Stone.
Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Let's Misbehave," Elvis Costello; "You Raise Me Up," Josh Groban; "Daughters," John Mayer; "Cinnamon Girl," Prince; "Love's Divine," Seal.
Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "My Immortal," Evanescence; "The Reason" Hoobastank; "Heaven," Los Lonely Boys; "She Will Be Loved," Maroon5; "It's My Life," No Doubt.
Pop Collaboration With Vocals: "Redemption Song," Johnny Cash and Joe Strummer; "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word," Ray Charles and Elton John; "Here We Go Again," Ray Charles and Norah Jones; "Something," Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton; "Moon River," Stevie Wonder and Take 6.
Pop Instrumental Performance: "Chasing Shadows," Herb Alpert, Russ Freeman, James Genus, Gene Lake and Jason Miles; "Take You Out," George Benson; "11th Commandment," Ben Harper; "Song F," Bruce Hornsby; "Rat Pack Boogie," Brian Setzer.
Pop Instrumental Album: "Pure," Boney James; "Saxophonic," Dave Koz; "Forever, for Always, for Luther," Various Artists, Bud Harner and Rex Rideout, producers; "Henry Mancini: Pink Guitar," Various Artists, James Jensen, producer; "EP 2003: Music for the Epicurean Harkener," Mason Williams.
Pop Vocal Album: "Genius Loves Company," Ray Charles and Various Artists; "Feels Like Home," Norah Jones; "Afterglow," Sarah McLachlan; "Mind, Body & Soul," Joss Stone; "Brian Wilson Presents Smile," Brian Wilson.
Dance Recording: "Good Luck," Basement Jaxx Featuring Lisa Kekaula (Basement Jaxx, producers; Basement Jaxx, mixers); "Get Yourself High," the Chemical Brothers (the Chemical Brothers, producers; the Chemical Brothers, mixers); "Slow," Kylie Minogue (Dan Carey and Emiliana Torrini, producers; Mr. Dan, mixer); "Comfortably Numb," Scissor Sisters (Scissor Sisters, producers; Neil Harris and Scissor Sisters, mixers); "Toxic," Britney Spears (Avant and Bloodshy, producers; Niklas Flyckt, mixer).
Electronic/Dance Album: "Kish Kash, "Basement Jaxx; "Legion of Boom," the Crystal Method; "Creamfields," Paul Oakenfold; "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned," the Prodigy; "Reflections," Paul Van Dyk.
TRADITIONAL POP FIELD
Traditional Pop Vocal Album: "Only You," Harry Connick Jr.; "Count Your Blessings," Barbara Cook; "Ultimate Mancini," Monica Mancini; "Just for a Thrill," Ronnie Milsap; "Stardust ... the Great American Songbook Volume III," Rod Stewart.
Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Monkey to Man," Elvis Costello & the Imposters; "Take Me Out," Franz Ferdinand; "American Idiot," Green Day; "Somebody Told Me," The Killers; "Vertigo," U2.
Hard Rock Performance: "Megalomaniac," Incubus; "Some Kind of Monster," Metallica; "Feelin' Way Too Damn Good," Nickelback; "Duality," Slipknot; "Slither," Velvet Revolver.
Metal Performance: "Nymphetamine," Cradle of Filth; "Live for This," Hatebreed; "The End of Heartache," Killswitch Engage; "Whiplash," Motorhead; "Vermilion," Slipknot.
Rock Instrumental Performance: "Instrumental Illness," the Allman Brothers Band; "Onda," Los Lonely Boys; "O Baterista," Rush; "Whispering a Prayer," Steve Vai; "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow," Brian Wilson.
Rock Song: "American Idiot," Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, songwriters (Green Day); "Fall to Pieces," Duff, Dave Kushner, Slash, Matt Sorum and Scott Weiland, songwriters (Velvet Revolver); "Float On," Isaac Brock, Dann Gallucci, Eric Judy and Benjamin Weikel, songwriters (Modest Mouse); "Somebody Told Me," Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning, Mark Stoermer and Ronnie Vannucci, songwriters (the Killers); "Vertigo," Bono, Adam Clayton, the Edge and Larry Mullen, songwriters (U2).
Rock Album: "The Delivery Man," Elvis Costello & the Imposters; "American Idiot," Green Day; "The Reason," Hoobastank; "Hot Fuss," the Killers; "Contraband," Velvet Revolver.
Alternative Music Album: "Medulla," Bjork; "Franz Ferdinand," Franz Ferdinand; "Uh Huh Her," PJ Harvey; "Good News for People Who Love Bad News," Modest Mouse; "A Ghost Is Born," Wilco.
