30th Annual Grammy Awards

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30th Annual Grammy Awards
DateMarch 2, 1988
LocationRadio City Music Hall, New York City
Hosted byBilly Crystal
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

The 30th Annual Grammy Awards were held March 2, 1988, at Radio City Music Hall, New York City. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.[1][2]

Album of the Year went to U2 for The Joshua Tree, and Song of the Year went to Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and James Horner for "Somewhere Out There".

Performers[edit]

Artist(s) Song(s)
Whitney Houston "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"
George Benson "Twice The Love"/ "Let's Do It Again"
Cab Calloway "Let's Take the Long Way Home"
Billy Joel "New York State of Mind"
Los Lobos "La Bamba"
Suzanne Vega "Luka" / "Tom's Diner"
George Strait "All My Ex's Live in Texas"
K. T. Oslin "80's Ladies"
Randy Travis "Forever and Ever, Amen"
Betsy Cook & Linda Thompson "Telling Me Lies"
Restless Heart "I'll Still Be Loving You"
Terence Trent D'Arby "If You Let Me Stay" / "The First Cut Is the Deepest"
Michael Jackson "The Way You Make Me Feel" / "Man in the Mirror"
Jocko Henderson featuring
The Angels
The Cadillacs
Dion
The Flamingos
The Regents
Lou Reed
Ruben Blades
Buster Poindexter

Award winners[edit]

Record of the Year

Album of the Year

Song of the Year

Best New Artist

Blues[edit]

Children's[edit]

Classical[edit]

Comedy[edit]

Best Comedy Recording

Composing and arranging[edit]

Country[edit]

Folk[edit]

Gospel[edit]

Historical[edit]

Jazz[edit]

Latin[edit]

Musical show[edit]

Music video[edit]

New Age[edit]

Packaging and notes[edit]

Polka[edit]

Best Polka Recording

Pop[edit]

Production and engineering[edit]

R&B[edit]

Reggae[edit]

Rock[edit]

Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)

Spoken[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New, Old Musicians Win Awards at Grammys". The Press-Courier. 2 March 1988. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  2. ^ "1987 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.