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1978 Grammy Info
Winners Announced: February 23, 1978
Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Host: John Denver
Eligibility Year: October 1, 1976 - September 30, 1977
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1978 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Hotel California - Eagles

Album of the Year:
Rumours, Fleetwood Mac (Warner Bros.)

Song of the Year (tie):
Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen), Barbra Streisand and Paul Williams, songwriters
You Light Up My Life - Joe Brooks, songwriter

Best New Artist of the Year:
Debby Boone

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male:
Handy Man - James Taylor

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female:
Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen), Barbra Streisand

Best Pop Vocal Performance By a Duo, Group or Chorus:
How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees

Best Pop Instrumental Performance:
Star Wars, John Williams conducting London Symphony Orchestra

Best Rhythm and Blues Song:
You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer and Vini Poncia, songwriters

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male:
Unmistakably Lou, Lou Rawls

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female:
Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance By a Duo, Group or Chorus:
Best of My Love - Emotions

Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance:
Q - Brothers Johnson

Best Jazz Vocal Performance:
Look to the Rainbow, Al Jarreau

Best Jazz Performance By a Soloist:
The Giants, Oscar Peterson

Best Jazz Performance By a Group:
The Phil Woods Six?Live From the Showboat, Phil Woods

Best Jazz Performance By a Big Band:
Prime Time, Count Basie and His Orchestra

Best Country Song:
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Richard Leigh, songwriter

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male:
Lucille - Kenny Rogers

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female:
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle

Best Country Vocal Performance By a Duo or Group:
Heaven's Just a Sin Away - The Kendalls

Best Country Instrumental Performance:
Country Instrumentalist of the Year, Hargus Pig Robbins

Best Gospel Performance, Contemporary or Inspirational:
Sail On, Imperials

Best Gospel Performance, Traditional:
Just a Little Talk With Jesus - Oak Ridge Boys

Best Soul Gospel Performance, Contemporary:
Wonderfull, Edwin Hawkins and the Edwin Hawkins Singers

Best Soul Gospel Performance, Traditional:
James Cleveland Live at Carnegie Hall, James Cleveland

Best Latin Recording:
Dawn, Mongo Santamaria (Vaya)

Best Inspirational Performance:
Home Where I Belong, B.J. Thomas

Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording:
Hard Again, Muddy Waters (Blue Sky/CBS)

Best Instrumental Arrangement:
Nadia's Theme (The Young and the Restless), Harry Betts, Perry Botkin, Jr. and Barry De Vorzon, arrangers

Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s):
Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen), lan Freebairn-Smith, arranger

Best Arrangement for Voices:
New Kid in Town - Eagles, arrangers

Best Instrumental Composition:
Main Title From Star Wars - John Williams, composer

Best Cast Show Album:
Annie, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, composers (Columbia)

Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special:
Star Wars, John Williams, composer (20th Century)

Album of the Year, Classical:
Concert of the Century, Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Isaac Stern, Mstislav Rostropovich, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Yehudi Menuhin and Lyndon Woodside (Columbia)

Best Classical Orchestral Performance:
Mahler, Symphony No. 9, Carlo Maria Giulini conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Best Chamber Music Performance:
Schoenberg, Quartets for Strings, Juilliard Quartet

Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra):
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons, Itzhak Perlman, violin; Itzhak Perlman conducting London Philharmonic Orchestra

Best Classical Performance Instrumental Soloist(s) (Without Orchestra):
Beethoven, Sonata for Piano No. 18; Schumann, Fantasiestücke, Artur Rubinstein, piano

Best Opera Recording:
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess, John De Main conducting Sherwin M. Goldman Houston Grand Opera Production; solos: Albert, Dale, Smith, Shakesnider, Lane, Brice and Smalls (RCA)

Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera):
Verdi, Requiem, Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Margaret Hillis, choral director of the Chicago Symphony Chorus

Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance:
Bach, Arias, Janet Baker; Neville Marriner conducting Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Best Comedy Recording:
Let's Get Small, Steve Martin (Warner Bros.)

Best Spoken Word Recording:
The Belle of Amherst, Julie Harris (Credo)

Best Recording for Children:
Aren't You Glad You're You, Sesame Street cast and Muppets (Sesame Street)

Best Album Package:
Simple Dreams, Kosh, art director (Asylum)

Best Album Notes:
Bing Crosby: A Legendary Performer, George T. Simon, annotator (RCA)

Best Producer of the Year:
Peter Asher


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