1997 Grammy Awards

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The 40th Annual Grammy Awards were presented at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on February 25, 1998.

Record:“Sunny Came Home,” Shawn Colvin
Album:Time Out of Mind, Bob Dylan (Columbia Records)
Song:“Sunny Came Home,” Shawn Colvin and John Leventhal, songwriters
New Artist:Paula Cole
Female Pop Vocal:“Building a Mystery,” Sarah McLachlan
Male Pop Vocal:“Candle in the Wind 1997,” Elton John
Pop Duo or Group with Vocals:“Virtual Insanity,” Jamiroquai
Pop Collaboration with Vocals:“Don't Look Back,” John Lee Hooker with Van Morrison
Pop Instrumental:“Last Dance,” Sarah McLachlan
Dance Recording:“Carry On,” Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder
Pop Album:Hourglass, James Taylor (Columbia Records)
Traditional Pop Album:Tony Bennett on Holiday, Tony Bennett
Female Rock Vocal:“Criminal,” Fiona Apple
Male Rock Vocal:“Cold Irons Bound,” Bob Dylan
Rock Duo or Group with Vocals:“One Headlight,” the Wallflowers
Hard Rock:“The End Is the Beginning Is the End,” the Smashing Pumpkins
Metal:“Ænima,” Tool
Rock Instrumental:“Block Rockin' Beats,” the Chemical Brothers
Rock Song:“One Headlight,” Jakob Dylan, songwriter
Rock Album:Blue Moon Swamp, John Fogerty (Warner Bros. Records)
Alternative Album:OK Computer, Radiohead
Female R&B Vocal:“On and On,” Erykah Badu
Male R&B Vocal:“I Believe I Can Fly,” R. Kelly
R&B Duo or Group with Vocals:“No Diggity,” Blackstreet
\R&B Song:“I Believe I Can Fly,” R. Kelly, songwriter
\R&B Album:Baduizm, Erykah Badu (Kedar/Universal Records)
\Rap Solo:“Men in Black,” Will Smith
\Rap Duo or Group:“I'll Be Missing You,” Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112
\Rap Album:No Way Out, Puff Daddy and the Family
\Female Country Vocal:“How Do I Live,” Trisha Yearwood
\Male Country Vocal:“Pretty Little Adriana,” Vince Gill
\Country Duo or Group with Vocals:“Looking in the Eyes of Love,” Alison Krauss and Union Station
\Country Collaboration with Vocals:“In Another's Eyes,” Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks
\Country Instrumental:“Little Liza Jane,” Alison Krauss and Union Station
\Country Song:“Butterfly Kisses,” Bob Carlisle and Randy Thomas, songwriters
\Country Album:Unchained, Johnny Cash (American Records)
\Bluegrass Album:So Long So Wrong, Alison Krauss and Union Station (Rounder Records)
New Age Album:Oracle, Michael Hedges (Windham Hill Records)
Contemporary Jazz:Into the Sun, Randy Brecker
Jazz Vocal:Dear Ella, Dee Dee Bridgewater
Jazz Instrumental, Solo:“Stardust,” Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton
Jazz Instrumental, Individual or Group:Beyond the Missouri Sky, Charlie Haden and Pat Metheny (Verve Records)
Large Jazz Ensemble:Joe Henderson Big Band, Joe Henderson Big Band
Latin Jazz:Habana, Roy Hargrove's Crisol
Rock Gospel Album:Welcome to the Freak Show: dc Talk Live in Concert, dc Talk (ForeFront Records)
Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:Much Afraid, Jars of Clay (Silvertone/Essential Records)
Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album:Amazing Grace 2: A Country Salute to Gospel, various artists (Sparrow Records)
Traditional Soul Gospel Album:I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray, the Fairfield Four (Warner Bros. Records Nashville)
Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:Brothers, Take 6 (Warner–Alliance Records)
Gospel Album by a Choir or Chorus:God's Property From Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation, God's Property; Kirk Franklin, Choir Director (B–Rite Music)
Latin Pop:Romances, Luis Miguel
Latin Rock/Alternative:Fabulosos Calavera, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
Tropical Latin:Buena Vista Social Club, Ry Cooder
Mexican-American/Tejano:En Tus Manos, La Mafia
Traditional Blues:Don't Look Back, John Lee Hooker (Pointblank/Virgin Records America)
