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And the Nominees Are…

Record Of The Year
A Thousand Miles, Vanessa Carlton. Ron Fair, producer; Tal Herzberg, Jack Joseph Puig & Michael C. Ross, engineers/mixers. Track from: Be Not Nobody. [A&M Records]
Without Me, Eminem. Jeff Bass & Eminem, producers; Steve King, engineer/mixer. Track from: The Eminem Show. [Aftermath/Interscope Records]
Don’t Know Why, Norah Jones. Norah Jones, Arif Mardin & Jay Newland, producers; Arif Mardin & Jay Newland, engineers/mixers. Track from: Come Away With Me. [Blue Note Records]
Dilemma, Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland. Bam & Ryan Bowser, producers; Brian Garten, engineer/mixer. Track from: Nellyville. [Universal Records]
How You Remind Me, Nickelback. Nickelback & Rick Parashar, producers; Joey Moi & Randy Staub, engineers/mixers. Track from: Silver Side Up. [Roadrunner Records]

Album Of The Year
Home, Dixie Chicks. Dixie Chicks & Lloyd Maines, producers; Gary Paczosa, engineer/mixer; Robert Hadley & Doug Sax, mastering engineers. [Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records]
The Eminem Show, Eminem. Jeff Bass, Dr. Dre, Eminem & Denaun Porter, producers; Steve Baughman, Mauricio “Veto” Iragorri & Steve King, engineers/mixers; Brian “Big Bass” Gardner, mastering engineer. [Aftermath/Interscope Records]
Come Away With Me, Norah Jones. Norah Jones, Arif Mardin, Jay Newland & Craig Street, producers; Husky Huskolds, Arif Mardin & Jay Newland, engineers/mixers; Ted Jensen, mastering engineer. [Blue Note Records]
Nellyville, Nelly. Jason “Jay E” Epperson, Just Blaze, The Neptunes, The Trackboyz & Waiel “Wally” Yaghnam, producers; Steve Eigner, Brian Garten, Russ Giraud, Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton, Greg Morgenstein, Matt Still & Rich Travali, engineers/mixers; Herb Powers, mastering engineer. [Universal Records]
The Rising, Bruce Springsteen. Brendan O’Brien, producer; Nick Didia & Brendan O’Brien, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer. [Columbia Records Group]

Song Of The Year
Complicated, Avril Lavigne & The Matrix, songwriters (Avril Lavigne). Track from: Let Go. [Arista Records; Publisher: Avril Lavigne Publishing]
Don’t Know Why, Jesse Harris, songwriter (Norah Jones). Track from: Come Away With Me. [Blue Note Records; Publishers: Beanly Songs, Sony/ATV Music Pub.]
The Rising, Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen). Track from: The Rising. [Columbia Records Group; Publisher: Bruce Springsteen]
A Thousand Miles, Vanessa Carlton, songwriter (Vanessa Carlton). Track from: Be Not Nobody. [A&M Records; Publishers: Rosasharn Publishing, Universal Music]
Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning), Alan Jackson, songwriter (Alan Jackson). Track from: Drive. [Arista Records Nashville; Publishers: EMI April Music, Tri-Angels Music]

New Artist
Ashanti
Michelle Branch
Norah Jones
Avril Lavigne
John Mayer

Female Pop Vocal Performance
Soak Up The Sun, Sheryl Crow. Track from: C’mon, C’mon. [A&M Records]
Don’t Know Why, Norah Jones. Track from: Come Away With Me. [Blue Note Records]
Complicated, Avril Lavigne. Track from: Let Go. [Arista Records]
Get The Party Started, Pink. Track from: Missundaztood. [Arista Records]
Overprotected, Britney Spears. Track from: Britney. [Jive Records]

Male Pop Vocal Performance
7 Days, Craig David. Track from: Born To Do It. [Wildstar Records/Atlantic Records]
Original Sin, Elton John. Track from: Songs From The West Coast. [Rocket/Universal Records]
Your Body Is A Wonderland, John Mayer. Track from: Room For Squares. [Aware Records/Columbia Records]
Fragile, Sting. Track from: …All This Time. [A&M Records]
October Road, James Taylor. Track from: October Road. [Columbia Records]

Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Everyday, Bon Jovi. Track from: Bounce. [Island/Def Jam]
Girl All The Bad Guys Want, Bowling For Soup. Track from: Drunk Enough To Dance. [Jive Records]
Where Are You Going, Dave Matthews Band. Track from: Busted Stuff. [RCA Records]
Hey Baby, No Doubt. Track from: Rock Steady. [Interscope Records]
Girlfriend, *NSYNC. Track from: Celebrity. [Jive Records]

Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Dirrty, Christina Aguilera Featuring Redman. [RCA Records]
Christmas Song, India.Arie & Stevie Wonder. Track from: Voyage To India. [Motown Records]
What A Wonderful World, Tony Bennett & kd lang. Track from: A Wonderful World. [RPM Records/Columbia Records]
Better Than Anything, Natalie Cole & Diana Krall. Track from: Ask A Woman Who Knows (Natalie Cole). [Verve Records]
It’s So Easy, Sheryl Crow & Don Henley. Track from: C’mon, C’mon (Sheryl Crow). [A&M Records]
The Game Of Love, Santana & Michelle Branch. Track from: Shaman (Santana). [Arista Records]

Pop Instrumental Performance
Auld Lang Syne, B.B. King. Track from: A Christmas Celebration Of Hope. [MCA Records]
Blackbird, Dave Koz & Jeff Koz. Track from: Golden Slumbers A Father’s Lullaby (Various Artists). [Warner Brothers Records]
As It Is, Pat Metheny Group. Track from: Speaking Of Now. [Warner Bros. Records]
18, Moby. Track from: 18. [V2 Records]
Playing With Fire, Kirk Whalum. Track from: Unconditional. [Warner Brothers Records]

Pop Instrumental Album
Just Chillin’, Norman Brown. [Warner Brothers Records]
Paradise, Kenny G. [Arista Records]
Ride, Boney James. [Warner Brothers Records]
The Power Of Love, John Tesh. [Garden City Music]
The Christmas Message, Kirk Whalum. [Warner Brothers Records]

Pop Vocal Album
Come Away With Me, Norah Jones. [Blue Note Records]
Let Go, Avril Lavigne. [Arista Records]
Rock Steady, No Doubt. [Interscope Records]
Missundaztood, Pink. [Arista Records]
Britney, Britney Spears. [Jive Records]

Dance Recording
Gotta Get Thru This, Daniel Bedingfield. Daniel Bedingfield & Al Stone, producers; John Davis, mixer. Track from: Gotta Get Thru This. [Island/Def Jam]
Days Go By, Dirty Vegas. Ben Harris, Paul Harris & Steve Smith, producers. Track from: Dirty Vegas. [Capitol Records]
Superstylin’, Groove Armada. Groove Armada, producers; Dave Pemberton, mixer. Track from: Goodbye Country (Hello Nightclub). [Jive Electro Records]
Love At First Sight, Kylie Minogue. Julian Gallagher & Richard “Biff” Stannard, producers; Ash Howes, mixer. Track from: Fever. [Capitol Records]
Hella Good, No Doubt. Nellee Hooper & No Doubt, producers; Mark “Spike” Stent, mixer. Track from: Rock Steady. [Interscope Records]

Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings The Blues, Tony Bennett. [Columbia/RPM Records]
Michael Feinstein With The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Feinstein. [Concord Records]
Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers & Hammerstein, Bernadette Peters. [Angel Records]
It Had To Be You…The Great American Songbook, Rod Stewart. [J Records]
Christmas Memories, Barbra Streisand. [Columbia Records Group]

Female Rock Vocal Performance
Steve McQueen, Sheryl Crow. Track from: C’mon, C’mon. [A&M Records]
The Weakness In Me, Melissa Etheridge. [Island Records]
Sk8er Boi, Avril Lavigne. Track from: Let Go. [Arista Records]
Gnawin’ On It, Bonnie Raitt. Track from: Silver Lining. [Capitol Records]
Alone, Susan Tedeschi. Track from: Wait For Me. [Tone-Cool Records]

