1993 Grammy Award Winners

1993 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 24, 1993
Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Host: Garry Shandling
Eligibility Year: October 1, 1991 – September 30, 1992

1993 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
Album of the Year :
Unplugged, Eric Clapton (Reprise)

Song of the Year:
Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton, songwriter

Best New Artist:
Arrested Development

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male:
Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female:
Constant Craving – k.d. lang

Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Beauty and the Beast – Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance:
Perfectly Frank, Tony Bennett

Best Pop Instrumental Performance:
Beauty and the Beast – Richard Kaufman conducting Nurenberg Symphony Orchestra

Best Rock/Contemporary Gospel Album:
Unseen Power, Petra (Dayspring)

Best Rock Song:
Layla – Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, songwriters

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male:
Unplugged, Eric Clapton

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female:
Ain’t It Heavy – Melissa Etheridge

Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Achtung Baby, U2

Best Rock Instrumental Performance:
Little Wing – Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal:
Give It Away – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Best Metal Performance With Vocal:
Wish – Nine Inch Nails

Best Alternative Music Album:
Bone Machine, Tom Waits (Island)

Best Rhythm and Blues Song:
End of the Road – L.A. Reid, Babyface and Daryl Simmons, songwriters

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male:
Heaven and Earth, Al Jarreau

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female:
The Woman I Am, Chaka Khan

Best Rhythm and Blues Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
End of the Road – Boys II Men

Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance:
Doo-Bop, Miles Davis

Best Rap Solo Performance:
Baby Got Back – Sir Mix-A-Lot

Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group:
Tennessee – Arrested Development

Best Jazz Vocal Performance:
‘Round Midnight – Bobby McFerrin

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Solo:
Lush Life – Joe Henderson

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group:
I Heard You Twice the First Time, Branford Marsalis

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance:
The Turning Point, McCoy Tyner Big Band

Best Contemporary Jazz Performance, Instrumental:
Secret Story, Pat Metheny

Best Country Song:
I Still Believe in You – Vince Gill and John Barlow Jarvis, songwriters

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male:
I Still Believe in You, Vince Gill

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female:”
I Feel Lucky – Mary Chapin Carpenter

Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Emmylou Harris and the Nash Ramblers at the Ryman, Emmylou Harris and the Nash Ramblers at the Ryman

Best Country Vocal Collaboration:
The Whiskey Ain’t Workin’ – Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart

Best Country Instrumental Performance:
Sneakin’ Around, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed

Best Bluegrass Album:
Every Time You Say Goodbye, Alison Krauss and Union Station (Rounder)

Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album:
He’s Working It Out for You, Shirley Caesar (Word)

Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:
Handel’s Messiah?A Soulful Celebration, various artists (Reprise)

Best Pop Gospel Album:
The Great Adventure, Steven Curtis Chapman (Sparrow)

Best Southern Gospel Album:
Sometimes Miracles Hide, Bruce Carroll (Word)

Best Gospel Album By a Choir or Chorus:
Edwin Hawkins Music and Arts Seminar Mass Choir?Recorded Live in Los Angeles, Music and Arts Seminar Mass Choir; Edwin Hawkins, choir director (Fixit)

Best Latin Pop Album:
Otro Dia Mas Sin Verte, Jon Secada (Capitol-EMI-Latin)

Best Tropical Latin Album:
Frenesi, Linda Ronstadt (Elektra Entertainment)

Best Mexican/American Album:
Mas Canciones, Linda Ronstadt (Elektra)

Best Traditional Blues Album:
Goin’ Back to New Orleans, Dr. John (Warner Bros.)

Best Contemporary Folk Album:
Another Country, Chieftains (RCA Victor)

Best Contemporary Blues Album:
The Sky Is Crying, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble (Epic)

Best Traditional Folk Album:
An Irish Evening Live at the Grand Opera House, Belfast, Chieftains (RCA Victor)

Best Reggae Album:
X-Tra Naked, Shabba Ranks (Epic)

Best New Age Album:
Shepherd Moons, Enya (Reprise)

Best World Music Album:
Brasileiro, Sergio Mendes (Elektra Entertainment)

Best Polka Album:
35th Anniversary, Walter Ostanek (World Renowned Sounds)

Best Arrangement on an Instrumental:
Strike Up the Band – Rob McConnell, arranger

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s):
Here’s to Life – Johnny Mandel, arranger

Best Instrumental Composition:
Harlem Renaissance Suite – Benny Carter, composer

Best Musical Show Album:
Guys and Dolls – The New Broadway Cast Recording, New Broadway cast (RCA Victor)

Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television:
Beauty and the Beast, Alan Menken, composer

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television:
Beauty and the Beast – Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, songwriters

Best Contemporary Composition:
The Lovers, Samuel Barber, composer

Best Classical Album:
Mahler, Symphony No. 9, Leonard Bernstein conducting Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Deutsche Grammophon)

Best Orchestral Performance:
Mahler, Symphony No. 9, Leonard Bernstein conducting Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Best Chamber Music Performance:
Brahms, Sonatas for Cello and Piano, Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Emanuel Ax, piano

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra):
Prokofiev, Sinfonia Concertante; Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme, Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Lorin Maazel conducting Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra):
Horowitz – Discovered Treasures (Chopin, Clementi, Liszt, Scarlatti and Scriabin), Vladimir Horowitz, piano

Best Opera Recording:
Strauss, Die Frau Ohne Schatten, Sir Georg Solti conducting Vienna Philharmonic; solos: Domingo, Varady, Van Dam, Behrens, Runkel and Jo (London)

Best Performance of a Choral Work:
Orff, Carmina Burana, Herbert Blomstedt conducting San Francisco Girls and Boys Chorus, SFS Chorus and San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Best Classical Vocal Performance:
Kathleen Battle at Carnegie Hall (Handel, Mozart, Liszt, Strauss, Charpentier, etc.), Kathleen Battle, soprano; Margo Garrett, accompanist

Best Comedy Album:
P.D.Q. Bach, Music for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion, Professor Peter Schickele (Telarc)

Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album:
What You Can Do to Avoid AIDS, Earvin Magic Johnson and Robert O’Keefe (Random House Audiobooks)

Best Album for Children:
Beauty and the Beast – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, various artists (Walt Disney)

Best Album Package:
Spellbound – Compact (Special Package), Melanie Nissen, art director (Capitol/Virgin)

Best Album Notes:
Queen of Soul – The Atlantic Recordings, Dave Marsh, Jerry Wexler, David Ritz, Thulani Davis, Ahmet Ertegun, Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin, annotators (Rhino)

Best Historical Album:
The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio, Nat King Cole Trio (Mosaic)

Best Music Video, Short Form:
Digging in the Dirt – Peter Gabriel

Best Music Video, Long Form:
Diva – Annie Lennox

Producers of the Year (Non-Classical) (tie):
Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno
L.A. Reid and Babyface

Classical Producer of the Year:
Michael Fine

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