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The 1998 Grammy Awards as awarded on February 24, 1999
The awards given in Feb 1999 were for recordings made in 1998.

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Record of the year:

Celine Dion
For: My Heart Will Go On

Album of the year

Lauryn Hill
For: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Song of the year

James Horner & Will Jennings
For: My Heart Will Go On (Celine Dion)

Best New artist

Lauryn Hill

Best Pop Album

For: Ray of Light

Best Pop Female vocal performance

Celine Dion
For: My Heart Will Go On

Best Pop Male vocal performance

Eric Clapton
For: My Father's Eyes

Best Pop Duo or group

Brian Setzer Orchestra
For: Jump Jive an' Wail

Best Pop Collaboration with vocals

Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach
For: I Still Have That Other Girl,"

Best Pop Instrumental

Brian Setzer Orchestra
For: Sleepwalk

Best Pop Dance Performance

For: Ray of Light

Best Traditional pop vocal

Patti Page
For: Live at Carnegie Hall --The 50th Anniversary Concert

Best Rock Song

Alanis Morissette
For: Uninvited

Best Rock Album

Sheryl Crow
For: The Globe Sessions

Best Female Rock vocal performance

Alanis Morissette
For: Uninvited

Best Male Rock vocal performance

Lenny Kravitz
For: Fly Away

Best Rock Duo or group

For: Pink

Best Hard rock song

Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
For: Most High

Best Alternative

Beastie Boys
For: Hello Nasty

Best Metal

For: Better Than You

Best Rock Instrumental

Pat Metheny Group
For: The Roots of Confidence

Best R&B Song

Lauryn Hill
For: Doo Wop (That Thing)

Best R & B Album

Lauryn Hill
For: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Best Female R&B vocal performance

Lauryn Hill
For: Doo Wop (That Thing)

Best R&B Male vocal performance

Stevie Wonder
For: St. Louis Blues

Best R&B Duo or group

Brandy & Monica
For: The Boy Is Mine

Best R&B Traditional vocal performance

Patti LaBelle
For: Live! One Night Only

Best Rap solo

Will Smith
For: Gettin' Jiggy Wit It

Best Rap duo or group

Beastie Boys
For: Intergalactic

Best Rap album

For: Vol. 2 . . Hard Knock Life

Best Country Song

Mutt Lange & Shania Twain
For: You're Still the One

Best Country Album

Dixie Chicks
For: Wide Open Spaces

Best Female Country vocal performance

Shania Twain
For: You're Still the One

Best Male Country vocal performance

Vince Gill
For: If You Ever Have Forever in Mind

Best Country Duo or group

Dixie Chicks
For: There's Your Trouble

Best Country Vocal collaboration

Clint Black, Joe Diffie, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Earl Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, Travis Tritt and Dwight Yoakam
For: Same Old Train

Best Country Instrumental

Randy Scruggs and Vince Gill
For: A Soldier's Joy

Best Bluegrass

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
For: Bluegrass Rules!

Best Classical Album

Robert Shaw
For: Barber: Prayers of Kierkegaard/Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem/Bartok: Cantata Profana

Best Choral performance

Robert Shaw
For: Barber/Williams/Bartok

Best Orchestral performance

Pierre Boulez
For: Mahler: Symphony No. 9

Best Opera performance

For: Bartok: Bluebeard's Castle

Best Soloist with orchestra

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
For: Penderecki: Violin Con. No. 2 "Metamorphosen'"

Best Soloist without orchestra

Murray Perahia
For: Bach: English Suites Nos. 1, 3 & 6

Best Chamber music

Andre Previn
For: American Scenes (Works of Copland, Previn, Barber, Gershwin)

Best Small ensemble (Classical)

Steve Reich and Musicians
For: Reich: Music for 18 Musicians

Best Classical Vocal

Renee Fleming
For: The Beautiful Voice

Best Contemporary classical composition

Krzysztof Penderecki
For: Penderecki: Violin Con. No. 2 'Metamorphosen,'

Best Crossover album

Yo-Yo Ma
For: Soul of the Tango -- The Music of Astor Piazzolla

Best Classical Engineering


Classical Producer of the year

Steven Epstein.

Best Contemporary jazz

Pat Metheny Group
For: Imaginary Day

Best Jazz Vocal

Shirley Horn
For: I Remember Miles

Best Jazz Instrumental performance

Herbie Hancock
For: Gershwin's World

Best Instrumental Jazz solo

Chick Corea and Gary Burton
For: Rhumbata

Best Large jazz ensemble

Count Basie Orchestra
For: Count Plays Duke

Best Latin jazz

Arturo Sandoval
For: Hot House

Best Contemporary soul gospel album

Kirk Franklin
For: The Nu Nation Project

Best Rock gospel

Ashley Cleveland
For: You Are There

Best Pop/contemporary gospel

Deniece Williams
For: This Is My Song

Best Southern/country/bluegrass gospel

The Apostle --Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture - various artists

Best Traditional soul gospel

Cissy Houston
For: He Leadeth Me

Best Gospel choir

the Associates
For: Reflections

Best Contemporary folk album

Lucinda Williams
For: Car Wheels on a Gravel Road

Best Traditional folk

For: Long Journey Home

Best Contemporary blues

Keb Mo
For: Slow Down

Best Traditional blues

Otis Rush
For: Any Place I'm Going

Best Reggae

Sly and Robbie
For: Friends

Best World music

Gilberto Gil
For: Quanta Live

Best New Age

For: Landmarks

Best Polka

Jimmy Sturr
For: Dance With Me

Best Tropical Latin

Marc Anthony
For: Contra la Corriente

Best Mexican-American

Los Super Seven
For: Los Super Seven

Best Tejano

Flaco Jimenez
For: Said and Done

Best Latin rock/alternative

For: Suenos Liquidos

Best Song for movie or TV

My Heart Will Go on

Best Instrumental composition for movie or TV

John Williams
For: Saving Private Ryan

Best Musical show album

Mark Mancina
For: The Lion King

Best Instrumental composition

Bela Fleck, Future Man and Victor Lemonte
For: Almost 12

Best Instrumental arrangement:

Don Sebesky
For: Waltz for Debby

Best Instrumental arrangement with vocals

Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder and Robert Sadin
For: St. Louis Blues

Best Children/musical

Muppets/various artists
For: Elmopalooza!

Best Children/spoken word

various artists
For: The Children's Shakespeare

Best Spoken word

Christopher Reeve
For: Still Me

Best Engineering/nonclassical

The Globe Sessions

Producer of the year/nonclassical

Rob Cavallo

Best Remixer

David Morales

Best Recording package

For: Ray of Light

Best Boxed package

The Complete Hank Williams

Best Album notes

Miles Davis Quintet 1965-1968

Best Historical album

The Complete Hank Williams

Best Video/short

For: Ray of Light

Best Video/long

Lou Reed
For: Rock and Roll Heart

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