Male Rock Vocal Performance
Slow Burn, David Bowie. Track from: Heathen. [Columbia Records Group]
45, Elvis Costello. Track from: When I Was Cruel. [Island Records]
The Barry Williams Show, Peter Gabriel. Track from: Up. [Geffen/DGC]
Darkness, Darkness, Robert Plant. Track from: Dreamland. [Universal Records]
The Rising, Bruce Springsteen. Track from: The Rising. [Columbia Records]

Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Girls Of Summer, Aerosmith. Track from: O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits. [Columbia/Geffen]
In My Place, Coldplay. Track from: A Rush Of Blood To The Head. [Capitol Records]
My Sacrifice, Creed. Track from: Weathered. [Wind-up Records]
Hero, Chad Kroeger Featuring Josey Scott. Track from: Spider-Man – Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists). [Columbia/Roadrunner/Island Def Jam/Sony Music Soundtrax]
When I’m Gone, 3 Doors Down. Track from: Away From The Sun. [Republic/Universal Records]
Take Me As I Am, Tonic. Track from: Head On Straight. [Universal Records]
Walk On, U2. Track from: America – A Tribute To Heroes (Various Artists). [Universal/Sony/BMG/EMI/Warner Bros. Records]

Hard Rock Performance
All My Life, Foo Fighters. [RCA/Roswell Records]
I Stand Alone, Godsmack. Track from: The Scorpion King – Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists). [Universal Records]
Youth Of The Nation, P.O.D.. Track from: Satellite. [Atlantic Records]
No One Knows, Queens Of The Stone Age. Track from: Songs For The Deaf. [Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records]
Aerials, System Of A Down. Track from: Toxicity. [Columbia Records Group]

Metal Performance
Here To Stay, Korn. Track from: Untouchables. [Epic/Immortal Records]
Portrait, P.O.D. Track from: Satellite. [Atlantic Records]
My Plague, Slipknot. Track from: Resident Evil – Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture (Various Artists). [Roadrunner Records]
Get Inside, Stone Sour. Track from: Stone Sour. [Roadrunner Records]
Never Gonna Stop (The Red, Red Kroovy), Rob Zombie. Track from: The Sinister Urge. [Geffen Records]

Rock Instrumental Performance
Approaching Pavonis Mons By Balloon (Utopia Planitia), The Flaming Lips. Track from: Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots. [Warner Bros. Records]
Sco-Mule, Gov’t Mule. Track from: The Deep End Volume 1. [ATO Records]
Apollo, Tony Levin. Track from: Pieces Of The Sun. [Narada]
Starry Night, Joe Satriani. Track from: Strange Beautiful Music. [Epic Records]
Love Theme From The Godfather, Slash. Track from: The Kid Stays In The Picture (Jeff Danna). [Milan Records]

Rock Song
All My Life, Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters). [RCA/Roswell Records; Publishers: M.J.-Twelve Music, Living Under A Rock Music, Flying Earform Music, I Love The Punk Rock Music]
Hero, Chad Kroeger, songwriter (Chad Kroeger Featuring Josey Scott). Track from: Spider-Man – Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists). [Columbia/Roadrunner/Island Def Jam/Sony Music Soundtrax; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Pub., Arm Your Dillo Pub.]
I Stand Alone, Sully Erna, songwriter (Godsmack). Track from: The Scorpion King – Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists). [Universal Records; Publisher: Universal Music Publishing]
The Rising, Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen). Track from: The Rising. [Columbia Records; Publisher: Bruce Springsteen]
When I’m Gone, Brad Arnold, Todd Harrell, Chris Henderson & Matt Roberts, songwriters (3 Doors Down). Track from: Away From The Sun. [Republic/Universal Records; Publishers: Escatawpa Songs, Songs of Universal]

Rock Album
When I Was Cruel, Elvis Costello. [Island Records]
C’mon, C’mon, Sheryl Crow. [A&M Records]
Dreamland, Robert Plant. [Universal Records]
The Rising, Bruce Springsteen. [Columbia Records]
Head On Straight, Tonic. [Universal Records]

Alternative Music Album
Sea Change, Beck. [Geffen/DGC]
Walking With Thee, Clinic. [Domino/Universal Records]
A Rush Of Blood To The Head, Coldplay. [Capitol Records]
Cruel Smile, Elvis Costello & The Imposters. [Island Records]
Behind The Music, The Soundtrack Of Our Lives. [Republic Records/Universal Records]

Female R&B Vocal Performance
More Than A Woman, Aaliyah. Track from: Aaliyah. [Blackground Records]
Foolish, Ashanti. Track from: Ashanti. [Murder, Inc.]
He Think I Don’t Know, Mary J. Blige. Track from: No More Drama. [MCA Records]
I’m Still Standing, Eartha. Track from: Sidebars. [AFRT Music]
He Loves Me (Lyzel in E Flat) (Movements I, II, III), Jill Scott. Track from: Experience: Jill Scott 826+. [Hidden Beach Recordings]

Male R&B Vocal Performance
Let’s Stay Home Tonight, Joe. Track from: Better Days. [Jive Records]
The World’s Greatest, R. Kelly. Track from: Ali – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Various Artists). [Interscope Records]
Halfcrazy, Musiq. Track from: Juslisen (Just Listen). [Def Soul Records]
Take A Message, Remy Shand. Track from: The Way I Feel. [Motown Records]
U Don’t Have To Call, Usher. [Arista Records]

R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
All The Way, Kenny G Featuring Brian McKnight. Track from: Paradise. [Arista Records]
Don’t Mess With My Man, Nivea Featuring Brian & Brandon Casey of Jagged Edge. [Jive Records]
More Than A Woman, Angie Stone & Joe. [J Records]
Girl Talk, TLC. [Arista Records]
Love’s In Need Of Love Today, Stevie Wonder & Take Six. Track from: America – A Tribute To Heroes (Various Artists). [Universal/Sony/BMG/EMI/Warner Bros. Records]

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
What’s Going On, Chaka Khan & The Funk Brothers. Track from: Standing In The Shadows Of Motown (Various Artists). [Hip-O Records]
Put It On Paper, Ann Nesby Featuring Al Green. Track from: Put It On Paper. [Universal Records/It’s Time Child Records]
Rocksteady, Remy Shand. Track from: The Way I Feel. [Motown Records]
Lady, The Temptations. Track from: Awesome. [Motown Records]
Any Day Now, Luther Vandross. Track from: Luther Vandross. [J Records]

Urban/Alternative Performance
Little Things, India.Arie. Track from: Voyage To India. [Motown Records]
Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop), Erykah Badu Featuring Common. Track from: Brown Sugar – Soundtrack (Various Artists). [MCA Records/Magic Johnson Music/UMG Soundtracks/Fox Music]
Gettin’ Grown, Cee-Lo. Track from: Cee-Lo Green And His Perfect Imperfections. [Arista Records]
Floetic, Floetry. Track from: Floetic. [DreamWorks Records]
Be Here, Raphael Saadiq Featuring D’Angelo. Track from: Instant Vintage. [Universal Records]

R&B Song
Be Here, Michael Archer, Bobby Ozuna, Raphael Saadiq & Glenn Standridge, songwriters. (Raphael Saadiq Featuring D’Angelo). Track from: Instant Vintage. [Universal Records; Publishers: Jake & The Phatman Music, Ah-Choo Pub., Ugmoe Music, Universal Music Pub., Musty Attic Music]
Floetic, Marsha Ambrosius, Darren “Limitless” Henson, Keith “Keshon” Pelzer & Natalie Stewart, songwriters. (Floetry). Track from: Floetic. [DreamWorks Records; Publishers: Marshmellow Music, Perfect Songs Ltd., SPZ Music, Aboukir Music, Universal Music Pub., Wells Music, No Gravity Music, Touched by Jazz, EMI April Music, Jay-Qui Music, Jewel Music Pub.]
Good Man, Will Baker, Andrew Ramsey, Shannon Sanders & India Simpson, songwriters. (India.Arie). Track from: We Were Soldiers – Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists). [Sony Music Soundtrax; Publishers: Gold and Iron Music Pub., WB Music Corp., Music of Combustion, Songs of Windswept Pacific, Hitco Music, Will & Pete of Hitstreet Pub., Wang Out! Music]
Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop), Erykah Badu, Robert Ozuna, James Poyser, Raphael Saadiq & Glen Standridge, songwriters. (Erykah Badu Featuring Common). Track from: Brown Sugar – Soundtrack (Various Artists). [MCA Records/Magic Johnson Music/UMG Soundtracks/Fox Music]
Take A Message, Remy Shand, songwriter (Remy Shand). Track from: The Way I Feel. [Motown Records; Publisher: Mortay Music Ltd.]