Female R&B; Vocal Performance: "I Want You," Janet Jackson; "If I Ain't Got You," Alicia Keys; "I'm Still in Love," Teena Marie; "Whatever," Jill Scott; "U-Haul," Angie Stone.
Male R&B; Vocal Performance: "Charlene," Anthony Hamilton; "Happy People," R. Kelly; "What We Do Here," Brian McKnight; "Call My Name," Prince; "Burn," Usher.
R&B; Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: "Lose Your Breath," Destiny's Child; "Show Me the Way," Earth, Wind & Fire Featuring Raphael Saadiq; "Say Yes," Floetry; "Diary," Alicia Keys Featuring Tony! Toni! Tone!; "My Boo," Usher and Alicia Keys.
Traditional R&B; Vocal Performance: "You're My Everything," Anita Baker; "Sinner's Prayer," Ray Charles and B.B. King; "I Can't Stop," Al Green; "New Day," Patti LaBelle; "Musicology," Prince.
Urban/Alternative Performance: "Sex, Love & Money," Mos Def; "Are You Experienced?" Musiq; "She Wants to Move," N.E.R.D; "Star," the Roots; "Cross My Mind," Jill Scott.
R&B; Song: "Burn," Bryan Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri and Usher Raymond, songwriters (Usher); "Call My Name," Prince, songwriter (Prince); "My Boo," Jermaine Dupri, Alicia Keys, Usher Raymond, Manuel Seal and Adonis Shropshire, songwriters (Usher and Alicia Keys); "Yeah!" Chris Bridges, Sean Garrett, LaMarquis Jefferson, Robert McDowell, James Phillips, Jonathan Smith and Patrick J. Que Smith, songwriters (Usher Featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris); "You Don't Know My Name," Alicia Keys, Harold Lilly and Kanye West, songwriters (Alicia Keys).
R&B; Album: "My Everything," Anita Baker; "I Can't Stop," Al Green; "The Diary of Alicia Keys," Alicia Keys; "Musicology," Prince; "Beautifully Human: Words & Sounds Vol. 2," Jill Scott.
Contemporary R&B; Album: "Afrodisiac," Brandy; "Damita Jo," Janet Jackson; "It's About Time," Christina Milian; "Confessions," Usher; "Hurt No More," Mario Winans.
Rap Solo Performance: "On Fire," Lloyd Banks; "Just Lose It," Eminem; "99 Problems," Jay-Z; "Overnight Celebrity," Twista; "Through the Wire," Kanye West.
Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Ch-Check It Out," Beastie Boys; "Let's Get It Started," the Black Eyed Peas; "Don't Say Nuthin,' " the Roots; "Drop It Like It's Hot," Snoop Dogg and Pharrell; "Lean Back," Terror Squad.
Rap/Sung Collaboration: "Why," Jadakiss Featuring Anthony Hamilton; "Dip It Low," Christina Milian Featuring Fabolous; "Slow Jamz," Twista Featuring Kanye West and Jamie Foxx; "Yeah!" Usher Featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris; "All Falls Down," Kanye West and Syleena Johnson.
Rap Song: "Drop It Like It's Hot," Calvin Broadus, Chad Hugo, S. Thomas and Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Snoop Dogg and Pharrell); "Hey Mama," Will Adams and Anthony Henry, songwriters (the Black Eyed Peas); "Jesus Walks," C. Smith & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West); "Let's Get It Started," Will Adams, Mike Fratantuno, Jaime Gomez, George Pajon Jr., Allan Pineda & Terence Yoshiaki, songwriters (the Black Eyed Peas); "99 Problems," Shawn Carter and Rick Rubin, songwriters (Jay-Z).
Rap Album: "To the 5 Boroughs," Beastie Boys; "The Black Album," Jay-Z; "The Definition," LL Cool J; "Suit," Nelly; "The College Dropout," Kanye West.
Female Country Vocal Performance: "You Will Be My Ain True Love," Alison Krauss; "Miss Being Mrs.," Loretta Lynn; "In My Daughter's Eyes," Martina McBride; "She's Not Just a Pretty Face," Shania Twain; "Redneck Woman," Gretchen Wilson.
Male Country Vocal Performance: "Engine One-Forty-Three," Johnny Cash; "In My Own Mind," Lyle Lovett; "Live Like You Were Dying," Tim McGraw; "You Are My Flower," Willie Nelson; "You'll Think of Me," Keith Urban.
Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "New San Antonio Rose," Asleep at the Wheel; "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)," Big & Rich; "You Can't Take the Honky Tonk out of the Girl," Brooks & Dunn; "Top of the World," Dixie Chicks; "It's Hard to Kiss the Lips at Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long," the Notorious Cherry Bombs.
Country Collaboration With Vocals: "Hey Good Lookin,' " Jimmy Buffett, Clint Black, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith and George Strait; "Creepin' In," Norah Jones and Dolly Parton; "Portland Oregon," Loretta Lynn and Jack White; "Pancho & Lefty," Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Toby Keith; "Coat of Many Colors," Shania Twain with Alison Krauss & Union Station.
Country Instrumental Performance: "Billy in the Low Ground," Asleep at the Wheel; "Puppies 'N Knapsacks," Sam Bush; "Luxury Liner," Albert Lee, Vince Gill and Brad Paisley; "Earl's Breakdown," Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Featuring Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs, Vassar Clements and Jerry Douglas; "Bowtie," Mark O'Connor, Chris Thile, Bryan Sutton and Byron House.
Country Song: "It's Hard to Kiss the Lips at Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long," Rodney Crowell and Vince Gill, songwriters (the Notorious Cherry Bombs); "Live Like You Were Dying," Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman, songwriters (Tim McGraw); "Miss Being Mrs.," Loretta Lynn, songwriter (Loretta Lynn); "Portland Oregon," Loretta Lynn, songwriter (Loretta Lynn and Jack White); "Redneck Woman," John Rich and Gretchen Wilson, songwriters (Gretchen Wilson).
Country Album: "Van Lear Rose," Loretta Lynn; "Live Like You Were Dying," Tim McGraw; "Tambourine," Tift Merritt; "Be Here," Keith Urban; "Here for the Party," Gretchen Wilson.
Bluegrass Album: "The Bluegrass Sessions," Lynn Anderson; "Twenty Year Blues," Nashville Bluegrass Band; "Brand New Strings," Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder; "Carrying On," Ralph Stanley II; "A Tribute to Jimmy Martin 'The King Of Bluegrass,' " Various Artists, Ben Isaacs, producer.
NEW AGE FIELD
New Age Album: "Returning," Will Ackerman; "Atlantis," David Arkenstone; "Two Horizons," Moya Brennan; "American River," Jonathan Elias; "Piano," Peter Kater.
Contemporary Jazz Album: "Journey," Fourplay; "Unspeakable," Bill Frisell; "In Praise of Dreams," Jan Garbarek; "The Hang," Don Grusin; "Strength," Roy Hargrove (the RH Factor).
Jazz Vocal Album: "American Song," Andy Bey; "Twentysomething," Jamie Cullum; "Accentuate the Positive," Al Jarreau; "The Dana Owens Album," Queen Latifah; "R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)," Nancy Wilson.
Jazz Instrumental Solo: "What's New," Alan Broadbent, soloist; "I Want to Be Happy," Don Byron, soloist; "Speak Like a Child," Herbie Hancock, soloist; "Buleria, Solea y Rumba," Donny McCaslin, soloist; "Wee," John Scofield, soloist.
Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: "Somewhere," Bill Charlap Trio; "Fountain of Youth," Roy Haynes; "The Out-of-Towners," Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock & Jack DeJohnette Trio; "Eternal," Branford Marsalis Quartet; "Illuminations," McCoy Tyner With Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride and Lewis Nash.
Large Jazz Ensemble Album: "Get Well Soon," Bob Brookmeyer New Art Orchestra; "On the Wild Side," John La Barbera Big Band; "Coral," David Sanchez; "Concert in the Garden," Maria Schneider Orchestra; "The Way: Music of Slide Hampton," the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.
Latin Jazz Album: "Bebop Timba," Raphael Cruz; "Jerry Gonzalez y Los Piratas Del Flamenco," Jerry Gonzalez y Los Piratas Del Flamenco; "Land of the Sun," Charlie Haden; "Another Kind of Blue: The Latin Side of Miles Davis," Conrad Herwig Nonet; "Soundances," Diego Urcola.
Gospel Performance: "The Stone," Shirley Caesar and Ann Nesby; "Heaven Help Us All," Ray Charles and Gladys Knight; "Lay My Burden Down," Dr. John and Mavis Staples; "Celebrate (He Lives)," Fred Hammond; "There Will Be a Light," Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of Alabama.
