40th Annual Grammy Awards

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40th Annual Grammy Awards
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Date February 25, 1998
Location Radio City Music Hall, New York City
Host Kelsey Grammer
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS
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The 40th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1998 at Radio City Music Hall, New York City. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year. Rock icon Bob Dylan, Alison Krauss, and R. Kelly were the main recipients with three awards each.[1]

Award winners[edit]

Alternative[edit]

Best Alternative Music Performance

Blues[edit]

Children's[edit]

Classical[edit]

Composing and arranging[edit]

Country[edit]

Folk[edit]

Best Traditional Folk Album
Best Contemporary Folk Album

Gospel[edit]

Historical[edit]

Best Historical Album

Jazz[edit]

Latin[edit]

Musical show[edit]

Best Musical Show Album

Music video[edit]

Best Short Form Music Video
Best Long Form Music Video

New Age[edit]

Best New Age Album

Packaging and notes[edit]

Best Recording Package
  • Al Quattrocchi, Hugh Brown & Jeff Smith (art directors) for Titanic - Music as Heard on the Fateful Voyage performed by Various Artists
Best Recording Package - Boxed
  • David Gorman, Hugh Brown & Rachel Gutek (art directors) for Beg Scream and Shout! The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul performed by Various Artists
Best Album Notes

Polka[edit]

Best Polka Album

Pop[edit]

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Best Dance Recording
Best Pop Album

Production and engineering[edit]

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Best Engineered Album, Classical
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Producer of the Year, Classical
Remixer of the Year, Non-Classical

R&B[edit]

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Best R&B Album

Rap[edit]

Best Rap Solo Performance
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rap Album

Reggae[edit]

Best Reggae Album

Rock[edit]

Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Best Hard Rock Performance
Best Metal Performance
Best Rock Song
Best Rock Album

Spoken[edit]

Traditional pop[edit]

World[edit]

Special merit awards[edit]

MusiCares Person of the Year[edit]

Grammy Legend Award[edit]

Trivia[edit]

The 1998 Grammys had several memorable and shocking moments. Among them:

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.