February 12 2007
Below is a partial list of the Grammy Awards. For more Grammy coverage, see http://www.ctnow.com
Pop Collaboration with Vocals: "For Once in My Life," Tony Bennett and Stevie Wonder.
Best Female R&B Album: Mary J. Blige, "The Breakthrough
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: Mary J. Blige, "Be Without You"
Best Country Album: "Taking the Long Way Home," the Dixie Chicks
Best Rap Album: "Release Therapy," Ludacris
Classical Album: "Mahler: Symphony No. 7," Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, Andreas Neubronner, producer (San Francisco Symphony).
Orchestral Performance: "Mahler: Symphony No. 7," Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Symphony).
Opera Recording: "Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain of Tears," Robert Spano, conductor, Kelley O'Connor and Dawn Upshaw; Valerie Gross and Sid McLauchlan, producers (Women of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra).
Latin Pop Album: "Adentro," Arjona.
Rap Solo Performance: "What You Know," T.I.
Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Ridin," Chamillionaire featuring Krayzie Bone.
Rap/Sung Collaboration: "My Love," Justin Timberlake featuring T.I.
Rap Song: "Money Maker," Christopher Bridges and Pharrell Williams (Ludacris featuring; "Ridin," Anthony Henderson, J. Slainas, O. Salinas and Hakeem Seriki.
Gospel Performance: "Victory," Yolanda Adams.
Gospel Song: "Imagine Me," Kirk Franklin (Kirk Franklin).
Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album: "Glory Train," Randy Travis.
Traditional Blues Album: "Risin' With the Blues," Ike Turner.
Contemporary Blues Album: "After the Rain," Irma Thomas.
Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Walk the Line," Joaquin Phoenix and Various Artists.
Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Memoirs of a Geisha," John Williams, composer.
Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Our Town (From Cars)," Randy Newman (James Taylor).
Instrumental Composition: "A Prayer for Peace," John Williams, composer (John Williams), from "Munich - Soundtrack."
Instrumental Arrangement: "Three Ghouls," Chick Corea, arranger (Chick Corea), from "The Ultimate Adventure."
Traditional Folk Album: "We Shall Overcome - the Seeger Sessions," Bruce Springsteen.
Contemporary Folk/Americana Album: "Modern Times," Bob Dylan.
Reggae Album: "Love Is My Religion," Ziggy Marley.
Traditional World Music Album: "Blessed," Soweto Gospel Choir.
Musical Show Album: "Jersey Boys."
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Rick Rubin.
Musical Album for Children: "Catch That Train," Dan Zanes and Friends.
Comedy Album: "The Carnegie Hall Performance," Lewis Black.
New Age Album: "Amarantine," Enya.
Contemporary Jazz Album: "The Hidden Land," Béla Fleck and the Flecktones.
Jazz Instrumental Solo: "Some Skunk Funk," Michael Brecker.
Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: "The Ultimate Adventure," Chick Corea.
Latin Jazz Album: "Simpatico," the Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project.
Pop Instrumental Performance: "Mornin'," George Benson (& Al Jarreau).
Pop Instrumental Album: "Fingerprints," Peter Frampton.
Dance Recording: "Sexy Back," Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.
Electronic/Dance Album: "Confessions on a Dance Floor," Madonna.
Traditional Pop Vocal Album: "Duets: an American Classic," Tony Bennett.
Male R&B Vocal Performance: "Heaven," John Legend.
R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: "Family Affair," (Sly and the Family Stone), John Legend, Joss Stone With Van Hunt.
Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: "God Bless the Child," George Benson and Al Jarreau featuring Jill Scott.
Urban/Alternative Performance: "Crazy," Gnarls Barkley.
R&B Song: "Be Without You," Johnta Austin, Mary J. Blige, Bryan-Michael Cox and Jason Perry (Mary J. Blige).
Contemporary R&B Album: "B'Day," Beyoncé.
Female Country Vocal Performance: "Jesus, Take the Wheel," Carrie Underwood.
Male Country Vocal Performance: "The Reason Why," Vince Gill.
Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Not Ready to Make Nice," Dixie Chicks.
Country Collaboration With Vocals: "Who Says You Can't Go Home," Bon Jovi and Jennifer Nettles.
Country Song: "Jesus, Take the Wheel," Brett James, Hillary Lindsey and Gordie Sampson (Carrie Underwood).
Bluegrass Album: "Instrumentals," Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder.
Jazz Vocal Album: "Turned to Blue," Nancy Wilson.
Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Ain't No Other Man," Christina Aguilera.
Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Waiting on the World to Change," John Mayer.
Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "My Humps," Black Eyed Peas.
Solo Rock Vocal Performance: "Someday Baby," Bob Dylan.
Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Dani California," Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Rock Instrumental Performance: "The Wizard Turns On ... ," the Flaming Lips.
Rock Song: "Dani California," Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers).
Alternative Music Album: "St. Elsewhere," Gnarls Barkley.
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