Best Alternative Music Performance, Vocal or Instrumental (albums): "Under the Pink," Tori Amos; "God Shuffled His Feet," Crash Test Dummies; "Dookie," Green Day; "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy," Sarah McLachlan; "The Downward Spiral," Nine Inch Nails.
Rhythm & Blues
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: "Body and Soul," Anita Baker; "Breathe Again," Toni Braxton; "A Deeper Love," Aretha Franklin; "I Don't Want to Know," Gladys Knight; "If That's Your Boyfriend (He Wasn't Last Night)," Me'Shell NdegeOcello.
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: "When Can I See You," Babyface; "I'm Ready," Tevin Campbell; "Wait for the Magic," Al Jarreau; "Always and Forever," Luther Vandross; "Practice What You Preach," Barry White.
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "I'll Make Love to You," Boyz II Men; "Please Send Me Someone to Love," Sade; "Whatta Man," Salt-N-Pepa with En Vogue; "Biggest Part of Me," Take 6; "If Anything Ever Happened to You," BeBe & CeCe Winans.
For the Record
Los Angeles Times Tuesday January 10, 1995 Home Edition Calendar Part F Page 5 Column 3 Entertainment Desk 2 inches; 40 words Type of Material: Correction
Nirvana album-- Nirvana's "MTV Unplugged in New York" was not eligible for a 1994 Grammy nomination because it was released after the Sept. 30, 1994, Grammy deadline. A commentary in Friday's Calendar suggested that the album, which was released on Nov. 1, should have been nominated.
Best R&B Song: "Body and Soul," Rick Nowels and Ellen Shipley, songwriters (Anita Baker, artist); "If That's Your Boyfriend (He Wasn't Last Night) Me'Shell NdegeOcello, songwriter (Me'Shell NdegeOcello, artist); "I'll Make Love to You," Babyface, songwriter (Boyz II Men, artist); "When Can I See You," Babyface, songwriter (Babyface, artist); "You Mean the World to Me," Babyface, L.A. Reid and Daryl Simmons, songwriters (Toni Braxton, artist).
Best R&B Album: "Rhythm of Love," Anita Baker; "II," Boyz II Men; "I'm Ready," Tevin Campbell; "Just for You," Gladys Knight; "Plantation Lullabies," Me'Shell NdegeOcello; "Songs," Luther Vandross.
Best Rap Solo Performance: "Fantastic Voyage," Coolio; "Flava in Ya Ear," Craig Mack; "U.N.I.T.Y.," Queen Latifah; "Gin & Juice," Snoop Doggy Dogg; "This DJ," Warren G.
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Ease My Mind," Arrested Development; "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That," Cypress Hill; "Nuttin' But Love," Heavy D & the Boyz; "None of Your Business," Salt-N-Pepa; "Regulate," Warren G and Nate Dogg.
Best Female Country Vocal Performance: "Shut Up and Kiss Me," Mary Chapin Carpenter; "Is It Over Yet," Wynonna Judd; "How Can I Help You Say Goodbye," Patty Loveless; "Independence Day," Martina McBride; "She Thinks His Name Was John," Reba McEntire.
Best Male Country Vocal Performance: "Thinkin' Problem," David Ball; "Your Love Amazes Me," John Berry; "When Love Finds You," Vince Gill; "I Swear," John Michael Montgomery; "Pocket of a Clown," Dwight Yoakam.
Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal (organized duos or groups): "Blues for Dixie," Asleep at the Wheel with Lyle Lovett; "Love a Little Stronger," Diamond Rio; "When You Say Nothing at All," Alison Krauss and Union Station; "What a Crying Shame," the Mavericks; "Baby Likes to Rock It," the Tractors.
Best Country Vocal Collaboration (for artists who do not normally sing together): "Teach Your Children," Suzy Bogguss, Alison Krauss and Kathy Mattea with Crosby, Stills & Nash; "The Devil Comes Back to Georgia," Johnny Cash, Marty Stuart and Travis Tritt; "Patches," George Jones and B.B. King; "I Fall to Pieces," Aaron Neville and Trisha Yearwood; "Silver Threads and Golden Needles," Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette.
Best Country Instrumental Performance: "Young Thing," Chet Atkins; "Kaw-Liga," Roy Clark and Joe Pass; "Appalachian Dream," Diamond Rio; "Keep on the Sunny Side," Randy Scruggs with Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson; "Marty Stuart Visits the Moon," Marty Stuart.
Best Country Song: "How Can I Help You Say Goodbye," Burton Banks Collins and Karen Taylor Good, songwriters (Patty Loveless, artist); "I Swear," Gary Baker and Frank J. Myers, songwriters (John Michael Montgomery, artist); "Independence Day," Gretchen Peters, songwriter (Martina McBride, artist); "Shut Up and Kiss Me," Mary Chapin Carpenter, songwriter (Mary Chapin Carpenter, artist); "When Love Finds You," Vince Gill and Michael Omartian, songwriters (Vince Gill, artist).
Best Country Album: "Tribute to the Music of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys," Asleep at the Wheel; "Stones in the Road," Mary Chapin Carpenter; "When Love Finds You," Vince Gill; "Read My Mind," Reba McEntire; "The Song Remembers When," Trisha Yearwood.
Best Bluegrass Album, Vocal or Instrumental: "Flashback," J.D. Crowe & the New South; "A Deeper Shade of Blue," Del McCoury; "When the Roses Bloom in Dixieland," the Osborne Brothers; "Like We Used to Be," the Seldom Scene; "The Great Dobro Sessions," Jerry Douglas and Tut Taylor, producers (various artists).
Best New Age Album, Instrumental or Vocal: "Acoustic Planet," Craig Chaquico; "Mandala," Kitaro; "The Garden," Michael Nesmith; "Turn of the Tides," Tangerine Dream; "Prayer for the Wild Things," Paul Winter.
Best Contemporary Jazz Performance: "Out of the Loop," Brecker Brothers; "Twelve Moons," Jan Garbarek Group; "The Sun Don't Lie," Marcus Miller; "Is What It Is," Mike Stern; "Run for Your Life," Yellowjackets.