1992 Grammy Award Winners

1992 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 25, 1992
Held at: Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Host: Whoopi Goldberg
Eligibility Year: October 1, 1990 – September 30, 1991

1992 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Unforgettable – Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole
Album of the Year:
Unforgettable, Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole (Elektra)

Song of the Year:
Unforgettable – Irving Gordon, songwriter

Best New Artist:
Marc Cohn

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male:
When a Man Loves a Woman – Michael Bolton

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female:
Something to Talk About – Bonnie Raitt

Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Losing My Religion – R.E.M.

Best Traditional Pop Performance:
Unforgettable – Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole

Best Pop Instrumental Performance:
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Michael Kamen conducting Greater Los Angeles Orchestra

Best Rock/Contemporary Gospel Album:
Under Their Influence, Russ Taff (Myrrh)

Best Rock Song:
Soul Cages – Sting, songwriter

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo:
Luck of the Draw, Bonnie Raitt

Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Good Man, Good Woman – Bonnie Raitt and Delbert McClinton

Best Rock Instrumental Performance:
Cliffs of Dover – Eric Johnson

Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal:
For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge, Van Halen

Best Metal Performance With Vocal:
Metallica, Metallica

Best Alternative Music:
Album Out of Time, R.E.M. (Warner Bros.)

Best Rhythm and Blues Song:
Power of Love/Love Power – Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller and Teddy Vann, songwriters

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male:
Power of Love, Luther Vandross

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female (tie):
Burnin’, Patti LaBelle
How Can I Ease the Pain – Lisa Fischer

Best Rhythm and Blues Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Cooleyhigh Harmony, Boyz II Men

Best Rap Solo Performance: Mama Said Knock You Out – L.L. Cool J

Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Summertime – D.J. Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

Best Jazz Vocal Performance He Is Christmas, Take 6

Best Jazz Instrumental, Solo I Remember You – Stan Getz

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Group:
Saturday Night at the Blue Note, Oscar Peterson Trio

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance:
Live at the Royal Festival Hall, Dizzy Gillespie and the United Nation Orchestra

Best Contemporary Jazz Performance:
Sassy – Manhattan Transfer

Best Country Song:
Love Can Build a Bridge – Naomi Judd, John Jarvis and Paul Overstreet, songwriters

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male:
Ropin’ the Wind, Garth Brooks

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female:
Down at the Twist and Shout – Mary Chapin Carpenter

Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Love Can Build a Bridge – Judds

Best Country Vocal Collaboration:
Restless – Steve Wariner, Ricky Skaggs and Vince Gill

Best Country Instrumental Performance:
The New Nashville Cats, Mark O’Conner

Best Bluegrass Album:
Spring Training, Carl Jackson and John Starling (and the Nash Ramblers) (Sugar Hill)

Best Pop Gospel Album:
For the Sake of the Call, Steven Curtis Chapman (Sparrow)

Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album:
Pray for Me, Mighty Clouds of Joy (Word)

Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:
Different Lifestyles, BeBe and CeCe Winans (Capitol/Sparrow)

Best Southern Gospel Album:
Homecoming, Gaither Vocal Band (Star Song)

Best Gospel Album By a Choir or Chorus:
The Evolution of Gospel, Sounds of Blackness; Gary Hines, choir director (Perspective/A&M)

Best Latin Pop Album:
Cosas del Amor, Vikki Carr (Sony Discos International)

Best Tropical Latin Album:
Bachata Rosa, Juan Luis Guerra 4.40 (Karen)

Best Mexican/American Album:
16 de Septiembre, Little Joe (Sony Discos International)

Best Traditional Blues Album:
Live at the Apollo, B.B. King (GRP)

Best Contemporary Blues Album:
Damn Right, I’ve Got the Blues, Buddy Guy (Silvertone)

Best Traditional Folk Album:
The Civil War (Original Soundtrack), various artists (Elektra/Nonesuch)

Best Contemporary Folk Album:
The Missing Years, John Prine (Oh Boy)

Best Reggae Album:
As Raw as Ever, Shabba Ranks (Epic)

Best New Age Album:
Fresh Aire 7, Mannheim Steamroller (American Gramaphone)

Best World Music Album:
Planet Drum, Mickey Hart (Rykodisc)

Best Polka Album:
Livel At Gilley’s, Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra (Starr)

Best Arrangement on an Instrumental:
Medley: Bess You Is My Woman/I Love You Porgy – Dave Grusin, arranger

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s):
Unforgettable – Johnny Mandel, arranger

Best Instrumental Composition:
Basque – Elton John, composer

Best Musical Show Album:
The Will Rogers Follies (Original Broadway Cast Album), Keith Carradine and cast (Columbia)

Best Instrumental Composition Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television:
Dances With Wolves, John Barry, composer

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television:
(Everything I Do) I Do It for You (From Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), Bryan Adams, Robert John Mutt Lange and Michael Kamen, songwriters (A&M/Morgan Creek)

Best Contemporary Composition:
Symphony No. 1, John Corigliano, composer

Best Classical Album: Bernstein, Candide, Leonard Bernstein conducting London Symphony Orchestra; solos: Hadley, Anderson, Ludwig, Green, Gedda and Jones (Deutsche Grammophon)

Best Orchestral Performance:
Corigliano, Symphony No. 1, Daniel Barenboim conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Best Chamber Music Performance:
Brahms, Piano Quartets, Isaac Stern and Jamime Laredo, violinists; Yo-Yo Ma, cellist; Emanuel Ax, pianist

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra):
Barber, Piano Concertos, John Browning, pianist; Leonard Slatkin conducting St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra):
Granados, Goyescas, Allegro de Concierto, Danza Lenta, Alicia de Larrocha, pianist

Best Opera Recording:
Wagner, Götterdämmerung, James Levine conducting The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Choir; solos: Behrens, Studer, Schwartz, Goldberg, Weikl, Wlaschiha and Salminen (Deutsche Grammophon)

Best Performance of a Choral Work:
Bach, Mass in B Minor, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra; Margaret Hills, choral director

Best Classical Vocal Performance:
The Girl With Orange Lips, De Falla, Ravel, Kim, Stravinsky and Delage; Dawn Upshaw, soprano

Best Comedy Album:
P.D.Q. Bach, WTWP Classical Talkity-Talk Radio, Professor Peter Shickele (Telarc)

Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album:
The Civil War (Geoffrey Ward With Rick Burns and Ken Burns), Ken Burns (Sound Editions)

Best Album for Children:
A Cappella Kids, Marantha! Kids (Marantha)

Best Album Package:
Billie Holiday, The Complete Decca Recordings, Vartan, art director (GRP)

Best Album Notes:
Star Time, James Brown, Cliff White, Harry Weinger, Nelson George and Alan M. Leeds, annotators (Polydor)

Best Historical Album:
Billie Holiday, The Complete Decca Recordings, Billie Holiday (GRP)

Best Music Video, Short Form:
Losing My Religion – R.E.M.

Best Music Video, Long Form:
Madonna: Blonde Ambition World Tour Live, Madonna

Producer of the Year (Non-Classical):
David Foster

Classical Producer of the Year:
James Mallinson