Rock Gospel Album: "Take Me Away," Sarah Kelly; "Collide," Skillet; "Lose This Life," Tait; "Wire," Third Day; "Welcome to Diverse City," TobyMac; "Holy Hip Hop 'Taking the Gospel to the Streets,' " Various Artists, David (Damonsta) Lynch, producer.
Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: "The Creed," Avalon; "All Things New," Steven Curtis Chapman; "Who We Are Instead," Jars of Clay; "Everyday People," Nicole C. Mullen; "Rising Son," RainSong.
Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album: "Driven," the Crabb Family; "20th Century Gospel: From Hymns to Blackwood Brothers Tribute to Christian Country," the Jordanaires, Art Greenhaw and the Light Crust Doughboys, and Nokie Edwards; "Universal United House of Prayer," Buddy Miller; "Worship & Faith," Randy Travis; "Amazing Grace 3 -- A Country Salute to Gospel," Various Artists, Scott Hendricks, producer.
Traditional Soul Gospel Album: "The Live Experience," the Rance Allen Group; "There Will Be a Light," Ben Harper and the Blind Boys Of Alabama; "The Water I Give," Dottie Peoples; "The Praise & Worship Songs," Richard Smallwood; "Still Here," the Williams Brothers.
Contemporary Soul Gospel Album: "Somethin' 'Bout Love," Fred Hammond; "Live From Another Level," Israel and New Breed; "He-Motions," Bishop T. D. Jakes; "Nothing Without You," Smokie Norful; "Out the Box," Tonex and the Peculiar People.
Gospel Choir or Chorus Album: "Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus," Minister Timothy Britten and Professor James Roberson, choir directors; Shabach Praise Co.; "Live in New York," Rev. Timothy Wright, choir director; New York Fellowship Mass Choir II; "Live ... This Is Your House," Carol Cymbala, choir director; the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir; "Spirit & Truth," Kevin Bond, choir director; Newbirth Total Praise Choir; "Unplugged ... The Way Church Used to Be," Ricky Dillard, choir director; New Generation Chorale.
Latin Pop Album: "Amar Sin Mentiras," Marc Anthony; "SinVerguenza," Bacilos; "Pau-latina," Paulina Rubio; "Diego Torres: MTV Unplugged," Diego Torres; "El Rock de Mi Pueblo," Carlos Vives.
Latin Rock/Alternative Album: "Komp 104.9 Radio Compa," Akwid; "Lipstick," Alejandra Guzman; "Mi Sangre," Juanes; "Street Signs," Ozomatli; "SI," Julieta Venegas.
Traditional Tropical Latin Album: "Inolvidable," Candido and Graciela; "¡Ahora Si!" Israel Lopez "Cachao"; "Angel Melendez and the 911 Mambo Orchestra,"Angel Melendez and the 911 Mambo Orchestra; "Flor De Amor," Omara Portuondo; "Recuerda a Benny More," Tropicana All Stars.
Salsa/Merengue Album: "Valio La Pena," Marc Anthony; "Travesia," Victor Manuelle; "Autentico," Gilberto Santa Rosa; "Creciendo," Son de Cali; "Across 110th Street," Spanish Harlem Orchestra Featuring Ruben Blades.
Mexican/Mexican-American Album: "Titere en Tus Manos," Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos Del Norte; "Por Ti," Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga; "Alma Ranchera," Rocio Durcal; "Intimamente," Intocable; "Veintisiete," Los Temerarios.
Tejano Album: "Polkas, Gritos y Acordeones," David Lee Garza, Joel Guzman and Sunny Sauceda; "Takin' On the World," Stefani Montiel; "Entre Amigos," Emilio Navaira; "Mi Destino," Jay Perez; "Vivo,"Vida.
Traditional Blues Album: "Me and Mr. Johnson," Eric Clapton; "Baby, Don't You Tear My Clothes," James Cotton; "Blues With a Vengeance," John Lee Hooker Jr.; "Blues to the Bone," Etta James; "Ladies Man," Pinetop Perkins.
Contemporary Blues Album: "N'awlinz Dis Dat or D'udda," Dr. John; "Keep It Simple," Keb' Mo'; "What's Wrong With This Picture?" Van Morrison; "Sanctuary," Charlie Musselwhite; "I'm a Bluesman," Johnny Winter.
Traditional Folk Album: "Gitane Cajun," BeauSoleil; "The Morning Glory Ramblers," Norman and Nancy Blake; "My Last Go Round," Rosalie Sorrels & Friends; " ... And the Tin Pan Bended, and the Story Ended
Contemporary Folk Album: "Educated Guess," Ani DiFranco; "The Revolution Starts ... Now," Steve Earle; "Land of Milk and Honey," Eliza Gilkyson; "Impossible Dream," Patty Griffin; "The Unbroken Circle -- The Musical Heritage of the Carter Family," Various Artists, John Carter Cash, producer.
