1982 Grammy Award Winners

1982 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 24, 1982
Held at: Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles
Host: John Denver
Eligibility Year: October 1, 1980 – September 30, 1981

1982 Grammy Winners
Album of the Year:
Double Fantasy, John Lennon and Yoko Ono (Warner Bros/Geffen)
Song of the Year:
Bette Davis Eyes – Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon, songwriters

Best New Artist:
Sheena Easton

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male:
Breakin Away, Al Jarreau

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female:
Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music Live On Broadway, Lena Horne

Best Pop Vocal Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Boy From New York City – Manhattan Transfer

Best Pop Instrumental Performance:
The Theme From Hill Street Blues – Mike Post featuring Larry Carlton

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male:
Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female:
Fire and Ice – Pat Benatar

Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Don’t Stand So Close to Me – Police

Best Rock Instrumental Performance:
Behind My Camel – Police

Best Rhythm and Blues Song:
Just the Two of Us – Bill Withers, William Salter and Ralph MacDonald, songwriters

Best Rhythm and Blues Performance, Male:
One Hundred Ways – James Ingram

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female:
Hold On I’m Comin’ – Aretha Franklin

Best Rhythm and Blues Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
The Dude, Quincy Jones

Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance:
All I Need Is You – David Sanborn

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male:
Blue Rondo a la Turk – Al Jarreau

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female:
Digital III at Montreux, Ella Fitzgerald

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group:
Until I Met You (Corner Pocket), Manhattan Transfer

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist Bye Bye Blackbird, John Coltrane

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group:
Chick Corea and Gary Burton in Concert, Zurich, October 28, 1979, Chick Corea and Gary Burton

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band:
Walk on the Water, Gerry Mulligan and His Orchestra

Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental:
Winelight, Grover Washington, Jr.

Best Country Song:
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton, songwriter

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male:
(There’s) No Gettin’ Over Me – Ronnie Milsap

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female:
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton

Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Elvira – Oak Ridge Boys

Best Country Instrumental Performance, Country:
After All These Years, Chet Atkins

Best Gospel Performance, Contemporary or Inspirational:
Priority, Imperials

Best Gospel Performance, Traditional:
The Masters V, J.D. Sumner, James Blackwood, Hovie Lister, Rosie Rozell and Jake Hess

Best Soul Gospel Performance, Contemporary:
Don’t Give Up, Andrae Crouch

Best Soul Gospel Performance, Traditional:
The Lord Will Make a Way, Al Green

Best Latin Recording:
Guajira Pa la Jeva – Clare Fischer (Pausa)

Best Inspirational Performance:
Amazing Grace, B.J. Thomas

Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording:
There Must Be a Better World Somewhere, B.B. King (MCA)

Best Arrangement of an Instrumental Recording:
Velas – Quincy Jones and Johnny Mandel, arrangers

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s):
Ai No Corrida – Quincy Jones and Jerry Hey, arrangers

Best Vocal Arrangement for Two or More Voices:
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square – Gene Puerling, arranger

Best Instrumental Composition:
The Theme From Hill Street Blues – Mike Post, composer

Best Cast Show Album:
Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music Live on Broadway, various composers and lyricists (Qwest/Warner Bros.)

Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special:
Raiders of the Lost Ark, John Williams, composer (Columbia/CBS)

Best Classical Album:
Mahler, Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (London)

Best Classical Orchestral Recording:
Mahler, Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (London)

Best Chamber Music Performance:
Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A Minor, Itzhak Perlman, Lynn Harrell and Vladimir Ashkenazy

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra):
Isaac Stern 60th Anniversary Celebration, Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman; Zubin Mehta conducting New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra):
The Horowitz Concerts 1979/80, Vladimir Horowitz

Best Opera Recording:
Janácek, From the House of the Dead, Sir Charles Mackerras conducting Vienna Philharmonic; solos: Zahradnicek, Zitek and Zidek (London)

Best Choral Performance (Other Than Opera):
Haydn, The Creation, Neville Marriner conducting Chorus of Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance:
Live From Lincoln Center, Sutherland-Horne-Pavarotti, Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne and Luciano Pavarotti

Best Comedy Recording:
Rev. Du Rite, Richard Pryor (Laff)

Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording:
Donovan’s Brain, Orson Welles (Radiola)

Best Recording for Children:
Sesame Country, Muppets, Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Loretta Lynn, Tanya Tucker; Jim Henson (Sesame Street)

Best Album Package:
Tatoo You, Peter Corriston, art director (Rolling Stones/Atlantic)

Best Album Notes:
Erroll Garner, Master of the Keyboard, Dan Morgenstern, annotator (Book-of-the-Month Records)

Best Historical Album:
Hoagy Carmichael: From Star Dust to Ole Buttermilk Sky (Book-of-the-Month Records)

Video of the Year:
Michael Nesmith in Elephant Parts – Michael Nesmith

Producer of the Year (Non-Classical):
Quincy Jones

Classical Producer of the Year:
James Mallinson


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