Grammy noms list 2

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “All That I Can Say” Mary J. Blige. Track from: Mary. MCA Records

  • “Almost Doesn’t Count” Brandy. Track from: Never Say Never. Atlantic Records

  • “Do Something” Macy Gray. Track from: On How Life Is. Epic/Clean Slate

  • “Everything Is Everything” Lauryn Hill. Track from: The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill. Ruffhouse/Columbia Records

  • “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay” Whitney Houston. Track from: My Love Is Your Love. Arista Records

    Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

    (For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Did You Ever Know” Peabo Bryson. Track from: Unconditional Love. Private Music

  • “When A Woman’s Fed Up” R. Kelly. Track from: R. Jive Records

  • “Fortunate” Maxwell. Track from: Life – Music Inspired By The Motion Picture (Various Artists). Rock Land/Interscope/Columbia Records

  • “Sweet Lady” Tyrese. Track from: Tyrese. RCA Records

  • “Staying Power” Barry White. Track from: Staying Power. Private Music

    Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal

    (For duos or groups with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Spend My Life With You” Eric Benét Featuring Tamia. Track from: A Day In The Life. Warner Bros. Records

  • “Don’t Waste Your Time” Mary J. Blige & Aretha Franklin. Track from: Mary. MCA Records

  • “Bills, Bills, Bills” Destiny’s Child. Track from: The Writing’s On The Wall. Columbia Records

  • “Heartbreak Hotel” Whitney Houston Featuring Faith Evans & Kelly Price. Track from: My Love Is Your Love. Arista Records

  • “No Scrubs” TLC. Track from: Fanmail. LaFace Records

    Best R&B Song

    (A Songwriter(s) Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “All That I Can Say” Lauryn Hill, songwriter (Mary J. Blige). Track from: Mary. MCA Records

  • “Bills, Bills, Bills” Kevin “Shekspere” Briggs, Kandi Bunuss, Beyoncé Knowles, LeTonya Luckett & Kelendria Rowland, songwriters (Destiny’s Child). Track from: The Writing’s On The Wall. Columbia Records

  • “Heartbreak Hotel” K. Karlin, Tamara Savage & Carsten Schack, songwriters (Whitney Houston Featuring Faith Evans & Kelly Price). Track from: My Love Is Your Love. Arista Records

  • “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay” Lashawn Daniels, Tony Estes, Fred Jerkins III, Rodney Jerkins & Isaac Phillips, songwriters (Whitney Houston). Track from: My Love Is Your Love. Arista Records

  • “No Scrubs” Kevin “Shekspere” Briggs, Kandi Burruss & Tameka Cottle, songwriters (TLC). Track from: Fanmail. LaFace Records

    Best R&B Album

    (For solo artists, Duos/Groups, vocal or instrumental. Compilation albums of various artists are not eligible. Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) of 51% or more playing time of album.)

  • “Mary” Mary J. Blige. MCA Records

  • “My Love Is Your Love” Whitney Houston. Clive Davis & Whitney Houston, producers. Arista Records

  • “R.” R. Kelly. R. Kelly, producer; Stephen George & R. Kelly, engineers/mixers. Jive Records

  • “Back At One” Brian McKnight. Brian McKnight, producer; Dave ” Hard Drive” Pensado & Chris Wood, engineers/mixers. Motown Records

  • “Fanmail” TLC. Dallas Austin, producer; Carlton Lynn, engineer/mixer. LaFace Records

    Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

    (For solo vocal performances or duos or groups with vocals. Albums only.)