R&B Album
Voyage To India, India.Arie. [Motown Records]
Better Days, Joe. [Jive Records]
Juslisen (Just Listen), Musiq. [Def Soul Records]
Instant Vintage, Raphael Saadiq. [Universal Records]
The Way I Feel, Remy Shand. [Motown Records]

Contemporary R&B Album
Ashanti, Ashanti. [Murder, Inc.]
Full Moon, Brandy. [Atlantic Records]
Faithfully, Faith Evans. [Arista/Bad Boy Records]
Floetic, Floetry. [DreamWorks Records]
Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape, Meshell Ndegeocello. [Maverick Records]

Female Rap Solo Performance
Diary…, Charli Baltimore. [Murder Inc./Def Jam]
Scream a.k.a Itchin’, Missy Elliott. Track from: Miss E…So Addictive. [Goldmind Inc./Elektra]
Satisfaction, Eve. Track from: Eve-Olution. [Ruff Ryders/Interscope Records]
Na Na Be Like, Foxy Brown. Track from: Broken Silence. [Def Jam Records]
Mystery Of Iniquity, Lauryn Hill. Track from: MTV Unplugged 2.0. [Columbia Records]

Male Rap Solo Performance
Without Me, Eminem. Track from: The Eminem Show. [Aftermath/Interscope Records]
Song Cry, Jay-Z. Track from: The Blueprint. [Roc-A-Fella Records]
Rollout (My Business), Ludacris. Track from: Word Of Mouf. [Def Jam South]
Bouncin’ Back (Bumpin’ Me Against The Wall), Mystikal. Track from: Tarantula. [Jive Records]
Hot In Herre, Nelly. Track from: Nellyville. [Universal Records]

Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
The Essence, AZ Featuring Nas. Track from: Aziatic. [Motown Records]
Still Fly, Big Tymers. Track from: Hood Rich. [Universal Records]
Pass The Courvoisier Part II, Busta Rhymes Featuring P. Diddy & Pharrell. Track from: Genesis. [J Records]
Oh Boy, Cam’Ron Featuring Juelz Santana. Track from: Come Home With Me. [Roc-A-Fella Records]
The Whole World, OutKast Featuring Killer Mike. Track from: Big Boi & Dre Present…OutKast. [Arista Records]

Rap/Sung Collaboration
What’s Luv?, Fat Joe Featuring Ashanti. [Terror Squad/Atlantic Records]
Always On Time, Ja Rule Featuring Ashanti. Track from: Pain Is Love. [Murder, Inc.]
Po’ Folks, Nappy Roots Featuring Anthony Hamilton. Track from: Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz. [Atlantic Records]
Dilemma, Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland. Track from: Nellyville. [Universal Records]
Like I Love You, Justin Timberlake Featuring Clipse. [Jive Records]

Rap Album
The Eminem Show, Eminem. [Aftermath/Interscope Records]
Word Of Mouf, Ludacris. [Def Jam South]
Tarantula, Mystikal. [Jive Records]
Nellyville, Nelly. [Universal Records]
Diary Of A Sinner: 1st Entry, Petey Pablo. [Jive Records]

Female Country Vocal Performance
Cry, Faith Hill. [Warner Brothers Records]
Blessed, Martina McBride. Track from: Greatest Hits. [RCA Label Group-Nashville]
Dagger Through The Heart, Dolly Parton. Track from: Halos & Horns. [Sugar Hill Records, Inc.]
Lately, Lucinda Williams. Track from: Going Driftless (Various Artists). [Red House Records]
Something Worth Leaving Behind, Lee Ann Womack. Track from: Something Worth Leaving Behind. [MCA Nashville]

Male Country Vocal Performance
Give My Love To Rose, Johnny Cash. Track from: American IV: The Man Comes Around. [American Recordings/Lost Highway Records]
Three Days, Pat Green. Track from: Three Days. [Republic Records/Universal Records]
Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning), Alan Jackson. Track from: Drive. [Arista Nashville]
The Impossible, Joe Nichols. Track from: Man With A Memory. [Universal South Records]
I’m Gonna Miss Her, Brad Paisley. Track from: Part II. [Arista Nashville]

Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Beautiful Mess, Diamond Rio. Track from: Completely. [Arista Nashville]
Long Time Gone, Dixie Chicks. Track from: Home. [Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records]
Not A Day Goes By, Lonestar. Track from: I’m Already There. [BNA Records]
Roll The Stone Away, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Track from: Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. III. [Capitol Records]
Just What I Do, Trick Pony. Track from: Trick Pony. [H2E Records/Warner Brothers Records]

Country Collaboration With Vocals
Squeeze Me In, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood. Track from: Scarecrow (Garth Brooks). [Capitol Records]
Flesh And Blood, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sheryl Crow & Emmylou Harris. Track from: Kindred Spirits – A Tribute To The Songs Of Johnny Cash (Various Artists). [Lucky Dog Records]
Bridge Over Troubled Water, Johnny Cash & Fiona Apple. Track from: American IV: The Man Comes Around (Johnny Cash). [American Recordings/Lost Highway Records]
Mendocino County Line, Willie Nelson With Lee Ann Womack. Track from: The Great Divide (Willie Nelson). [Lost Highway Records]
Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Glory, Glory), Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Taj Mahal, Alison Krauss & Doc Watson. Track from: Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. III. [Capitol Records]

Country Instrumental Performance
Bearing Straight, Bering Strait. [Universal South]
Sally Goodin, The Chieftains & Earl Scruggs. Track from: Down The Old Plank Road. [RCA Victor]
Lil’ Jack Slade, Dixie Chicks. Track from: Home. [Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records]
Bear Mountain Hop, Béla Fleck. Track from: The Country Bears (Various Artists). [Walt Disney Records]
Smoothie Song, Nickel Creek. Track from: This Side. [Sugar Hill Records, Inc.]

Country Song
The Impossible, Kelley Lovelace & Lee Thomas Miller, songwriters (Joe Nichols). Track from: Man With A Memory. [Universal South Records; Publishers: EMI April Music, Didn’t Have To Be Music, Mosaic Music]
Long Time Gone, Darrell Scott, songwriter (Dixie Chicks). Track from: Home. [Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records; Publishers: Famous Music Corp., Chuck Wagon Gourmet Music]
Mendocino County Line, Matt Serletic & Bernie Taupin, songwriters (Willie Nelson With Lee Ann Womack). Track from: The Great Divide (Willie Nelson). [Lost Highway Records; Publishers: Little Mole Music, Melusic Inc.]
Three Days, Radney Foster & Pat Green, songwriters (Pat Green). Track from: Three Days. [Republic Records/Universal Records; Publishers: Greenhorse Music, Spunker Songs, Universal-Polygram Int’l Pub.]
Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning), Alan Jackson, songwriter (Alan Jackson). Track from: Drive. [Arista Nashville; Publishers: EMI April Music, Tri-Angels Music]

Country Album
Home, Dixie Chicks. [Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records]
Drive, Alan Jackson. [Arista Nashville]
The Great Divide, Willie Nelson. [Lost Highway Records]
Man With A Memory, Joe Nichols. [Universal South]
Halos & Horns, Dolly Parton. [Sugar Hill Records, Inc.]

