1998 Grammy Award Winners

1998 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 25, 1998
Held at: Radio City Music Hall, New York City
Host: Kelsey Grammer
Eligibility Year: October 1, 1996 – September 30, 1997

1998 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Sunny Came Home – Shawn Colvin
Album of the Year:
Time Out of Mind – Bob Dylan (Columbia Records)

Song of the Year:
Sunny Came Home – Shawn Colvin and John Leventhal, songwriters

New Artist:
Paula Cole

Female Pop Vocal:
Building a Mystery – Sarah McLachlan

Male Pop Vocal:
Candle in the Wind 1997 – Elton John

Pop Duo or Group with Vocals:
Virtual Insanity – Jamiroquai

Pop Collaboration with Vocals:
Don’t Look Back – John Lee Hooker with Van Morrison

Pop Instrumental:
Last Dance – Sarah McLachlan

Dance Recording:
Carry On – Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder

Pop Album:
Hourglass – James Taylor (Columbia Records)

Traditional Pop Album:
Tony Bennett on Holiday – Tony Bennett

Female Rock Vocal:
Criminal – Fiona Apple

Male Rock Vocal:
Cold Irons Bound – Bob Dylan

Rock Duo or Group with Vocals:
One Headlight – the Wallflowers

Hard Rock:
The End Is the Beginning Is the End – the Smashing Pumpkins

Ænima – Tool

Rock Instrumental:
Block Rockin’ Beats – the Chemical Brothers

Rock Song:
One Headlight – Jakob Dylan, songwriter

Rock Album:
Blue Moon Swamp – John Fogerty (Warner Bros. Records)

Alternative Album:
OK Computer – Radiohead

Female R&B Vocal:
On and On – Erykah Badu

Male R&B Vocal:
I Believe I Can Fly – R. Kelly

R&B Duo or Group with Vocals:
No Diggity – Blackstreet

R&B Song:
I Believe I Can Fly – R. Kelly, songwriter

R&B Album:
Baduizm – Erykah Badu (Kedar/Universal Records)

Rap Solo:
Men in Black – Will Smith

Rap Duo or Group:
I’ll Be Missing You – Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112

Rap Album:
No Way Out – Puff Daddy and the Family

Female Country Vocal:
How Do I Live – Trisha Yearwood

Male Country Vocal:
Pretty Little Adriana – Vince Gill

Country Duo or Group with Vocals:
Looking in the Eyes of Love – Alison Krauss and Union Station

Country Collaboration with Vocals:
In Another’s Eyes – Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks

Country Instrumental:
Little Liza Jane – Alison Krauss and Union Station

Country Song:
Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle and Randy Thomas, songwriters

Country Album:
Unchained – Johnny Cash (American Records)

Bluegrass Album:
So Long So Wrong – Alison Krauss and Union Station (Rounder Records)

New Age Album:
Oracle – Michael Hedges (Windham Hill Records)

Contemporary Jazz:
Into the Sun – Randy Brecker

Jazz Vocal:
Dear Ella – Dee Dee Bridgewater

Jazz Instrumental, Solo:
Stardust – Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton

Jazz Instrumental, Individual or Group:
Beyond the Missouri Sky – Charlie Haden and Pat Metheny (Verve Records)

Large Jazz Ensemble:
Joe Henderson Big Band – Joe Henderson Big Band

Latin Jazz:
Habana – Roy Hargrove’s Crisol

Rock Gospel Album:
Welcome to the Freak Show: dc Talk Live in Concert – dc Talk (ForeFront Records)

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
Much Afraid – Jars of Clay (Silvertone/Essential Records)

Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album:
Amazing Grace 2: A Country Salute to Gospel – various artists (Sparrow Records)

Traditional Soul Gospel Album:
I Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray – the Fairfield Four (Warner Bros. Records Nashville)

Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:
Brothers – Take 6 (Warner Alliance Records)

Gospel Album by a Choir or Chorus:
God’s Property From Kirk Franklin’s Nu Nation – God’s Property; Kirk Franklin, Choir Director (B’Rite Music)