  • “Unconditional Love” Peabo Bryson. Private Music

  • “Valence Street” The Neville Brothers. Columbia Records

  • “It’s Harder Now” Wilson Pickett. Bullseye Blues & Jazz

  • “Intimate” Smokey Robinson. Motown Records

  • “Staying Power” Barry White. Private Music

    Best Rap Solo Performance

    (For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Gimme Some More” Busta Rhymes. Track from: E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event – The Final World Front). Elektra Entertainment Group

  • “My Name Is” Eminem. Track from: The Slim Shady LP. Aftermath/Interscope Records

  • “Vivrant Thing” Q-Tip. Track from: Violator The Album. Violator/Def Jam Records

  • “Wild Wild West” Will Smith (Featuring Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee). Track from: Wild Wild West – Music Inspired By The Motion Picture. Overbrook/Interscope Records

  • “Changes” 2Pac. Track from: Greatest Hits. Death Row/Interscope Records

    Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group

    (For a Duo or Group performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “What’s It Gonna Be?!” Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet Jackson. Track from: E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event – The Final World Front). Elektra Entertainment Group

  • “Satisfy You” Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly. Track from: Forever. Bad Boy/Arista Records

  • “Still D.R.E.” Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg. Track from: Chronic 2001. After Math/Interscope Records

  • “Guilty Conscience” Eminem & Dr. Dre. Track from: The Slim Shady LP. Aftermath/Interscope Records

  • “You Got Me” The Roots Featuring Erykah Badu. Track from: Things Fall Apart. MCA Records

    Best Rap Album

    (For solo artists, duos or groups. Compilation albums of various artists are not eligible. Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) of 51% or more playing time of album.)

  • “E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event – The Final World Front)” Busta Rhymes. Robert Burnette, Busta Rhymes & Vinny Nicoletti, engineers/mixers. Elektra Entertainment Group

  • “Da Real World” Missy ‘Misdemeanor’ Elliott. Timbaland, producer; Jimmy Douglass & Timbaland, engineers/mixers. The Gold Mind Inc./EastWest Records/EEG

  • “The Slim Shady LP” Eminem. Jeff Bass, Marky Bass & Eminem, producers; Mr. B, engineer/mixer. Aftermath/Interscope Records

  • “I Am” Nas. Rich Travali, engineer/mixer. Columbia Records

  • “Things Fall Apart” The Roots. The Grand Wizzards, producers; Keith Cramer, David Ivory & Axel Niehaus, engineers/mixers. MCA Records

    Best Female Country Vocal Performance

    (For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Ordinary Heart” Emmylou Harris. Track from: Happy, Texas – Music From The Motion Picture (Various Artists). Arista Nashville

  • “Let Me Let Go” Faith Hill. Track from: Faith. Warner Bros. Records

  • “Forget About It” Alison Krauss. Track from: Forget About It. Rounder Records

  • “I Love You” Martina McBride. Track from: Emotion AND FROM Runaway Bride. RCA Records AND Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax

  • “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” Shania Twain. Track from: Come On Over. Mercury Records Nashville

    Best Male Country Vocal Performance

    (For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Don’t Come Cryin’ To Me” Vince Gill. Track from: The Key. MCA Records Nashville

  • “Choices” George Jones. Track from: Cold Hard Truth. Asylum Records

  • “That’s Right (You’re Not From Texas)” Lyle Lovett. Track from: Live In Texas. MCA/Curb Records

  • “Please Remember Me” Tim McGraw. Track from: A Place In The Sun. Curb Records

  • “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” Dwight Yoakam. Track from: Last Chance For A Thousand Years. Reprise Records

    Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal

    (For established Duos or Groups. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Honky Tonk Song” BR5-49. Track from: Happy, Texas – Music From The Motion Picture (Various Artists). Arista Nashville

  • “Unbelievable” Diamond Rio. Track from: Unbelievable. Arista Nashville

  • “Ready To Run” Dixie Chicks. Track from: Fly AND FROM Runaway Bride. Monument Records AND Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax

  • “Amazed” Lonestar. Track from: Lonely Grill. BNA Records

  • “Little Good-Byes” SheDaisy. Track from: The Whole SheBang. Hollywood/Lyric Street Records

    Best Country Collaboration With Vocals

    (For a collaborative performance by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “God Must Have Spent A Little More Time On You” Alabama Featuring ‘N Sync. Track from: Twentieth Century. RCA Records Nashville

