Grammy Awards of 1986

Grammy Awards of 1986

Infobox Grammy Awards
name = 28th

imagesize = 125px
date = February 25th
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network = CBS
next = 1987
last = 1985

The 28th Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1986. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year, 1985.

Award winners:

*Record of the Year
**Quincy Jones (producer) for "We Are the World" performed by USA for Africa

*Album of the Year
**Hugh Padgham (producer) & Phil Collins (producer & artist) for "No Jacket Required"

*Song of the Year
**Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie (songwriters) for "We Are the World" performed by USA for Africa

*Best New Artist


*Best Traditional Blues Recording
**B. B. King for "My Guitar Sings the Blues"


*Best Recording for Children
**Jim Henson & Steve Buckingham (producers) for "Follow That Bird - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" performed by the "Sesame Street" cast


*Best Classical Orchestral Recording
**Robert Woods (producer), Robert Shaw (conductor) & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for "Fauré: Pelleas et Melisande"
*Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
**Robert Shaw (conductor), John Aler & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for "Berlioz: Requiem"
*Best Opera Recording
**James Mallinson (producer), Georg Solti (conductor), Philip Langridge, Franz Mazura & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus for "Schoenberg: Moses und Aron"
*Best Choral Performance (other than opera)
**Robert Shaw (conductor) & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus for "Berlioz: Requiem"
*Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra)
**Andre Previn (conductor), Yo-Yo Ma & the London Symphony Orchestra for "Elgar: Cello Concerto, Op. 85/Walton: Concerto for Cello & Orchestra"
*Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (without orchestra)
**Vladimir Ashkenazy for "Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit; Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte; Valses Nobles et Sentimentales"
*Best Chamber Music Performance
**Emanuel Ax & Yo-Yo Ma for "Brahms: Cello and Piano Sonatas in E Minor and F"
*Best Classical Contemporary Composition
**Andrew Lloyd Webber (composer), Sarah Brightman & Plácido Domingo for "Lloyd Webber: Requiem"
*Best Classical Album
**Robert Woods (producer), Robert Shaw (conductor), John Aler & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus for "Berlioz: Requiem"
*Best New Classical Artist
**Chicago Pro Musica


*Best Comedy Recording
**Bill Cosby for "Those Of You With Or Without Children, You'll Understand"

Composing and arranging

*Best Instrumental Composition
**Jan Hammer (composer) for ""Miami Vice" Theme"
*Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special
**Marc Benno, Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey, Micki Free, Jon Gilutin, Hawk, Howard Hewett, Bunny Hull, Howie Rice, Sharon Robinson, Dan Sembello, Sue Sheridan, Richard C. Theisen II & Allee Willis (composers) for "Beverly Hills Cop" performed by various artists
*Best Arrangement on an Instrumental
**Dave Grusin & Lee Ritenour (arrangers) for "Early A.M. Attitude"
*Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
**Nelson Riddle (arranger) for "Lush Life" performed by Linda Ronstadt
*Best Vocal Arrangement for Two or More Voices
**Bobby McFerrin & Cheryl Bentyne (arrangers) for "Another Night in Tunisia" performed by The Manhattan Transfer


*Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
**Rosanne Cash for "I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me"
*Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
**Ronnie Milsap for "Lost in the Fifties Tonight (In the Still of the Night)"
*Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
**The Judds for "Why Not Me"
*Best Country Instrumental Performance (orchestra, group or soloist)
**Chet Atkins & Mark Knopfler for "Cosmic Square Dance"
*Best Country Song
**Jimmy L. Webb (songwriter) for "Highwayman" performed by Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson & Willie Nelson


*Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording
**Rockin' Sidney for "My Toot Toot"


*Best Gospel Performance, Female
**Amy Grant for "Unguarded"
*Best Gospel Performance, Male This was a tie category
**Larnelle Harris for "How Excellent Is Thy Name"
**David L Cook for "It's a New Day"
*Best Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus
**Larnelle Harris & Sandi Patti for "I've Just Seen Jesus"
*Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female
**Shirley Caesar for "Martin"
*Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male
**Marvin Winans for "Bring Back the Days of Yea and Nay"
*Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus
**The Winans for "Tomorrow"
*Best Inspirational Performance
**Jennifer Holliday for "Come Sunday"


*Best Historical Album
**John Pfeiffer (producer) for "RCA/Met - 100 Singers - 100 Years" performed by various artists


*Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
**Cleo Laine for "Cleo at Carnegie - The 10th Anniversary Concert"
*Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
**Bobby McFerrin & Jon Hendricks for "Another Night in Tunisia"
*Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
**The Manhattan Transfer for "Vocalese"
*Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
**Wynton Marsalis for "Black Codes From the Underground"
*Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group
**Wynton Marsalis for "Black Codes From the Underground" performed by the Wynton Marsalis Group
*Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
**Bob Wilber & John Barry for "The Cotton Club - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"
*Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
**David Sanborn for "Straight To The Heart"


*Best Latin Pop Performance
**Lani Hall for "Es Facil Amar"
*Best Tropical Latin Performance
**Eddie Palmieri for "Solito"
**Tito Puente for "Mambo Diablo" performed by Tito Puente & His Latin Ensemble
*Best Mexican-American Performance
**Vikki Carr for "Simplemente Mujer"

Musical Show

*Best Cast Show Album
**John McClure (producer), José Carreras & Kiri Te Kanawa for "West Side Story"

Music video

*Best Music Video, Short Form
**Tom Trbovich (video director) & Quincy Jones (video producer) for "We Are the World - The Video Event" performed by USA for Africa
*Best Music Video, Long Form
**Bruce Gowers (video director) & Huey Lewis and the News for "Huey Lewis & the News - The Heart of Rock 'n' Roll"

Packaging and Notes

*Best Album Package
**John Kosh & Ron Larson (art directors) for "Lush Life" performed by Linda Ronstadt
*Best Album Notes
**Peter Guralnick (notes writer) for "Sam Cooke Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963"


*Best Polka Recording
**Frank Yankovic for "70 Years of Hits "


*Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
**Whitney Houston for "Saving All My Love for You"
*Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
**Phil Collins for "No Jacket Required"
*Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
**Quincy Jones (producer) for "We Are the World" performed by USA for Africa
*Best Pop Instrumental Performance
**Jan Hammer for ""Miami Vice" Theme"

Production and engineering

*Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical
**Neil Dorfsman (engineer) for "Brothers in Arms" performed by Dire Straits
*Best Engineered Recording, Classical
**Jack Renner (engineer), Robert Shaw (conductor) & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & chorus for "Berlioz: Requiem"
*Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)
**Hugh Padgham & Phil Collins
*Classical Producer of the Year
**Robert Woods


*Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
**Aretha Franklin for "Freeway of Love"
*Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
**Stevie Wonder for "In Square Circle"
*Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
**Commodores for "Nightshift"
*Best R&B Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)
**Ernie Watts for "Musician"
*Best Rhythm & Blues Song
**Jeffrey Cohen & Narada Michael Walden (songwriters) for "Freeway of Love" performed by Aretha Franklin


*Best Reggae Recording
**Jimmy Cliff for "Cliff Hanger"


*Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
**Tina Turner for "One Of The Living"
*Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
**Don Henley for "The Boys of Summer"
*Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
**Dire Straits for "Money for Nothing"
*Best Rock Instrumental Performance
**Jeff Beck for "Escape"


*Best Spoken Word or Non-musical Recording
**Mike Berniker (producer) & the original Broadway cast for "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"

External links

* [ 28th Grammy Awards] at the Internet Movie Database


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