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Chapman, McFerrin Lead Grammy Race : Baker, Sting, Michael, Winwood Also Capture Mutliple Nominations

January 13, 1989|DENNIS HUNT | Times Staff Writer

John Henken also contributed to this article.

The following is a partial list of the nominees for the 31st annual Grammy Awards:

Record: "Don't Worry, Be Happy," Bobby McFerrin. "Fast Car," Tracy Chapman. "Giving You the Best That I Got," Anita Baker. "Man in the Mirror," Michael Jackson. "Roll With It," Steve Winwood.

Album: "Faith," George Michael, ". . . Nothing Like the Sun," Sting. "Roll With It," Steve Winwood. "Simple Pleasures," Bobby McFerrin. "Tracy Chapman," Tracy Chapman.

Song: "Be Still My Beating Heart," Sting. "Don't Worry, Be Happy," Bobby McFerrin. "Fast Car," Tracy Chapman. "Giving You the Best that I Got," Anita Baker. "Piano in the Dark," Brenda Russell.

New Artist: Rick Astley, Tracy Chapman, Toni Childs, Take 6, Vanessa Williams.

Female Pop Vocal: "Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm," Joni Mitchell. "Fast Car," Tracy Chapman. "Get Here," Brenda Russell. "One Moment in Time," Whitney Houston. "Tell It to My Heart," Taylor Dayne.

Male Pop Vocal: "Be Still My Beating Heart," Sting. "Don't Worry, Be Happy," Bobby McFerrin. "Father Figure," George Michael. "A Groovy Kind of Love," Phil Collins. "Roll With It," Steve Winwood.

Female Rock Vocal: "All Fired Up," Pat Benatar. "Bring Me Some Water," Melissa Etheridge. "Don't Walk Away," Toni Childs. "The Lion and the Cobra," Sinead O'Connor. "Tina Live in Europe," Tina Turner.

Male Rock Vocal: "After Midnight," Eric Clapton. "Forever Young," Rod Stewart. "Robbie Robertson" (album), Robbie Robertson. "Simply Irresistible," Robert Palmer. "Unchain My Heart" (album), Joe Cocker.

Rock Vocal, Group or Duo: "Beds Are Burning," Midnight Oil. "Desire," U2. "I Hate Myself for Loving You," Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. "Kick" (album), INXS. "Let It Roll" (album), Little Feat.

Hard Rock/Metal Performance: ". . . And Justice for All," Metallica. "Blow Up Your Video," AC/DC. "Cold Metal," Iggy Pop. "Crest of a Knave," Jethro Tull. "Nothing's Shocking," Jane's Addiction.

Female R&B Vocal: "Girlfriend," Pebbles. "Giving You the Best That I Got," Anita Baker. "I'll Always Love You," Taylor Dayne. "The Right Stuff," Vanessa Williams. "The Way You Love Me," Karyn White.

Male R&B Vocal: "Any Love," Luther Vandross. "Characters," Stevie Wonder. "Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby," Terence Trent D'Arby. "Joy," Teddy Pendergrass. "Nite and Day," Al B. Sure!

Pop Instrumental: "Always With Me, Always With You," Joe Satriani. "Close Up," David Sanborn. "Music From L.A., Law & Otherwise," Mike Post. "Pump Up the Volume," M-A-R-R-S. "Silhouette," Kenny G.

Rock Instrumental: "Blues for Salvador," Carlos Santana. "Guitar," Frank Zappa. "Hideaway," the Jeff Healey Band. "Surfing with the Alien," Joe Satriani. "Writes of Winter," Jimmy Page.

R&B Vocal, Duo or Group: "Acting This Way," the Robert Cray Band. "Da' Butt," E.U. "If It Isn't Love," New Edition. "Love Overboard," Gladys Knight & the Pips. "Rocket 2 U," the Jets.

R&B Instrumental: "Coast to Coast," Cornell Dupree & Who It Is. "I Came to Play," Paul Jackson Jr. "Light Years," Chick Corea. "Reflections," George Howard. "So Amazing," Gerald Albright. "What's Going On," Doc Powell.

R&B Song: "Any Love," Luther Vandross. "Don't Be Cruel," Bobby Brown. "Giving You the Best That I Got," Anita Baker. "I'll Always Love You," Taylor Dayne. "Just Got Paid," Johnny Kemp.

Rap: "Going Back to Cali," L.L. Cool J. "Parents Just Don't Understand," D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. "Push It," Salt-N-Pepa. "Supersonic," J.J. Fad. "Wild Wild West," Kool Moe Dee.

Pop Vocal, Duo or Group: "Anything for You" (Spanish version), Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine. "Brasil," Manhattan Transfer. "Kokomo," Beach Boys. "Piano in the Dark," Brenda Russell and Joe Esposito. "Wild, Wild West," the Escape Club.

New Age Performance: "Castalia," Mark Isham. "Down in Belgorod," Paul Winter. "Folksongs for a Nuclear Village," Shadowfax. "Local Color," Steve Khan and Rob Mounsey. "Neverland," Suzanne Ciani.

Female Jazz Vocal: "Autumn Leaves," Rickie Lee Jones. "Fine and Mellow," Carmen McRae. "Look What I Got!" Betty Carter. "The Men in My Life," Lena Horne. "Miss Peggy Lee Sings the Blues," Peggy Lee.

Male Jazz Vocal: "Brother," Bobby McFerrin. "Ever Since the World Ended," Mose Allison. "Live in Montreux," Joao Gilberto. "September Ballads," Mark Murphy. "A Vintage Year," Mel Torme.

Jazz Vocal by Duo or Group: "The Carmen McRae-Betty Carter Duets," Carmen McRae and Betty Carter. "I Won't Leave You Again," Lena Horne and Joe Williams. "One More Rose," Jackie Cain and Roy Kral. "Spread Love," Take 6. "Stings 'N' Swing 'I Remember Bird,' " the Cunninghams.

Jazz Solo Instrumental: "Don't Try This at Home," Michael Brecker. "Duets," Rob Wasserman. "Music from Siesta," Miles Davis. "Random Abstract," Branford Marsalis. "The Wynton Marsalis Quartet Live at Blues Alley," Wynton Marsalis.

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