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The Complete List of Nominees

January 08, 1997

More or fewer than five nominations in a category is a result of ties.

General Categories

Record of the Year: "Give Me One Reason," Tracy Chapman (Chapman and Don Gehman, producers); "Change the World," Eric Clapton (Babyface, producer); "Because You Loved Me (Theme From 'Up Close and Personal')," Celine Dion (David Foster, producer); "Ironic," Alanis Morissette (Glen Ballard, producer); "1979," the Smashing Pumpkins (Billy Corgan, Flood and Alan Moulder, producers).

Album of the Year "Odelay," Beck (Beck Hansen and the Dust Brothers, producers); "Falling Into You," Celine Dion (Roy Bittan, Jeff Bova, David Foster, Humberto Gatica, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Rick Hahn, Dan Hill, John Jones, Aldo Nova, Rick Nowels, Steven Rinkoff, Billy Steinberg, Jim Steinman and Ric Wake, producers); "The Score," Fugees (Diamond D, Jerry "Te Bass" Duplessis, John Forte, Lauryn Hill, Shawn King, Prakazrel "Pras," Salaam Remi, Handel Tucker and Wyclef, producers); "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness," the Smashing Pumpkins (Billy Corgan, Flood and Alan Moulder, producers); "Waiting to Exhale" soundtrack, various artists (Babyface, producer).

Song of the Year: "Because You Loved Me," Diane Warren (Celine Dion, artist); "Blue," Bill Mack (LeAnn Rimes, artist); "Change the World," Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick and Tommy Sims (Eric Clapton, Wynonna, artists); "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)," Babyface (Whitney Houston, artist); "Give Me One Reason," Tracy Chapman (Chapman, artist).

Best New Artist: Garbage; Jewel; No Doubt; the Tony Rich Project; LeAnn Rimes.

Pop Field

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Un-break My Heart," Toni Braxton; "Get Out of This House," Shawn Colvin; "Because You Loved Me," Celine Dion; "Reach," Gloria Estefan; "Who Will Save Your Soul," Jewel.

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Let's Make a Night to Remember," Bryan Adams; "Change the World," Eric Clapton; "Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First)," John Mellencamp; "Nobody Knows," the Tony Rich Project; "Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot," Sting.

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Free as a Bird," the Beatles; "As Long as It Matters," Gin Blossoms; "When You Love a Woman," Journey; "Fire on the Mountain," the Neville Brothers; "Peaches," the Presidents of the United States of America; "When You Wish Upon a Star," Take 6.

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals: "God Give Me Strength," Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello; "Missing You," Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight and Chaka Khan; "When I Fall in Love," Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole; "Count on Me," Whitney Houston and CeCe Winans; "My Way," Frank Sinatra and Luciano Pavarotti; "The Wind Cries Mary," Sting, John McLaughlin, Dominic Miller and Vinnie Colaiuta.

Best Pop Instrumental Performance: "The Sinister Minister," Bela Fleck & the Flecktones; "Mission: Impossible (Theme From)," Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton; "Mission: Impossible," Lalo Schifrin with the London Philharmonic Orchestra; "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness," the Smashing Pumpkins; "Kiss Lonely Goodbye (Harmonica With Orchestra)," Stevie Wonder.

Best Pop Album: "Secrets," Toni Braxton (Babyface, producer); "New Beginning," Tracy Chapman (Chapman and Don Gehman, producers); "A Few Small Repairs," Shawn Colvin (John Leventhal, producer); "Falling Into You," Celine Dion; "Mercury Falling," Sting (Hugh Padgham and Sting, producers).

Traditional Pop Field

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance: "Here's to the Ladies," Tony Bennett; "Dedicated to Nelson," Rosemary Clooney; "Stardust," Natalie Cole; "Gently," Liza Minnelli; "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight," Bernadette Peters.

Rock Field

Best Female Rock Vocal Performance: "Mother Mother," Tracy Bonham; "Give Me One Reason," Tracy Chapman; "If It Makes You Happy," Sheryl Crow; "Spider Web," Joan Osborne; "Burning Down the House," Bonnie Raitt.

Best Male Rock Vocal Performance: "The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You," Bryan Adams; "Where It's At," Beck; "Ain't Gone 'N Give Up on Your Love," Eric Clapton; "Cry Love," John Hiatt; "Dead Man Walkin'," Bruce Springsteen.

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Stupid Girl," Garbage; "So Much to Say," Dave Matthews Band; "Wonderwall," Oasis; "1979," the Smashing Pumpkins; "6th Avenue Heartache," the Wallflowers.

Best Hard Rock Performance: "Again," Alice in Chains; "Bulls on Parade," Rage Against the Machine; "Bullet With Butterfly Wings," the Smashing Pumpkins; "Pretty Noose," Soundgarden; "Trippin' on a Hole in a Paper Heart," Stone Temple Pilots.

Best Metal Performance: "Shoots and Ladders," Korn; "Suicide Note Pt. 1," Pantera; "Tire Me," Rage Against the Machine; "I'm Your Boogie Man," White Zombie; "Hands of Death (Burn Baby Burn)," Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper.

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