1999 Grammy Awards

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards were presented at Los Angeles' Staples Center on February 23, 2000.

Record:“Smooth,” Santana featuring Rob Thomas
Album:Supernatural, Santana (Arista Records)
Song:“Smooth,” Itaal Shur and Rob Thomas, songwriters
New Artist:Christina Aguilera
Female Pop Vocal:“I Will Remember You,” Sarah McLachlan
Male Pop Vocal:“Brand New Day,” Sting
Pop Duo or Group with Vocals:“Maria Maria,” Santana
Pop Collaboration with Vocals:“Smooth,”Santana featuring Rob Thomas
Pop Instrumental:“El Farol,” Santana
Dance Recording:“Believe,” Cher
Pop Album:Brand New Day, Sting (A&M Records)
Traditional Pop Album:Bennett Sings Ellington—Hot and Cool, Tony Bennett
Female Rock Vocal:“Sweet Child O' Mine,” Sheryl Crow
Male Rock Vocal:“American Woman,” Lenny Kravitz
Rock Duo or Group with Vocals:“Put Your Lights On,”Santana featuring Everlast
Hard Rock:“Whiskey in the Jar,” Metallica
Metal:“Iron Man,” Black Sabbath
Rock Instrumental:“The Calling,” Santana featuring Eric Clapton
Rock Song:“Scar Tissue,” Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, and Chad Smith, songwriters
Rock Album:Supernatural, SSantana (Arista Records)
Alternative Music Performance:Mutations, Beck
Female R&B Vocal:“It's Not Right but It's Okay,” Whitney Houston
Male R&B Vocal:“Staying Power,” Barry White
R&B Duo or Group with Vocals:“No Scrubs,” TLC
R&B Song:“No Scrubs,” Kevin “Shekspere” Briggs, Kandi Burruss, and Tameka Cottle, songwriters
R&B Album:Fanmail, TLC (LaFace Records)
Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:Staying Power, Barry White
Rap Solo:“My Name Is,” Eminem
Rap Duo or Group:“You Got Me,” The Roots featuring Erykah Badu
Rap Album:The Slim Shady LP, Eminem
Female Country Vocal:“Man! I Feel like a Woman!,” Shania Twain
Male Country Vocal:“Choices,” George Jones
Country Duo or Group with Vocals:“Ready to Run,” Dixie Chicks
Country Collaboration with Vocals:“After the Gold Rush,”Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, and Dolly Parton
Country Instrumental:“Bob's Breakdowns,” Asleep At The Wheel featuring Tommy Allsup, Floyd Domino, Larry Franklin, Vince Gill, and Steve Wariner
Country Song:“Come On Over,” Robert John “Mutt” Lange and Shania Twain, songwriters
Country Album:Fly, Dixie Chicks (Monument Records)
Bluegrass Album:Ancient Tones, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder (Skaggs Family Records)
New Age Album:Celtic Solstice, Paul Winter and Friends (Living Music)
Contemporary Jazz:Inside, David Sanborn
Jazz Vocal:When I Look in Your Eyes, Diana Krall
Jazz Instrumental, Solo:“In Walked Wayne,” Wayne Shorter
Jazz Instrumental, Individual or Group:Like Minds, Gary Burton, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes, and Dave Holland (Concord Jazz)
Large Jazz Ensemble:Serendipity 18, The Bob Florence Limited Edition
Latin Jazz:Latin Soul, Poncho Sanchez
Rock Gospel Album:Pray, Rebecca St. James (ForeFront Records)
Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:Speechless, Steven Curtis Chapman (Sparrow Records)
Southern Gospel, Country Gospel, or Bluegrass Gospel Album:Kennedy Center Homecoming, Bill and Gloria Gaither and Their Homecoming Friends(Spring House Music Group)
Traditional Soul Gospel Album:Christmas with Shirley Caesar, Shirley Caesar (Myrrh Records)
Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:Mountain High…Valley Low, Yolanda Adams (Elektra Entertainment Group)
Gospel Album by a Choir or Chorus:High and Lifted Up, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir; Carol Cymbala, Choir Director (Atlantic Records)
Latin Pop:Tiempos, Rubén Blades
Latin Rock/Alternative:Resurrection, Chris Perez Band
Tropical Latin:Mambo Birdland, Tito Puente
Salsa:Llego…Van Van: Van Van Is Here, Los Van Van
Merengue:Pintame, Elvis Crespo
Mexican-American:100 Años de Mariachi, Plácido Domingo
Tejano:Por Eso Te Amo, Los Palominos
Traditional Blues:Blues on the Bayou, B. B. King(MCA Records)
Contemporary Blues:Take Your Shoes Off, The Robert Cray Band (Rykodisc)
