40th Annual Grammy Awards

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40th Annual Grammy Awards
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Date February 25, 1998
Location Radio City Music Hall, New York City
Host Kelsey Grammer
Television coverage
Network CBS
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The 40th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1998 at Radio City Music Hall, New York City. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year. Rock icon Bob Dylan, Alison Krauss, and R. Kelly were the main recipients with three awards each.1

Award winners

Alternative

Best Alternative Music Performance

Blues

Children's

Classical

Composing and arranging

Country

Folk

Best Traditional Folk Album
Best Contemporary Folk Album

Gospel

Historical

Best Historical Album

Jazz

Latin

Musical show

Best Musical Show Album

Music video

Best Short Form Music Video
Best Long Form Music Video

New Age

Best New Age Album

Packaging and notes

Best Recording Package
  • Al Quattrocchi, Hugh Brown & Jeff Smith (art directors) for Titanic - Music as Heard on the Fateful Voyage performed by Various Artists
Best Recording Package - Boxed
  • David Gorman, Hugh Brown & Rachel Gutek (art directors) for Beg Scream and Shout! The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul performed by Various Artists
Best Album Notes

Polka

Best Polka Album

Pop

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Best Dance Recording
Best Pop Album

Production and engineering

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Best Engineered Album, Classical
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Producer of the Year, Classical
Remixer of the Year, Non-Classical

R&B

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Best R&B Album

Rap

Best Rap Solo Performance
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rap Album

Reggae

Rock

Spoken

Traditional pop

World

Special merit awards

MusiCares Person of the Year

Grammy Legend Award

Trivia

The 1998 Grammys had several memorable and shocking moments. Among them:

References

  1. ^ "1997 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 







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