2007 Grammy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 50th Annual Grammy Awards were presented at Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 10, 2008.

Record: “Rehab,” Amy Winehouse
Album: River: The Joni Letters, Herbie Hancock
Song: “Rehab,” Amy Winehouse, songwriter (Amy Winehouse)
New Artist: Amy Winehouse
Female Pop Vocal: “Rehab,” Amy Winehouse
Male Pop Vocal: “What Goes Around...Comes Around,” Justin Timberlake
Pop Duo or Group with Vocals: “Makes Me Wonder,” Maroon 5
Pop Collaboration with Vocals: “Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On),” Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Pop Instrumental: “One Week Last Summer,” Joni Mitchell
Pop Instrumental Album: The Mix-Up, Beastie Boys
Pop Vocal Album: Back To Black, Amy Winehouse
Dance Recording: “LoveStoned/I Think She Knows,” Justin Timberlake
Electronic/Dance Recording: “We Are The Night,” The Chemical Brothers
Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Call Me Irresponsible, Michael Bublé
Solo Rock Vocal: “Radio Nowhere,” Bruce Springsteen
Rock Duo or Group with Vocals: “Icky Thump,” The White Stripes
Hard Rock: “The Pretender,” Foo Fighters
Metal: “Final Six,” Slayer
Rock Instrumental: “Once Upon A Time In The West,” Bruce Springsteen
Rock Song: “Radio Nowhere,” Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)
Rock Album: Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Foo Fighters
Alternative Music Album: Icky Thump, The White Stripes
Female R&B Vocal: “No One,” Alicia Keys
Male R&B Vocal: “Future Baby Mama,” Prince
R&B Duo or Group with Vocals: “Disrespectful,” Chaka Khan Featuring Mary J. Blige
Traditional R&B Vocal: “In My Songs,” Gerald Levert
Urban/Alternative Vocal: “ Daydreamin',” Lupe Fiasco Featuring Jill Scott
R&B Song: “No One,” Dirty Harry, Kerry Brothers & Alicia Keys, songwriter (Alicia Keys)
R&B Album: Funk This, Chaka Khan
Contemporary R&B Vocal Album: Because Of You, Ne-Yo
Rap Solo: “Stronger,” Kanye West
Rap Duo or Group: “Southside,” Common Featuring Kanye West
Rap Sung/Collaboration: “Umbrella,” Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z
Rap Song: “Good Life,” Aldrin Davis, Mike Dean, Faheem Najm & Kanye West, songwriters; (J. Ingram & Q. Jones) (Kanye West Featuring T-Pain)
Rap Album: Graduation, Kanye West
Female Country Vocal: “Before He Cheats,” Carrie Underwood
Male Country Vocal: “Stupid Boy,” Keith Urban
Country Duo or Group with Vocals: “How Long,” Eagles
Country Collaboration with Vocals: “Lost Highway,” Willie Nelson & Ray Price
Country Instrumental: “Throttleneck,” Brad Paisley
Country Song: “Before He Cheats,” Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)
Country Album: These Days, Vince Gill
Bluegrass Album: The Bluegrass Diaries, Jim Lauderdale
New Age Album: Crestone, Paul Winter Consort
Contemporary Jazz Album: River: The Joni Letters, Herbie Hancock
Jazz Vocal Album: Avant Gershwin, Patti Austin
Jazz Instrumental, Solo: “Anagram,” Michael Brecker, soloist
Jazz Instrumental Album: Pilgrimage, Michael Brecker
Large Jazz Ensemble Album: A Tale Of God's Will (A Requiem For Katrina), Terence Blanchard
Latin Jazz Album: Funk Tango, Paquito D'Rivera Quintet?