Latin Pop:
Romances – Luis Miguel

Latin Rock/Alternative:
Fabulosos Calavera – Los Fabulosos Cadillacs

Tropical Latin:
Buena Vista Social Club – Ry Cooder

En Tus Manos – La Mafia

Traditional Blues:
Don’t Look Back – John Lee Hooker (Pointblank/Virgin Records America)

Contemporary Blues:
Senor Blues – Taj Mahal (Private Music)

Traditional Folk:
L’Amour ou la Folie – BeauSoleil (Rhino Records)

Contemporary Folk:
Time Out of Mind – Bob Dylan (Columbia Records)

Reggae Album:
Fallen is Babylon – Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers (Elektra Records/EEG)

World Music Album:
Nascimento – Milton Nascimento (Warner Bros. Records)

Polka Album:
Living on Polka Time, Jimmy Sturr (Rounder Records)

Musical Album for Children:
All Aboard! – John Denver (Sony Wonder Records)

Spoken Word Album for Children:
Winnie-The-Pooh – Charles Kuralt (Penguin Audiobooks)

Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album:
Charles Kuralt’s Spring – Charles Kuralt (Simon and Schuster Audioworks)

Spoken Comedy Album:
Roll With the New – Chris Rock (DreamWorks Records)

Musical Show Album:
Chicago: the Musical (RCA Victor)

Instrumental Composition:
Aung San Suu Kyi – Wayne Shorter, Composer

Instrumental Composition for a Motion Picture or for Television:
The English Patient – Gabriel Yared, Composer

Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television:
I Believe I Can Fly (from Space Jam) – R. Kelly, songwriter

Instrumental Arrangement:
Straight, No Chaser – Bill Holman, arranger

Instrumental Arrangement with Accompanying Vocals:
Cotton Tail – Slide Hampton, arranger

Best Recording Package:
Various Artists: Titanic?Music as Heard on the Fateful Voyage – Hugh Brown, Al Q., and Jeff Smith, art directors (Rhino Records)

Best Recording Package Boxed:
Various Artists: Beg, Scream and Shout! The Big Ol’ Box of ’60s Soul – Hugh Brown,David Gorman and Rachel Gutek, art directors (Rhino Records)

Best Album Notes:
Various Artists: Anthology of American Folk Music (1997 Edition Expanded) – John Fahey, Luis Kemnitzer, Joh Pankake, Chuck Pirtle, Jeff Place, Neil V. Rosenberg, Luc Sante, Peter Stampfel and Eric Von Schmidt, album notes writers

Historical Album:
Anthology of American Folk Music (1997 Edition Expanded) (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings)

Best-Engineered Album – Non-Classical:
James Taylor: Hourglass – Frank Filipetti, engineer (Columbia Records)


Frankie Knuckles

Best-Engineered Album – Classical:
Copland: The Music of America – Michael Bishop and Jack Renner, engineers

Classical Producer:
Steven Epstein

Classical Album:
Premieres: Cello Concertos (Works of Danielpour, Kirchner, Rouse) – Philadelphia Orchestra (Sony Classical)

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Tristia – Pierre Boulez conducting the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus (Deutsche Grammophon)

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg – Sir Georg Solti conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (London Records)

Adams: Harmonium/Rachmaninoff: The Bells – Robert Shaw, conductor (Telarc):

Instrumental Soloist with Orchestra:
Premieres: Cello Concertos (Works of Danielpour, Kirchner, Rouse) – Yo-Yo Ma, violoncello; David Zinman, conductor

Instrumental Soloist without Orchestra:
Bach: Suites for Solo Cello Nos. 1-6 – Janos Starker, cello

Chamber Music:
Beethoven: The String Quartets, Emerson String Quartet

Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor):
Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 1 With Finale 1921, Op. 24 No. 1 – Claudio Abbado conducting members of the Berliner Philharmonic

Classical Vocal:
An Italian Songbook (Works of Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini) – Cecilia Bartoli

Classical Contemporary Composition:
Adams: El Dorado – John Adams, Composer

Music Video, Short Form:
Got ‘Till It’s Gone – Janet Jackson; Mark Romanek and Aris McGarry, video directors

Music Video, Long Form:
Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill – Live, Alanis Morissette and Steve Purcell, video directors

Music Video, Short Form:
Ray of Light – Jonas Akerlund, video director

Music Video, Long Form:
American Masters: Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart – Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, video director

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