Native American Music Album: "Straight Up Northern," Black Eagle; "Family Traditions," Black Lodge Singers; "Cedar Dream Songs," Bill Miller; "Covenant," Joanne Shenandoah; "Feed the Fire," Mary Youngblood.
Hawaiian Music Album: "Some Call It Aloha ... Don't Tell," the Brothers Cazimero; "Amy & Willie Live," Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom and Willie K; "Cool Elevation," Ho'okena; "Ke'alaokamaile," Keali'i Reichel; "Slack Key Guitar Volume 2," Various Artists,(Charles Michael Brotman, producer).
Reggae Album: "Black Magic," Jimmy Cliff; "The Dub Revolutionaries," Sly & Robbie; "African Holocaust," Steel Pulse; "True Love," Toots and the Maytals; "Def Jamaica," Various Artists.
WORLD MUSIC FIELD
Traditional World Music Album: "Si, Soy Llanero -- Joropo Music From the Orinoco Plains of Colombia," El Grupo Cimarron; "Raise Your Spirit Higher," Ladysmith Black Mambazo; "Tango Varon," Sandra Luna; "Jolgorio," Peru Negro; "Abayudaya -- Music From the Jewish People of Uganda," Various Artists, (Jeffrey A. Summit, producer).
Contemporary World Music Album: "Cositas Buenas," Paco De Lucia; "Bebel Gilberto," Bebel Gilberto; "Roots," Gipsy Kings; "Oyaya!" Angelique Kidjo; "Egypt," Youssou N'Dour.
Polka Album: "Highways & Dancehalls," Eddie Blazonczyk's Versatones; "Let's Kiss: 25th Anniversary Album," Brave Combo; "Pangora's Box," John Gora & Gorale; "Come On Over," Henny and the Versa J's; "Polkas United," Walter Ostanek and Gaylord Klancnik.
Musical Album for Children: "Beethoven's Wig 2 -- More Sing Along Symphonies," Beethoven's Wig; "cELLAbration! A Tribute to Ella Jenkins," Various Artists, (Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, producers); "House Party," Dan Zanes and Friends; "Merry Fishes to All," Trout Fishing in America; "Sharing Cultures With Ella Jenkins," Ella Jenkins.
Spoken Word Album for Children: "The Best Halloween Ever," Elaine Stritch; "Carnival of the Animals," John Lithgow; "The Emperor's New Clothes," Peter Schickele; "Green Eggs and Ham and Other Servings of Dr. Seuss," Various Artists, (John McElroy, producer); "The Story of Classical Music," Marin Alsop; "The Train They Call the City of New Orleans," Tom Chapin.
SPOKEN WORD FIELD
Spoken Word Album: "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim," David Sedaris; "Live & Kickin' at the National Storytelling Festival," David Holt and Zeb Holt; "My Life," Bill Clinton; "The Pleasure of My Company," Steve Martin; "The World According to Mr. Rogers (Fred Rogers)," Tyne Daly, John Lithgow, Lily Tomlin, Andre Watts.
Comedy Album: "Come Poop With Me," Triumph the Insult Comic Dog; "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents ... America: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction," Jon Stewart and the Cast of the Daily Show; "The Funny Thing Is ... ," Ellen DeGeneres; "Live at Carnegie Hall," David Sedaris; "The O'Franken Factor Factor -- The Very Best of the O'Franken Factor," Al Franken.
MUSICAL SHOW FIELD
Musical Show Album: "Assassins," Tommy Krasker, producer (Stephen Sondheim, composer/lyricist); "Avenue Q -- The Musical," Jay David Saks, producer (Jeff Whitty, lyricist; Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, composers/lyricists); "The Boy From Oz," Phil Ramone, producer (Peter Allen and Others, composer/lyricist); "Wicked," Stephen Schwartz, producer (Stephen Schwartz, composer/lyricist); "Wonderful Town," Hugh Fordin, producer (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Betty Comden & Adolph Green, lyricists).
FILM/TV/VISUAL MEDIA FIELD
Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Cold Mountain," Various Artists; "De-Lovely," Various Artists; "Garden State," Various Artists; "Kill Bill Vol. 2," Various Artists; "Shrek 2," Various Artists.
Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Angels in America," Thomas Newman; "Big Fish," Danny Elfman; "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," Jon Brion; "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," John Williams; "The Lord of the Rings -- The Return of the King," Howard Shore.
Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Accidentally in Love," from "Shrek 2," David Bryson, Adam Duritz, David Immergluck, Matthew Malley and Dan Vickrey, songwriters (Counting Crows, performer);"Belleville Rendez-Vous," from "The Triplets of Belleville," Benoit Charest & Sylvain Chomet, songwriters; "Into the West" from "The Lord of the Rings -- The Return of the King," Annie Lennox, Howard Shore & Fran Walsh, songwriters (Annie Lennox, performer); "The Scarlet Tide" from "Cold Mountain," Henry Burnett & Elvis Costello, songwriters (Alison Krauss, performer); "You Will Be My Ain True Love" from "Cold Mountain," Sting, songwriter (Alison Krauss, performer).
Instrumental Composition: "Ada Plays" from "Cold Mountain," Gabriel Yared, composer; "Buleria, Solea Y Rumba" Maria Schneider, from "Concert in the Garden" "Merengue" from Obrigado Brazil -- Live in Concert," Paquito D'Rivera, (Yo-Yo Ma, performer) Past Present & Future from "The Way -- Music of Slide Hampton," Slide Hampton (the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, performers) "Three Romances" Maria Schneider (University Of Miami Concert Jazz Band, performer).
Instrumental Arrangement: "Bella Luce" from "Convergence Zone," Phil Kelly (Phil Kelly & the NW Prevailing Winds); "Libertango" from "Obrigado Brazil -- Live In Concert," Jorge Calandrelli (Yo-Yo Ma); "The Long Passage" from "To the Stars," Chick Corea (Chick Corea Elektric Band); "Past Present & Future" from "The Way -- Music of Slide Hampton," Slide Hampton (the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra); "Sing, Sing, Sing" from "Beyond the Line," Jim McNeely (David Liebman Big Band).
Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): ("Dancing in the Dark" from "Taking a Chance on Love," Vince Mendoza (Jane Monheit); "Joy to the World" from "Great Joy -- A Gospel Christmas," Joseph Joubert, Michael McElroy & Buryl Red (Michael McElroy and the Broadway Inspirational Voices With Joseph Joubert); "Over the Rainbow" from "Genius Loves Company," Victor Vanacore (Ray Charles and Johnny Mathis); "Summertime" from "Renee Olstead," John Clayton and David Foster (Renee Olstead); "Unchained Melody" from "At Last," Steve Gaboury, Cyndi Lauper and Don Sebesky (Cyndi Lauper).
Recording Package: "Chutes Too Narrow," Jesse LeDoux, art director (the Shins); "Educated Guess," Ani DiFranco and Brian Grunert, art directors (Ani DiFranco); "A Ghost Is Born," Peter Buchanan-Smith and Dan Nadel, art directors (Wilco); "To the 5 Boroughs," Nathanial Hornblower and Dechen Wangdu, art directors (Beastie Boys); ["The Wandering Accordion," Qing-Yang Xiao, art director (Various Artists).
Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: "The Complete Verve Master Takes," Hollis King, art director (Charlie Parker); "Goodbye, Babylon," Susan Archie, art director (Various Artists); "The Hip Hop Box," Michele Horie and Ryan Rogers, art directors (Various Artists); "Once in a Lifetime," Stefan Sagmeister, art director (Talking Heads); "Unearthed," Christine Cano, art director (Johnny Cash).
ALBUM NOTES FIELD
Album Notes: "The Bootleg Series Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964 -- Concert at Philharmonic Hall," Sean Wilentz, album notes writer (Bob Dylan); "Carry It On," Barry Alfonso, album notes writer (Peter, Paul and Mary); "The Complete Columbia Recordings of Woody Herman and His Orchestra & Woodchoppers (1945-1947)" Loren Schoenberg, album notes writer (Woody Herman & His Orchestra); "Let the Buyer Beware," Paul Krassner, album notes writer (Lenny Bruce); "No Thanks! The '70's Punk Rebellion," Chris Morris, album notes writer (Various Artists);
Historical Album: "The Complete Columbia Recordings of Woody Herman and His Orchestra & Woodchoppers (1945-1947)," Scott Wenzel, compilation producer; Malcolm Addey, Michael Brooks, Matt Cavaluzzo and Ken Robertson, mastering engineers; (Woody Herman & His Orchestra) "Goodbye, Babylon," Steven Lance Ledbetter, compilation producer; David Glasser and Matt Sandoski, mastering engineers (Various Artists); "Let the Buyer Beware," Hal Willner, compilation producer; Eric Liljestrand, mastering engineer (Lenny Bruce); "Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues, 1945-1970," Daniel Cooper and Michael Gray, compilation producers; Joseph M. Palmaccio and Alan Stoker, mastering engineers (Various Artists); "Unearthed," Rick Rubin, compilation producer; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer (Johnny Cash).
