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The 1969 Grammy Awards
The awards given in 1970 were for recordings made in 1969.

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Album of the Year

Blood Sweat and Tears
For: Blood, Sweat and Tears


Record of the Year

5th Dimension
For: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In


Song of the Year

Joe South (songwriter)
For: Games People Play


Best New Artist

Crosby, Stills & Nash


Best Solo Vocal Performance, Male

Harry Nilsson
For: Everybody's Talkin'


Best Solo Vocal Performance, Female

Peggy Lee
For: Is That All There Is?


Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

5th Dimension
For: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In


Best Contemporary Pop Performance by a Chorus

Percy Faith Orchestra and Chorus
For: Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet


Best Contemporary Song

Joe South (songwriter's award)
For: Games People Play


Best Contemporary Instrumental Performance

Blood, Sweat & Tears
For: Variations on a Theme by Erik Satie


Best Rhythm and Blues Song

Richard Spencer (songwriters)
For: Color Him Father


Best Rhythm and Blues Solo Vocal Performance, male

Joe Simon
For: The Chokin' Kind


Best Rhythm and Blues Solo Vocal Performance, female

Aretha Franklin
For: Share Your Love With Me


Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

Isley Brothers
For: It's Your Thing


Best Rhythm and Blues Group Performance (instrumental)

King Curtis
For: Games People Play


Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Solo or Soloist, Small Group

Wes Montgomery
For: Willow Weep for Me


Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Solo or Soloist, Large Group

Quincy Jones
For: Walking in Space


Best Sacred Recording, musical

Jake Hess
For: Ain't That Beautiful


Best Gospel Performance

Porter Wagoner, Blackwood Brothers
For: In Gospel Country


Best Country & Western Song

Shel Silverstein (songwriter award)
For: A Boy Named Sue


Best Country & Western Vocal Performance, Male

Johnny Cash
For: A Boy Named Sue


Best Country & Western Vocal Performance, Female

Tammy Wynette
For: Stand by Your Man


Best Country & Western Performance by duo or group

Waylon Jennings, Kimberlys
For: MacArthur Park


Best Country Instrumental Performance

Danny Davis & the Nashville Brass
For: The Nashville Brass featuring Danny Davis Play More Nashville Sounds


Best Folk Recording

Joni Mitchell
For: Clouds


Best Soul Gospel Performance

Edwin Hawkins Singers
For: Oh Happy Day


Best Instrumental Theme

John Barry (composer)
For: Midnight Cowboy


Best Instrumental Arrangement

Henry Mancini (composer)
For: Theme From Romeo and Juliet


Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

Fred Lipsius
For: Spinning Wheel


Best Original Cast Show Album

Burt Bacharach (composer)
For: Promises, Promises


Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Show

Burt Bacharach (composer)
For: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid


Album of the Year, Classical

Walter Carlos
For: Switched on Bach


Best Classical Performance, (conductors award)

Pierre Boulez conducting the Cleveland Orchestra
For: Boulez Conducts Debussy, Vol. 2


Best Chamber Music Performance

Philadelphia, Cleveland and Chicago Brass Ensembles
For: Gabrieli: Antiphonal Music of Gabrieli


Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (with or without orchestral accompaniment)

Walter Carlos
For: Switched on Bach


Best Opera Recording

Herbert von Karajan conducting the Berlin Philharmonic
For: Wagner: Seigfried


Best Classical Performance, Choral (other than opera)

Ward Swingle , choral master; Luciano Berio conducting the New York Philharmonic and Swingle Singers
For: Berio: Sinfonia


Best Classical Performance, Vocal Soloist

Leontyne Price
For: Barber: Two Scenes from "Antony and Cleopatra"


Best Engineered Recording, Classical

Walter Carlos
For: Switched on Bach


Best Spoken Word Recording

Art Linkletter and Diane
For: We Love You, Call Collect


Best Comedy Performance

Bill Cosby
For: The Best of Bill Cosby


Best Engineered Recording

Geoff Emerick, Phillip McDonald
For: Abbey Road (The Beatles)


Best Album Cover

Evelyn J. Kelbish, David Stahlberg
For: America the Beautiful (Gary McFarland)


Best Album Notes

Johnny Cash
For: Nashville Skyline (Bob Dylan)



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