1995 Grammy Award Winners

1995 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: March 1, 1995
Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Host: Paul Reiser
Eligibility Year: October 1, 1993 – September 30, 1994

1995 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow
Album of the Year:
MTV Unplugged, Tony Bennett (Columbia)

Song of the Year:
Streets of Philadelphia (Theme from Philadelphia), Bruce Springsteen, songwriter

Best New Artist:
Sheryl Crow

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male:
Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female:
All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow

Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
I Swear – All-4-One

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance:
MTV Unplugged, Tony Bennett

Best Pop Instrumental Performance:
Cruisin’ – Booker T and the MG’s

Best Pop Vocal Collaboration:
Funny How Time Slips Away – Al Green and Lyle Lovett

Best Pop Album:
Longing in Their Hearts, Bonnie Raitt (Capitol)

Best Rock Album:
Voodoo Lounge, The Rolling Stones (Virgin)

Best Rock Gospel Album:
Wake-Up Call, Petra (Dayspring)

Best Rock Song:
Streets of Philadelphia – Bruce Springsteen, songwriter

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male:
Streets of Philadelphia – Bruce Springsteen

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female:
Come to My Window – Melissa Etheridge

Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Crazy – Aerosmith

Best Rock Instrumental Performance:
Marooned – Pink Floyd

Best Hard Rock Performance:
Black Hole Sun – Soundgarden

Best Metal Performance:
Spoonman – Soundgarden

Best Alternative Music Performance:
Dookie, Green Day

Best Rhythm and Blues:
Album II, Boyz II Men (Motown)

Best Rhythm and Blues Song:
I’ll Make Love to You – Babyface, songwriter

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male:
When Can I See You – Babyface

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female:
Breathe Again – Toni Braxton

Best Rhythm and Blues Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
I’ll Make Love to You – Boyz II Men

Best Rap Solo Performance:
U.N.I.T.Y. – Queen Latifah

Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group:
None of Your Business – Salt-N-Pepa

Best Jazz Vocal Performance:
Mystery Lady (Songs of Billie Holiday), Etta James

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo:
Prelude to a Kiss – Benny Carpenter

Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group:
A Tribute to Miles, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Wallace Roney, Wayne Shorter and Tony Williams

Best Contemporary Jazz Performance:
Out of the Loop – Brecker Brothers

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance:
Journey – McCoy Tyner Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Performance:
Danzon – Arturo Sandoval

Best Country Album:
Stones in the Road, Mary Chapin Carpenter (Columbia)

Best Country Song:
I Swear – Gary Baker and Frank J. Meyers, songwriters

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male:
When Love Finds You – Vince Gill

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female:
Shut Up and Kiss Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter

Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Blues for Dixie – Asleep at the Wheel with Lyle Lovett

Best Country Vocal Collaboration:
I Fall to Pieces – Aaron Neville and Trisha Yearwood

Best County Instrumental Performance:
Young Thing – Chet Atkins

Best Bluegrass Album:
The Great Dobro Sessions, various artists (Sugar Hill)

Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album:
Songs of the Church – Live in Memphis, Albertina Walker (Benson)

Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:
Join the Band, Take 6 (Reprise/Warner Alliance)

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
Mercy, Andrae Crouch (Qwest/Warner Alliance)

Best Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album:
I Know Who Holds Tomorrow, Alison Krauss and the Cox Family (Rounder)

Best Gospel Album By a Choir or Chorus (tie):
Through God’s Eyes, Thompson Community Singers; Rev. Milton Brunson, choir director (Word)
Live in Atlanta at Morehouse College, Love Fellowship Crusade Choir; Hezekiah Walker, choir director (Benson)

Best Latin Pop Performance:
Segundo Romance – Luis Miguel

Best Tropical Latin Performance:
Master Sessions Volume 1, Chachao

Best Mexican-American Performance:
Recuerdo a Javier Solis – Vikki Carr

Best Traditional Blues Album:
From the Cradle, Eric Clapton (Reprise)

Best Contemporary Blues Album:
Father Father, Pops Staples (Pointblank)

Best Traditional Folk Album:
World Gone Wrong, Bob Dylan (Columbia)

Best Contemporary Folk Album:
American Recordings, Johnny Cash (American Recordings)

Best Reggae Album:
Crucial! Roots Classics, Bunny Wailer (Shanachie)

Best New Age Album:
Prayer for the Wild Things, Paul Winter (Living Music Records)

Best World Music Album:
Talking Timbuktu, Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder (Hannibal)

Best Polka Album:
Music and Friends, Walter Ostanek Band (WRS)

Best Instrumental Arrangement:
Three Cowboy Songs – Dave Grusin, arranger

Best Instrumental Arrangement With Accompanying Vocal(s):
Circle of Life – Lebo Morake and Hans Zimmer, arrangers

Best Instrumental Composition:
African Skies – Michael Brecker, composer

Best Musical Show Album:
Passion, Original Broadway cast (Angel)

Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television:
Schindler’s List, John Williams, composer

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television:
Streets of Philadelphia (From Philadelphia), Bruce Springsteen, songwriter

Best Classical Contemporary Composition:
Cello Concerto – Stephen Albert, composer

Best Classical Album:
Bartok, Concerto for Orchestra; Four Orchestral Pieces, Op. 12, Pierre Boulez conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Deutsche Grammophon)

Best Chamber Music Performance:
Beethoven and Mozart, Quintets, Daniel Barenboim, piano; Dale Clevenger, horn; Larry Combs, clarinet; Daniele Damiano, bassoon; Hansjorg Schellenberger, oboe

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra):
The New York Album (Works of Albert, Bartok and Bloch), David Zinman conducting Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Yo-Yo Ma, cellist and alto violinist

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra):
Haydn, Piano Sonatas nos. 32, 47, 53 and 59, Emmanuel Ax, pianist

Best Orchestral Performance:
Bartok, Concerto for Orchestra; Four Orchestral Pieces, Op. 12, Pierre Boulez, conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Best Opera Recording:
Floyd, Susannah, Kent Nagano conducting Orchestra and Chorus of Opera de Lyon; solos: Studer, Hadley, Ramey and Chester (Virgin Classics)

Best Performance of a Choral:
Work Berlioz, Messe Solennelle, John Eliot Gardiner, choir director, the Monteverdi Choir, Orchestra Revolutionnaire et Romantique and various artists

Best Classical Vocal Performance:
The Impatient Lover (Italian Songs by Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart, etc.), Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano; Andras Schiff, piano

Best Spoken Comedy Album:
Live From Hell, Sam Kinison (Priority Records)

Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album:
Get in the Van: On the Road With Black Flag, Henry Rollins (Time Warner Audiobooks)

Best Musical Album for Children:
The Lion King – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, various artists (Walt Disney Records)

Best Spoken Word Album for Children:
The Lion King Read-Along, original cast (Walt Disney Records)

Best Recording Package:
Tribute to the Music of Bob Willis and the Texas Playboys, Buddy Jackson, art director (Liberty)

Best Recording Package – Boxed:
The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books, Chris Thompson, art director (Verve)

Best Album Notes:
Louis Armstrong: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1923?1934, Dan Morgenstern and Loren Schoenberg, album notes writers (Columbia/Legacy/Smithsonian)

Best Historical Album:
The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books on Verve (Verve)

Best Music Video, Short Form:
Love Is Strong – The Rolling Stones

Best Music Video, Long Form:
Zoo TV: Live From Sydney, U2

Producer of the Year (Non-Classical):
Don Was

Classical Producer of the Year:
Andrew Cornall