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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

Madonna
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

Madonna
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

Aerosmith
For: Pink


Best Hard rock song

Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
For: Most High


Best Alternative

Beastie Boys
For: Hello Nasty


Best Metal

Metallica
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

Jay-Z
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

Boulez
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

Barber/Williams/Bartok


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

Chieftains
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

Clannad
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

Mana
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

Madonna
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

Madonna
For: Ray of Light


Best Video/long

Lou Reed
For: Rock and Roll Heart



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