1975 Grammy Awards

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

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Record of the Year
“Love Will Keep Us Together,” Captain and Tennille
Album of the YearStill Crazy After All These Years, Paul Simon (Columbia)
Song of the Year“Send in the Clowns,” Stephen Sondheim, songwriter
Best New Artist of the YearNatalie Cole
Best Pop Vocal Performance, MaleStill Crazy After All These Years, Paul Simon
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female“At Seventeen,” Janis lan
Best Pop Vocal Performance By a Duo, Group or Chorus“Lyin' Eyes,” Eagles
Best Pop Instrumental Performance“The Hustle,” Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony
Best Rhythm and Blues Song“Where Is the Love,” Harry Wayne Casey, Richard Finch, Willie Clarke and Betty Wright, songwriters
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male“Living for the City,” Ray Charles
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female“This Will Be,” Natalie Cole
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance By a Duo, Group or Chorus“Shining Star,” Earth, Wind and Fire
Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance“Fly, Robin, Fly,” Silver Convention
Best Jazz Performance By a SoloistOscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie, Dizzy Gillespie
Best Jazz Performance By a GroupNo Mystery, Chick Corea and Return to Forever
Best Jazz Performance By a Big BandImages, Phil Woods with Michel Legrand and His Orchestra
Best Country Song(Hey Won't You Play) “Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song,” Chips Moman and Larry Butler, songwriters
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male“Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain,” Willie Nelson
Best Country Vocal Performance, Female“I Can't Help It” (If I'm Still in Love With You), Linda Ronstadt
Best Country Vocal Performance By a Duo or Group“Lover Please,” Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge
Best Country Instrumental Performance“The Entertainer,” Chet Atkins
Best Gospel PerformanceNo Shortage, Imperials
Best Soul Gospel PerformanceTake Me Back, Andrae Crouch and the Disciples
Best Latin RecordingSun of Latin Music, Eddie Palmieri (Coco)
Best Inspirational PerformanceJesus, We Just Want to Thank You, Bill Gaither Trio
Best Ethnic or Traditional RecordingThe Muddy Waters Woodstock Album, Muddy Waters (Chess)
Best Instrumental Arrangement“The Rockford Files,” Mike Post and Pete Carpenter, arrangers
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists“Misty,” Ray Stevens, arranger
Best Instrumental Composition“Images,” Michel Legrand, composer
Best Cast Show AlbumThe Wiz, Charlie Smalls, composer (Atlantic)
Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television SpecialJaws, John Williams, composer (MCA)
Album of the Year, ClassicalBeethoven, Symphonies Complete, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra (London)
Best Classical Performance, OrchestraRavel, Daphnis et Chloë (Complete Ballet), Pierre Boulez conducting New York Philharmonic
Best Chamber Music Performance (Instrumental or Vocal)Schubert, Trios nos. 1 in B-Flat Major, ops. 99 and 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 11 (The Piano Trios), Artur Rubinstein, Henryk Szeryng and Pierre Fournier
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist (With Orchestra)Ravel, Concerto for Left Hand and Concerto for Piano in G Major; Fauré, Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra, Alicia de Lorrocha; De Burgos and Foster conducting London Philharmonic
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist (Without Orchestra)Bach, Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Unaccompanied, Nathan Milstein
Best Opera RecordingMozart, Cosi fan tutte, Colin Davis conducting Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; principle solos: Caballé, Baker, Gedda, Ganzarolli, Van Allan and Cotrubas (Philips)
Best Choral Performance, ClassicalOrff, Carmina Burana, Robert Page directing the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and Boys Choir; Michael Tilson Thomas conducting Cleveland Orchestra; soloists: Blegen, Binder and Riegel
Best Classical Vocal Soloist PerformanceMahler, Kindertotenlieder, Janet Baker; Leonard Bernstein conducting Israel Philharmonic
Best Comedy RecordingIs It Something I Said?, Richard Pryor (Reprise)
Best Spoken Word RecordingGive 'Em Hell Harry, James Whitmore (United Artists)
Best Recording for ChildrenThe Little Prince, Richard Burton, narrator (RIP)
Best Album PackageHoney, Jim Ladwig, art director (Mercury)
Best Album Notes (Non-Classical)Blood on the Tracks, Pete Hamill, annotator (Columbia)
Best Album Notes, ClassicalFootlifters, Gunther Schuller, annotator (Columbia)
Best Producer of the YearArif Mardin
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