1992 Grammy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

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Record of the Year
“Tears in Heaven,” Eric Clapton
Album of the YearUnplugged, Eric Clapton (Reprise)
Song of the Year“Tears in Heaven,” Eric Clapton, songwriter
Best New ArtistArrested Development
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male“Tears in Heaven,” Eric Clapton
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female“Constant Craving,” k.d. lang
Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal“Beauty and the Beast,” Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson
Best Traditional Pop Vocal PerformancePerfectly Frank, Tony Bennett
Best Pop Instrumental Performance“Beauty and the Beast,” Richard Kaufman conducting Nurenberg Symphony Orchestra
Best Rock/Contemporary Gospel AlbumUnseen Power, Petra (Dayspring)
Best Rock Song“Layla,” Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, songwriters
Best Rock Vocal Performance, MaleUnplugged, Eric Clapton
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female“Ain't It Heavy,” Melissa Etheridge
Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group With VocalAchtung Baby, U2
Best Rock Instrumental Performance“Little Wing,” Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal“Give It Away,” Red Hot Chili Peppers
Best Metal Performance With Vocal“Wish,” Nine Inch Nails
Best Alternative Music AlbumBone Machine, Tom Waits (Island)
Best Rhythm and Blues Song“End of the Road,” L.A. Reid, Babyface and Daryl Simmons, songwriters
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, MaleHeaven and Earth, Al Jarreau
Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, FemaleThe Woman I Am, Chaka Khan
Best Rhythm and Blues Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal“End of the Road,” Boys II Men
Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental PerformanceDoo-Bop, Miles Davis
Best Rap Solo Performance“Baby Got Back,” Sir Mix-A-Lot
Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group“Tennessee,” Arrested Development
Best Jazz Vocal Performance“'Round Midnight,” Bobby McFerrin
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Solo“Lush Life,” Joe Henderson
Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or GroupI Heard You Twice the First Time, Branford Marsalis
Best Large Jazz Ensemble PerformanceThe Turning Point, McCoy Tyner Big Band
Best Contemporary Jazz Performance, InstrumentalSecret Story, Pat Metheny
Best Country Song“I Still Believe in You,” Vince Gill and John Barlow Jarvis, songwriters
Best Country Vocal Performance, MaleI Still Believe in You, Vince Gill
Best Country Vocal Performance, Female“I Feel Lucky,” Mary Chapin Carpenter
Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With VocalEmmylou Harris and the Nash Ramblers at the Ryman, Emmylou Harris and the Nash Ramblers at the Ryman
Best Country Vocal Collaboration“The Whiskey Ain't Workin',” Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart
Best Country Instrumental PerformanceSneakin' Around, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed
Best Bluegrass AlbumEvery Time You Say Goodbye, Alison Krauss and Union Station (Rounder)
Best Traditional Soul Gospel AlbumHe's Working It Out for You, Shirley Caesar (Word)
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel AlbumHandel's Messiah—A Soulful Celebration, various artists (Reprise)
Best Pop Gospel AlbumThe Great Adventure, Steven Curtis Chapman (Sparrow)
Best Southern Gospel AlbumSometimes Miracles Hide, Bruce Carroll (Word)
Best Gospel Album By a Choir or ChorusEdwin Hawkins Music and Arts Seminar Mass Choir—Recorded Live in Los Angeles, Music and Arts Seminar Mass Choir; Edwin Hawkins, choir director (Fixit)
Best Latin Pop AlbumOtro Dia Mas Sin Verte, Jon Secada (Capitol-EMI-Latin)
Best Tropical Latin AlbumFrenesi, Linda Ronstadt (Elektra Entertainment)
Best Mexican/American AlbumMas Canciones, Linda Ronstadt (Elektra)
Best Traditional Blues AlbumGoin' Back to New Orleans, Dr. John (Warner Bros.)
Best Contemporary Folk AlbumAnother Country, Chieftains (RCA Victor)
Best Contemporary Blues AlbumThe Sky Is Crying, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble (Epic)
Best Traditional Folk AlbumAn Irish Evening Live at the Grand Opera House, Belfast, Chieftains (RCA Victor)
Best Reggae AlbumX-Tra Naked, Shabba Ranks (Epic)
Best New Age AlbumShepherd Moons, Enya (Reprise)
Best World Music AlbumBrasileiro, Sergio Mendes (Elektra Entertainment)
Best Polka Album35th Anniversary, Walter Ostanek (World Renowned Sounds)
Best Arrangement on an Instrumental“Strike Up the Band,” Rob McConnell, arranger
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s)“Here's to Life,” Johnny Mandel, arranger
Best Instrumental Composition“Harlem Renaissance Suite,” Benny Carter, composer
Best Musical Show AlbumGuys and Dolls—The New Broadway Cast Recording, New Broadway cast (RCA Victor)
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for TelevisionBeauty and the Beast, Alan Menken, composer
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television“Beauty and the Beast,” Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, songwriters
Best Contemporary CompositionThe Lovers, Samuel Barber, composer
Best Classical AlbumMahler, Symphony No. 9, Leonard Bernstein conducting Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Deutsche Grammophon)
Best Orchestral PerformanceMahler, Symphony No. 9, Leonard Bernstein conducting Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Best Chamber Music PerformanceBrahms, Sonatas for Cello and Piano, Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Emanuel Ax, piano
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra)Prokofiev, Sinfonia Concertante; Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme, Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Lorin Maazel conducting Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra)Horowitz—Discovered Treasures (Chopin, Clementi, Liszt, Scarlatti and Scriabin), Vladimir Horowitz, piano
Best Opera RecordingStrauss, Die Frau Ohne Schatten, Sir Georg Solti conducting Vienna Philharmonic; solos: Domingo, Varady, Van Dam, Behrens, Runkel and Jo (London)
Best Performance of a Choral WorkOrff, Carmina Burana, Herbert Blomstedt conducting San Francisco Girls and Boys Chorus, SFS Chorus and San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Best Classical Vocal PerformanceKathleen Battle at Carnegie Hall (Handel, Mozart, Liszt, Strauss, Charpentier, etc.), Kathleen Battle, soprano; Margo Garrett, accompanist
Best Comedy AlbumP.D.Q. Bach, Music for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion, Professor Peter Schickele (Telarc)
Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical AlbumWhat You Can Do to Avoid AIDS, Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Robert O'Keefe (Random House Audiobooks)
Best Album for ChildrenBeauty and the Beast—Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, various artists (Walt Disney)
Best Album PackageSpellbound—Compact (Special Package), Melanie Nissen, art director (Capitol/Virgin)
Best Album NotesQueen of Soul—The Atlantic Recordings, Dave Marsh, Jerry Wexler, David Ritz, Thulani Davis, Ahmet Ertegun, Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin, annotators (Rhino)
Best Historical AlbumThe Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio, Nat King Cole Trio (Mosaic)
Best Music Video, Short Form“Digging in the Dirt,” Peter Gabriel
Best Music Video, Long Form“Diva,” Annie Lennox
Producers of the Year (Non-Classical) (tie)Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno
L.A. Reid and Babyface
Classical Producer of the YearMichael Fine

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