Grammy Awards 1995

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The 37th US Grammy Awards took place on March 1, 1995.

At the 1995 Grammy Awards , 87 categories were honored in 26 fields and five honorary Grammys were awarded for life's work.

Main categories

Single of the year (Record of the Year):

Album of the Year:

Song of the Year:

Best New Artist:

Work behind the mixer

Producer of the Year (Producer Of The Year):

Classical Producer of the Year (Classical Producer Of The Year):

Best mix of an album without classical music (Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical):

Best mix of a classical recording (Best Classical Engineered Recording):


Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - Pop :

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - Pop :

Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Pop (Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals):

Best collaboration with vocals - Pop (Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals):

Best Pop Instrumental Performance - Pop :

Best Pop Album (Best Pop Album):

Traditional pop

Best Vocal Album - Traditional Pop (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album):


Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - Rock :

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - Rock (Best Male Rock Vocal Performance):

Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Rock (Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals):

Best hard rock performance (Best Hard Rock Performance):

Best metal performance (Best Metal Performance):

Best performance of a rock instrumentals ( Best Rock Instrumental Performance ):

Best Rock Song (Best Rock Song):

Best rock album (Best Rock Album):


Best Alternative Album ( Best Alternative Music Album ):

Rhythm & Blues

Best Female Vocal Performance - R&B (Best Female R&B Vocal Performance):

Best Male Vocal Performance - R&B (Best Male R&B Vocal Performance):

Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Pop (Best R & B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals):

Best R&B Song (Best R&B Song):

Best R&B Album (Best R&B Album):

  • II by Boyz II Men


Best Solo Performance - Rap (Best Rap Solo Performance):

Best Performance By A Duo Or Group - Rap (Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group):


Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - Country (Best Country Vocal Performance, Female):

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - Country (Best Country Vocal Performance, Male):

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group (Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal):

Best collaboration with vocals - Country (Best Country Vocal Collaboration):

Best Performance by a Country Instrumentals (Best Country Instrumental Performance):

Best Country Song (Best Country Song):

Best Country Album (Best Country Album):

  • Stones In The Road by Mary Chapin Carpenter

Best Bluegrass Recording (Best Bluegrass Recording):

  • The Great Dobro Sessions by various performers

New Age

Best New Age Album (Best New Age Album):


Best contemporary jazz performance (Best Contemporary Jazz Performance):

Best Jazz Vocal Performance (Best Jazz Vocal Performance):

  • Mystery Lady - Songs Of Billie Holiday by Etta James

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo (Best Jazz Instrumental Solo):

Best Jazz Instrumental performance, single artist or group (Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group):

Best Performance by a jazz big ensembles (Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance):

Best Latin jazz performance (Best Latin Jazz Performance):


Best rock gospel album (Best Rock Gospel Album):

  • Wake-up call from Petra

Best Contemporary / Pop Gospel Album (Best Pop / Contemporary Gospel Album):

Best Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album (Best Gospel, Country Gospel Or Bluegrass Gospel Album):

Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album (Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album):

Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album (Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album):

Best Gospel Choir album (Best Gospel Album By A Choir Or Chorus)

  • Through God's Eyes by the Thompson Community Singers, conducted by Milton Brunson
  • Live In Atlanta At Morehouse College by the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir conducted by Hezekiah Walker


Best Latin Pop Performance (Best Latin Pop Performance):

Best Tropical Latin performance (Best Tropical Latin Performance):

Best Performance by Mexican-American Music (Best Mexican-American Performance)


Best Traditional Blues Album (Best Traditional Blues Album):

Best Contemporary Blues Album (Best Contemporary Blues Album):


Best Traditional Folk Album (Best Traditional Folk Album):

Best Contemporary Folk Album (Best Contemporary Folk Album):


Best Reggae Album (Best Reggae Album):

World music

Best World Music Album (Best World Music Album):


Best Polka Album (Best Polka Album):

For children

Best Musical Album for Children (Best Musical Album For Children):

Best Spoken Album for Children (Best Spoken Word Album For Children):

  • The Lion King Read-Along by Robert Guillaume (Producers: Ted Kryczko, Randy Thornton)


Best Spoken Album or album without music (Best Spoken Word Or Non-Musical Album):

Best Spoken Comedy Album (Best Spoken Comedy Album):

Musical show

Best Musical Show Album (Best Musical Show Album):

Composition / arrangement

Best Instrumental Composition (Best Instrumental Composition):

Best Instrumental Arrangement (Best Instrumental Arrangement):

Best instrumental arrangement with vocal accompaniment (Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals):

Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture Or For Television :

Best instrumental composition written for film or television (Best Instrumental Composition Written For A Motion Picture Or For Television) :

Packages and album text

Best Recording Package (Best Recording Package):

Best Recording Package as a box (Best Recording Package - Boxed):

Best Album Notes:

  • Louis Armstrong - Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man 1923–1934 by Louis Armstrong

Historical recordings

Best Historical Album (Best Historical Album):

  • The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books On Verve by Ella Fitzgerald (Producer: Michael Lang)

Classical music

Best classical album (Best Classical Album):

Best orchestral performance:

  • Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra; Four Orchestral Pieces, Op. 12 of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pierre Boulez

Best Opera Recording (Best Opera Recording):

  • Floyd: Susannah von Kenn Chester, Jerry Hadley, Samuel Ramey, Cheryl Studer and the Orchester de l'Opéra de Lyon and choir under the direction of Kent Nagano

Best choral performance (Best Choral Performance):

Best solo instrument performances with orchestra (Best Instrumental Soloist (s) Performance with Orchestra):

  • The New York Album - Works Of Albert, Bartók & Bloch by Yo-Yo Ma and the Baltimore Orchestra under the direction of David Zinman

Best solo instrument performance without orchestra (Best Instrumental Soloist (s) Performance without Orchestra):

  • Haydn: Piano Sonatas No. 32, 47, 53, 59 by Emanuel Ax

Best chamber music performance (Best Chamber Music Performance):

Best Classical Vocal Performance (Best Classical Vocal Performance):

  • The Impatient Lover - Italian Songs By Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart by Cecilia Bartoli

Best Classical Contemporary Composition (Best Classical Contemporary Composition):

Music video

Best Music Video Short (Best Short Form Music Video):

Best Music Video Long (Best Long Form Music Video):

  • Zoo TV - Live From Sidney by U2

Special Merit Awards

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Trustees Award