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2005 Grammy Info
Winners Announced: February 13, 2005
Held at: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Host: Queen Latifah
Eligibility Year: October 1, 2003 - September 30, 2004
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2005 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year:
Here We Go Again - Ray Charles and Norah Jones

Album of the Year:
Genius Loves Company - Ray Charles and Various Artists

Song of the Year:
Daughters - John Mayer (John Mayer)

New Artist:
Maroon 5

Female Pop Vocal Performance:
Sunrise - Norah Jones

Male Pop Vocal Performance:
Daughters - John Mayer

Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Heaven - Los Lonely Boys

Pop Collaboration With Vocals:
Here We Go Again - Ray Charles and Norah Jones

Pop Instrumental Performance:
11th Commandment - Ben Harper

Pop Instrumental Album:
Henry Mancini: Pink Guitar - Various Artists

Pop Vocal Album:
Genius Loves Company - Ray Charles and Various Artists

Dance Recording:
Toxic - Britney Spears

Electronic/Dance Album:
Kish Kash - Basement Jaxx

Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Stardust The Great American Songbook Volume III - Rod Stewart

Solo Rock Vocal Performance:
Code of Silence - Bruce Springsteen

Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal:
Vertigo - U2

Hard Rock Performance:
Slither - Velvet Revolver

Metal Performance:
Whiplash - Motorhead

Rock Instrumental Performance:
Mrs. O'Leary's Cow - Brian Wilson

Rock Song:
Vertigo - Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen (U2)

Rock Album:
American Idiot - Green Day

Alternative Music Album:
A Ghost Is Born - Wilco

Female R&B Vocal Performance:
If I Ain't Got You - Alicia Keys

Male R&B Vocal Performance:
Call My Name - Prince

R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals:
My Boo - Usher and Alicia Keys

Traditional R&B Vocal Performance:
Musicology - Prince

Urban/Alternative Performance:
Cross My Mind - Jill Scott

R&B Song:
You Don't Know My Name - Alicia Keys, Harold Lilly and Kanye West (Alicia Keys)

R&B Album:
The Diary of Alicia Keys - Alicia Keys

Contemporary R&B Album:
Confessions - Usher

Rap Solo Performance:
99 Problems - Jay-Z

Rap Performance by a Duo or Group:
Let's Get It Started - The Black Eyed Peas

Rap/Sung Collaboration:
Yeah! - Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris

Rap Song:
Jesus Walks - C. Smith and Kanye West (Kanye West)

Rap Album:
The College Dropout - Kanye West

Female Country Vocal Performance:
Redneck Woman - Gretchen Wilson

Male Country Vocal Performance:
Live Like You Were Dying - Tim McGraw

Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal:
Top of the World - Dixie Chicks

Country Collaboration With Vocals:
Portland Oregon - Loretta Lynn and Jack White

Country Instrumental Performance:
Earl's Breakdown - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs, Vassar Clements and Jerry Douglas

Country Song:
Live Like You Were Dying - Tim Nichols and Craig Wiseman (Tim McGraw):

Country Album:
Van Lear Rose - Loretta Lynn

Bluegrass Album:
Brand New Strings - Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

New Age Album:
Returning - Will Ackerman

Contemporary Jazz Album:
Unspeakable - Bill Frisell

Jazz Vocal Album:
R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) - Nancy Wilson

Jazz Instrumental Solo:
Speak Like a Child - Herbie Hancock

Jazz Instrumental Album - Individual or Group:
Illuminations - McCoy Tyner with Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride and Lewis Nash

Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
Concert in the Garden - Maria Schneider Orchestra:

Latin Jazz Album:
Land of the Sun - Charlie Haden

Gospel Performance:
Heaven Help Us All - Ray Charles and Gladys Knight

Rock Gospel Album:
Wire - Third Day

Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album:
All Things New - Steven Curtis Chapman

Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album:
Worship and Faith - Randy Travis

Traditional Soul Gospel Album:
There Will Be a Light - Ben Harper and The Blind Boys of Alabama

Contemporary Soul Gospel Album:
Nothing Without You - Smokie Norful

Gospel Choir or Chorus Album:
Live... This is Your House - The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Latin Pop Album:
Amar Sin Mentiras - Marc Anthony

Latin Rock/Alternative Album:
Street Signs - Ozomatli

Traditional Tropical Latin Album:
- !Ahora Si! - Israel Lopez "Cachao"

Salsa/Merengue Album:
Across 110th Street - Spanish Harlem Orchestra featuring Ruben Blades

Mexican/Mexican-American Album:
Intimamente - Intocable

Tejano Album:
Polkas, Gritos y Acordeones - David Lee Garza, Joel Guzman and Sunny Sauceda

