2002 Grammy Award Winners

2002 Grammy Award Winners

  • Winners Announced: February 27, 2002
  • Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
  • Host: Jon Stewart
  • Eligibility Year: October 1, 2000 – September 30, 2001


  • Jon Stewart hosted the Grammy Awards for his second consecutive year, providing his usual blend of humor and wit.
  • U2 emerged as a big winner, bagging four awards including Record of the Year and Song of the Year for Walk On.
  • Newcomer Alicia Keys made a strong impression, winning five Grammys including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for Fallin’.
  • Best Rap Album went to Stankonia by OutKast, featuring hits like Ms. Jackson.
  • The soundtrack for O Brother, Where Art Thou? spotlighted bluegrass music and snagged Album of the Year.
  • Janet Jackson announced the Best Dance Recording, which went to Who Let the Dogs Out by Baha Men.
  • Linkin Park received accolades for Best Hard Rock Performance with their song Crawling.
  • The peculiar Best Spoken Word Album for Children went to Mama Don’t Allow performed by Tom Chapin.
  • The Best Instrumental Composition was awarded to John Williams for his score on Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
  • Train’s Drops of Jupiter won Best Rock Song, affirming its status as a radio favorite.
  • Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys fame got his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance for Smile.
  • Renowned Indian musician Ravi Shankar bagged the Best World Music Album, adding another feather to his cap.