  • “Going Away Party” Asleep At The Wheel Featuring The Manhattan Transfer & Willie Nelson. Track from: Ride With Bob. DreamWorks Records Nashville

  • “Roly Poly” Asleep At The Wheel Featuring The Dixie Chicks. Track from: Ride With Bob. DreamWorks Records Nashville

  • “When I Said I Do” Clint Black With Lisa Hartman Black. Track from: D’lectrified. RCA Records Nashville

  • “After The Gold Rush” Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt & Dolly Parton. Track from: Trio II. Asylum Records

    Best Country Instrumental Performance

    (For instrumental recordings, with or without vocal coloring, by an Orchestra, Group or Soloist. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Bob’s Breakdowns” Asleep At The Wheel Featuring Tommy Allsup, Floyd Domino, Larry Franklin, Vince Gill & Steve Wariner. Track from: Ride With Bob. DreamWorks Records Nashville

  • “Black Mountain Rag” Del McCoury, Doc Watson & Mac Wiseman. Track from: Mac, Doc & Del. Sugar Hill Records

  • “Mr. John Henry, Steel Driving Man” Marty Stuart & Earl Scruggs. Track from: The Pilgrim. MCA Records Nashville

  • “The Greatest Love Of All Time (Reprise)” Marty Stuart. Track from: The Pilgrim. MCA Records Nashville

  • “The Harry Shuffle” Steve Wariner. Track from: Two Teardrops. Capitol Records Nashville

    Best Country Song

    (A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Amazed” Marv Green, Chris Lindsey & Aimee Mayo, songwriters (Lonestar). Track from: Lonely Grill. BNA Records

  • “Choices” Mike Curtis & Billy Yates, songwriters (George Jones). Track from: Cold Hard Truth. Asylum Records

  • “Come On Over” Robert John “Mutt” Lange & Shania Twain, songwriters (Shania Twain). Track from: Come On Over. Mercury Records Nashville

  • “Ready To Run” Marcus Hummon & Martie Seidel, songwriters (Dixie Chicks). Track from: Fly AND FROM Runaway Bride. Monument Records AND Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax

  • “Two Teardrops” Bill Anderson & Steve Wariner, songwriters (Steve Wariner). Track from: Two Teardrops. Capitol Records Nashville

    Best Country Album

    (For solo artists, Duos or Groups, vocal or instrumental. Compilation albums by various artists are not eligible. Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) of 51% or more playing time of album.)

  • “Ride With Bob” Asleep At The Wheel. Ray Benson, producer; Ray Benson & Larry Seyer, engineers/mixers. DreamWorks Records Nashville

  • “Fly” Dixie Chicks. Blake Chancey & Paul Worley, producers; John Guess & Billy Sherrill, engineers/mixers. Monument Records

  • “Trio II” Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt & Dolly Parton. George Massenburg, producer; Nathaniel Kunkel, George Massenburg & Linda Ronstadt, engineers/mixers. Asylum Records

  • “Cold Hard Truth” George Jones. Keith Stegall, producer; John Kelton, engineer/mixer. Asylum Records

  • “Forget About It” Alison Krauss. Alison Krauss, producer; Gary Paczosa, engineer/mixer. Rounder Records

    Best Bluegrass Album

    (For solos, duos or groups, vocal or instrumental.)

  • “Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza” Sam Bush, David Grisman, Ronnie McCoury, Jesse McReynolds, Bobby Osborne, Ricky Skaggs, Frank Wakefield, Buck White With Del McCoury. Acoustic Disc

  • “The Mountain” Steve Earle & The Del McCoury Band. E-Squared Records

  • “The Bluegrass Sessions – Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Volume 2” Béla Fleck. Warner Bros. Records

  • “I Feel Like Singing Today” Jim Lauderdale, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys. Rebel Records

  • “Ancient Tones” Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder. Skaggs Family Records

    Best New Age Album

    (For solo artists, duos or groups, vocal or instrumental. Compilation albums by various artists are not eligible.)