Traditional Folk:Press On, June Carter Cash (Risk/Small Hairy Dog Records)
Contemporary Folk:Mule Variations, Tom Waits (Tom Waits)
Reggae Album:Calling Rastafari, Burning Spear (Heartbeat Records)
World Music Album:Livro, Caetano Veloso (Nonesuch Records)
Polka Album:Polkasonic, Brave Combo (Cleveland International Records)
Musical Album for Children:The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, Various Artists (Sony Wonder)
Spoken Word Album for Children:Listen to the Storyteller, Wynton Marsalis, Graham Greene, and Kate Winslet (Sony Classical)
Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album:The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr., LeVar Burton (with Martin Luther King, Jr.) (Time Warner Audiobooks)
Spoken Comedy Album:Bigger and Blacker, Chris Rock (DreamWorks Records)
Musical Show Album:Annie Get Your Gun (Angel Records)
Best Soundtrack Album:Tarzan, Phil Collins (Walt Disney Records)
Instrumental Composition for a Motion Picture or for Television:A Bug's Life, Randy Newman, composer
Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television:“Beautiful Stranger” (from Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me), Madonna and William Orbit, songwriters
Instrumental Composition:“Joyful Noise Suite,” Don Sebesky, composer
Instrumental Arrangement:“Chelsea Bridge,” Don Sebesky, arranger
Instrumental Arrangement with Accompanying Vocals:“Lonely Town,” Alan Broadbent, arranger
Best Recording Package:Ride with Bob, Ray Benson, Sally Carns, and Buddy Jackson, art directors (DreamWorks Records Nashville)
Best Album Notes:John Coltrane—The Classic Quartet-Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings, Bob Blumenthal, album notes writer
Historical Album:The Duke Ellington Centennial Edition—The Complete RCA Victor Recordings (1927–1973) (RCA Victor/BMG Classics)
Best-Engineered Album, Non-Classical:When I Look in Your Eyes, Al Schmitt, engineer (Verve Records)
Producer, Non-Classical:Walter Afanasieff
Remixer, Non-Classical:Club 69 (Peter Rauhofer)
Best-Engineered Album, Classical:Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite of Spring; Perséphone, Markus Heiland, engineer
Classical Producer:Adam Abeshouse
Classical Album:Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite of Spring; Perséphone, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (RCA Victor Red Seal)
Orchestral:Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite of Spring; Perséphone, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (Deutsche Grammophon)
Opera:Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor (Deutsche Grammophon)
Choral:Britten: War Requiem, Robert Shafer, conductor (The Washington Chorus)
Instrumental Soloist with Orchestra:Prokofiev: Piano Cons. Nos. 1 and 3/Bartók: Piano Con. No. 3, Martha Argerich, piano; Charles Dutoit, conductor
Instrumental Soloist without Orchestra:Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87, Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
Chamber Music:Beethoven: The Violin Sonatas (Nos. 1–3, Op. 12; Nos. 1–3, Op. 30; “Spring” Sonata, Etc.), Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano
Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor):“Colors of Love (Works of Thomas, Stucky, Tavener, Rands, Etc.),” Chanticleer; Joseph Jennings, conductor
Classical Vocal:Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Thomas Quasthoff, baritone; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano
Classical Contemporary Composition:Boulez: Répons, Pierre Boulez, composer
Classical Crossover Album:“Schickele: Hornsmoke (Piano Con. No. 2 in F Maj. “Ole”; Brass Calendar; Hornsmoke—A Horse Opera),” The Chestnut Brass Co.; Peter Schickele, piano and narrator
Music Video, Short Form:“Freak on a Leash,”(Korn), Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, Todd McFarlane, and Graham Morris, video directors
Music Video, Long Form:Band of Gypsys—Live at Fillmore East (Jimi Hendrix), Bob Smeaton, video director
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