Gospel Performance: “Blessed & Highly Favored,” The Clark Sisters and " Never Gonna Break My Faith," Aretha Franklin & Mary J. Blige (Featuring The Harlem Boys Choir)
Gospel Song: “Blessed & Highly Favored,” Karen Clark-Sheard, songwriter (The Clark Sisters)
Rock Gospel Album: Before The Daylight's Shot, Ashley Cleveland
Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: A Deeper Level, Israel And New Breed
Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Salt Of The Earth, Ricky Skaggs & The Whites
Traditional Soul Gospel Album: Live - One Last Time, The Clark Sisters
Contemporary Soul Gospel Album: Free To Worship, Fred Hammond
Latin Pop Album: El Tren De Los Momentos, Alejandro Sanz
Latin Rock/Alternative Album: No Hay Espacio, Black:Guayaba
Latin Urban Album: Residente O Visitante, Calle 13
Tropical Latin Album: La Llave De Mi Corazón, Juan Luis Guerra
Mexican/Mexican-American Album: 100% Mexicano, Pepe Aguilar
Tejano Album: Before The Next Teardrop Falls, Little Joe & La Familia
Norteño Album: Detalles Y Emociones, Los Tigres Del Norte
Banda Album: Te Va A Gustar, El Chapo
Traditional Blues Album: Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live In Dallas, Henry James Townsend, Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins, Robert Lockwood, Jr. & David "Honeyboy" Edwards
Contemporary Blues Album: The Road To Escondido, JJ Cale & Eric Clapton
Traditional Folk Album: Dirt Farmer, Levon Helm
Contemporary Folk Album: Washington Square Serenade, Steve Earle
Native American Music Album: Totemic Flute Chants, Johnny Whitehorse
Hawaiian Music Album: Treasures Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Various Artists
Zydeco or Cajun Album: Live! Worldwide, Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Reggae Album: Mind Control, Stephen Marley
Traditional World Music Album: African Spirit, Soweto Gospel Choir
Contemporary World Music Album: Djin Djin, Angelique Kidjo
Polka Album: Come Share The Wine, Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra
Musical Album for Children: A Green And Red Christmas, The Muppets
Spoken Word Album for Children: Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Jim Dale
Spoken Word Album: The Audacity Of Hope: Thoughts On Reclaiming The American Dream, Barack Obama
Comedy Album: The Distant Future, Flight Of The Conchords
Musical Show Album: Spring Awakening, Duncan Sheik, producer; Duncan Sheik, composer; Steven Sater, lyricist
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media: Love, The Beatles
Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media: Ratatouille, Michael Giacchino, composer
Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media: “Love You I Do ” (from Dreamgirls), Siedah Garrett & Henry Krieger, songwriters (Jennifer Hudson)
Instrumental Composition: “Cerulean Skies,” Maria Schneider, composer (Maria Schneider Orchestra)
Instrumental Arrangement: “In A Silent Way,” Vince Mendoza, arranger (Joe Zawinul)
Instrumental Arrangement with Accompanying Vocals: “I'm Gonna Live Till I Die,” John Clayton, arranger (Queen Latifah)
Best Recording Package: Cassadaga, Zachary Nipper, art director (Bright Eyes)
Best Boxed Recording Package: What It Is!: Funky Soul And Rare Grooves (1967-1977), Masaki Koike, art director (Various Artists)
Best Album Notes: John Work, III: Recording Black Culture, Bruce Nemerov, album notes writer (Various Artists)
Historical Album: The Live Wire - Woody Guthrie In Performance 1949
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Beauty & Crime, Tchad Blake, Cameron Craig, Emery Dobyns & Jimmy Hogarth, engineers (Suzanne Vega)
Producer, Non-Classical: Mark Ronson
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: “Bring The Noise (Benny Benassi Sfaction Remix),” Benny Benassi, remixer (Public Enemy)
Best-Surround Sound Album: Love, Paul Hicks, surround mix engineer; Tim Young, surround mastering engineer; George Martin & Giles Martin, surround producers (The Beatles)
Best-Engineered Album, Classical: Grechaninov: Passion Week, John Newton, engineer (Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Bach Choir & Kansas City Chorale)
Classical Producer: Judith Sherman
Classical Album: Tower: Made In America, Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Tim Handley, producer; Tim Handley, engineer/mixer (Nashville Symphony)
Orchestral Performance: Tower: Made In America, Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Nashville Symphony)
Opera Recording: Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel, Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor; Rebecca Evans, Jane Henschel & Jennifer Larmore; Brian Couzens, producer (Sarah Coppen, Diana Montague & Sarah Tynan; New London Children's Choir; Philharmonia Orchestra)
Choral Performance: Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Simon Rattle, conductor; Simon Halsey, chorus master (Thomas Quasthoff & Dorothea Röschmann; Rundfunkchor Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker)
Instrumental Soloist with Orchestra: Barber/Korngold/Walton: Violin Concertos, Bramwell Tovey, conductor; James Ehnes (Vancouver Symphony Orchestra)
Instrumental Soloist Without Orchestra: Beethoven Sonatas, Vol. 3, Garrick Ohlsson
Chamber Music: Strange Imaginary Animals, Eighth Blackbird
Small Ensemble Performance (with or Without Conductor): Stravinsky: Apollo, Concerto In D; Prokofiev: 20 Visions Fugitives, Yuri Bashmet, conductor; Moscow Soloists
Classical Vocal: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Sings Peter Lieberson: Neruda Songs, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (James Levine; Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Classical Contemporary Composition: Made In America, Joan Tower (Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Nashville Symphony Orchestra)
Classical Crossover Album: A Love Supreme: The Legacy Of John Coltrane, Turtle Island Quartet
Music Video, Short Form: “God's Gonna Cut You Down,” (Johnny Cash) Tony Kaye, video director; Rachel Curl, video producer
Music Video, Long Form: The Confessions Tour, (Madonna) Jonas Akerlund, video director
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Burt Bacharach and Itzhak Perlman

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