Bluegrass Album
Lost In The Lonesome Pines, Jim Lauderdale, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys. [Dualtone]
The Hard Game Of Love, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. [Sugar Hill Records]
Stanley Blues, Ralph Stanley II. [Rebel Records]
Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley. [Columbia/DMZ]
Jelly On My Tofu, The Roland White Band. [Copper Creek Records]

New Age Album
Hearing Voices, Will Ackerman. [Windham Hill]
An Ancient Journey, Kitaro. [Domo Records]
Fourth World, R. Carlos Nakai. [Canyon Records]
Acoustic Garden, Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel. [Narada Productions Inc.]
Mondo Rama, Jai Uttal & The Pagan Love Orchestra. [Narada World]

Contemporary Jazz Album
Deep Into It, Larry Carlton. [Warner Bros. Records]
Speaking Of Now, Pat Metheny Group. [Warner Bros. Records]
Überjam, The John Scofield Band. [Verve Music Group]
Mint Jam, Yellowjackets. [Buzz Promotions]
Faces & Places, Joe Zawinul. [ESC Records]

Jazz Vocal Album
For Ella, Patti Austin. [Playboy Jazz]
Ask A Woman Who Knows, Natalie Cole. [Verve Records]
Etta Jones Sings Lady Day, Etta Jones. [HighNote Records]
Live In Paris, Diana Krall. [Verve Records]
Brazilian Duos, Luciana Souza. [Sunnyside]

Jazz Instrumental Solo
Naima, Michael Brecker, soloist. Track from: Directions In Music (Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker & Roy Hargrove). [Verve Music Group]
Chelsea Bridge, Pete Christlieb, soloist. Track from: This Is The Moment (Sammy Nestico). [Fenwood Music,Inc.]
Sunset & The Mockingbird, Tommy Flanagan, soloist. Track from: A Great Night In Harlem (Various Artists). [Playboy Jazz]
My Ship, Herbie Hancock, soloist. Track from: Directions In Music (Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker & Roy Hargrove). [Verve Music Group]
Proof, Pat Metheny, soloist. Track from: Speaking Of Now. [Warner Bros. Records]

Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Triangulo, Michel Camilo. [Telarc Jazz]
The Infinite, Dave Douglas. [Bluebird]
Directions In Music, Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker & Roy Hargrove. [Verve Music Group]
Footprints Live!, Wayne Shorter. [Verve Music Group]
Plays John Coltrane – Live At The Village Vanguard, McCoy Tyner. [Impulse Records]

Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Jazz Matinee, Slide Hampton And SWR Big Band. [Hänssler Classic]
What Goes Around, Dave Holland Big Band. [ECM]
Tonight At Noon…Three Or Four Shades Of Love, Mingus Big Band. [Dreyfus Jazz]
This Is The Moment, Sammy Nestico. [Fenwood Music,Inc.]
Can I Persuade You?, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. [Planet Arts Recordings]

Latin Jazz Album
Alma De Santiago, Jane Bunnett. [Blue Note Records]
The Gathering, Caribbean Jazz Project. [Concord Picante]
Samba Jazz Fantasia, Duduka Da Fonseca. [Malandro Records]
S.F. Bay, John Santos And The Machete Ensemble. [Machete Records]
Sentir, Omar Sosa. [OTA Records]

Rock Gospel Album
Lift, Audio Adrenaline. [ForeFront Records]
The Art Of Translation, Grits. [Gotee Records]
The Way I Am, Jennifer Knapp. [Gotee Records]
Come Together, Third Day. [Essential Records]
Momentum, Tobymac. [ForeFront Records]

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
New Map Of The World, Paul Colman Trio. [Essential Records]
The Eleventh Hour, Jars Of Clay. [Essential Records]
The Christmas Shoes, Newsong. [Reunion Records]
The Heart Of Me, Kathy Troccoli. [Reunion Records]
See The Light, True Vibe. [Essential Records]

Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album
How Sweet The Sound: 25 Favorite Hymns And Gospel Greats, The Charlie Daniels Band. [Sparrow Records]
Everything Good, Gaither Vocal Band. [Spring Hill Music Group, Inc.]
We Called Him Mr. Gospel Music: The James Blackwood Tribute Album, The Jordanaires, Larry Ford And The Light Crust Doughboys. [Art Greenhaw Records]
An Inconvenient Christmas, The Oak Ridge Boys. [Spring Hill Music]

Traditional Soul Gospel Album
Higher Ground, The Blind Boys Of Alabama. [Real World]
Walking By Faith, The Canton Spirituals. [Verity Records]
Live In Charlotte, Twinkie Clark & Friends. [Verity Records]
Live At Home, Dorothy Norwood. [Malaco Records]
Bishop T.D. Jakes Presents Woman Thou Art Loosed – Worship 2002, Various Artists. Kevin Bond & Steve Lawrence, producers. [EMI Gospel]

Contemporary Soul Gospel Album
The Commissioned Reunion “Live”, Commissioned. Marcus Cole, Fred Hammond, Mitchell Jones, Karl Reid, Marvin Sapp, Keith Staten & Michael Williams, group members. [Verity Records]
Sidebars, Eartha. [AFRT Music]
Lost And Found, Deitrick Haddon. [Verity Album/Zomba Recording Corporation]
Speak Those Things: POL Chapter 3, Fred Hammond. [Verity Records]
Live And Up Close, BeBe Winans. [Motown Records]

Gospel Choir Or Chorus Album
Be Glad, Carol Cymbala, choir director; The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. [M2.0 Communications]
Family Affair II Live at Radio City Music Hall, Hezekiah Walker, choir director; Love Fellowship Choir. [Verity Records]
Go Get Your Life Back, Donald Lawrence, choir director; The Tri-City Singers. [EMI Gospel]
Mighty In The Spirit, John P. Kee, choir director; Victory In Praise Mass Choir. [Verity Records]
Soul Interpretations, Bobby Champion, choir director; Excelsior. [Verity Records]

Latin Pop Album
Caraluna, Bacilos. [Warner Music]
Moreno, Jorge Moreno. [Maverick Musica]
Bohemio Enamorado, Donato Poveda. [BMG U.S. Latin]
Sin Bandera, Sin Bandera. [Sony Discos]
Un Mundo Diferente, Diego Torres. [RCA Records]

Latin Rock/Alternative Album
Un Día Normal, Juanes. [Surco/Universal Music Latino]
Kinky, Kinky. [Nettwerk America/Sonic 360]
Revolución De Amor, Maná. [Warner Music]
Emigrante, Orishas. [Surco/Universal Music Latino]
Un Paso A La Eternidad, Sindicato Argentino Del Hip Hop. [Universal Music Latino]

Traditional Tropical Latin Album
Generoso Que Bueno Toca Usted, Grand Afro Cuban Orchestra Of Generoso Jimenez. [Pimienta]
En Route, Orquesta Aragon. [World Village]
Mi Ritmo, Plena Libre. [Latin World Entertainment Group]
El Arte Del Sabor, Bebo Valdés Trio With Israel López “Cachao” & Carlos “Patato” Valdés. [Blue Note Records]
Cuban Masters Los Originales, Various Artists. Juan Pablo Torres, producer. [Pimienta]

Salsa Album
Libre, Marc Anthony. [Columbia Records Group/Sony Discos]
Un Nuevo Amanecer, Anthony Cruz. [Musical Productions Inc.]
La Negra Tiene Tumbao, Celia Cruz. [Sony Discos]
Tremenda Rumba!, Maraca. [Ahi Nama Music]
Un Gran Día En El Barrio, The Spanish Harlem Orchestra. [Ropeadope Records]

Merengue Album
Latino, Grupo Mania. [Universal Music Latino]
Calle Sabor, Esquina Amor, Limi-T 21. [EMI Latin]
Manny Manuel, Manny Manuel. [RMM/Universal Music Latino]
Pienso así…, Milly Quezada. [Sony Discos]
Mal Acostumbrado, Fernando Villalona. [Sony Discos]

Mexican/Mexican-American Album
No Me Se Rajar, Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga. [Fonovisa Records]
Sueños, Intocable. [EMI Latin]
Jugo A La Vida, Los Tucanes De Tijuana. [Universal Music Latino]
Libre, Jennifer Peña. [Univision Music]
Lo Dijo El Corazón, Joan Sebastian. [Balboa Records/Discos Musart]

