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The 35th Grammy Awards Nominations : General Categories

January 08, 1993

* Record of the Year: "Tears in Heaven," Eric Clapton (Russ Titelman, producer); "Achy Breaky Heart," Billy Ray Cyrus (Joe Scaife and Jim Cotton, producers); "Beauty and the Beast," Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson (Walter Afanasieff, producer); "Constant Craving," k.d. lang (Greg Penny, Ben Mink and k.d. lang, producers); "Save the Best for Last," Vanessa Williams (Keith Thomas, producer).

* Album of the Year: "Unplugged," Eric Clapton (Russ Titelman, album producer); Ingenue, k.d. lang (Greg Penny, Ben Mink and k.d. lang, album producers); "Diva," Annie Lennox (Stephen Lipson, album producer); "Achtung Baby," U2 (Daniel Lanois, Brian Eno and Steve Lillywhite, album producers); "Beauty and the Beast," various artists (Howard Ashman, Alan Menken and Walter Afanasieff, album producers).

* Song of the Year: "Tears in Heaven," Eric Clapton and Will Jennings, songwriters (Eric Clapton, artist); "Achy Breaky Heart," Don Von Tress, songwriter (Billy Ray Cyrus, artist); "Beauty and the Beast," Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, songwriters (Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson, artists); "Constant Craving," k.d. lang and Ben Mink, songwriters (k.d. lang, artist); "Save the Best for Last," Wendy Waldman, Jon Lind and Phil Galdston, songwriters (Vanessa Williams, artist).

* Best New Artist: Arrested Development, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sophie B. Hawkins, Kris Kross, Jon Secada.


* Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female: "MTV Unplugged EP," Mariah Carey (album); "Celine Dion," Celine Dion (album); "Constant Craving," k.d. lang (single); "Diva," Annie Lennox (album); "Save the Best for Last," Vanessa Williams (single).

* Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male: "Tears in Heaven," Eric Clapton (single); "Us," Peter Gabriel (album); "Black or White," Michael Jackson (single); "The One," Elton John (single); "Joshua Judges Ruth," Lyle Lovett (album).

* Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Beauty and the Beast," Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson (single); "I Can't Dance," Genesis (single); "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me," George Michael and Elton John (single); "Diamonds and Pearls," Prince and the New Power Generation (single); "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough," Patty Smyth with Don Henley (single).

* Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance: "Perfectly Frank," Tony Bennett (album); "Girl Singer," Rosemary Clooney (album); "Michael Feinstein Sings the Jule Styne Songbook," Michael Feinstein (album); "Late Night at the Cafe Carlyle," Bobby Short (album); "With My Lover Beside Me," Nancy Wilson (album).

* Best Pop Instrumental Performance: "Tahitian Skies," The Chieftains with Chet Atkins (Track from the Chieftains "Another Country"); "Twenty Nine-Five," Bruce Hornsby/Branford Marsalis (Track from "Coca-Cola Vol. 3"); "COOL," Bob James and Earl Klugh (album); "Beauty and the Beast," Nurnberg Symphony, Richard Kaufman, conductor (Track from "Symphonic Hollywood"); "Hook (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)," John Williams, conductor (album).


* Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: "Ain't It Heavy," Melissa Etheridge (Track from "Never Enough"); "Shot of Poison," Lita Ford (single); "It Won't Be Long," Alison Moyet (single); "Rockinghorse," Alannah Myles (album); "The Bitch Is Back," Tina Turner (Track from "Two Rooms").

* Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male: "There Will Never Be Another Tonight," Bryan Adams (single); "Unplugged," Eric Clapton (album); "Life Is a Highway," Tom Cochrane (single); "Digging in the Dirt," Peter Gabriel (single); "The Fire Inside," Bob Seger (single); "Human Touch," Bruce Springsteen (album).

* Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Free Your Mind," En Vogue (single); "Little Village," Little Village (album); "Kiko," Los Lobos (album); "Under the Bridge," Red Hot Chili Peppers (single); "Achtung Baby," U2 (album).

* Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal: "Dirt," Alice In Chains (album); "Angel Dust," Faith No More (album); "Live and Let Die," Guns N' Roses (single); "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Nirvana (single); "Jeremy," Pearl Jam (single); "Give It Away," Red Hot Chili Peppers (single).

* Best Metal Performance With Vocal: "In the Meantime," Helmet (Track from "Meantime"); "Countdown to Extinction," Megadeth (album); "N.W.O.," Ministry (Track from "Psalm 69"); "Wish," Nine Inch Nails (Track from "Broken"); "Into the Void (Sealth)," Soundgarden (Track from "Badmotorfinger").

* Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Rock, Hard Rock and Metal): "Hound Dog," Jeff Beck and Jed Leiber (Track from "Honeymoon in Vegas, (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)"; "Bring 'em Back Alive," Dixie Dregs (album); "Gypsy/Grajonca," Santana (Track from "Milagro"); "The Extremist," Joe Satriani (album); "Little Wing," Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble (Track from "The Sky Is Crying").

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