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22nd Annual Grammy Awards

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The 22nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 1980, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1979. This year was notable for being the first year to have a designated category for Rock music.[1][2]

22nd Annual Grammy Awards
DateFebruary 27, 1980
LocationShrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Hosted byKenny Rogers
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

Album of the Year went to Phil Ramone and Billy Joel for 52nd Street, and Song of the Year went to Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald for "What a Fool Believes".

Contents

WinnersEdit

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

Children'sEdit

ClassicalEdit

ComedyEdit

Best Comedy Recording

Composing and arrangingEdit

Best Instrumental Composition
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special
  • "Superman'"
    • John Williams (composer)
Best Instrumental Arrangement
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocals

CountryEdit

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Best Country Song

DiscoEdit

The award for Best Disco Recording was first given out at the 1980 Grammy Awards; however, this was the only year it was ever presented.

Best Disco Recording

FolkEdit

GospelEdit

HistoricalEdit

JazzEdit

LatinEdit

Musical showEdit

Packaging and notesEdit

PopEdit

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Production and engineeringEdit

R&BEdit

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Best R&B Song

RockEdit

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rock Instrumental Performance

SpokenEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Doobies top Grammy parade". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 28 February 1980. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  2. ^ "1979 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.

External linksEdit