23rd Annual Grammy Awards

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23rd Annual Grammy Awards
Date February 25, 1981
Location Radio City Music Hall, New York
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS
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The 23rd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1981, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1980.[1][2]

Album of the Year went to Michael Omartian and Christopher Cross for Christopher Cross, and Song of the Year went to Christopher Cross for "Sailing".

Award winners[edit]

Children's[edit]

Classical[edit]

Comedy[edit]

Composing and arranging[edit]

Country[edit]

Folk[edit]

Gospel[edit]

Historical[edit]

Jazz[edit]

Latin[edit]

Musical show[edit]

Packaging and notes[edit]

Pop[edit]

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Production and engineering[edit]

R&B[edit]

Rock[edit]

Spoken word[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Christopher Cross became the first artist to win all four general-field awards in one night: Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "5 Grammys on first try". The Deseret News. 26 February 1981. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "1980 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 

External links[edit]