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The 31st Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 22, 1989, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.[1][2]

31st Annual Grammy Awards
DateFebruary 22, 1989
LocationShrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Hosted byBilly Crystal
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

Album of the Year went to George Michael for Faith, and Song of the Year went to Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy".

Award winnersEdit

Record of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year
Best New Artist

BluesEdit

Children'sEdit

ClassicalEdit

ComedyEdit

Composing and arrangingEdit

CountryEdit

FolkEdit

GospelEdit

HistoricalEdit

JazzEdit

LatinEdit

Musical showEdit

Music videoEdit

New AgeEdit

Packaging and notesEdit

PolkaEdit

PopEdit

Production and engineeringEdit

R&BEdit

RapEdit

Best Rap Performance

ReggaeEdit

RockEdit

SpokenEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The Rap Field was added to the Grammy Awards in 1989.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chapman, McFerrin lead Grammy winners". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 23 February 1989. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  2. ^ "1988 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.