2005 Grammy Award Winners

2005 Grammy Award Winners
Winners Announced: February 13, 2005
Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Host: Queen Latifah
Eligibility Year: October 1, 2003 – September 30, 2004

2005 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Here We Go Again – Ray Charles and Norah Jones

Album of the Year:
Genius Loves Company – Ray Charles and Various Artists

Song of the Year:
Daughters – John Mayer (John Mayer)

New Artist:
Maroon 5

Female Pop Vocal Performance:
Sunrise – Norah Jones

Male Pop Vocal Performance:
Daughters – John Mayer

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Heaven – Los Lonely Boys

Pop Collaboration With Vocals:
Here We Go Again – Ray Charles and Norah Jones

Pop Instrumental Performance:
11th Commandment – Ben Harper

Pop Instrumental Album:
Henry Mancini: Pink Guitar – Various Artists

Pop Vocal Album:
Genius Loves Company – Ray Charles and Various Artists

Dance Recording:
Toxic – Britney Spears

Electronic/Dance Album:
Kish Kash – Basement Jaxx

Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Stardust The Great American Songbook Volume III – Rod Stewart

Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
Code of Silence – Bruce Springsteen

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal:
Vertigo – U2

Hard Rock Performance:
Slither – Velvet Revolver

Metal Performance:
Whiplash – Motorhead

Rock Instrumental Performance:
Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow – Brian Wilson

Rock Song:
Vertigo – Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen (U2)

Rock Album:
American Idiot – Green Day

Alternative Music Album:
A Ghost Is Born – Wilco

Female R&B Vocal Performance:
If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys

Male R&B Vocal Performance:
Call My Name – Prince

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
My Boo – Usher and Alicia Keys

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:
Musicology – Prince

Urban/Alternative Performance:
Cross My Mind – Jill Scott

R&B Song:
You Don’t Know My Name – Alicia Keys, Harold Lilly and Kanye West (Alicia Keys)

R&B Album:
The Diary of Alicia Keys – Alicia Keys

Contemporary R&B Album:
Confessions – Usher

Rap Solo Performance:
99 Problems – Jay-Z

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group:
Let’s Get It Started – The Black Eyed Peas

Rap/Sung Collaboration:
Yeah! – Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris

Rap Song:
Jesus Walks – C. Smith and Kanye West (Kanye West)

Rap Album:
The College Dropout – Kanye West

Female Country Vocal Performance:
Redneck Woman – Gretchen Wilson

Male Country Vocal Performance:
Live Like You Were Dying – Tim McGraw

Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Top of the World – Dixie Chicks

Country Collaboration With Vocals:
Portland Oregon – Loretta Lynn and Jack White

Country Instrumental Performance:
Earl’s Breakdown – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs, Vassar Clements and Jerry Douglas

Country Song:
Live Like You Were Dying – Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman (Tim McGraw):

Country Album:
Van Lear Rose – Loretta Lynn

Bluegrass Album:
Brand New Strings – Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

New Age Album:
Returning – Will Ackerman

Contemporary Jazz Album:
Unspeakable – Bill Frisell

Jazz Vocal Album:
R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) – Nancy Wilson

Jazz Instrumental Solo:
Speak Like a Child – Herbie Hancock

Jazz Instrumental Album – Individual or Group:
Illuminations – McCoy Tyner with Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride and Lewis Nash

Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
Concert in the Garden – Maria Schneider Orchestra:

Latin Jazz Album:
Land of the Sun – Charlie Haden

Gospel Performance:
Heaven Help Us All – Ray Charles and Gladys Knight

Rock Gospel Album:
Wire – Third Day

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
All Things New – Steven Curtis Chapman

Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album:
Worship and Faith – Randy Travis

Traditional Soul Gospel Album:
There Will Be a Light – Ben Harper and The Blind Boys of Alabama

Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:
Nothing Without You – Smokie Norful

Gospel Choir or Chorus Album:
Live… This is Your House – The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Latin Pop Album:
Amar Sin Mentiras – Marc Anthony

Latin Rock/Alternative Album:
Street Signs – Ozomatli

Traditional Tropical Latin Album:
– !Ahora Si! – Israel Lopez “Cachao”

Salsa/Merengue Album:
Across 110th Street – Spanish Harlem Orchestra featuring Ruben Blades

Mexican/Mexican-American Album:
Intimamente – Intocable

Tejano Album:
Polkas, Gritos y Acordeones – David Lee Garza, Joel Guzman and Sunny Sauceda

Traditional Blues Album:
Blues to the Bone – Etta James

Contemporary Blues Album:
Keep It Simple – Keb’ Mo’