PRODUCTION, NONCLASSICAL FIELD
Engineered Album, Non-Classical: "Brian Wilson Presents Smile," Mark Linett, engineer (Brian Wilson); "Feels Like Home," Jay Newland, engineer (Norah Jones); "Genius Loves Company," Robert Fernandez, John Harris, Terry Howard, Pete Karam, Joel Moss, Al Schmitt and Ed Thacker, engineers (Ray Charles and Various Artists); "The Girl in the Other Room," Al Schmitt, engineer (Diana Krall); "Give," Tchad Blake, engineer (the Bad Plus).
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: T Bone Burnett; Rob Cavallo; Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis; Tommy LiPuma; John Shanks.
Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: "Amazing (Full Intention Club Mix)," Michael Gray and Jon Pearn, remixers (George Michael); "It's My Life (Jacques Lu Cont's Thin White Duke Mix)," Jacques Lu Cont, remixer (No Doubt); "Motor Inn (Felix Da Housecat's High Octane Mix)," Felix Da Housecat, remixer (Iggy Pop With Feedom, Featuring Peaches); "She Wants to Move (Basement Jaxx Mix)," Basement Jaxx, remixers (N.E.R.D); "Watching Cars Go By (Sasha's Remix)," Sasha, remixer (Felix Da Housecat).
SURROUND SOUND FIELD
Surround Sound Album: "Avalon," Bob Clearmountain, surround mix engineer; Bob Ludwig, surround mastering engineer; Rhett Davies, surround producer (Roxy Music); "Genius Loves Company," Al Schmitt, surround mix engineer; Robert Hadley and Doug Sax, surround mastering engineers; John Burk, Phil Ramone and Herbert Waltl, surround producers (Ray Charles and Various Artists); "Mahler: Symphony No. 4," Markus Heiland, surround mix engineer; Markus Heiland, surround mastering engineer; Andreas Neubronner, surround producer (Michael Tilson Thomas Conducting San Francisco Symphony); "Nick of Time," Ed Cherney, surround mix engineer; James Guthrie and Doug Sax, surround mastering engineers (Bonnie Raitt); "Raise Your Spirit Higher," Matin Walters, surround mix engineer; Paul Blakemore, surround mastering engineer; Matin Walters, surround producer (Ladysmith Black Mambazo).
Engineered Album: Glazunov: Symphony No. 5, "The Seasons," Jean Chatauret and Jean-Martial Golaz; Higdon: "City Scape," Concerto for Orchestra, Jack Renner; Kurka: Symphonic Works, Bill Maylone and Christopher Willis; LAGQ's Guitar Heroes, Robert Friedrich; Turnage-Scofield: "Scorched," Wolfgang Decker and Charly Morell.
Producer of the Year: Manfred Eicher; David Frost; James Mallinson; Robina G. Young; Daniel Zalay.
Classical Album: Adams: "On the Transmigration of Souls"; Lorin Maazel, conductor; John Adams and Lawrence Rock, producers; Britten: "Peter Grimes"; Sir Colin Davis, conductor; Jonathan Lemalu, Anthony Michaels-Moore, James Rutherford, Janice Watson and Glenn Winslade; James Mallinson, producer; Carter: Symphony No. 1/Piano Concerto/"Holiday Overture"; Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor; Mark Wait, piano; Peter Newble, producer; Higdon: "City Scape"/Concerto for Orchestra; Robert Spano, conductor; Elaine Martone, producer; Mozart: "Le Nozze Di Figaro"; Rene Jacobs, conductor; Patrizia Ciofi, Veronique Gens, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager and Lorenzo Regazzo; Martin Sauer, producer.
Orchestral Performance: Adams: "On the Transmigration of Souls," Lorin Maazel; Bax: Symphony No. 7/"Tintagel," David Lloyd-Jones; Glazunov: Symphony No. 5/"The Seasons," Jose Serebrier, conductor; Higdon: "City Scape"/Concerto for Orchestra, Robert Spano; Martinu: "Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4," Jiri Belohlavek.
Opera Recording: Monteverdi: "L'Orfeo," Emmanuelle Haim; Montsalvatge: "El Gato Con Botas," Antoni Ros Marba; Mozart: "Le Nozze Di Figaro," Rene Jacobs; Purcell: "Dido and Aeneas," Emmanuelle Haim; Scarlatti: "Griselda," Rene Jacobs.
