1982 Grammy Awards

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Record of the Year“Rosanna,” Toto
Album of the YearToto IV, Toto (Columbia)
Song of the Year“Always on My Mind,” Johnny Christopher, Mark James and Wayne Carson, songwriters
Best New ArtistMen at Work
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male“Truly,” Lionel Richie
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female“You Should Hear How She Talks About You,” Melissa Manchester
Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal“Up Where We Belong,” Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
Best Pop Instrumental PerformanceChariots of Fire Theme” (dance version), Ernie Watts
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male“Hurts So Good,” John Cougar
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female“Shadows of the Night,” Pat Benatar
Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal“Eye of the Tiger,” Survivor
Best Rock Instrumental Performance“D.N.A.,” A Flock of Seagulls
Best Rhythm and Blues Song“Turn Your Love Around,” Jay Graydon, Steve Lukather and Bill Champlin, songwriters
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male“Sexual Healing,” Marvin Gaye
Best Rhythm and Blues Performance, Female“And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going,” Jennifer Holliday
Best Rhythm and Blues Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal (tie)“Let It Whip,” Dazz Band
“Wanna Be With You,” Earth, Wind and Fire
Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance“Sexual Healing,” Marvin Gaye
Best Jazz Vocal Performance, MaleAn Evening With George Shearing and Mel Tormé, Mel Tormé
Best Vocal Jazz Performance, FemaleGershwin Livel, Sarah Vaughan
Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group“Route 66,” Manhattan Transfer
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, SoloistWe Want Miles, Miles Davis
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group“More” Live, Phil Woods Quartet
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big BandWarm Breeze, Count Basie and His Orchestra
Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or InstrumentalOfframp, Pat Metheny Group
Best Country Song“Always on My Mind,” Johnny Christopher, Mark James and Wayne Carson, songwriters
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male“Always on My Mind,” Willie Nelson
Best Country Vocal Performance, Female“Break It to Me Gently,” Juice Newton
Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With VocalMountain Music, Alabama
Best Country Instrumental Performance“Alabama Jubilee,” Roy Clark
Best Gospel Performance, ContemporaryAge to Age, Amy Grant
Best Gospel Performance, TraditionalI'm Following You, Blackwood Brothers
Best Soul Gospel Performance, ContemporaryHigher Plane, Al Green
Best Soul Gospel Performance, TraditionalPrecious Lord, Al Green
Best Latin RecordingMachito and His Salsa Big Band '82, Machito (Timeless)
Best Inspirational PerformanceHe Set My Life to Music, Barbara Mandrell
Best Traditional Blues RecordingAlright Again, Clarence Gatemouth Brown (Rounder)
Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk RecordingQueen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band on Tour, Queen Ida (GNR/Crescendo)
Best Arrangement on an Instrumental Recording“Flying,” John Williams, arranger
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s)“Rosanna,” Jerry Hey, David Paich and Jeff Porcaro, arrangers
Best Vocal Arrangement for Two or More Voices“Rosanna,” David Paich, arranger
Best Instrumental Composition“Flying” (Theme From E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), John Williams, composer
Best Cast Show AlbumDreamgirls, Henry Krieger, composer; Tom Eyen, lyricist (Geffen/Warner Bros.)
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television SpecialE.T. the Extra-Terrestial, John Williams, composer (MCA)
Best Classical AlbumBach, The Goldberg Variations, Glenn Gould (CBS)
Best Classical Orchestral RecordingMahler, Symphony No. 7 in E Minor, James Levine conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra (RCA)
Best Chamber Music PerformanceBrahms, The Sonatas for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 120, Richard Stoltzman and Richard Goode
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra)Elgar, Concerto for Violin in B Minor, Itzhak Perlman; Daniel Barenboim conducting Chicago Symphony
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra)Bach, The Goldberg Variations, Glenn Gould
Best Opera RecordingWagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen, Pierre Boulez conducting Bayreuth Festival Orchestra; solos: Jones, Altmeyer, Wenkel, Hofmann, Jung, Jerusalem, Zednik, Mclntrye, Salminen and Becht (Philips)
Best Choral Performance (Other Than Opera)Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Margaret Hillis, chorus director, Chicago Symphony Chorus
Best Classical Vocal Soloist PerformanceLeontyne Price Sings Verdi, Leontyne Price; Zubin Mehta conducting Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Best Comedy RecordingLive on the Sunset Strip, Richard Pryor (Warner Bros.)
Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama RecordingRaiders of the Lost Ark: The Movie on Record (Columbia)
Best Recording for ChildrenIn Harmony 2, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Kenny Loggins, Carly and Lucy Simon, Teddy Pendergrass, Crystal Gayle, Lou Rawls, Deniece Williams, Janis Ian and Dr. John (CBS)
Best Album PackageGet Closer, Kosh and Ron Larson, art directors (Elektra/Asylum)
Best Album NotesBunny Berigan (Giants of Jazz), John Chilton and Richard Sudhalter, art directors (Time Life)
Best Historical AlbumThe Tommy Dorsey/Frank Sinatra Sessions vols. 1, 2 and 3 (RCA)
Video of the Year“Olivia Physical,” Olivia Newton-John
Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)Toto
Classical Producer of the YearRobert Woods
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