2002 Grammy Winners

Record of the Year:
Walk On – U2
Album of the Year:
O Brother, Where Art Thou?” soundtrack, Various Artists
Song of the Year:
Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
New Artist:
Alicia Keys
Female Pop Vocal:
I’m Like a Bird – Nelly Furtado
Male Pop Vocal:
Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight – James Taylor
Pop Duo or Group with Vocals:
Stuck in a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of – U2
Pop Collaboration with Vocals:
Lady Marmalade – Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya and Pink
Pop Instrumental:
Reptile – Eric Clapton
Dance Recording:
All For You – Janet Jackson
Pop Instrumental Album:
No Substitutions  Live in Osaka РLarry Carlton and Steve Lukather
Pop Vocal Album:
Lovers Rock – Sade
Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Songs I Heard – Harry Connick Jr
Female Rock Vocal:
Get Right With God – Lucinda Williams
Male Rock Vocal:
Dig In – Lenny Kravitz
Rock Duo or Group with Vocals:
Elevation – U2
Hard Rock:
Crawling – Linkin Park
Schism – Tool
Rock Instrumental:
Dirty Mind – Jeff Beck
Rock Song:
Drops of Jupiter – Charlie Colin, Rob Hotchkiss, Pat Monahan, Jimmy Stafford and Scott Underwood (Train)
Rock Album:
All That You Can’t Leave Behind – U2
Alternative Music Album:
Parachutes – Coldplay
Female R&B Vocal:
Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
Male R&B Vocal:
U Remind Me – Usher
R&B Duo or Group with Vocals:
Survivor – Destiny’s Child
R&B Song:
Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
R&B Album:
Songs in A Minor – Alicia Keys
Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:
At Last – Gladys Knight
Rap Solo:
Get Ur Freak On – Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott
Rap Duo or Group:
Ms Jackson – OutKast
Rap Album:
Stankonia – OutKast
Female Country Vocal:
Shine – Dolly Parton
Male Country Vocal:
O Death – Ralph Stanley, from the “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” soundtrack
Country Duo or Group with Vocals:
The Lucky One – Alison Krauss and Union Station
Country Collaboration with Vocals:
I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow – Dan Tyminski, Harley Allen and Pat Enright (The Soggy Bottom Boys), from the “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” soundtrack
Country Instrumental:
Foggy Mountain Breakdown – Earl Scruggs, Glen Duncan, Randy Scruggs, Steve Martin, Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, Gary Scruggs, Albert Lee, Paul Shaffer, Jerry Douglas and Leon Russell
Country Song:
The Lucky One – Robert Lee Castleman (Alison Krauss and Union Station)
Country Album:
Timeless – Hank Williams Tribute – Various Artists
Bluegrass Album:
New Favorite – Alison Krauss and Union Station
New Age Album:
A Day Without Rain – Enya
Contemporary Jazz:
M2 – Marcus Miller
Jazz Vocal:
The Calling – Dianne Reeves
Jazz Instrumental, Solo:
Chan’s Song – Michael Brecker
Jazz Instrumental Album:
This Is What I Do – Sonny Rollins
Large Jazz Ensemble:
Homage To Count Basie – Bob Mintzer Big Band
Latin Jazz:
Nocturne – Charlie Haden
Rock Gospel Album:
Solo – DC Talk
Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
CeCe Winans – CeCe Winans
Southern Gospel, Country Gospel, or Bluegrass Gospel Album:
Bill & Gloria Gaither Present A Billy Graham Music Homecoming – Bill and Gloria Gaither and The Homecoming Friends
Traditional Soul Gospel Album:
Spirit of the Century – The Blind Boys of Alabama
Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:
The Experience – Yolanda Adams
Gospel Album by a Choir or Chorus:
Love Is Live! – LFT Church Choir, Hezekiah Walker, choir director
Latin Pop Album:
La Musica De Baldemar Huerta – Freddy Fender
Latin Rock/Alternative Album:
Embrace the Chaos – Ozomatli
Traditional Tropical Latin Album:
Dejame Entrar – Carlos Vives
Salsa Album:
Encore – Robert Blades
Merengue Album:
Yo Por Ti – Olga Tanon
Mexican-American Album:
En Vivo El Hombre y Su Musica – Ramon Ayala y Sus Bravos del Norte
Tejano Album:
Nadie Como Tu – Solido
Traditional Blues Album:
Do You Get the Blues? – Jimmie Vaughan
Contemporary Blues Album:
Nothing Personal – Delbert McClinton
Traditional Folk Album:
Down From the Mountain – Various Artists
Contemporary Folk Album:
Love and Theft – Bob Dylan
Native American Music Album:
Bless the People – Harmonized Peyote Songs – Verdell Primeaux and Johnny Mike
Reggae Album:
Halfway Tree – Damian Marley
World Music Album:
Full Circle/Carnegie Hall 2000 – Ravi Shankar
Polka Album:
Gone Polka – Jimmy Sturr
Musical Album for Children:
Elmo and the Orchestra – Sesame Street Characters
Spoken Word Album for Children:
Mama Don’t Allow – Tom Chapin
Spoken Word Album:
Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones – Quincy Jones
Spoken Comedy Album:
Napalm and Silly Putty – George Carlin
Musical Show Album:
The Producers – Original Broadway Cast with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, lyricist and composer Mel Brooks
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album:
O Brother, Where Art Thou? – Various Artists
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture or for Television:
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon – composer Tan Dun
Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television:
Boss of Me – (They Might Be Giants from “Malcolm in the Middle”), songwriters They Might Be Giants
Instrumental Composition:
Cast Away (End Credits) – Alan Silvestri (Alan Silvestri)
Instrumental Arrangement:
Claude Debussy ‘Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum’ from Children’s Corner – Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer (Bela Fleck with Joshua Bell and Gary Hoffmann)
Instrumental Arrangement with Accompanying Vocals:
Drops of Jupiter – Paul Buckmaster (Train)
Best Recording Package:
Amnesiac (Special Limited Edition) (Radiohead)
Best Boxed Recording Package:
Brain in a Box- The Science Fiction Collection – (Various Artists)
Best Album Notes (tie):
Richard Pryor And It’s Deep Too! The Complete Warner Bros Recordings (1968-1992) – (Richard Pryor); Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection: 1960-2000 The Journey Of Chris Strachwitz – (Various Artists)
Historical Album:
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944 – (Billie Holiday)
Best-Engineered Album – Non-Classical:
The Look of Love – (Diana Krall)
Producer, Non-Classical:
T Bone Burnett
Remixer, Non-Classical:
Deep Dish, “Thank You (Deep Dish Vocal Remix)” (Dido)
Best-Engineered Album – Classical:
Bernstein (Arr Brohn & Corigliano): West Side Story Suite (Lonely Town; Make Our Garden Grow, Etc )” (Joshua Bell)
Classical Producer:
Manfred Eicher
Classical Album:
Berlioz: Les Troyens – James Mallinson, producer
Orchestral Performance:
Boulez Conducts Varese (Ameriques; Arcana; Deserts; Ionisation) – Pierre Boulez (Chicago Sym Orch)
Opera Recording:
Berlioz: Les Troyens – Sir Colin Davis; Michelle De Young, Ben Heppner, Petra Lang, Peter Mattei, Stephen Milling, Sara Mingardo, Kenneth Tarver; James Mallinson, producer (Various Artists; London Sym Orch)
Choral Performance:
Bach: St Matthew Passion – Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Arnold Schoenberg Chamber Orch and Wiener Sangerknaben; Concentus Musicus Wien)
Instrumental Soloist with Orchestra:
Strauss Wind Concertos (Horn Concerto; Oboe Concerto, etc ) – Dale Clevenger, horn; Larry Combs, clarinet; Alex Klein, oboe; David McGill, bassoon; Daniel Barenboim, piano/conductor (Chicago Sym Orch )
Instrumental Soloist without Orchestra:
Britten Cello Suites (1-3) – Truls Mork, cello
Chamber Music:
Haydn: The Complete String Quartets – The Angeles String Quartet
Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor):
After Mozart (Raskatov, Silvestrov, Schnittke, Etc ) – Kremerata Baltica; Gidon Kremer, violin
Classical Vocal:
Dreams & Fables ? Gluck Italian Arias (Tremo Fra’ Dubbi Miei; Di Questa Cetra in Seno, etc ) – Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo soprano
Classical Contemporary Composition:
Rouse: Concert De Gaudi for Guitar and Orch – Christopher Rouse, Composer
Classical Crossover Album:
Perpetual Motion (Scarlatti, Bach, Debussy, Chopin, etc )” Bela Fleck, banjo (Joshua Bell, violin; Evelyn Glennie, marimba; Gary Hoffman, cello; Edgar Meyer, bass and piano; Chris Thile, mandolin; John Williams, guitar)
Music Video, Short Form:
Weapon of Choice – Fatboy Slim featuring Bootsy Collins
Music Video, Long Form:
Recording the Producers: A Musical Romp With Mel Brooks – Mel Brooks (with Various Artists including Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick)