Grammys: A Familiar Face, A Few Surprises Babyface Leads In Nominations For A Second Year.

Posted: January 07, 1998

For the second year in a row, songwriter, producer and vocalist Kenneth ``Babyface'' Edmonds received more nominations than any other artist for the annual Grammy Awards, whose 40th edition will be held Feb. 25 at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

Edmonds, 39, who was nominated 12 times and won three Grammys last February, was recognized in eight categories this year, including album of the year, male pop vocal and pop vocal collaboration.

There were a few genuine surprises in yesterday's announcement. Bob Dylan, whose Time Out of Mind turned up on many critics' best-of-1997 lists, received three nominations: for album of the year, contemporary-folk album, and male rock vocal (for the Time track ``Cold Irons Bound'').

And his son Jakob, the 28-year-old leader of the Wallflowers, was honored twice in the rock-song category - for writing ``The Difference'' and ``One Headlight,'' both from the band's Bringing Down the Horse. The Wallflowers were also cited for ``One Headlight'' in the group rock vocal category.

Artists associated with the Philadelphia area drew an unprecedented 16 nominations - including five in rhythm-and-blues categories for Patti LaBelle, Boyz II Men, and the quintet Az Yet, and four for the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Behind Edmonds, Sean ``Puff Daddy'' Combs and Paula Cole were the next-most-nominated artists, with seven nods each. Cole, a singer-songwriter trained at the Berklee College of Music, received album-of-the-year recognition for her This Fire. In addition to the 56-year-old Dylan, her competition in the category is another '60s icon, ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, 55, whose Flaming Pie was nominated, along with Radiohead's OK Computer and Babyface's The Day.

R. Kelly and new soul siren Erykah Badu each received five nominations. Not surprisingly, the omnipresent Combs is competing against himself in the rap performance sweepstakes. He coproduced Notorious B.I.G.'s ``Mo Money Mo Problems'' featuring him and Mase; and he was the driving force behind ``I'll Be Missing You,'' a rewrite of the Police hit ``Every Breath You Take,'' which memorialized Notorious B.I.G. and was performed by Combs, Faith Evans and 112.

The approximately 9,000 voting members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, which include artists and producers, considered thousands of albums and singles released between Oct. 1, 1996, and Sept. 30, 1997, to develop nominations in 92 categories. As in previous years, small committees of informed academy members helped ensure that deserving recordings in specific subgenres, such as dance music, a new designation, were represented.

Several of the academy's more unusual choices turned up in the new-artist category. The academy defines the category as one that honors a new artist ``who releases, during the eligibility year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.'' Such careful wording is necessary to explain some of this year's nominees, which include Fiona Apple, whose debut was released in June 1996, and Cole, whose acclaimed This Fire is her second album. (They will compete for the new-artist Grammy against Badu, Hanson, and Combs, who has been an established rap producer for several years but did not release an album as the featured performer until 1997.)

Another unusual multiple entry: Diane Warren's ``How Do I Live'' is entered in the song of the year category, a composer's award, and twice in the female country vocal performance, for renditions by both LeAnn Rimes and Trisha Yearwood.

Other oddities: David Bowie was cited for his album Earthling in, of all things, the alternative-music category. He'll vie with Bjork, Radiohead and two of the most visible electronica acts to emerge last year, the Chemical Brothers and Prodigy.

There were two glaring omissions in hip-hop. Missy ``Misdemeanor'' Elliott, considered by many to be the form's most promising arrival in 1997, was overlooked as a new artist contender. Her consolation prize: nominations in the rap-album category for her debut Supa Dupa Fly, and for her rap solo performance on ``The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly).''

And Combs, the producer who was omnipresent this year through his own hit album and his contributions to albums by Mase, the Notorious B.I.G., Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, Lil' Kim and others, was inexplicably omitted from the producer of the year category. Instead, the academy will choose between Walter Afanasieff, associated with Carey and Celine Dion; Babyface; Cole; gospel-R&B sensation Kirk Franklin; and Keith Thomas, who this year contributed to hit albums by Amy Grant, Vanessa Williams, and Brian McKnight.

In a welcome display of sanity, the Spice Girls were shut out of the nominations.