Tejano Album
Estamos Unidos, David Lee Garza y Los Musicales. [Sony Discos]
Celebration Of Life – Volume One – Live, Little Joe & La Familia. [Foy Lee Records]
Acuérdate, Emilio Navaira. [BMG U.S. Latin]
A Taste Of Texas, Mingo Saldivar y Sus Tremendos Cuatro Espadas. [Rounder Select]
Por Amor, Siggno. [Crown Records]

Traditional Blues Album
Burnside On Burnside, R.L. Burnside. [Fat Possum Records]
35th Anniversary Jam Of The James Cotton Blues Band, James Cotton Blues Band. [Telarc Blues]
Down In The Alley, Alvin Youngblood Hart. [Memphis International]
A Christmas Celebration Of Hope, B.B. King. [MCA Records]
Preachin’ The Blues: The Music Of Mississippi Fred McDowell, Various Artists. Randy Labbe, producer. [Telarc Blues]

Contemporary Blues Album
Don’t Give Up On Me, Solomon Burke. [Fat Possum Records/Anti]
Burnin’ Down The House, Etta James & The Roots Band. [Private Music]
Room To Breathe, Delbert McClinton. [New West Records]
One Night In America, Charlie Musselwhite. [Telarc Blues]
51 Phantom, North Mississippi Allstars. [Tone-Cool Records]

Traditional Folk Album
Fiddlers 4, Fiddlers 4 (Bruce Molsky, Michael Doucet, Darol Anger & Rushad Eggleston). [Compass Records]
Postcards, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer. [Community Music, Inc.]
Blue Country Heart, Jorma Kaukonen. [Columbia Records]
High Lonesome Cowboy, Peter Rowan & Don Edwards. [Western Jubilee Recording Company, llc – Shanachie]
Evangeline Made – A Tribute To Cajun Music, Various Artists. Ann Savoy, producer. [Vanguard Records]
Legacy, Doc Watson & David Holt. [High Windy Audio]

Contemporary Folk Album
American IV – The Man Comes Around, Johnny Cash. [American Recordings/Lost Highway Records]
Down The Old Plank Road, The Chieftains. [RCA Victor]
Jerusalem, Steve Earle. [E-Squared/Artemis Records]
1000 Kisses, Patty Griffin. [ATO Records]
This Side, Nickel Creek. [Sugar Hill Records, Inc.]

Native American Music Album
Spirits In The Wind, Burning Sky. [Canyon Records]
Sacred Season, Redheart. [Soar]
Faith In The House, Vince Redhouse. [Red Sea]
Round Dance The Night Away, Randy Wood. [Canyon Records Productions]
Beneath The Raven Moon, Mary Youngblood. [Silver Wave Records]

Reggae Album
Merci, Alpha Blondy. [Shanachie Records]
Ghetto Dictionary: The Mystery, Bounty Killer. [V.P. Records]
Still Blazin, Capleton. [V.P. Records]
Anything For You, Freddie McGregor. [V.P. Records]
Jamaican E.T., Lee “Scratch” Perry. [Sanctuary Records/Trojan Records]

World Music Album
Mundo, Rubén Blades. [Columbia Records Group]
Moffou, Salif Keita. [Decca US (Classics)]
Black Ivory Soul, Angélique Kidjo. [Columbia Records]
Fight To Win, Femi Kuti. [MCA Records/Barclay]
Anoushka Shankar: Live At Carnegie Hall, Anoushka Shankar. [Angel Records]

Polka Album
My Father’s Shoes, Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones. [Bel-Aire Records]
Let The Good Times Roll, Jerry Darlak And The Touch. [Sunshine Diversified Ent.]
The Polka Record, LynnMarie. [Squeeze Records]
Good Time Polkas & Waltzes, Walter Ostanek & His Band. [Sunshine Records]
Top Of The World, Jimmy Sturr. [Rounder Select]

Musical Album For Children
Beethoven’s Wig – Sing Along Symphonies, Richard Perlmutter. [Rounder Kids]
Big Songs For Little Kids – I Feel Like Praising, Various Artists. Brian Green, producer. [Brentwood Records]
Monsters, Inc. – Scream Factory Favorites, Riders In The Sky. [Walt Disney Records]
Pocket Full Of Stardust, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer. [Rounder Kids]
Your Shoes, My Shoes, Tom Paxton. [Red House Records]

Spoken Word Album For Children
Halloween, Jerry Seinfeld. [Time Warner Audiobooks]
The Jamie Lee Curtis Audio Collection, Jamie Lee Curtis. [Harper Children’s]
Monsters, Inc. DVD Read-Along, Various Artists. Ted Kryczko & Randy Thorton, producers. [Walt Disney Records]
Ogden Nash’s – The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t, John Lithgow And Various Artists. [Red Eye – Cleopatra]
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly, Tom Chapin. [Live Oak Media]

Spoken Word Album
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald), Tim Robbins. [Caedmon]
The Kid Stays In The Picture (Robert Evans), Robert Evans. [New Millennium Audio]
Lucky Man (Michael J. Fox), Michael J. Fox. [Simon and Schuster Audio]
Nothing Is Impossible (Christopher Reeve), Christopher Reeve. [Simon and Schuster Audio]
A Song Flung Up To Heaven (Maya Angelou), Maya Angelou. [Random House Audio Publ. Grp.]

Spoken Comedy Album
The Bathroom Wall, Jimmy Fallon. [DreamWorks Records]
Complaints And Grievances, George Carlin. [Atlantic Records]
Oh, The Things I Know!, Al Franken. [HighBridge Audio]
The Rant Zone, Dennis Miller. [Harper Audio]
Robin Williams – Live 2002, Robin Williams. [Columbia Records Group]

Musical Show Album
Elaine Stritch At Liberty, Hugh Fordin, producer (Various composers & lyricists) (Elaine Stritch). [DRG Theater]
Guys And Dolls, Hugh Fordin, producer (Frank Loesser, composer & lyricist) (The 50th Anniversary Cast With Maurice Hines). [DRG Theater]
Hairspray, Marc Shaiman, producer; Scott Wittman, lyricist; Marc Shaiman, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast Including Marissa Jaret Winokur & Harvey Fierstein). [Sony Classical]
Into The Woods, Steven Epstein, producer (Stephen Sondheim, composer & lyricist) (Musical Cast With Vanessa Williams & John McMartin). [Nonesuch Records]
Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jay David Saks, producer; Jeanine Tesori, composer; Dick Scanlan, lyricist (Original Broadway Cast Including Sutton Foster, Sheryl Lee Ralph & Marc Kudisch). [RCA Victor Group]

Compilation Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
Dogtown And Z-Boys, Various Artists. [Enjoy Records/Universal Records]
I Am Sam, Various Artists. [V2 Records]
Six Feet Under, Various Artists. [Universal Records]
Standing In The Shadows Of Motown, Various Artists. [Hip-O Records]
Y Tu Mamá También, Various Artists. [Volcano]

Score Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
A Beautiful Mind, James Horner, composer (James Horner). [Decca Records]
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone, John Williams, composer (John Williams). [Warner Sunset Records]
The Lord Of The Rings – The Fellowship Of The Ring, Howard Shore, composer (Howard Shore). [Reprise Records]
Monsters, Inc., Randy Newman, composer (Randy Newman). [Walt Disney Records]
Spider-Man, Danny Elfman, composer (Danny Elfman). [Sony Music Soundtrax/Columbia Records]

Song Written For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
Hero, Chad Kroeger, songwriter (Chad Kroeger Featuring Josey Scott). Track from: Spider-Man. [Columbia/Roadrunner/Island Def Jam/Sony Music Soundtrax; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Pub., Arm Your Dillo Pub.]
If I Didn’t Have You, Randy Newman, songwriter (Randy Newman). Track from: Monsters, Inc. [Walt Disney Records; Publishers: Walt Disney Music Co., Pixar Animation Studios]
Love Of My Life – An Ode To Hip Hop, Erykah Badu, Madukwu Chinwah, Rashid Lonnie Lynn, Robert Ozuna, James Poyser, Raphael Saadiq & Glen Standridge, songwriters (Erykah Badu Featuring Common). Track from: Brown Sugar. [MCA Records]
May It Be, Enya & Roma Ryan, songwriters (Enya). Track from: The Lord Of The Rings – The Fellowship Of The Ring. [Reprise/New Line Cinema Records; Publisher: EMI Music Pub.]
Vanilla Sky, Paul McCartney, songwriter (Paul McCartney). Track from: Vanilla Sky. [Reprise Records; Publisher: MPL Communications, Inc.]

