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The 1977 Grammy Awards
The awards given in 1978 were for recordings made in 1977.

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Album of the Year

Fleetwood Mac
For: Rumours

Record of the Year

For: Hotel California

Song of the Year (TIE)

Barbra Streisand, Paul Williams (songwriters)
For: Evergreen


Joe Brooks (songwriter)
For: You Light Up My Life

Best New Artist

Debbie Boone

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male

James Taylor
For: Handyman

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female

Barbra Streisand
For: Love Theme From "A Star is Born" (Evergreen)

Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

Bee Gees
For: How Deep Is Your Love

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

London Symphony, John Williams
For: Star Wars

Best Rhythm and Blues Song

Leo Sayer, Vini Poncia (songwriters)
For: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, male

Lou Rawls
For: Unmistakably Lou

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, female

Thelma Houston
For: Don't Leave Me This Way

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

For: Best of My Love

Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance

Brothers Johnson
For: Q

Best Jazz Vocal Performance

Al Jarreau
For: Look to the Rainbow

Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist

Oscar Peterson
For: The Giants

Best Jazz Performance by a Group

Phil Woods
For: The Phil Woods Six - Live from the Showboat

Best Jazz Performance by a Big Band

Count Basie and His Orchestra
For: Prime Time

Best Country Song

Richard Leigh (songwriter award)
For: Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male

Kenny Rogers
For: Lucille

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female

Crystal Gayle
For: Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

Best Country Performance by duo or group

For: Heaven's Just a Sin Away

Best Country Instrumental Performance

Hargus "Pig" Robbins
For: Country Instrumentalist of the Year

Best Gospel Performance, Contemporary or Inspirational

For: Sail On

Best Soul Gospel Performance, Contemporary

Edwin Hawkins and the Edwin Hawkins Singers
For: Wonderful

Best Soul Gospel Performance, Traditional

James Cleveland
For: James Cleveland Live at Carnegie Hall

Best Gospel Performance, Traditional

The Oak Ridge Boys
For: Have a Little Talk With Jesus

Best Inspirational Recording

B. J. Thomas
For: Home Where I Belong

Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording

Muddy Waters
For: Hard Again

Best Latin Recording

Mongo Santamaria
For: Dawn

Best Instrumental Arrangement

Harry Betts, Perry Botkin, Jr., Barry De Vorzon
For: Nadia's Theme (The Young and the Restless)

Best Instrumental Composition

John Williams (composer)
For: Main Theme From Star Wars

Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

Ian Freebairn-Smith
For: Love Theme From "A Star is Born" (Barbra Streisand)

Best Arrangement for Vocals

For: New Kid in Town

Best Cast Show Album

Charles Strouse, Martin Charmin
For: Annie

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

John Williams
For: Star Wars

Album of the Year, Classical

solos: Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Isaac Stern, Mstislav Rostropovich, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Yehudi Menuhin, Lyndon Woodside
For: Concert of the Century

Best Classical Performance, (conductors award)

Carlo Maria Giulini conducting the Chicago Symphony
For: Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Major

Best Chamber Music Performance

Julliard Quartet
For: Schoenberg: Quartets for Strings (Complete)

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

Itzhak Perlman (Perlman conducting the London Philharmonic)
For: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

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

Artur Rubenstein
For: Beethoven: Sonata for Piano, No. 18 in E Flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3; Schumann: Fantasiesticke, Op. 12

Best Opera Recording

John De Main conducting the Houston Grand Opera Production
For: Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Best Classical Performance, Choral (other than opera)

Sir Georg Solti, conductor, Margaret Hillis, choral director, Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
For: Verdi: Requiem

Best Classical Performance, Vocal Soloist

Janet Baker
For: Bach: Arias

Best Engineered Recording, Classical

Kenneth Wilkinson
For: Ravel: Bolero (Solti conducting the Chicago Symphony)

Best Spoken Word Recording

Julie Harris
For: The Belle of Amherst

Best Comedy Recording

Steve Martin
For: Let's Get Small

Best Recording for Children

Sesame Street cast & Muppets
For: Aren't You Glad You're You

Best Engineered Recording

Roger Nichols, Elliot Scheiner, Bill Schnee, Al Schmitt
For: Aja (Steely Dan)

Best Album Package

John Berg
For: Love Notes (Ramsey Lewis)

Best Album Notes

George T. Simon
For: Bing Crosby: A Legendary Performer

Producer of the Year

Peter Asher

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