1974 Grammy Awards

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Record of the Year“I Honestly Love You,” Olivia Newton-John
Album of the YearFulfillingness' First Finale, Stevie Wonder (Tamla/Motown)
Song of the Year“The Way We Were,” Marilyn and Alan Bergman and Marvin Hamlisch, songwriters
Best New Artist of the YearMarvin Hamlisch
Best Pop Vocal Performance, MaleFulfillingness' First Finale, Stevie Wonder
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female“I Honestly Love You,” Olivia Newton-John
Best Pop Vocal Performance By a Duo, Group or Chorus“Band on the Run,” Paul McCartney and Wings
Best Pop Instrumental Performance“The Entertainer,” Marvin Hamlisch
Best Rhythm and Blues Song“Living for the City,” Stevie Wonder, songwriter
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male“Boogie on Reggae Woman,” Stevie Wonder
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female“Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing,” Aretha Franklin
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance By a Duo, Group or Chorus“Tell Me Something Good,” Rufus
Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance“TSOP” (The Sound of Philadelphia), MFSB
Best Jazz Performance By a SoloistFirst Recordings!, Charlie Parker
Best Jazz Performance By a GroupThe Trio, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass and Niels Pedersen
Best Jazz Performance By a Big BandThundering Herd, Woody Herman
Best Country Song“A Very Special Love Song,” Norris Wilson and Billy Sherrill, songwriters
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male“Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends,” Ronnie Milsap
Best Country Vocal Performance, FemaleLove Song, Anne Murray
Best Country Vocal Performance By a Duo or Group“Fairytale,” Pointer Sisters
Best Country Instrumental PerformanceThe Atkins-Travis Traveling Show, Chet Atkins and Merle Travis
Best Gospel Performance“The Baptism of Jesse Taylor,” Oak Ridge Boys
Best Soul Gospel PerformanceIn the Ghetto, James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir
Best Inspirational Performance“How Great Thou Art,” Elvis Presley
Best Ethnic or Traditional RecordingTwo Days in November, Doc and Merle Watson
Best Instrumental Arrangement“Threshold,” Pat Williams, arranger
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists“Down to You,” Joni Mitchell and Tom Scott, arrangers
Best Instrumental Composition“Tubular Bells” (Theme From The Exorcist), Mike Oldfield, composer
Best Score From an Original Cast Show AlbumRaisin, Judd Woldin and Robert Britten, composers (Columbia)
Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television SpecialThe Way We Were, Marvin Hamlisch and Alan and Marilyn Bergman, composers (Columbia)
Album of the Year, ClassicalBerlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony (London)
Best Classical Performance, OrchestraBerlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony
Best Chamber Music PerformanceBrahms and Schumann Trios, Artur Rubinstein, Henryk Szeryng and Pierre Fournier
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra)Shostakovich, Violin Concerto No. 1, David Oistrakh
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra)Albeniz, Iberia, Alicia de Larrocha
Best Opera RecordingPuccini, La Bohème, Sir Georg Solti conducting London Philharmonic; solos: Caballé, Domingo, Milnes, Blegen and Raimondi (RCA)
Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera)Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust, Colin Davis conducting London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Ambrosian Singers and Wandsworth School Boys' Choir; solos: Gedda, Bastin, Veasey and Van Allen
Best Classical Vocal Soloist PerformanceLeontyne Price Sings Richard Strauss, Leontyne Price
Best Comedy RecordingThat Nigger's Crazy, Richard Pryor (Partee/Stax)
Best Spoken Word RecordingGood Evening, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore (Island)
Best Recording for ChildrenWinnie the Pooh and Tigger Too, Sebastian Cabot, Sterling Holloway and Paul Winchell (Disneyland)
Best Album PackageCome and Gone, Ed Thrasher and Christopher Whorf, art directors (Warner Bros.)
Best Album Notes (tie)For the Last Time, Charles R. Townsend, annotator (United Artists)
The Hawk Flies, Dan Morgenstern, annotator (Milestone)
Best Album Notes, ClassicalThe Classic Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Rory Guy, annotator (Angel)
Best Producer of the YearThom Bell
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