Instrumental Composition
Hedwig’s Theme, John Williams, composer (John Williams). Track from: Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone – Soundtrack. [Warner Sunset/Nonesuch/Atlantic Records; Publisher: Warner-Barham Music LLC]
Inspiration, Kenny Werner, composer (Toots Thielemans & Kenny Werner). Track from: Toots Thielemans & Kenny Werner. [Verve Music Group; Publisher: Bregman Vocco Conn.]
The Ride Of The Doors, Randy Newman, composer (Randy Newman). Track from: Monsters, Inc. – Soundtrack. [Walt Disney Records; Publishers: Walt Disney Music, Pixar Animation Studios]
Signs – Main Titles, James Newton Howard, composer (James Newton Howard). Track from: Signs – Score Soundtrack. [Hollywood Records]
Six Feet Under Title Theme, Thomas Newman, composer (Thomas Newman). Track from: Six Feet Under – Music From The HBO Original Series (Various Artists). [Universal Records; Publisher: L-T Music Pub.]

Instrumental Arrangement
Angel Eyes, Bill Cunliffe, arranger (Alan Kaplan). Track from: Lonely Town. [Rylan Records]
Kiji Takes A Ride, Sammy Nestico, arranger (Sammy Nestico). Track from: This Is The Moment. [Fenwood Music, Inc.]
Plaza Oscura, Carlos Franzetti, arranger (Carlos Franzetti & Allison Brewster Franzetti). Track from: Poeta De Arrabal. [Amapola Records]
Six Feet Under Title Theme, Thomas Newman, arranger (Thomas Newman). Track from: Six Feet Under – Music From The HBO Original Series (Various Artists). [Universal Records]
You’ve Changed, David Balakrishnan, arranger (Turtle Island String Quartet Featuring Paquito D’Rivera). Track from: Danzón. [Koch International Classics]

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
Esta Tarde Vi Llover, Jorge Calandrelli, arranger (José Cura). Track from: Boleros. [Warner Classics]
I’m Glad There Is You, Alan Broadbent, arranger (Natalie Cole). Track from: Ask A Woman Who Knows. [Verve Records]
Mean Old Man, Dave Grusin, arranger (James Taylor). Track from: October Road. [Columbia Records]
Since You’ve Asked, Vince Mendoza, arranger (Jane Monheit). Track from: In the Sun. [N-Coded Music/Warlock Records]
A Thousand Miles, Vanessa Carlton & Ron Fair, arrangers (Vanessa Carlton). Track from: Be Not Nobody. [A&M Records]

Recording Package
Dirty Vegas, Simon Earith, art director (Dirty Vegas). [Capitol Records]
The Great Divide, Rick Patrick, art director (Willie Nelson). [Lost Highway Records]
Home, Kevin Reagan, art director (Dixie Chicks). [Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records]
Release, Greg Foley, art director (Pet Shop Boys). [Sanctuary Records]
Worship And Tribute, Mick Haggerty, art director (Glassjaw). [Warner Brothers Records]

Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
Can You Dig It? The ’70s Soul Experience, Sevie Bates, art director (Various Artists). [WSM/Rhino Entertainment]
Capitol Records Sixtieth Anniversary 1942-2002, Mary Fagot, Joshua Liberson, George Mimnaugh & Ethan Trask, art directors (Various Artists). [Capitol Records]
Like Omigod! – The ’80s Pop Culture Box (Totally), Hugh Brown & Julie Vlasak, art directors (Various Artists). [Rhino Records]
Screamin’ And Hollerin’ The Blues: The Worlds Of Charley Patton, Susan Archie, art director (Charley Patton). [Revenant Records]
Ultra-Lounge – Vegas Baby!, Michelle Azzopardi & Andy Engel, art directors (Various Artists). [Capitol Records]

Album Notes
Artie Shaw: Self Portrait, Artie Shaw, album notes writer (Artie Shaw). [Bluebird]
The Golden Road (1965-1973), Dennis McNally, album notes writer (Grateful Dead). [Warner Bros. WSM/Rhino Entertainment]
Screamin’ And Hollerin’ The Blues: The Worlds Of Charley Patton, David Evans, album notes writer (Charley Patton). [Revenant Records]
Sinatra In Hollywood (1940-1964), Will Friedwald, album notes writer (Frank Sinatra). [Reprise Records/Turner Classic Music]
A State Of Wonder: The Complete Goldberg Variations 1955 & 1981, Tim Page, album notes writer (Glenn Gould). [Sony Classical/Legacy Recordings]

Historical Album
Artie Shaw: Self Portrait, Orrin Keepnews, compilation producer; Dennis Ferrante, mastering engineer (Artie Shaw). [Bluebird]
The Complete OKeh And Brunswick Bix Beiderbecke, Frank Trumbauer And Jack Teagarden Sessions (1924-36), Scott Wenzel, compilation producer; Doug Pomeroy, mastering engineer (Bix Beiderbecke, Frank Trumbauer & Jack Teagarden). [Mosaic Records]
Dylan Thomas: The Caedmon Collection, Rick Harris & David Nolan, compilation producers; Leslie Mona-Mathus, mastering engineer (Dylan Thomas). [Caedmon Records]
The Genius Of The Electric Guitar, Michael Brooks & Michael Cuscuna, compilation producers; Seth Foster, Ken Robertson & Mark Wilder, mastering engineers (Charlie Christian). [Columbia/Legacy Recordings]
Screamin’ And Hollerin’ The Blues: The Worlds Of Charley Patton, Dean Blackwood, compilation producer; David Glasser & Christopher King, mastering engineers (Charley Patton). [Revenant Records]

Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Ask A Woman Who Knows, Elliot Scheiner & Al Schmitt, engineers (Natalie Cole). [Verve Records]
C’mon, C’mon, Trina Shoemaker & Eric Tew, engineers (Sheryl Crow). [A&M Records]
Come Away With Me, Husky Huskolds, Arif Mardin & Jay Newland, engineers (Norah Jones). [Blue Note Records]
Home, Gary Paczosa, engineer (Dixie Chicks). [Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records]
Morning View, Mike Einzinger, Dave Holdredge, Scott Litt & Rick Will, engineers (Incubus). [Epic/Immortal Records]

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Dr. Dre,

  • Business (Eminem) (T)
  • Holla (Busta Rhymes) (T)
  • Jimmy (Truth Hurts) (T)
  • Lookin’ At You (Warren G Featuring Toi) (T)
  • My Dad’s Gone Crazy (Eminem) (T)
  • The Wash (Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg) (T)

Nellee Hooper,

  • Black Mona Lisa (Lamya) (T)
  • Detective (No Doubt) (T)
  • Empires (Lamya) (T)
  • Hella Good (No Doubt) (T)
  • Perfect Girl (Lamya) (T)
  • Rock Steady (No Doubt) (T)
  • Running (No Doubt) (T)

Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis,

  • Here I Am (Bryan Adams) (T)
  • I’m Gonna Be Ready (Yolanda Adams) (T)
  • Never Give Up (Yolanda Adams) (T)
  • Oh Well (Boyz II Men) (T)
  • Through The Rain (Mariah Carey) (S)
  • Up & Down (In & Out) (Deborah Cox) (S)

Arif Mardin,

  • Come Away With Me (Norah Jones) (A)

Rick Rubin,

  • American IV: The Man Comes Around (Johnny Cash) (A)
  • By The Way (Red Hot Chili Peppers) (T)
  • Give My Love To Rose (Johnny Cash) (T)
  • Hurt (Johnny Cash) (T)
  • Personal Jesus (Johnny Cash) (T)
  • Tear (Red Hot Chili Peppers) (T)
  • The Zephyr Song (Red Hot Chili Peppers) (T)

