Grammy Awards of 1987

Grammy Awards of 1987

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The 29th Grammy Awards were held in 1987. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.__FORCETOC__

Award winners:

*Record of the Year
**Russ Titelman (producer), Steve Winwood (producer & artist) for "Higher Love"
*Album of the Year
**Paul Simon (producer & artist) for "Graceland"
*Song of the Year
**Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager (songwriters) for "That's What Friends Are For" performed by Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder
*Best New Artist
**Bruce Hornsby & the Range


*Best Traditional Blues Recording
**Albert Collins, Johnny Copeland & Robert Cray for "Showdown!"


*Best Recording for Children
**Jim Henson, Kathryn King & Geri Van Rees (producers) for "The Alphabet" performed by the "Sesame Street" cast


*Best Classical Orchestral Recording
**Michael Haas (producer), Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Liszt: A Faust Symphony"
*Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
**Andre Previn (conductor), Kathleen Battle & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for "Kathleen Battle Sings Mozart"
*Best Opera Recording
**Elizabeth Ostrow (producer), John Mauceri (conductor), James Billings, Joyce Castle, Maris Clement, David Eisler, Jack Harrold, John Lankston, Erie Mills, Scott Reeve & the New York City Opera Orchestra for "Bernstein: Candide"
*Best Choral Performance (other than opera)
**James Levine (conductor), Margaret Hillis (choir director) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus for "Orff: Carmina Burana"
*Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with or without orchestra)
**Vladimir Horowitz for "Horowitz - The Studio Recordings, New York 1985"
*Best Chamber Music Performance
**Emanuel Ax & Yo-Yo Ma for "Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 4; Variations"
*Best Contemporary Composition
**Witold Lutosławski (composer) & Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor) for "Lutosławski: Symphony No. 3"
*Best Classical Album
**Thomas Frost (producer) & Vladimir Horowitz for "Horowitz - The Studio Recordings, New York 1985"


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

Composing and arranging

*Best Instrumental Composition
**John Barry (composer) for "Out of Africa"
*Best Arrangement on an Instrumental
**Patrick Williams (arranger) for "Suite Memories" performed by Bill Watrous & Patrick Williams
*Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals
**David Foster (arranger) for "Somewhere" performed by Barbra Streisand


*Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
**Reba McEntire for "Whoever's in New England"
*Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
**Ronnie Milsap for "Lost in the Fifties Tonight"
*Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
**The Judds for "Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Old Days)"
*Best Country Instrumental Performance (orchestra, group or soloist)
**Ricky Skaggs for "Raisin' the Dickins"
*Best Country Song
**Jamie O'Hara (songwriter) for "Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Old Days)" performed by The Judds


*Best Traditional Folk Recording
**Doc Watson for "Riding the Midnight Train"
*Best Contemporary Folk Recording
**Al Bunetta, Dan Einstein & Hank Neuberger (producers) for "Tribute to Steve Goodman" performed by various artists


*Best Gospel Performance, Female
**Sandi Patti for "Morning Like This"
*Best Gospel Performance, Male
**Philip Bailey for "Triumph"
*Best Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus
**Deniece Williams & Sandi Patti for "They Say"
*Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female
**Deniece Williams for "I Surrender All"
*Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male
**Al Green for "Going Away"
*Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus
**The Winans for "Let My People Go"


*Best Historical Album
**Aziz Goksel & Bob Porter (producers) for "Atlantic Rhythm and Blues 1947-1974, Vols. 1-7" performed by various artists


*Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
**Diane Schuur for "Timeless"
*Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
**Bobby McFerrin for "Round Midnight"
*Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
**2+2 Plus for "Free Fall"
*Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
**Miles Davis for "Tutu"
*Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group
**Wynton Marsalis for "J Mood"
*Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band
**Doc Severinsen for "The Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen"
*Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental
**Bob James & David Sanborn for "Double Vision"


*Best Latin Pop Performance
**Jose Feliciano for "Le Lo Lai"
*Best Tropical Latin Performance
**Rubén Blades for "Escenas"
*Best Mexican-American Performance
**Flaco Jimenez for "Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio"

Musical Show

*Best Cast Show Album
**Thomas Z. Shepard (producer) & the original 1986 cast for "Follies in Concert"

Music video

*Best Music Video, Short Form
**Dire Straits for "Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms"
*Best Music Video, Long Form
**Michael Apted (video director) & Sting for "Bring on the Night"

New Age

*Best New Age Recording
**Andreas Vollenweider for "Down to the Moon"

Packaging and Notes

*Best Album Package
**Eiko Ishioka (art director) for "Tutu" performed by Miles Davis
*Best Album Notes
**Andrew Sarris, Frank Conroy, Gary Giddins, Jonathan Schwartz, Murray Kempton, Stephen Holden & Wilfrid Sheed for "The Voice - The Columbia Years 1943-1952" performed by Frank Sinatra


*Best Polka Recording
**Eddie Blazonczyk for "Another Polka Celebration" performed by Eddie Blazonczyk's Versatones
**Jimmy Sturr for "I Remember Warsaw" performed by Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra


*Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
**Barbra Streisand for "The Broadway Album"
*Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
**Steve Winwood for "Higher Love"
*Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
**Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder for "That's What Friends Are For"
* Best Pop Instrumental Performance, (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)
**Harold Faltermeyer & Steve Stevens for "Top Gun" Anthem"

Production and engineering

*Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical
**Jason Corsaro & Tom Lord-Alge (engineers) for "Back in the High Life" performed by Steve Winwood
*Best Engineered Recording, Classical
**Paul Goodman (engineer) & Vladimir Horowitz for "Horowitz - The Studio Recordings, New York 1985"
*Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)
**Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
*Classical Producer of the Year
**Thomas Frost


*Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
**Anita Baker for "Rapture"
*Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
**James Brown for "Living in America"
*Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
**Prince & the Revolution for "Kiss"
*Best R&B Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)
**Yellowjackets for "And You Know That"
*Best Rhythm & Blues Song
**Anita Baker, Gary Bias & Louis A. Johnson (songwriters) for "Sweet Love" performed by Anita Baker


*Best Reggae Recording
**Steel Pulse for "Babylon the Bandit"


*Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
**Tina Turner for "Back Where You Started"
*Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
**Robert Palmer for "Addicted to Love"
*Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
**Eurythmics for "Missionary Man"
*Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)
**Art of Noise & Duane Eddy for "Peter Gunn"


*Best Spoken Word or Non-musical Recording
**Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chips Moman, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins & Sam Phillips for "Interviews From the Class of '55 Recording Sessions"


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