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The 1995 Grammy Awards as awarded on March 1996
The awards given in March 1996 were for recordings made in 1995.


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Record of the Year

Seal
For: Kiss From a Rose


Album of the Year

Alanis Morissette
For: Jagged Little Pill


Song of the Year

Seal
For: Kiss From a Rose


Best New artist

Hootie and the Blowfish


Best Female pop vocalist

Annie Lennox
For: No More 'I Love You's'


Best Male pop vocalist

Seal
For: Kiss From a Rose


Best Pop album

Joni Mitchell
For: Turbulent Indigo


Best Traditional pop album

Frank Sinatra
For: Duets II


Best Pop Performance by a duo or group with vocal

Hootie & the Blowfish
For: Let Her Cry


Best Pop Collaboration with Vocal

Chieftains, Van Morrison
For: Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?


Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Los Lobos
For: Mariachi Suite track from Desparado (soundtrack)


Best Rock vocalist, female

Alanis Morissette
For: You Oughta Know track from Jagged Little Pill


Best Rock vocalist, male

Tom Petty
For: You Don't Know How It Feels


Best Rock song

Alanis Morissette, Glen Ballard
For: You Oughta Know


Best Rock album

Alanis Morissette
For: Jagged Little Pill


Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal

Blues Traveler
For: Run-Around


Best Rock Instrumental Performance

Allman Brothers Band
For: Jessica


Best Hard Rock Performance

Pearl Jam
For: Spin the Black Circle


Best Metal Performance

Nine Inch Nails
For: Happiness in Slavery track from Woodstock, '94


Best Alternative Music Performance

Nirvana
For: MTV Unplugged in New York


Best R & B vocalist, female

Anita Baker
For: I Apologize track from Rhythm of Love


Best R & B vocalist, male

Stevie Wonder
For: For Your Love


Best R & B song

Stevie Wonder
For: For Your Love


Best R & B album

T.L.C.
For: Crazysexycool


Best R & B Vocal Performance by a duo or group with vocal

TLC
For: Creep


Best R & B Instrumental Performance

Miles Davis
For: Doo-Bop


Best Rap solo

Coolio
For: Gangsta's Paradise


Best Rap album

Naughty by Nature
For: Poverty's Paradise


Best Rap Performance by a duo or group

Method Man Featuring Mary J. Blige
For: I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By


Best Jazz vocalist

Lena Horne
For: An Evening with Lena Horne


Best Contemporary Jazz Performance

Pat Metheny Group
For: We Live Here


Best Jazz Instrumental Solo

Michael Brecker
For: Impressions track from Infinity


Best Jazz Instrumental Performance (Individual or Group)

McCoy Tyner Trio Featuring Michael Brecker
For: Infinity


Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance

GRP All-Stars Big Band, Tom Scott
For: All Blues


Best Latin Jazz Performance

Jobim
For: Antonio Brasileiro


Best Country vocalist, female

Alison Krauss
For: Baby, Now That I've Found You


Best Country vocalist, male

Vince Gill
For: Go Rest High on That Mountain


Best Country song

Vince Gill
For: Go Rest High on That Mountain


Best Country album

Shania Twain
For: The Woman in Me


Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Shenandoah with Alison Krauss
For: Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart


Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal

The Mavericks
For: Here Comes the Rain


Best country Instrumental Performance

Asleep at the Wheel
For: Hightower


Best Rock Gospel Album

Ashley Cleveland
For: Lesson of Love


Best Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album

Bill Hearn, producer
For: Amazing Grace -- A Country Salute to Gospel" by various artists


Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album

Michael W. Smith
For: I'll Lead You Home


Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album

Shirley Ceasar
For: Shirley Ceasar Live...He Will Come


Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album

CeCe Winans
For: Alone in His Presence


Best Gospel Album by a Choir or Chorus

Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Carol Cymbala, Choir director
For: Praise Him...Live!