Choral Performance: "Baltic Voices 2," Paul Hillier; Berlioz: Requiem, Robert Spano; Penderecki: "St. Luke Passion," Antoni Wit; Rachmaninoff: "Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom," Stephen Cleobury; Silvestrov: "Requiem for Larissa," Volodymyr Sirenko.
Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra): Berg/Britten: Violin Concertos, Paul Watkins, Daniel Hope; Bliss: Piano Concerto; David Lloyd-Jones, Peter Donohoe; Carter: Piano Concerto, Kenneth Schermerhorn, Mark Wait; Mansurian: " ... And Then I Was in Time Again," Christoph Poppen, Kim Kashkashian; Previn: Violin Concerto "Anne-Sophie"/Bernstein: Serenade, Andre Previn, Anne-Sophie Mutter.
Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra): "Aire Latino," David Russell; Debussy: "Images"/Etudes, Pierre-Laurent Aimard; "Pletnev Plays Schumann," Mikhail Pletnev; Shostakovich: Piano Works, Vladimir Ashkenazy; Ysaye: Sonatas for Violin Solo, Opus 27, Thomas Zehetmair.
Chamber Music Performance: Adams: "Road Movies," Leila Josefowicz and John Novacek; Bartok: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2, Leif Ove Andsnes and Christian Tetzlaff; Bridge: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 3, Maggini Quartet; Machaut: Motets, the Hilliard Ensemble; Prokofiev: "Cinderella"/Suite for Two Pianos/Ravel: "Ma Mere L'Oye," Martha Argerich and Mikhail Pletnev.
Small Ensemble Performance (With or Without Conductor): Biber: "Harmonia Artificiosa," Reinhard Goebel; Musica Antiqua Koln; Chavez: "Complete Chamber Music, Vol. 2," Jeff von der Schmidt; Southwest Chamber Music; Gibbons: "With a Merrie Noyse," Bill Ives; Fretwork; Rameau: "Dardanus"/"Le Temple De La Gloire," Jeanne Lamon; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Wyner: "The Mirror," various artists.
Vocal Performance: Grieg and Sibelius Songs, Karita Mattila; Handel: Arias, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson; Ives: Songs, Susan Graham; Marx: Orchestral Songs, Angela Maria Blasi and Stella Doufexis; A Romantic Songbook, Thomas Quasthoff.
Classical Contemporary Composition: Adams: "On the Transmigration of Souls"; Higdon: Concerto for Orchestra; Mansurian: " ... And Then I Was in Time Again"; Previn: Violin Concerto "Anne-Sophie"; Silvestrov: "Requiem for Larissa."
Classical Crossover Album: "Classic Meets Cuba," Cuba Percussion and Klazz Brothers; "East Meets West," Daniel Hope, Gaurav Mazumdar, and Gilda Sebastian; Korngold: "The Adventures of Robin Hood," William Stromberg; "LAGQ's Guitar Heroes," Los Angeles Guitar Quartet; Turnage-Scofield: "Scorched," Hugh Wolff, Peter Erskine, John Patitucci and John Scofield.
MUSIC VIDEO FIELD
Short Form Music Video: "Take Me Out," (Franz Ferdinand), Jonas Odell, video director; John Moule, video producer; "American Idiot," (Green Day), Samuel Bayer, video director; Tim Lynch, video producer; "Flawless," (George Michael), Jake Scott, video director; David Mitchell, video producer; "Walkie Talkie Man," (Steriogram), Michel Gondry, video director; Julie Fong, video producer; "Vertigo," (U2), Alex & Martin, video director; Grace Bodie, video producer.
Long Form Music Video: "John Adams: The Death of Klinghoffer," (John Adams & London Symphony Orchestra), Penny Woolcock, video director; Madonna Baptiste, video producer; "Coldplay Live 2003," (Coldplay), John Durrant and Russell Thomas, video directors; Sarah Layish-Melamed, Lee Lodge and Melanie Vaughton, video producers; "Concert for George," (Various Artists), David Leland, video director; Ray Cooper, Olivia Harrison and Jon Kamen, video producers; "Martin Scorsese Presents: The Blues -- A Musical Journey," (Various Artists), Margaret Bodde, Alex Gibney, Richard Hutton and Martin Scorsese, video producers; "Tom Dowd and the Language of Music," (Various Artists), Mark Moormann, video director; Scott L. Gordon, Mark Hunt and Mark Moormann, video producers.