Traditional Blues Album:
Blues to the Bone - Etta James

Contemporary Blues Album:
Keep It Simple - Keb' Mo'

Traditional Folk Album:
Beautiful Dreamer - The Songs of Stephen Foster - Various Artists

Contemporary Folk Album:
The Revolution Starts Now - Steve Earle

Native American Music Album:
Cedar Dream Songs - Bill Miller

Hawaiian Music Album:
Slack Key Guitar Volume 2 - Various Artists

Reggae Album:
True Love - Toots and The Maytals

Traditional World Music Album:
Raise Your Spirit Higher - Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Contemporary World Music Album:
Egypt - Youssou N'Dour

Polka Album:
Let's Kiss: 25th Anniversary Album - Brave Combo

Musical Album for Children:
cELLAbration! A Tribute to Ella Jenkins - Various Artists

Spoken Word Album for Children:
The Train They Call The City of New Orleans - Tom Chapin

Spoken Word Album:
My Life - Bill Clinton

Comedy Album:
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction - Jon Stewart and The Cast of the Daily Show

Musical Show Album:

Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Garden State - Various Artists

Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Howard Shore, composer

Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media:
Into the West - Annie Lennox, Howard Shore and Fran Walsh, songwriters, track from "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"

Instrumental Composition:
Past Present and Future - Slide Hampton, composer (The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra), from "The Way - Music of Slide Hampton"

Instrumental Arrangement:
Past Present and Future - Slide Hampton, arranger (The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra), from "The Way - Music of Slide Hampton"

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s):
Over the Rainbow - Victor Vanacore, arranger (Ray Charles & Johnny Mathis), from "Genius Loves Company"

Recording Package:):
A Ghost is Born - Peter Buchanan-Smith and Dan Nadel, art directors (Wilco)

Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
Once in a Lifetime - Stefan Sagmeister, art director (Talking Heads)

Album Notes:
The Complete Columbia Recordings of Woody Herman and His Orchestra and Woodchoppers (1945-1947) - Loren Schoenberg, album notes writer (Woody Herman and His Orchestra)

Historical Album:
Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm and Blues, 1945-1970 - Daniel Cooper and Michael Gray, compilation producers

Engineered Album - Non-Classical:
Genius Loves Company - Robert Fernandez, John Harris, Terry Howard, Pete Karam, Joel Moss, Al Schmitt and Ed Thacker, engineers

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:
John Shanks

Remixed Recording, Non-Classical:
It's My Life (Jacques Lu Cont's Thin White Duke Mix) - Jacques Lu Cont, remixer (No Doubt)

Surround Sound Album:
Genius Loves Company - Robert Hadley and Doug Sax, surround mastering

Engineered Album - Classical:
Higdon: City Scape Concerto for Orchestra - Jack Renner, engineer (Robert Spano)
Producer of the Year, Classical:
David Frost

Classical Album:
Adams: On the Transmigration of Souls - Lorin Maazel, conductor
John Adams and Lawrence Rock, producers

Best Orchestral Performance (Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra):
Adams: On The Transmigration Of Souls - Lorin Maazel, conductor (Brooklyn Youth Chorus & New York Choral Artists New York Philharmonic, Nonesuch Records)

Opera Recording:
Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro - Rene Jacobs, conductor Patrizia Ciofi, Veronique Gens, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager and Lorenzo Regazzo Martin Sauer, producer (Various Artists Concerto K.Joln)

Choral Performance:
Berlioz: Requiem - Robert Spano, conductor
Norman Mackenzie, choir director (Frank Lopardo, tenor Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra):
Previn: Violin Concerto 'Anne-Sophie'/Bernstein: Serenade - Andre Previn, conductor Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
(Boston Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra)

Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra):
Aire Latino (Morel, Villa-Lobos, Ponce, etc) - David Russell, guitar

Chamber Music Performance:
Prokofiev (ArrPletnev): Cinderella - Suite for Two Pianos/Ravel: Ma Mere L'Oye - Martha Argerich, piano and Mikhail Pletnev, piano

Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor):
Carlos Chavez - Complete Chamber Music, Vol2 - Jeff von der Schmidt, conductor Southwest Chamber Music

Classical Vocal Performance:
Ives: Songs (The Things Our Fathers Loved the Housatonic at Stockbridge, etc) - Susan Graham, mezzo soprano

Classical Contemporary Composition:
Adams: on the Transmigration of Souls - John Adams (Lorin Maazel Brooklyn Youth Chorus and New York Choral Artists New York Philharmonic)

Classical Crossover Album:
LAGQ's Guitar Heroes - Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Short Form Music Video:
Vertigo - U2

Long Form Music Video:
Concert for George - Various Artists

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