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The 1975 Grammy Awards
The awards given in 1976 were for recordings made in 1975.

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Album of the Year

Paul Simon
For: Still Crazy After All These Years

Record of the Year

Captain & Tennille
For: Love Will Keep Us Together

Song of the Year

Stephen Sondheim (songwriter)
For: Send in the Clowns

Best New Artist

Natalie Cole

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male

Paul Simon
For: Still Crazy After All These Years

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female

Janis Ian
For: At Seventeen

Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

For: Lyin' Eyes

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Van McCoy & the Soul City Symphony
For: The Hustle

Best Rhythm and Blues Song

H. W. Casey, Richard Finch, Willie Clarke, Betty Wright (songwriters)
For: Where is the Love

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, male

Ray Charles
For: Living for the City

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, female

Natalie Cole
For: This Will Be

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

Earth, Wind & Fire
For: Shining Star

Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance

Silver Connection
For: Fly, Robin, Fly

Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist

Dizzy Gillespie
For: Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie

Best Jazz Performance by a Group

Return to Forever Featuring Chick Corea
For: No Mystery

Best Jazz Performance by a Big Band

Phil Woods with Michel Legrand & His Orchestra
For: Images

Best Inspirational Recording

Bill Gaither Trio
For: Jesus, We Just Want to Thank You

Best Soul Gospel Performance

Andre Crouch and the Disciples
For: Take Me Back

Best Gospel Performance (other than Soul)

For: No Shortage

Best Country Song

Chips Moman, Larry Butler (songwriter award)
For: (Hey, Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male

Willie Nelson
For: Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female

Linda Ronstadt
For: I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You)

Best Country Performance by duo or group

Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge
For: Lover Please

Best Country Instrumental Performance

Chet Atkins
For: The Entertainer

Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording

Muddy Waters
For: The Muddy Waters Woodstock Album

Best Latin Recording

Eddie Palmieri
For: Sun of Latin Music

Best Instrumental Arrangement

Mike Post, Pete Carpenter
For: The Rockford Files

Best Instrumental Composition

Michel Legrand (composer)
For: Images

Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

Ray Stevens
For: Misty (Ray Stevens)

Best Cast Show Album

Charlie Smalls (composer)
For: The Wiz

Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Show

John Williams
For: Jaws

Album of the Year, Classical

Sir Georg Solti conducting the Chicago Symphony
For: Beethoven: Symphonies (9) Complete

Best Classical Performance, (conductors award)

Pierre Boulez conducting the New York Philharmonic
For: Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe

Best Chamber Music Performance

Artur Rubenstein, Henryk Szeryng, Pierre Fournier
For: Schubert: Trios No. 1 in B Flat Major, Op. 99 and No. 2 in E Flat Major, Op. 100 (The Trios)

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (with orchestra)

Alicia de Larrocha (Du Burgos conducting the London Philharmonic)
For: Ravel: Concerto for Left Hand; Concerto for Piano in G Major; Faure: Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (without orchestra)

Nathan Milstein
For: Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Unaccompanied

Best Opera Recording

Colin Davis conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
For: Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte

Best Classical Performance, Choral (other than opera)

Roger Page directing the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and Boys Choir
For: Orff: Carmina Burana

Best Classical Performance, Vocal Soloist

Janet Baker
For: Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

Best Engineered Recording, Classical

Gordon Parry, Colin Moorfoot
For: Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe

Best Album Notes, Classical

Gunther Schuller
For: Footlifters (A Century of American Marches - Sousa, Joplin, Ives)

Best Spoken Word Recording

James Whitmore
For: Give 'Em Hell Harry

Best Comedy Recording

Richard Pryor
For: Is it Something I Said?

Best Recording for Children

Richard Burton (narrator, featuring Jonathan Winters, Billy Simpson)
For: The Little Prince

Best Engineered Recording

Brooks Arthur, Larry Alexander, Russ Payne
For: Between the Lines (Janis Ian)

Best Album Package

Jim Ladwig
For: Honey (Ohio Players)

Best Album Notes

Pete Hamill
For: Blood on the Tracks (Bob Dylan)

Producer of the Year

Arif Mardin

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