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44th Annual Grammy Awards

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44th Annual Grammy Awards
DateFebruary 27, 2002
LocationStaples Center, Los Angeles, California
Hosted byJon Stewart
Most awardsAlicia Keys (5)
Most nominationsU2 (8)
Websitehttps://www.grammy.com/awards/44th-annual-grammy-awards Edit this on Wikidata
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The 44th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 2002, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The main recipient was Alicia Keys, winning five Grammys, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for "Fallin'". U2 won four awards including Record of the Year and Best Rock Album,[1] while opening the show with a performance of "Walk On".


Artist(s) Song(s)
U2 "Walk On"
Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & P!nk
with Patti LaBelle and Missy Elliott
"Lady Marmalade"
Gillian Welch, Alison Krauss & Emmylou Harris "Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby"
Dr. Ralph Stanley "O Death"
Alison Krauss & Union Station with Pat Enright, Gillian Welch & Emmylou Harris "I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow"
Train with Paul Buckmaster & Denise Djokic "Drops of Jupiter"
Alejandro Sanz & Destiny's Child "Quisiera Ser"
Tony Bennett & Billy Joel "New York State of Mind"
*NSync with Nelly "Gone" / "Girlfriend"
Alicia Keys with Joaquin Cortes "Fallin'" / "A Woman's Worth"
Dave Matthews Band "The Space Between"
Bob Dylan "Cry a While"
Mary J. Blige "No More Drama"
Joshua Bell West Side Story Suite
Outkast "Ms. Jackson"
Nelly Furtado & Steve Vai "I'm Like a Bird"
Alan Jackson "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)"
India.Arie "Video"
Brian McKnight, Al Green, Hezekiah Walker & CeCe Winans Gospel Medley



Winners and Nominees



Record of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year
Best New Artist


Best Alternative Music Album






  • From 1994 through 2003, see "Best Spoken Comedy Album" under the "Spoken" field, below.



Composing and arranging
















Musical show


Music video

Best Short Form Music Video
Best Long Form Music Video

New Age

Best New Age Album

Packaging and notes



Best Polka Album


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

Steve Hodge (mixer), Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis (producers), & Janet Jackson (producer & artist) for "All for You"

Best Pop Vocal Album
Best Pop Instrumental Album

Production and engineering



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


Best Rap Solo Performance
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Best Rap Album


Best Reggae Album


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
Best Alternative Music Album



Traditional Pop

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album



Special merit awards

Lifetime Achievement Award
Trustees Award
Tech Award
MusiCares Person of the Year
Recording Academy's Governors Award


Host Jon Stewart also did a skit mocking the new airport security measures put into place following September 11.



A ^Award recipients also include Alison Krauss & Union Station, Chris Sharp, Chris Thomas King, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Harley Allen, John Hartford, Mike Compton, Norman Blake, Pat Enright, Peasall Sisters, Ralph Stanley, Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan, The Cox Family, The Fairfield Four, The Whites & Tim Blake Nelson as the artists.


  1. ^ "2001 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.