The year's other teen sensation, Hanson, notched two nominations. In addition to slugging it out in the new-artist competition, they'll put their addictive single ``MMMBop'' up against Cole's ``Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?'', Shawn Colvin's ``Sunny Came Home,'' Sheryl Crow's ``Everyday Is a Winding Road,'' and R. Kelly's ``I Believe I Can Fly'' in record of the year voting.

The Grammy Award ceremony will be televised live by CBS (Channel 3) and will be hosted by Frasier star Kelsey Grammer.

Complete list of nominees, in 92 categories, for Grammy Awards

Record of the year: ``Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?'' Paula Cole; ``Sunny Came Home,'' Shawn Colvin; ``Everyday Is a Winding Road,'' Sheryl Crow; ``MMMBop,'' Hanson; ``I Believe I Can Fly,'' R. Kelly.

Album of the year: The Day, Babyface; This Fire, Paula Cole; Time Out of Mind, Bob Dylan; Flaming Pie, Paul McCartney; OK Computer, Radiohead.

Song of the year (composer's award): ``Don't Speak,'' Eric and Gwen Stefani; ``How Do I Live'' Diane Warren; ``I Believe I Can Fly,'' R. Kelly; ``Sunny Came Home,'' Shawn Colvin and John Leventhal; ``Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?'' Paula Cole.

New artist: Fiona Apple, Erykah Badu, Paula Cole, Puff Daddy, Hanson.

Pop vocal, female: ``Butterfly,'' Mariah Carey; ``Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?'' Paula Cole; ``Sunny Came Home,'' Shawn Colvin; ``Foolish Games,'' Jewel; ``Building a Mystery,'' Sarah McLachlan.

Pop vocal, male: ``Every Time I Close My Eyes,'' Babyface; ``Candle in the Wind 1997,'' Elton John; ``Whenever Wherever Whatever,'' Maxwell; ``Fly Like an Eagle,'' Seal; ``Barely Breathing,'' Duncan Sheik.

Pop vocal, duo or group: ``Silver Springs,'' Fleetwood Mac; ``MMMBop,'' Hanson; ``Virtual Insanity,'' Jamiroquai; ``Don't Speak,'' No Doubt; ``Anybody Seen My Baby?'' Rolling Stones.

Pop vocal collaboration: ``How Come, How Long,'' Babyface and Stevie Wonder; ``God Bless the Child,'' Tony Bennett (with Billie Holiday); ``Don't Look Back,'' John Lee Hooker with Van Morrison; ``I Finally Found Someone,'' Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams; ``Tell Him,'' Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion.

Pop instrumental: ``Song for My Brother,'' George Benson; ``An Gaoth Aneas,'' the Chieftains; ``Havana,'' Kenny G; ``Last Dance,'' Sarah McLachlan; ``Soulful Strut,'' Grover Washington Jr.

Dance recording: ``Da Funk,'' Daft Punk; ``Ooh Aah . . . Just a Little Bit,'' Gina G; ``To Step Aside,'' Pet Shop Boys; ``Space Jam,'' Quad City DJ's; ``Carry On,'' Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder.

Pop album: This Fire, Paula Cole; The Dance, Fleetwood Mac; Travelling Without Moving, Jamiroquai; Surfacing, Sarah McLachlan; Hourglass, James Taylor.

Traditional pop: Julie Andrews Broadway/Here I'll Stay, Julie Andrews; Tony Bennett on Holiday, Tony Bennett; Mothers and Daughters, Rosemary Clooney; Sondheim, Etc., - Live at Carnegie Hall, Bernadette Peters; Film Noir, Carly Simon.

Rock vocal, female: ``Criminal,'' Fiona Apple; ``Bitch,'' Meredith Brooks; ``Shy,'' Ani Difranco; ``Four Leaf Clover,'' Abra Moore; ``1959,'' Patti Smith.

Rock vocal, male: ``Dead Man Walking,'' David Bowie; ``Cold Irons Bound,'' Bob Dylan; ``Blueboy,'' John Fogerty; ``Just Another Day,'' John Mellencamp; ``Thunder Road,'' Bruce Springsteen.

Rock vocal, duo or group: ``Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees),'' Aerosmith; ``The Chain,'' Fleetwood Mac; ``Push,'' Matchbox 20; ``Crash Into Me,'' Dave Matthews Band; ``One Headlight,'' the Wallflowers.

