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The 35th Grammy Awards Nominations : General Categories

January 08, 1993

* Best Rock Song: "Layla," Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, songwriters (Eric Clapton, artist); "Digging in the Dirt" Peter Gabriel, songwriter (Peter Gabriel, artist); "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Kurt Cobain and Nirvana, songwriters (Nirvana, artist); "Jeremy," Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament, songwriters (Pearl Jam, artist); "Human Touch," Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen, artist).

Alternative Music

* Best Alternative Music Album: "Good Stuff," The B-52's; "Wish," The Cure; "Your Arsenal," Morrissey; "Bone Machine," Tom Waits; "Nonsuch," XTC.

Rhythm and Blues

* Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female: "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me," Oleta Adams (Track from "Two Rooms"); "I Belong to You," Whitney Houston (single); "The Woman I Am," Chaka Khan (album); "I Love Your Smile," Shanice (single); "The Comfort Zone," Vanessa Williams (single).

* Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male: "Humpin' Around," Bobby Brown (single); "Lost in the Night," Peabo Bryson (single); "T.E.V.I.N.," Tevin Campbell (album); "Jam," Michael Jackson (single); "Heaven and Earth," Al Jarreau (album).

* Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "People Everyday," Arrested Development (single); "End of the Road," Boyz II Men (single); "I'll Be There," Mariah Carey and Trey Lorenz (single); "Funky Divas," En Vogue (album); "The Best Things in Life Are Free," Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson (single).

* Best R&B Instrumental Performance: "Big Idea," The Brecker Brothers (Track from "Return of the Brecker Brothers"); "Doo-Bop," Miles Davis (album); "Just the Way I Feel," George Howard (Track from "Do I Ever Cross Your Mind"); "Mood," Soul II Soul (Track from "Vol. III Just Right"); "Summer Chill," Grover Washington Jr. (Track from "Next Exit").

* Best R&B Song: "End of the Road," L.A. Reid, Babyface and Daryl Simmons, songwriters (Boyz II Men, artist); "I'll Be There," Hal Davis, Berry Gordy, Willie Hutch and Bob West, songwriters (Mariah Carey and Trey Lorenz, artists); "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)," Thomas McElroy and Denzil Foster, songwriters (En Vogue, artist); "Jam," Michael Jackson, Rene Moore, Bruce Swedien and Teddy Riley, Songwriters (Michael Jackson, artist); "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg," Dallas Austin and Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, Songwriters (TLC, artist).


* Best Rap Solo Performance: "Addams Groove," Hammer (single); "Strictly Business," LL Cool J (single); "You Gotta Believe," Marky Mark (album); "Latifah's Had It Up 2 Here," Queen Latifah (single); "Baby Got Back," Sir Mix-A-Lot (Track from "Mack Daddy").

* Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Tennessee," Arrested Development (single); "Check Your Head," Beastie Boys (album); "Jump Around," House of Pain (single); "Jump," Kris Kross (single); "Greatest Misses," Public Enemy (album).

New Age

* Best New Age Album: "Shepherd Moons," Enya; "Dream," Kitaro; "Esperanto," Shadowfax; "Rockoon," Tangerine Dream; "Dare to Dream," Yanni.


* Best Contemporary Jazz Performance, Instrumental: "Back Roads," Bob Berg (album); "Return of the Brecker Brothers," the Brecker Brothers (album); "Secret Story," Pat Metheny (album); "One Music," Bob Mintzer (album); "Upfront," David Sanborn (album).

* Best Jazz Vocal Performance: "Here's to Life," Shirley Horn (album); "You Gotta Pay the Band," Abbey Lincoln (album); " 'Round Midnight," Bobby McFerrin (Track from "Play," McFerrin/C. Corea); "All the Way," Jimmy Scott (album); "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows," Take 6 (Track from "Glengarry Glen Ross").

* Best Jazz Instrumental Solo: "Above & Below," Randy Brecker (Track from "Return of the Brecker Brothers"); "Fantasy," Miles Davis (Track from "Doo-Bop"); "Soul Eyes," Stan Getz and Kenny Barron (Track from "People Time"); "Lush Life," Joe Henderson (Track from "Lush Life--The Music of Billy Strayhorn"); "Blue Interlude," Wynton Marsalis (Track from "Blue Interlude").

* Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group: "Benny Rides Again," Eddie Daniels and Gary Burton (album); "Haunted Heart," Charlie Haden Quartet West (album); "Lush Life," Joe Henderson (album); "I Heard You Twice the First Time," Branford Marsalis (album); "I Remember Clifford," Arturo Sandoval (album).

* Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance: "Carnegie Hall Concert," Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra (album); "Harlem Renaissance," The Benny Carter Big Band and the Rutgers University Orchestra (album); "GRP All-Star Big Band," GRP All-Star Big Band (album); "Brassy & Sassy," Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass (album); "The Turning Point," McCoy Tyner Big Band (album).


* Best Country Vocal Performance, Female: "I Feel Lucky," Mary-Chapin Carpenter (single); "Wynonna," Wynonna Judd (album); "The Greatest Man I Never Knew," Reba McEntire (single); "Something in Red," Lorrie Morgan (single); "Maybe It Was Memphis," Pam Tillis (single).

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