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The 1982 Grammy Awards
The awards given in 1983 were for recordings made in 1982.

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Album of the Year

Toto
For: Toto IV


Record of the Year

Toto
For: Rosanna


Song of the Year

Johnny Christopher, Mark James, Wayne Thompson (songwriters)
For: Always on My Mind


Best New Artist

Men at Work


Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male

Lionel Richie
For: Truly


Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female

Melissa Manchester
For: You Should Hear How She Talks About You


Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

Joe Cocker, Jennifer Warnes
For: Up Where We Belong


Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Ernie Watts
For: Chariots of Fire (theme, dance version)


Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male

John Cougar
For: Huts So Good


Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female

Pat Benatar
For: Shadows of the Night


Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

Survivor
For: Eye of the Tiger


Best Rock Instrumental Performance

A Flock of Seagulls
For: D.N.A.


Best Rhythm and Blues Song

Jay Graydon, Steve Lukather, Bill Champlin (songwriters)
For: Turn Your Love Around


Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, male

Marvin Gaye
For: Sexual Healing


Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, female

Jennifer Holliday
For: And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going


Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

Dazz Band
For: Let It Whip


Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance

Marvin Gaye
For: Sexual Healing


Best Jazz Fusion Performance (vocal or instrumental)

Pat Metheny Group
For: Offramp


Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male

Mel Torme
For: An Evening with George Shearing and Mel Torme


Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female

Sara Vaughan
For: Gershwin Live!


Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group

Manhattan Transfer
For: Route 66


Best Jazz Instrumental by a Soloist

Miles Davis
For: We Want Miles


Best Jazz Instrumental by a Group

Phil Woods Quartet
For: More Live


Best Jazz Performance by a Big Band

Count Basie and his Orchestra
For: Warm Breeze


Best Country Song

Johnny Christopher, Wayne Carson, Mark James (songwriter award)
For: Always on My Mind


Best Country Vocal Performance, Male

Willie Nelson
For: Always on My Mind


Best Country Vocal Performance, Female

Juice Newton
For: Break It To Me Gently


Best Country Performance by duo or group

Alabama
For: Mountain Music


Best Country Instrumental Performance

Roy Clark
For: Alabama Jubilee


Best Gospel Performance, Contemporary

Amy Grant
For: Age to Age


Best Soul Gospel Performance, Contemporary

Al Green
For: Higher Plane


Best Soul Gospel Performance, Traditional

Al Green
For: Precious Lord


Best Gospel Performance, Traditional

Blackwood Brothers
For: I'm Following You


Best Inspirational Performance

Barbara Mandrell
For: He Set My Life to Music


Best Traditional Blues Recording

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
For: Alright Again


Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording

Queen Ida
For: Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band on Tour


Best Latin Recording

Machito
For: Machito and His Salsa Big Band '82


Best Instrumental Arrangement

John Williams
For: Flying (Theme from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial)


Best Instrumental Composition

John Williams
For: Flying (Theme from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial)


Best Arrangement for Voices

David Paich
For: Rosanna (Toto)


Best Cast Show Album

Henry Krieger, Tom Eyen
For: Dreamgirls


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

John Williams
For: Flying (Theme from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial)


Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s)

Jerry Hey, David Paich
For: Rosanna (Toto)


Best Classical Album

Glenn Gould
For: Bach: The Goldberg Variations


Best Classical Orchestral Recording, (conductors award)

James Levin conducting the Chicago Symphony
For: Mahler: Symphony No. 7 in E Minorr


Best Chamber Music Performance (instrumental or solo)

Richard Stolzman, Richard Goode
For: Brahms: The Sonatas for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 120


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

Itzhak Perlman (Daniel Barenboim conducting the Chicago Symphony)
For: Elgar: Concerto for Violin in B Minor


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

Glen Gould
For: Bach: The Goldberg Variations


Best Opera Recording

Pierre Boulez conducting the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
For: Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen


Best Classical Performance, Choral (other than opera)

Margaret Hillis, chorus master, Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Sir George Solti conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
For: Berlioz: Damnation de Faust


Best Classical Performance, Vocal Soloist

Leontyne Price
For: Verdi: Arias (Leontyne Price Sings Verdi)


Best Engineered Recording, Classical

Paul Goodman
For: Mahler: Symphony No. 7 in E Minor


Classical Producer of the Year

Robert Woods


Best Spoken Word: Documentary or Drama Recording

actual dialogue, music and sound effects
For: Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Movie on Record


Best Comedy Recording

Richard Pryor
For: Live on the Sunset Strip


Best Recording for Children

Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Kenny Loggins, Carly and Lucy Simon, Teddy Pendergrass, Crystal Gayle, Lou Rawls, Deniece Williams, Janis Ian, Dr. John
For: In Harmony 2


Best Engineered Recording

Al Schmitt, Tom Knox, Greg Ladanyi, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Dick Gall, Bruce Heigh
For: Toto IV (Toto)


Best Album Package

Kosh with Ron Larson
For: Get Closer (Linda Ronstadt)


Best Album Notes

John Clinton, Richard Sudhalter
For: Bunny Berigan (Giants of Jazz) (Bunny Berigan)


Best Historical Album

The Tommy Dorsey/Frank Sinatra Sessions Vol. 1, 2 and 3


Producer of the Year

Toto


Video of the Year

Olivia Newton-John
For: Olivia Physical




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