Hard-rock performance: ``Swallowed,'' Bush; ``Monkey Wrench,'' Foo Fighters; ``The Perfect Drug,'' Nine Inch Nails; ``People of the Sun,'' Rage Against the Machine; ``The End Is the Beginning Is the End,'' Smashing Pumpkins.

Metal performance: ``Drowning in a Daydream,'' Corrosion of Conformity; ``No Place to Hide,'' Korn; ``Trust,'' Megadeth; ``Cemetery Gates,'' Pantera; ``Aenima,'' Tool.

Rock instrumental: ``Block Rockin' Beats,'' Chemical Brothers; ``In the Beginning,'' Robben Ford; ``S.R.V.,'' Eric Johnson; ``Summer Song,'' Joe Satriani; ``For the Love of God,'' Steve Vai.

Rock song (composer's award): ``Bitch,'' Meredith Brooks and Shelly Peiken; ``Crash Into Me,'' David Matthews (Dave Matthews Band); ``Criminal,'' Fiona Apple; ``The Difference,'' Jakob Dylan (the Wallflowers); ``One Headlight,'' Jakob Dylan.

Rock album: Nine Lives, Aerosmith; Blue Moon Swamp, John Fogerty; The Colour and the Shape, Foo Fighters; Bridges to Babylon, Rolling Stones; Pop, U2.

Alternative music: Homogenic, Bjork; Earthling, David Bowie; Dig Your Own Hole,'' the Chemical Brothers; The Fat of the Land, Prodigy; OK Computer, Radiohead.

Rhythm-and-blues vocal, female: ``On and On,'' Erykah Badu; ``Honey,'' Mariah Carey; ``I Believe in You and Me,'' Whitney Houston; ``Summertime,'' Chaka Khan; ``When You Talk About Love,'' Patti LaBelle.

Rhythm-and-blues vocal, male: ``I Believe I Can Fly,'' R. Kelly; ``For You,'' Kenny Lattimore; ``Back to Living Again,'' Curtis Mayfield; ``You Make Me Wanna,'' Usher; ``When You Call on Me/Baby That's When I Come Runnin','' Luther Vandross.

Rhythm-and-blues vocal, duo or group: ``Hard to Say I'm Sorry (Remix),'' Az Yet featuring Peter Cetera; ``No Diggity,'' Blackstreet; ``A Song for Mama,'' Boyz II Men; ``Stomp,'' God's Property featuring Kirk Franklin and Salt; ``You Don't Have to Be Afraid,'' Take 6.

Rhythm-and-blues song (composer's award): ``Honey,'' Mariah Carey, Sean ``Puff Daddy'' Coombs, K. Fareed, S. Hague, S. Jordan, R. Larkins, M. McClaren, L. Price and B. Robinson; ``I Believe I Can Fly,'' R. Kelly; ``No Diggity,'' Dr. Dre, C. Hannibal, Teddy Riley, William ``Skylz'' Stewart and L. Walters; ``On and On,'' Erykah Badu and JaBorne Jamal; ``Stomp,'' George Clinton, Jr., Kirk Franklin, Walter Morrison and Garry M. Shider.

Rhythm-and-blues album: The Day, Babyface; Baduizm, Erykah Badu; Share My World, Mary J. Blige; Evolution, Boyz II Men; The Preacher's Wife - Soundtrack, Whitney Houston; Flame, Patti LaBelle.

Rap solo: ``Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See,'' Busta Rhymes; ``The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly),'' Missy ``Misdemeanor'' Elliot; ``Ain't Nobody,'' LL Cool J; ``Hypnotize,'' the Notorious B.I.G.; ``Men in Black'' Will Smith.

Rap, duo or group: ``I'll Be Missing You,'' Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112; ``Can't Nobody Hold Me Down,'' Puff Daddy featuring Mase; ``Guantanamera,'' Wyclef Jean featuring Celia Cruz and Jeni Fujita; ``Not Tonight,'' Lil' Kim featuring Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy ``Misdemeanor'' Elliott and Angie Martinez; ``Mo Money Mo Problems'' the Notorious B.I.G. featuring Mase and Puff Daddy Combs.

Rap album: No Way Out, Puff Daddy and the Family; Supa Dupa Fly, Missy ``Misdemeanor'' Elliott; Wyclef Jean Presents the Carnival, Wyclef Jean (featuring Refugee Allstars); Life After Death, the Notorious B.I.G.; Wu-Tang Forever, Wu-Tang Clan.

Country vocal, female: ``Did I Shave My Legs for This?'' Deana Carter; ``The Trouble With the Truth,'' Patty Loveless; ``How Do I Live,'' LeAnn Rimes; ``All the Good Ones Are Gone,'' Pam Tillis; ``How Do I Live,'' Trisha Yearwood.

Country vocal, male: ``Something That We Do,'' Clint Black; ``Rusty Cage,'' Johnny Cash; ``Pretty Little Adriana,'' Vince Gill; ``Peach Pickin' Time Down in Georgia,'' Willie Nelson; ``Carrying Your Love With Me,'' George Strait.

Country vocal, duo or group: ``Dancin', Shaggin' on the Boulevard,'' Alabama; ``How Your Love Makes Me Feel,'' Diamond Rio; ``Please,'' the Kinleys; ``Looking in the Eyes of Love,'' Alison Krauss and Union Station; ``I Don't Care (If You Love Me Anymore),'' the Mavericks.

Country vocal collaboration: ``Still Holding On,'' Clint Black and Martina McBride; ``I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying,'' Toby Keith with Sting; ``You Don't Seem to Miss Me,'' Patty Loveless with George Jones; ``It's Your Love,'' Tim McGraw with Faith Hill; ``In Another's Eyes,'' Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks.

Country instrumental: ``Fat Boy Rag,'' Asleep at the Wheel; ``Smokey Mountain Lullaby,'' Chet Atkins with Tommy Emmanuel; ``Little Liza Jane,'' Alison Krauss and Union Station; ``Goin' Back to Memphis,'' Scotty Moore, D.J. Fontana and Bill Black Combo; ``Mama, Screw Your Wig on Tight,'' Lee Roy Parnell.

Country song (composer's award): ``All the Good Ones Are Gone,'' Dean Dillon and Bob McDill; ``Butterfly Kisses,'' Bob Carlisle and Randy Thomas; ``Did I Shave My Legs for This?'' Deana Carter and Rhonda Hart; ``In Another's Eyes,'' Garth Brooks, John Peppard and Bobby Wood; ``It's Your Love,'' Stephony Smith.

Country album: Unchained, Johnny Cash; Everything I Love, Alan Jackson; Long Stretch of Lonesome, Patty Loveless; Carrying Your Love With Me, George Strait; Under the Covers, Dwight Yoakam.

Bluegrass album: Sales Tax Toddle, Richard Greene and the Grass Is Greener; So Long So Wrong, Alison Krauss and Union Station; Silver and Gold, Claire Lynch; Age of Innocence, Kate MacKenzie; Short Life of Trouble, Ralph Stanley.

New-age album: Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi! Enigma; Oracle, Michael Hedges; Voyager, Mike Oldfield; Oceanic, Vangelis; Canyon Lullaby, Paul Winter.

Contemporary jazz performance: ``Into the Sun,'' Randy Brecker; ``Alive in L.A.,'' Lee Ritenour; ``Signature,'' Patrice Rushen; ``Sample This,'' Joe Sample; ``Breath of Heaven,'' Grover Washington Jr.

Jazz vocal performance: ``Dear Ella,'' Dee Dee Bridgewater; ``The Messenger,'' Kurt Elling; ``Loving You,'' Shirley Horn; ``Love Scenes,'' Diana Krall; ``Song for the Geese,'' Mark Murphy.

Jazz instrumental solo: ``Stardust,'' Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton; ``You Must Believe in Swing,'' Buddy DeFranco; ``Dear Old Stockholm,'' Tommy Flanagan; ``The Community,'' Antonio Hart; ``Blame It on My Youth,'' Brad Mehldau.

Jazz instrumental performance: ``Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton,'' Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton; ``Remembering Bud Powell,'' Chick Corea and Friends; ``Songbook,'' Kenny Garrett; ``Beyond the Missouri Sky,'' Charlie Haden and Pat Metheny; ``Celebrating Sinatra,'' Joe Lovano.

Large jazz ensemble: ``Joe Henderson Big Band,'' Joe Henderson Big Band; ``Brilliant Corners,'' Bill Holman Band; ``The Brass Orchestra,'' J.J. Johnson; ``Anthony Wilson,'' Anthony Wilson; ``Celebration!'' Phil Woods and the Festival Orchestra.

Latin jazz performance: ``Aldeia,'' Banda Mantiqueira; ``Habana,'' Roy Hargrove's Crisol; ``The Latin Side of John Coltrane,'' Conrad Herwig; ``Hands of Rhythm,'' Giovanni Hidalgo; ``Ritmo y Candela II: African Crossroads,'' Carlos ``Patato'' Valdes.

Rock-gospel album: All-Star United, All-Star United; Welcome to the Freak Show: dc Talk Live in Concert, dc Talk; Threads, Geoff Moore and the Distance; Smalltown Poets, Smalltown Poets; Conspiracy No. 5, Third Day.

Pop/contemporary gospel album: Under the Influence, Anointed; This Gift, Gary Chapman; Much Afraid, Jars of Clay; Petra Praise 2: We Need Jesus, Petra; Star Bright, Vanessa Williams.

Southern-gospel, country-gospel or bluegrass-gospel album: Keep Lookin' Up: The Texas Swing Sessions, James Blackwood and the Light Crust Doughboys; Back Home in Indiana, Gaither Vocal Band; Light of the World, the Martins; Amazing Grace 2: A Country Salute to Gospel, various artists.

Traditional soul-gospel album: A Miracle in Harlem, Shirley Caesar; I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray, Fairfield Four; Woman, Thou Art Loosed! Songs of Healing and Restoration, T.D. Jakes; Live in Charleston, Mighty Clouds of Joy; Live in Detroit, Vickie Winans.

Contemporary-soul gospel album: Come Walk With Me, Oleta Adams; Pray, Andrae Crouch; Donnie McClurkin, Donnie McClurkin; Grace and Mercy, Marvin Sapp; Brothers, Take 6.

Gospel album, choir or chorus: Favorite Song of All, Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir; God's Property From Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation, God's Property; He's Still Good! Rev. Milton Brunson's Thompson Community Singers; Live in London at Wembley, Love Fellowship Crusade Choir; Time for Healing, Sounds of Blackness.

Latin pop performance: Lo Mejor de Mi, Cristian; Me Estoy Enamorando, Alejandro Fernandez; Vivir, Enrique Iglesias; Tango, Julio Iglesias; Romances, Luis Miguel.

Latin rock/alternative performance: La Pipa de la Paz, Aterciopelados; Avalancha de Exitos, Cafe Tacuba; Cuando Tu No Estas, El Tri; Fabulosos Calavera, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs; Donde Jugaran las Ninas?, Molotov.

Tropical-Latin performance: A Toda Cuba Le Gusta, Afro-Cuban All Stars; Una Mujer Como Yo, Albita; Buena Vista Social Club, Ry Cooder and the Buena Vista Social Club; Sobre El Fuego, India; Llevame Contigo, Olga Tanon.

Mexican-American/Tejano performance: En las Alas de un Angel/Despedimos a Cornelio Reyna, Ramon Ayala y sus Bravos del Norte; Muy Dentro de Mi Corazon, Alejandro Fernandez; En Tus Manos, La Mafia; Destino, Lizza Lamb; Jefe de Jefes, Los Tigres del Norte.

Traditional blues album: R+B = Ruth Brown, Ruth Brown; Don't Look Back, John Lee Hooker; Rough News, Charlie Musselwhite; Born in the Delta, Pinetop Perkins; Live at Buddy Guy's Legends, Junior Wells.

Contemporary blues album: Reckless, Luther Allison; Sweet Potato Pie, Robert Cray Band; Trippin' Live, Dr. John; Senor Blues, Taj Mahal; Come on Home, Boz Scaggs.

Traditional folk album: L'Amour ou la Folie, BeauSoleil; Deep Water, the Hackberry Ramblers; There Ain't No Way Out, New Lost City Ramblers; Cajun Pride, Jo-El Sonnier; Heart Songs: The Old Time Country Songs of Utah Phillips, Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin.

Contemporary folk album: Keepers - A Live Recording, Guy Clark; The Way I Should, Iris DeMent; Time Out of Mind, Bob Dylan; Shaming of the Sun, Indigo Girls; Live on Tour, John Prine.

Reggae album: Big Up, Aswad; Appointment With His Majesty, Burning Spear; Fallen Is Babylon, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers; Rage and Fury, Steel Pulse; Freedom of Speech, Yellowman.

World-music album: Cabo Verde, Cesaria Evora; Compas, Gipsy Kings; Passing on the Tradition, Ali Akbar Khan; Nascimento, Milton Nascimento; Love Drum Talk, Babatunde Olatunji.

Polka album: Home Is Where the Heart Is, Lenny Gomulka and the Chicago Push; Duty Free Polkas, John Gora and Gorale; Moments to Remember, Walter Ostanek; Living on Polka Time, Jimmy Sturr; Songs of the Polka King, Frank Yankovic and Friends.

Musical album for children: All Aboard! John Denver; Bigger Than Yourself, John McCutcheon; Shakin' a Tailfeather, Taj Mahal, Eric Bibb and Linda Tillery (and the Cultural Heritage Choir); Songs From a Parent to a Child, Art Garfunkel; This Land Is Your Land, Arlo Guthrie (and Woody Guthrie).

Spoken-word album for children: The Original Story of Winnie-the-Pooh, Long John Baldry; The Quite Remarkable Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat, Eric Idle; The Star-Child and the Nightingale and the Rose, Gabriel Byrne; Winnie-the-Pooh, Charles Kuralt.

Spoken-word album: Charles Kuralt's Spring, Charles Kuralt; Contact, Jodie Foster; Even the Stars Look Lonesome, Maya Angelou; Living Faith, Jimmy Carter; A Reporter's Life, Walter Cronkite.

Spoken comedy album: Button Down Concert, Bob Newhart; Dirty Jokes and Beer: Stories of the Unrefined, Drew Carey; Garrison Keillor's Comedy Theater, Garrison Keillor; God Said Ha! Julia Sweeney; Roll With the New, Chris Rock.

Musical show album: Chicago, The Musical; Jekyll and Hyde; The Life; Ragtime, The Musical; Titanic, A New Musical.

Instrumental composition: ``Aung San Suu Kyi,'' Wayne Shorter; ``Canon for Bela,'' J.J. Johnson; ``Earth,'' Bob Florence; ``Everytime I Think of You,'' Alan Broadbent; ``New Rochelle,'' Bob Mintzer.

Instrumental composition for a movie or TV: ``The English Patient,'' Gabriel Yared; ``The Lost World: Jurassic Park,'' John Williams; ``Men in Black - Main Theme,'' Danny Elfman; ``Selena,'' Dave Grusin; ``Seven Years in Tibet,'' John Williams.

Song written specifically for movie or TV (composer's award): ``Father of Our Nation'' from Mandela, Cedric Gradus Samson; ``For the First Time'' from One Fine Day, Jud Friedman, James Newton Howard and Allan Rich; ``How Do I Live'' from Con Air, Diane Warren; ``I Believe I Can Fly'' from Space Jam, R. Kelly; ``A Song for Mama'' from Soul Food, Babyface.

Instrumental arrangement: ``America,'' Michael Abene and Dave Grusin; ``Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder),'' Vince Mendoza; ``Peter Gunn,'' Dave Grusin; ``Straight, No Chaser,'' Bill Holman; ``Wild Is the Wind,'' Robert Farnon.

Instrumental arrangement with vocal: ``Cotton Tail,'' Slide Hampton; ``Laura,'' Arif Mardin; ``My Heart Belongs to Daddy,'' John Clayton; ``Our Love Is Here to Stay,'' Don Sebesky; ``The Summer Knows,'' Mike Renzi.

Recording package: Fantastic Spikes Through Balloon, Stefan Sagmeister; Free Mars, Peter Grant and Stephanie Hughes; Le Roi Est Mort, Vive le Roi!, Johann Zambryski; The Planet Sleeps, Julian Peploe; Titanic - Music As Heard on the Fateful Voyage, Hugh Brown, Al Q and Jeff Smith.

Recording package, boxed: Beg Scream and Shout! The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul, Hugh Brown, David Gorman and Rachel Gutek; The Complete Bill Evans on Verve, Patricia Lie; The Complete Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong on Verve, Giulio Turturro; Cuba: I Am Time, Carol Bobolts, Laurie Goldman and Jack O'Neil; Shakedown! The Texas Tapes Revisited, Bryan Lasley.

Album notes: Al Green Anthology; Anthology Of American Folk Music (1997 Edition Expanded); Farewells and Fantasies''; Ray Charles Genius and Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection; Titanic - Music as Heard on the Fateful Voyage.

Historical album: Anthology of American Folk Music (1997 Edition Expanded); Centenary Edition: 100 Years of Great Music; The Complete Bill Evans on Verve, Bill Evans; Cuba: I Am Time; Ray Charles Genius and Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection, Ray Charles; Sing, Cowboy, Sing! The Gene Autry Collection, Gene Autry.

Engineered album, nonclassical: Blue Moon Swamp, Bob Clearmountain and John Lowson; The Day; ``Bassy'' Bob Brockmann, John Gass, Humberto Gatica, Brad Gilderman, Mick Guzauski, Thom Russo and Mike Scott; Dream Walkin', John Guess and Julian King; Hourglass, Frank Filipetti; Two for the Road, Elliot Scheiner and Al Schmitt.

Producer of the year, nonclassical: Walter Afanasieff; Babyface; Paula Cole; Kirk Franklin; Keith Thomas.

Remixer of the year: Frankie Knuckles; David Morales; Mousse T.; Todd Terry; Armand Van Helden.

Engineered album, classical: Brahms: The Four Symphonies; Academic Festival Overture, Etc., Tony Faulkner and Jack Renner; Copland: The Music of America (Fanfare for the Common Man; Rodeo, Etc.), Michael Bishop and Jack Renner; Herrmann: The Film Scores, Richard King; Holst: The Planets/Varese: Arcana, Tony Faulkner; Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Neil Hutchinson, Krzysztof Jarosz, James Lock and John Pellowe.

Producer of the year, classical: Steven Epstein, Wolf Erichson, J. Tamblyn Henderson Jr., Andrew Keener, Judith Sherman.

Classical album: Beethoven: The String Quartets, Emerson String Quartet, Max Wilcox, producer; Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Helmut Burk, producer, Cleveland Orchestra; Brahms: The Four Symphonies; Academic Festival Overture, Etc., James Mallinson, producer, Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Premieres - Cello Concertos (Works of Danielpour, Kirchner, Rouse), Steven Epstein, producer, Philadelphia Orchestra; Wagner: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg, Michael Woolcock, producer, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Orchestral performance: Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Tristia, Pierre Boulez, conductor, the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, the Cleveland Orchestra; Brahms: The Four Symphonies; Academic Festival Overture, Etc., Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor, Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Korngold: Sym. in F Sharp, Op. 40, Franz Welser-Moest, conductor, the Philadelphia Orchestra; Markevitch: Complete Orchestral Music, Vol. 1, Christopher Lyndon-Gee, conductor, Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra; Shostakovich: The Dance Album, Riccardo Chailly, conductor, the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Opera recording: Braunfels: Die Vogel, Lothar Zagrosek, conductor; Matthias Gorne; Wolfgang Holzmair; Morten Winding, producer; Michael Woolcock, producer (Rundfunkchor Berlin; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin); Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila, Valery Gergiev, conductor; Gennady Bezzubenkov; Larissa Diadkova; Stan Taal, producer (Kirov Chorus, St. Petersburg; Kirov Orchestra, St. Petersburg); Mozart: Don Giovanni, Sir Georg Solti, conductor; Renee Fleming; Ann Murray; Michele Pertusi; Bryn Terfel; Michael Woolcock, producer (London Voices; London Philharmonic Orchestra); Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie, William Christie, conductor; Lorraine Hunt; Eirian James; Martin Sauer, producer (Chorus of Les Arts Florissants; Orchestra of les Arts Florissants); Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Sir Georg Solti, conductor; Ben Heppner; Herbert Lippert; Karita Mattila; Alan Opie; Rene Pape; Jose van Dam; Michael Woolcock, producer (Chicago Symphony Cho.; Chicago Sym. Orchestra).

Choral performance: Adams: Harmonium/Rachmaninoff: The Bells, Robert Shaw; Bruckner: Messe No. 3 in F Min., Te Deum, Franz Welser-Moest, conductor; Dyson: The Canterbury Pilgrims; Overture: At the Tabard Inn; In Honour of the City, Richard Hickox, conductor; Haydn: The Creation, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor; Paray: Mass for the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Joan of Arc, James Paul, conductor.

Instrumental soloist(s) performance with orchestra: Barber/Walton: Violin Concertos/Bloch: Baal Shem, Joshua Bell, violin; David Zinman, conductor; Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 18 and 20, Richard Goode, piano; Premieres - Cello Concertos (Works of Danielpour, Kirchner, Rouse), Yo-Yo Ma, cello; David Zinman, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra); Schwantner: Concertos for Percussion and Orchestra, Evelyn Glennie, percussion and marimba; Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, Martha Argerich, piano; Claudio Abbado, conductor.

Instrumental soloist performance without orchestra: Bach: Suites for Solo Cello Nos. 1 - 6, Janos Starker; Ligeti: Works for Piano, Pierre-Laurent Aimard; Murray Perahia Plays Handel and Scarlatti, Murray Perahia, piano; Schumann: Piano Sonata. No. 1; Fantasy in C, Leif Ove Andsnes; Volodos - Piano Transcriptions, Arcadi Volodos.

Chamber music performance: Beaux Arts Trio Plays Turina, Granados, Beaux Arts Trio; Beethoven: The String Quartets, Emerson String Quartet; The Berlin Recital (Works of Brahms, Debussy, Franck, Mozart), Anne-Sophie Mutter, Lambert Orkis; Early Music - Lachryma Antiqua, Kronos Quartet; Schubert/Boccherini: Quintets, Jaime Laredo, Cho-Liang Lin, Yo-Yo Ma, Sharon Robinson, Isaac Stern.

Small ensemble performance: Adams: Chamber Symphony; Shaker Loops; Phrygian Gates for Solo Piano, Sian Edwards, conductor, Ensemble Modern; Chaconne, Reinhard Goebel, conductor, Musica Antiqua Koln; Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 1 With Finale 1921, Op. 24 No. 1, Claudio Abbado, conductor, members of the Berliner Philharmonic; Ockeghem: Missa de Plus en Plus, Etc., Peter Phillips, conductor, The Tallis Scholars; Schein: The Fountains of Israel - Sacred Madrigals, Philippe Herreweghe, conductor, Ens. Vocal Europeen; Shakespeare's Musick - Songs and Dances From Shakespeare's Plays, Philip Pickett, conductor, Musicians of the Globe.

Classical vocal performance: An Italian Songbook, Cecilia Bartoli; La Bonne Chanson - Faure Chamber Songs, Anne Sofie von Otter; Ligeti: Vocal Works, Omar Ebrahim, Rosemary Hardy, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Rose Taylor; Mozart: Arias, Vesselina Kasarova; Signatures - Great Opera Scenes, Renee Fleming.

Classical contemporary composition: El Dorado, John Adams; Concerto for Orch., Richard Danielpour; Second Symphony, Aaron Jay Kernis; Con. No. 2 for Piano and Orch., Op. 36, Lowell Liebermann; Sym. No. 5, Per Norgard.

Music video, short form: ``How Come, How Long,'' Babyface, F. Gary Gray, video director; ``Got 'Till It's Gone,'' Janet Jackson, Mark Romanek, video director; ``I Care 'Bout You,'' Milestone, Mark Gerard, video director; ``Early to Bed,'' Morphine, Jamie Caliri, video director; ``Stinkfist,'' Tool, Adam Jones, video director.

Music video, long form: Letters From a Porcupine, Blind Melon, Steve MacCorkle, video director; Jagged Little Pill, Live, Alanis Morissette, Steve Purcell, video directors; Forever's a Long, Long Time, Orquestra Was, Don Was, video director; Live in Amsterdam - Wildest Dreams Tour, Tina Turner, David Mallet, video directors; Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz, various Artists, Julian Benedikt, video director.

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