  • “Citizen Of The World” David Arkenstone. Windham Hill Records

  • “Turning” Suzanne Ciani. Seventh Wave

  • “Inside Monument Valley” Paul Horn & R. Carlos Nakai. Canyon Records Productions

  • “Inner Voices” R. Carlos Nakai. Canyon Records Productions

  • “Plains” George Winston. Windham Hill Records

  • “Celtic Solstice” Paul Winter & Friends. Living Music

    Best Contemporary Jazz Performance

    (For Albums only. For instrumental performances only, with or without vocal coloring. Compilation albums by various artists are not eligible.)

  • “Ethnomusicology – Volume I” Russell Gunn. Atlantic Records

  • “Animation/Imagination” Tim Hagans. Blue Note Records

  • “Joy Ride” Bob James. Warner Bros. Records

  • “Inside” David Sanborn. Elektra Entertainment Group

  • “Yin-Yang” Victor Wooten. Compass Records

    Best Jazz Vocal Performance

    (For Albums only. For solo vocals and duos or groups with vocals. Compilation albums by various artists are not eligible.)

  • “It’s All About Love” Carla Cook. Max Jazz

  • “Heart Of A Woman” Etta James. Private Music

  • “When I Look In Your Eyes” Diana Krall. Verve Records

  • “Bridges” Dianne Reeves. Blue Note Records

  • “Traveling Miles” Cassandra Wilson. Blue Note Records

    Best Jazz Instrumental Solo

    (For an instrumental solo performance with or without a group or band. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter’s name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “Straight Up And Down” Gary Burton. Track from: Like Minds (Burton, Corea, Metheny, Haynes & Holland). Concord Jazz

  • “Wigwam” Chick Corea. Track from: Change (Chick Corea & Origin). Stretch/Concord Records

  • “There Is No Greater Love” Stefon Harris. Track from: Black Action Figure. Blue Note Records

  • “In Vogue” Chris Potter. Track from: Pink Elephant Magic (Joanne Brackeen). Arkadia Jazz Records

  • “In Walked Wayne” Wayne Shorter. Track from: Heroes (J. J. Johnson). Verve Records

    Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group

    (For Albums only. For solo artists, duos or groups, instrumental only. Compilation albums by various artists are not eligible.)

  • “Like Minds” Gary Burton, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes & Dave Holland. Concord Jazz

  • “Change” Chick Corea & Origin. Stretch/Concord Records

  • “Requiem” Branford Marsalis Quartet. Columbia Records

  • “Art Of The Trio 4 – Back At The Vanguard” Brad Mehldau. Warner Bros. Records

  • “Inner Voyage” Gonzalo Rubalcaba. Blue Note Records

    Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance

    (For Albums only. For large jazz ensembles, including big band sounds. Compilation albums by various artists are not eligible.)

  • “Far East Suite” Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra. Asian Improv Records

  • “Serendipity 18” The Bob Florence Limited Edition. MAMA Records

  • “Time’s Mirror” Tom Harrell. RCA Victor/BMG Classics

  • “Epiphany” Vince Mendoza. Zebra Acoustic Records

  • “Inspiration” Sam Rivers’ Rivbea All-Star Orchestra. RCA Victor/BMG Classics

    Best Latin Jazz Performance

    (For Albums only. For solo artists, duos or groups, vocal or instrumental. Compilation albums by various artists are not eligible.)

  • “Tumbao Para Los Congueros Di Mi Vida” Al McKibbon. Blue Lady Records

  • “LatinJazz Explosion” Bobby Rodriguez. Latin Jazz Productions

  • “Antiguo” Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Cuban Quartet. Blue Note Records

  • “Latin Soul” Poncho Sanchez. Concord Picante Records

  • “Briyumba Palo Congo – Religion Of The Congo” Chucho Valdés. Blue Note Records

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