Best Bluegrass Album:

The Nashville Bluegrass Band
For: Unleashed


Best Traditional folk album

Ramblin' Jack Elliott
For: South Coast


Best Contemporary Folk album

Emmylou Harris
For: Wrecking Ball


Best Contemporary blues album

Buddy Guy
For: Slippin' In


Best Traditional blues album

John Lee Hooker
For: Chill Out


Best Latin Pop Performance

Jon Secada
For: Amor


Best Tropical Latin Performance

Gloria Estafan
For: Abriendo Puertas


Best Mexican-American Performance

Flaco Jimenez
For: Flaco Jimenez


Best Reggae Album

Shaggy
For: Boombastic


PBest olka album

Jimmy Sturr
For: I Love to Polka


Best New Age Album

George Winston
For: Forest


Best World Music Album

Deep Forest
For: Boheme


Best Arrangement on an Instrumental

Robert Farnon
For: Lament


Best Instrumental Composition

Bill Holman
For: A View from the Side


Best Musical Show Album

Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
For: Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller


Best Instrumental Composition for a Movie or TV

Hans Zimmer
For: Crimson Tide


Best Song Written Specifically for a Movie or TV

Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz
For: Colors of the Wind (Pocahontas)


Best Instrumental Arrangement accompanying vocal(s)

Rob McConnell
For: I Get a Kick out of You (Mel Torme, Rob McConnell)


Best Classical album

Pierre Boulez conducting the Cleveland Symphony
For: Debussy: 'La Mer'; Nocturnes; 'Jeux,' etc.


Best Orchestral Performance (conductor's award)

Pierre Boulez conducting the Cleveland Symphony
For: Debussy: 'La Mer'


Best Chamber Music Performance

Emanuel A, Yo-Yo Ma, Richard Stoltzman
For: Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart: Clarinet Trios


Best Classical Performance, Vocal

Sylvia McNair
For: The Echoing Air-The Music of Henry Purcell (If Music Be the Food of Love, Sweeter Than Roses, etc.)


Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (with orchestral accompaniment)

Itzhak Perlman
For: The American Album (Works of Bernstein, Barber, Foss)


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

Radu Lupu
For: Schubert: Piano Sonatas (B flat Major and A Major)


Best Choral Performance

Herbert Blomstedt conducting the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus
For: Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem


Best Opera Recording

Charles Dutoit conducting the Montreal Symphony Orchestra
For: Berlioz: Les Troyens


Best Contemporary Composition

Olivier Messiaen
For: Concert a Quatre


Best Engineered Recording, Classical

Michael Mailes, Jonathan Stokes
For: Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra; Kossuth-Symphonic Poem


Classical Producer of the Year

Stephen Epstein


Best Spoken Word or Non-musical Album

Maya Angelou
For: Phenomenal Woman


Best Comedy Album

Jonathan Winters
For: Crank Calls


Best Musical Album For Children

J. Aaron Brown, David r. Lehman
For: Sleepy Time Lullabies


Best Spoken Word Album For Children

Dan Broatman, Martin Sauer
For: Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf


Best Engineered Album (other than classical)

Dave Bianco, Richard Dodd, Stephen McLaughlin, Jim Scott
For: Wildflowers (Tom Petty)


Best Album Package (Art Director's Award)

Robbie Cavolina, Joni Mitchell
For: Turbulent Indigo (Joni Mitchell)


Best Album Package, Boxed

Frank Zappa, Gail Zappa
For: Civilization Phaze III


Best Album Notes

Rob Bowman
For: The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 3: 1972-1975


Best Historical Album

The Heifetz Collection


Producer of the Year (other than classical)

Babyface


Best Music Video - Short Form

Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Mark Romanek, director
For: Scream


Best Music Video - Long Form

Peter Gabriel, Francois Girard, director
For: Secret World Live


Recording Academy Hall Of Fame

The Beatles
For: Abbey Road


NARAS Trustee Award

George Martin



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