Traditional Folk Album:
Beautiful Dreamer – The Songs of Stephen Foster – Various Artists

Contemporary Folk Album:
The Revolution Starts Now – Steve Earle

Native American Music Album:
Cedar Dream Songs – Bill Miller

Hawaiian Music Album:
Slack Key Guitar Volume 2 – Various Artists

Reggae Album:
True Love – Toots and The Maytals

Traditional World Music Album:
Raise Your Spirit Higher – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Contemporary World Music Album:
Egypt – Youssou N’Dour

Polka Album:
Let’s Kiss: 25th Anniversary Album – Brave Combo

Musical Album for Children:
cELLAbration! A Tribute to Ella Jenkins – Various Artists

Spoken Word Album for Children:
The Train They Call The City of New Orleans – Tom Chapin

Spoken Word Album:
My Life – Bill Clinton

Comedy Album:
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America: A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction – Jon Stewart and The Cast of the Daily Show

Musical Show Album:

Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Garden State – Various Artists

Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – Howard Shore, composer

Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Into the West – Annie Lennox, Howard Shore and Fran Walsh, songwriters, track from “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”

Instrumental Composition:
Past Present and Future – Slide Hampton, composer (The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra), from “The Way – Music of Slide Hampton”

Instrumental Arrangement:
Past Present and Future – Slide Hampton, arranger (The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra), from “The Way – Music of Slide Hampton”

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s):
Over the Rainbow – Victor Vanacore, arranger (Ray Charles & Johnny Mathis), from “Genius Loves Company”

Recording Package:):
A Ghost is Born – Peter Buchanan-Smith and Dan Nadel, art directors (Wilco)

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
Once in a Lifetime – Stefan Sagmeister, art director (Talking Heads)

Album Notes:
The Complete Columbia Recordings of Woody Herman and His Orchestra and Woodchoppers (1945-1947) – Loren Schoenberg, album notes writer (Woody Herman and His Orchestra)

Historical Album:
Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm and Blues, 1945-1970 – Daniel Cooper and Michael Gray, compilation producers

Engineered Album – Non-Classical:
Genius Loves Company – Robert Fernandez, John Harris, Terry Howard, Pete Karam, Joel Moss, Al Schmitt and Ed Thacker, engineers

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:
John Shanks

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical:
It’s My Life (Jacques Lu Cont’s Thin White Duke Mix) – Jacques Lu Cont, remixer (No Doubt)

Surround Sound Album:
Genius Loves Company – Robert Hadley and Doug Sax, surround mastering

Engineered Album – Classical:
Higdon: City Scape Concerto for Orchestra – Jack Renner, engineer (Robert Spano)

Producer of the Year, Classical:
David Frost

Classical Album:
Adams: On the Transmigration of Souls – Lorin Maazel, conductor
John Adams and Lawrence Rock, producers

Best Orchestral Performance (Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra):
Adams: On The Transmigration Of Souls – Lorin Maazel, conductor (Brooklyn Youth Chorus & New York Choral Artists New York Philharmonic, Nonesuch Records)

Opera Recording:
Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro – Rene Jacobs, conductor Patrizia Ciofi, Veronique Gens, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager and Lorenzo Regazzo Martin Sauer, producer (Various Artists Concerto K.Joln)

Choral Performance:
Berlioz: Requiem – Robert Spano, conductor
Norman Mackenzie, choir director (Frank Lopardo, tenor Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra):
Previn: Violin Concerto ‘Anne-Sophie’/Bernstein: Serenade – Andre Previn, conductor Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
(Boston Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra)

Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra):
Aire Latino (Morel, Villa-Lobos, Ponce, etc) – David Russell, guitar

Chamber Music Performance:
Prokofiev (ArrPletnev): Cinderella – Suite for Two Pianos/Ravel: Ma Mere L’Oye – Martha Argerich, piano and Mikhail Pletnev, piano

Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor):
Carlos Chavez – Complete Chamber Music, Vol2 – Jeff von der Schmidt, conductor Southwest Chamber Music

Classical Vocal Performance:
Ives: Songs (The Things Our Fathers Loved the Housatonic at Stockbridge, etc) – Susan Graham, mezzo soprano

Classical Contemporary Composition:
Adams: on the Transmigration of Souls – John Adams (Lorin Maazel Brooklyn Youth Chorus and New York Choral Artists New York Philharmonic)

Classical Crossover Album:
LAGQ’s Guitar Heroes – Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Short Form Music Video:
Vertigo – U2

Long Form Music Video:
Concert for George – Various Artists