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
He Loves Me (Illegal Mix), Your Friends From San Francisco, remixers (Jill Scott). Track from: Experience: Jill Scott 826+. [Hidden Beach Recordings]
Hella Good (Roger Sanchez Remix Main), Roger Sanchez, remixer (No Doubt). Track from: Rock Steady. [Interscope Records]
Lost Love (Felix Da Housecat Thee Clubhead Mix), Felix Da Housecat, remixer (Rinôçérôse). Track from: Music Kills Me. [V2 Records]
What About Us (SilkMix.Com Mix), Steve “Silk” Hurley, remixer (Brandy). [Silk Entertainment]
Work It Out (Maurice’s Nu Soul Mix), Maurice Joshua, remixer (Beyoncé Knowles). [Columbia Records]

Engineered Album, Classical
Chadwick: Orchestral Works (Thalia; Melpomene; Euterpe), John Newton, engineer (Kenneth Schermerhorn). [Naxos Of America]
Orff: Carmina Burana, Jack Renner, engineer (Donald Runnicles & Norman Mackenzie). [Telarc Digital]
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances; Vocalise, Etc., Keith O. Johnson, engineer (Eiji Oue). [Reference Recordings]
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, Tony Faulkner, engineer (Mstislav Rostropovich). [LSO Live]
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (Sym. No. 1), Michael Bishop, engineer (Robert Spano & Norman Mackenzie). [Telarc Digital]

Producer Of The Year, Classical
Andrew Cornall,

  • Camilo: Con. For Piano And Orch.; Caribe, Etc. (Michel Camilo)
  • Mahler: Sym. No. 2 “Resurrection”; Totenfeier (Riccardo Chailly)
  • Moussorgsky: Pictures At An Exibition; Night On Bare Mountain, Etc. (Valery Gergiev)
  • Rossini Arias (Semiramide, Otello, Zelmira, Etc.) (Juan Diego Flórez)

Manfred Eicher,

  • Berio: Voci (Folk Songs II); Sicilian Folk Music; Naturale, Etc. (Kim Kashkashian)
  • Der Bote (C. P. E. Bach, Cage, Liszt, Etc.) (Alexei Lubimov)
  • Karaindrou: Trojan Women (Antonis Kontogeorgiou)
  • Pärt: Orient & Occident (Tõnu Kaljuste)
  • Silvestrov: Leggiero, Pesante (Son. For Violoncello And Piano, Etc.) (Valentin Silvestrov, A. Lechner, S. Avenhaus, Rosamunde Qt., M. Deubner & S. Fordham)

James Mallinson,

  • Elgar: Sym. No. 1 (Sir Colin Davis)
  • Elgar: Sym. No. 3 (Sir Colin Davis)
  • Mozart’s Circle
  • The Beneficent Dervish; The Impresario (Martin Pearlman, C. Sieden, S. Baker & Various)
  • Music Of Max Reger
  • Reger & Romanticism (Leon Botstein)
  • Shostakovich: Sym. No. 11 (Mstislav Rostropovich)

Robert Woods,

  • A Celtic Spectacular (Celtic Dream; Cry Of The Celts, Etc.) (Erich Kunzel, The Chieftains, Sir J. Galway & J. McDermott)
  • LAGQ Latin (Fragile; Hasta Alicia Baila; La Trampa, Etc.) (Los Angeles Guitar Qt.)
  • Scary Music (Ghostbusters; Monster Mash; Thriller, Etc.) (Erich Kunzel)
  • Sibelius: Sym. No. 2/Tubin: Sym. No. 5 (Paavo Järvi)
  • The Sound Of Glory
  • Great Hymns Of Faith And Inspiration (Craig Jessop)

Robina G. Young,

  • Bach: 7 Harpsichord Concertos (Richard Egarr)
  • Brahms: The Sonatas For Violin & Piano (Pierre Amoyal & Frederic Chiu)
  • Handel: Complete Violin Sonatas (Andrew Manze & Richard Egarr)
  • La Bele Marie
  • Songs To The Virgin From 13th-century France (Anonymous 4)
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartets, Vol. 2 (Eroica Qt.)

Classical Album
Beethoven: String Quartets (“Razumovsky” Op. 59, 1-3; “Harp” Op. 74), Takács Quartet; Andrew Keener, producer. [Decca Records]
Bel Canto (Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Etc.), Patrick Summers, conductor; Renée Fleming, soprano; Erik Smith, producer (Orch. of St. Luke’s). [Decca Records]
Mahler: Symphony No. 6, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Andreas Neubronner, producer (San Francisco Sym.). [SFS Media]
Pärt: Orient & Occident, Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor; Manfred Eicher, producer (Swedish Radio Cho.; Swedish Radio Sym. Orch.). [ECM New Series]
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (Sym. No. 1), Robert Spano, conductor; Norman Mackenzie, chorus director; Thomas C. Moore, producer (Christine Goerke, soprano & Brett Polegato, baritone; Atlanta Sym. Orch. Cho.; Atlanta Sym. Orch.). [Telarc Digital]

Orchestral Performance
Dvorák: Slavonic Dances, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor (Cham. Orch. of Europe). [Teldec Classics International]
Furtwängler: Symphony No. 2, Daniel Barenboim, conductor (Chicago Sym. Orch.). [Teldec Classics International]
Mahler: Symphony No. 6, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Sym.). [SFS Media]
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor (London Sym. Orch.). [LSO Live]
Turina: Danzas Fantàsticas; Sinfonia Sevillana, Etc./Debussy: Iberia, Jesús López-Cobos, conductor (Cincinnati Sym. Orch.). [Telarc Digital]

Opera Recording
Britten: The Turn Of The Screw, Daniel Harding, conductor; Ian Bostridge & Joan Rodgers; John Fraser, producer (Jane Henschel, Julian Leang, Vivian Tierney & Caroline Wise; Mahler Cham. Orch.). [Virgin Classics]
Gluck: Alceste, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor; Paul Groves & Anne Sofie von Otter; Martha de Francisco, producer (Monteverdi Cho.; English Baroque Soloists). [Philips]
Handel: Hercules, Marc Minkowski, conductor; Richard Croft, David Daniels, Lynne Dawson, Gidon Saks & Anne Sofie von Otter; Michel Gache & Arend Prohmann, producers (Cho. des Musiciens du Louvre; Les Musiciens. du Louvre, Grenoble). [Archiv Produktion]
Mozart: Idomeneo, Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor; Ian Bostridge, Barbara Frittoli, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson & Lisa Milne; John Fraser, producer (Edinburgh Festival Cho.; Scottish Cham. Orch.). [EMI Classics]
Wagner: Tannhäuser, Daniel Barenboim, conductor; Jane Eaglen, Thomas Hampson, Waltraud Meier, René Pape & Peter Seiffert; Christoph Classen, producer (Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin; Staatskapelle Berlin). [Teldec Classics International]

Choral Performance
Bach: St. John Passion, Philippe Herreweghe, conductor (Sebastian Noack, bass; Mark Padmore, tenor; Sibylla Rubens, soprano; Andreas Scholl, alto; Michael Volle, bass; Various Artists; Cho. du Collegium Vocale Gent; Orch. du Collegium Vocale Gent). [Harmonia Mundi]
Gubaidulina: Johannes-Passion, Valery Gergiev, conductor (Genady Bezzubenkov, bass; Natalia Korneva, soprano; Viktor Lutsiuk, tenor; Fedor Mozhaev, baritone; Cham. Cho., St. Petersburg & Cho. of the Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg; Orch. of the Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg). [Hänssler Classic]
Orff: Carmina Burana, Donald Runnicles, conductor; Norman Mackenzie, chorus director (Hei-Kyung Hong, soprano; Stanford Olsen, tenor; Earle Patriarco, baritone; Lynn Redmon; Gwinnett Young Singers; Atlanta Sym. Orch. Cho. & Atlanta Sym. Orch.). [Telarc Digital]
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (Sym. No. 1), Robert Spano, conductor; Norman Mackenzie, chorus director (Christine Goerke, soprano; Brett Polegato, baritone; Atlanta Sym. Orch. Cho.; Atlanta Sym. Orch.). [Telarc Digital]
Verdi: Messa Da Requiem, Claudio Abbado, conductor; José Antonio Sainz Alfaro & Bo Wannefors, chorus masters (Roberto Alagna, tenor; Daniela Barcellona, mezzo-soprano; Angela Gheorghiu, soprano; Julian Konstantinov, bass; Eric Ericson Cham. Cho., Orfeón Donostiarra & Swedish Radio Cho.; Berliner Phil.). [EMI Classics]