Contemporary Blues:Senor Blues, Taj Mahal (Private Music)
Traditional Folk:L'Amour ou la Folie, BeauSoleil (Rhino Records)
Contemporary Folk:Time Out of Mind, Bob Dylan (Columbia Records)
Reggae Album:Fallen is Babylon, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers (Elektra Records/EEG)
World Music Album:Nascimento, Milton Nascimento (Warner Bros. Records)
Polka Album:Living on Polka Time, Jimmy Sturr (Rounder Records)
Musical Album for Children:All Aboard!, John Denver (Sony Wonder Records)
Spoken Word Album for Children:Winnie-The-Pooh, Charles Kuralt (Penguin Audiobooks)
Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album:Charles Kuralt's Spring, Charles Kuralt (Simon and Schuster Audioworks)
Spoken Comedy Album:Roll With the New, Chris Rock (DreamWorks Records)
Musical Show Album:Chicago: the Musical (RCA Victor)
Instrumental Composition:“Aung San Suu Kyi,” Wayne Shorter, composer
Instrumental Composition for a Motion Picture or for Television:The English Patient, Gabriel Yared, composer
Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television:“I Believe I Can Fly” (from Space Jam), R. Kelly, songwriter
Instrumental Arrangement:“Straight, No Chaser,” Bill Holman, arranger
Instrumental Arrangement with Accompanying Vocals:“Cotton Tail,” Slide Hampton, arranger
Best Recording Package:Various Artists: Titanic—Music as Heard on the Fateful Voyage, Hugh Brown, Al Q., and Jeff Smith, art directors (Rhino Records)
Best Recording Package—Boxed:Various Artists: Beg, Scream and Shout! The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul, Hugh Brown, David Gorman and Rachel Gutek, art directors (Rhino Records)
Best Album Notes:Various Artists: Anthology of American Folk Music (1997 Edition Expanded), John Fahey, Luis Kemnitzer, Joh Pankake, Chuck Pirtle, Jeff Place, Neil V. Rosenberg, Luc Sante, Peter Stampfel and Eric Von Schmidt, album notes writers
Historical Album:Anthology of American Folk Music (1997 Edition Expanded) (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings)
Best-Engineered Album, Non-Classical:James Taylor: Hourglass, Frank Filipetti, engineer (Columbia Records)
Remixer:Frankie Knuckles
Best-Engineered Album, Classical:Copland: The Music of America, Michael Bishop and Jack Renner, engineers
Classical Producer:Steven Epstein
Classical Album:Premieres: Cello Concertos (Works of Danielpour, Kirchner, Rouse), Philadelphia Orchestra (Sony Classical)
Orchestral:Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Tristia, Pierre Boulez conducting the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus (Deutsche Grammophon)
Opera:Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Sir Georg Solti conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (London Records)
Choral:Adams: Harmonium/Rachmaninoff: The Bells, Robert Shaw, conductor (Telarc)
Instrumental Soloist with Orchestra:Premieres: Cello Concertos (Works of Danielpour, Kirchner, Rouse), Yo-Yo Ma, violoncello; David Zinman, conductor
Instrumental Soloist without Orchestra:Bach: Suites for Solo Cello Nos. 1–6, Janos Starker, cello
Chamber Music:Beethoven: The String Quartets, Emerson String Quartet
Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor):“Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 1 With Finale 1921, Op. 24 No. 1,” Claudio Abbado conducting members of the Berliner Philharmonic
Classical Vocal:An Italian Songbook (Works of Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini), Cecilia Bartoli
Classical Contemporary Composition:“Adams: El Dorado,” John Adams, composer
Music Video, Short Form:“Got 'Till It's Gone,” Janet Jackson; Mark Romanek and Aris McGarry, video directors
Music Video, Long Form:Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill, Live, Alanis Morissette and Steve Purcell, video directors
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