1982 Grammy Awards
|1982 Grammy Awards|
|Date||February 24, 1982|
|Location||Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles|
The 1982 (or 24th) Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1982 at Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1981. Quincy Jones was the big winner winning a total of five awards.
Award winners 
- Album of the Year
- Song of the Year
- Best Recording for Children
- Best Classical Orchestral Recording
- Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
- Best Opera Recording
- Best Choral Performance (other than opera)
- Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra)
- Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (without orchestra)
- Vladimir Horowitz for The Horowitz Concerts 1979/80
- Best Chamber Music Performance
- Best Classical Album
Composing and arranging 
- Best Instrumental Composition
- Mike Post (composer) for "The Theme From Hill Street Blues"
- Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special
- John Williams (composer) for Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Best Instrumental Arrangement
- Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s)
- Best Vocal Arrangement for Two or More Voices
- Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
- Dolly Parton for "9 to 5"
- Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
- Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
- The Oak Ridge Boys for "Elvira"
- Best Country Instrumental Performance
- Chet Atkins for Country After All These Years
- Best Country Song
- Dolly Parton (songwriter) for "9 to 5"
- Best Gospel Performance, Traditional
- The Masters V for The Masters V
- Best Gospel Performance, Contemporary or Inspirational
- The Imperials for Priority
- Best Soul Gospel Performance, Traditional
- Al Green for The Lord Will Make a Way
- Best Soul Gospel Performance, Contemporary
- Andrae Crouch for Don't Give Up
- Best Inspirational Performance
- B.J. Thomas for Amazing Grace
- Best Historical Album
- Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
- Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
- Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
- The Manhattan Transfer for "Until I Met You (Corner Pocket)"
- Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
- John Coltrane for Bye Bye Blackbird
- Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
- Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
- Gerry Mulligan for Walk on the Water
- Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
Musical show 
Music video 
Packaging and notes 
- Best Album Package
- Best Album Notes
- Best Vocal Performance, Female
- Best Vocal Performance, Male
- Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
- Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Production and engineering 
- Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical
- Best Engineered Recording, Classical
- Producer of the Year
- Classical Producer of the Year
- Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
- Aretha Franklin for "Hold On I'm Comin'"
- Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
- James Ingram for "One Hundred Ways"
- Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
- Best R&B Instrumental Performance
- David Sanborn for "All I Need Is You"
- Best Rhythm & Blues Song
- Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
- Pat Benatar for "Fire and Ice"
- Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
- Rick Springfield for "Jessie's Girl"
- Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
- The Police for "Don't Stand So Close To Me"
- Best Rock Instrumental Performance
- The Police for "Behind My Camel"
- 24th Grammy Awards, from the Internet Movie Database