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)
Bach: Keyboard Concertos Nos. 3, 5, 6, 7, Murray Perahia, piano/conductor (Academy of St. Martin in the Fields). [Sony Classical]
Barber: Violin Concerto; Music For A Scene From Shelley, Etc., Marin Alsop, conductor; James Buswell, violin (Royal Scottish National Orch.). [Naxos Of America]
Brahms/Stravinsky: Violin Concertos, Sir Neville Marriner, conductor; Hilary Hahn, violin (Academy of St. Martin in the Fields). [Sony Classical]
Kancheli: Styx/Gubaidulina: Viola Concerto, Valery Gergiev, conductor; Yuri Bashmet, viola (Nikolay Kornev; St. Petersburg Cham. Cho.; Orch. of the Mariinsky Theatre). [Deutsche Grammophon]
Saint-Saëns: The Complete Works For Piano And Orchestra, Sakari Oramo, conductor; Stephen Hough, piano (City of Birmingham Sym. Orch.). [Hyperion Records, Ltd.]

Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)
Chopin: Études, Op. 10 & Op. 25, Murray Perahia, piano. [Sony Classical]
Grieg: Lyric Pieces (Op. 12, Book 1; Op. 38, Book 2, Etc.), Leif Ove Andsnes, piano. [EMI Classics]
Hahn: Le Rossignol Éperdu – Poèmes Pour Piano (Complete), Earl Wild, piano. [Ivory Classics]
Kaleidoscope (Woods, Hofmann, Blumenfeld, Etc.), Marc-André Hamelin, piano. [Hyperion Records, Ltd.]
Wolpe: Compositions For Piano (1920-1952), David Holzman, piano. [Bridge Records]

Chamber Music Performance
Beethoven: String Quartets (“Razumovsky” Op. 59, 1-3; “Harp” Op. 74), Takács Quartet. [Decca Records]
Golijov: Yiddishbbuk, Mark Dresser, double bass; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Todd Palmer, clarinet(s); St. Lawrence String Quartet & Ying Quartet. [EMI Classics]
Handel: Complete Violin Sonatas, Richard Egarr, harpsichord & Andrew Manze, violin. [Harmonia Mundi]
Live In Japan (Chopin, Franck, Debussy), Martha Argerich, piano & Mischa Maisky, violoncello. [Deutsche Grammophon]
Silvestrov: Leggiero, Pesante (Son. For Violoncello And Piano, Etc.), Silke Avenhaus, piano; Maacha Deubner, soprano; Rosamunde Quartett & Valentin Silvestrov, piano. [ECM New Series]

Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor)
Birtwistle: The Woman And The Hare, Martyn Brabbins, conductor; Claron McFadden, soprano; The Nash Ensemble & Julia Watson, narrator. [Black Box Music]
Cancionero: Music For The Spanish Court 1470-1520, The Dufay Collective. [Avie]
Enescu: Octet, Op. 7; Quintet, Op. 29, Kremerata Baltica & Gidon Kremer, violin/conductor. [Nonesuch Records]
Stravinsky: Histoire Du Soldat Suite, Steven Richman, conductor; Harmonie Ensemble New York (Martin Bruns, baritone, Mark Peskanov, violin, Doris Stevenson, piano & Mikhail Svetlov, bass). Track from: Stravinsky: Histoire Du Soldat, Premieres And Rarities. [Koch International Classics]
Tavener: Lamentations And Praises, Joseph Jennings, conductor; Chanticleer (Handel & Haydn Society of Boston). [Teldec Classics International]

Classical Vocal Performance
Arias For Farinelli (Porpora, Hasse, Broschi, Etc.), Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano (René Jacobs; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin). [Harmonia Mundi]
Bel Canto (Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Etc.), Renée Fleming, soprano (Patrick Summers; Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Orch. of St. Luke’s). [Decca Records]
Boulez: Pli Selon Pli, Christine Schäfer, soprano (Pierre Boulez; Ens. InterContemporain). [Deutsche Grammophon]
Carter: Tempo E Tempi, Susan Narucki, soprano (Speculum Musicae). Track from: Music Of Elliott Carter, Vol. 4. [Bridge Records]
Chaminade: Mélodies – Mots D’Amour, Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano (Bengt Forsberg, piano I, Peter Jablonski, piano II & Nils-Erik Sparf, violin). [Deutsche Grammophon]

Classical Contemporary Composition
Adams: Naive And Sentimental Music, John Adams (Esa-Pekka Salonen; Los Angeles Phil.). [Nonesuch Records]
Golijov: Yiddishbbuk Inscriptions For String Quartet, Osvaldo Golijov (St. Lawrence String Qt.). Track from: Golijov: Yiddishbbuk (Last Round; Lullaby And Doina, Etc.). [EMI Classics]
Gubaidulina: Johannes-Passion, Sofia Gubaidulina (Genady Bezzubenkov, bass; Natalia Korneva, soprano; Viktor Lutsiuk, tenor; Fedor Mozhaev, baritone; Valery Gergiev; Cham. Cho. of St. Petersburg & Cho. of the Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg; Orch. of the Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg). [Hänssler Classic]
Pärt: Orient & Occident, Arvo Pärt (Tõnu Kaljuste; Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. Strings). Track from: Pärt: Orient & Occident. [ECM New Series]
Tavener: Lamentations And Praises, John Tavener (Chanticleer; Joseph Jennings; Handel & Haydn Society of Boston). [Teldec Classics International]

Classical Crossover Album
Franzetti: Poeta De Arrabal – Tango Ballet (Plaza Oscura; Virgilio, Etc.), Allison Brewster Franzetti, piano & Carlos Franzetti, keyboards/conductor (Néstor Marconi, bandoneon; Buenos Aires Tango Orch.). [Amapola Records]
LAGQ Latin (Fragile; Hasta Alicia Baila; La Trampa, Etc.), Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. [Telarc Digital]
The Noel Coward Songbook (Parisian Pierrot; World Weary, Etc.), Ian Bostridge, tenor (Sophie Daneman, soprano; Jeffrey Tate, piano). [EMI Classics]
Nuevo (El Sinaloense; Mini Skirt; Perfidia, Etc.), Kronos Quartet. [Nonesuch Records]
Previn Conducts Korngold (Sea Hawk; Captain Blood, Etc.), André Previn, conductor (London Sym. Orch.). [Deutsche Grammophon]
Virtuosi (Ravel, Barber, Rachmaninoff, Etc.), Gary Burton, vibraphone & Makoto Ozone, piano. [Concord Jazz]

Short Form Music Video
Days Go By, Dirty Vegas. Rob Leggatt & Leigh Marling, video directors; Anna Brunoro, video producer. [Capitol Records]
Without Me, Eminem. Joseph Kahn, video director; Greg Tharp, video producer. [Aftermath/Interscope Records]
Knoc, Knoc-Turn’Al Featuring Dr. Dre & Missy Elliott. Jeff Richter, video director; Chris Palladino, video producer. [Elektra Entertainment Group]
One Mic, Nas. Chris Robinson, video director; Dawn Rose, video producer. [Columbia Records]
My Culture, 1 Giant Leap Featuring Robbie Williams & Maxi Jazz. Tim Hope, video director. [Palm Pictures]

Long Form Music Video
Westway To The World, The Clash. Don Letts, video director. [Epic Records]
The World According To Nappy, Nappy Roots. Gloria Gabriel, video director; David Anthony & Gloria Gabriel, video producers. [Atlantic Records]
1 Giant Leap, 1 Giant Leap. Duncan Bridgeman & Jamie Catto, video directors; Duncan Bridgeman & Jamie Catto, video producers. [Palm Pictures]
Welcome To The Club: The Women Of Rockabilly, Various Artists. Beth Harrington, video director; Beth Harrington, video producer. [PBS]
Live At The Albert, Robbie Williams. Hamish Hamilton, video director; Lee Lodge, video producer. [Capitol Records]