30th Annual Grammy Awards

The 30th Annual Grammy Awards were held March 2, 1988, at Radio City Music Hall, New York City. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.[1][2]

30th Annual Grammy Awards
DateMarch 2, 1988
LocationRadio City Music Hall, New York City
Hosted byBilly Crystal
Most awardsU2 (3)
Television/radio coverage
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Album of the Year went to U2 for The Joshua Tree, and Song of the Year went to Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and James Horner for "Somewhere Out There".

Performers edit

Artist(s) Song(s)
Whitney Houston "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"
George Benson "Twice The Love"/ "Let's Do It Again"
Cab Calloway "Minnie The Moocher"
Billy Joel "New York State of Mind"
Los Lobos "La Bamba"
Suzanne Vega "Luka" / "Tom's Diner"
George Strait "All My Ex's Live in Texas"
K. T. Oslin "80's Ladies"
Randy Travis "Forever and Ever, Amen"
Betsy Cook & Linda Thompson "Telling Me Lies"
Restless Heart "I'll Still Be Loving You"
Terence Trent D'Arby "If You Let Me Stay" / "The First Cut Is the Deepest"
Michael Jackson "The Way You Make Me Feel" / "Man in the Mirror"
Jocko Henderson featuring
The Angels
The Cadillacs
The Flamingos
The Regents
Lou Reed
Ruben Blades
Buster Poindexter

Award winners edit

Record of the Year

Album of the Year

Song of the Year

Best New Artist

Blues edit

Children's edit

Classical edit

Comedy edit

Best Comedy Recording

Composing and arranging edit

Country edit

Folk edit

Gospel edit

Historical edit

Jazz edit

Latin edit

Musical show edit

Music video edit

New Age edit

Packaging and notes edit

Polka edit

Best Polka Recording

Pop edit

Production and engineering edit

R&B edit

Reggae edit

Rock edit

Spoken edit

External links edit

References edit

  1. ^ "New, Old Musicians Win Awards at Grammys". The Press-Courier. 2 March 1988. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  2. ^ "1987 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 6 June 2023.