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The 41st Annual Grammy Nominations

Academy's Complete List of Nominees

January 06, 1999

* Best Rock Instrumental Performance: "El Distorto De Melodica," Everclear; "The Roots of Confidence," Pat Metheny Group; "Take California," Propellerheads; "A Train of Angels," Joe Satriani; "Trouble Is . . . ," Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band; "The Ironic Twist," Jimmie Vaughan.

* Best Rock Song: "Bitter Sweet Symphony," Richard Ashcroft, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards (the Verve, artist); "Celebrity Skin," Billy Corgan, Eric Erlandson and Courtney Love (Hole, artist); "Closing Time," Dan Wilson (Semisonic, artist); "Have a Little Faith in Me," John Hiatt (Hiatt, artist); "Uninvited," Alanis Morissette (Morissette, artist).

* Best Rock Album: "The Globe Sessions," Sheryl Crow (Crow, producer; Tchad Blake and Trina Shoemaker, engineers/mixers); "Premonition," John Fogerty (Fogerty and Elliot Scheiner, producers and engineers/mixers); "Version 2.0," Garbage (Garbage, producers; Billy Bush, engineer/mixer); "Celebrity Skin," Hole (Michael Beinhorn, producer; Tom Lord-Alge and Paul Northfield, engineers/mixers); "Before These Crowded Streets," Dave Matthews Band (Steve Lillywhite, producer; Steve Harris and Lillywhite, engineers/mixers).


* Best Alternative Music Performance: "From the Choirgirl Hotel," Tori Amos; "Hello Nasty," Beastie Boys; "Is This Desire?," PJ Harvey; "Airbag/How Am I Driving?," Radiohead; "Adore," Smashing Pumpkins.

R & B

* Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: "Are You That Somebody?," Aaliyah; "Tyrone," Erykah Badu; "A Rose Is Still a Rose," Aretha Franklin; "Doo Wop (That Thing)," Lauryn Hill; "I Get Lonely," Janet Jackson.

* Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: "Matrimony: Maybe You," Maxwell;"The Only One for Me," Brian McKnight; "My Way," Usher; "I Know," Luther Vandross; "St. Louis Blues," Stevie Wonder.

* Best Duo or Group R&B Performance: "The Boy Is Mine," Brandy & Monica; "Lean on Me," Kirk Franklin with Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly, Bono, Crystal Lewis and the Family; "Nothing Even Matters," Lauryn Hill and D'Angelo; "All My Life," K-Ci & JoJo; "Stay," the Temptations.

* Best R&B Song: "All My Life," Rory Bennett and JoJo Hailey, (K-Ci & JoJo, artists); "The Boy Is Mine," Brandy, Lashawn Daniels, Fred Jerkins III, Rodney Jerkins and Japhe Tejeda (Brandy & Monica, artists); "Doo Wop (That Thing)," Lauryn Hill (Hill, artist); "Lean on Me," Kirk Franklin (Franklin with Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly, Bono, Crystal Lewis and the Family, artists); "A Rose Is Still a Rose," Lauryn Hill (Aretha Franklin, artist).

* Best R & B Album: "Live," Erykah Badu (Badu and Norman "Keys" Hurt, producers; Hurt, Gordon Mack and Kenny Ortiz, engineers/mixers); "Never Say Never," Brandy (Rodney Jerkins, producer; Brad Gilderman and Jerkins, engineers/mixers); "A Rose Is Still a Rose," Aretha Franklin; "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," Lauryn Hill (Hill, producer; Comissioner Gordon and Tony Prendatt, engineers/mixers); "Embrya," Maxwell (Musze, producer; Musze and Mike Pela, engineers/mixers).

* Best Traditional R & B Vocal Performance: "Believe in Me," Regina Belle; "Live! One Night Only," Patti LaBelle; "To Make Me Who I Am," Aaron Neville; "Phoenix Rising," the Temptations; "I Know," Luther Vandross.


* Best Rap Solo Performance: "Dangerous," Busta Rhymes; "Lost Ones," Lauryn Hill; "Hard Knock Life," Jay-Z; "Gone Till November," Wyclef Jean; "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It," Will Smith.

* Best Duo or Group Rap Performance: "Intergalactic," Beastie Boys; "Money Ain't a Thang," Jermaine Dupri featuring Jay-Z; "Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)," Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz; "Rosa Parks," OutKast; "Ghetto Supastar," Pras Michel featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard and Mya.

* Best Rap Album: "Capital Punishment," Big Punisher; "Life in 1472--the Original Soundtrack," Jermaine Dupri (Jermaine Dupri, producer); "Vol. 2 . . . Hard Knock Life," Jay-Z (Joe Quinde, engineer/producer); "Harlem World," Mase (Stephen Dent, engineer/mixer); "The Love Movement," a Tribe Called Quest (the Ummah, producer; David Kennedy and the Ummah, engineers/mixers).


* Best Female Country Vocal Performance: "Love Still Remains," Emmylou Harris; "This Kiss," Faith Hill; "You're Still the One," Shania Twain; "A Little Past Little Rock," Lee Ann Womack; "There Goes My Baby," Trisha Yearwood.

* Best Male Country Vocal Performance: "Nothin' but the Taillights," Clint Black; "To Make You Feel My Love," Garth Brooks; "If You Ever Have Forever in Mind," Vince Gill; "Holes in the Floor of Heaven," Steve Wariner.

* Best Duo or Group Country Performance: "How Do You Fall in Love," Alabama; "Wild One," BR5-49; "There's Your Trouble," Dixie Chicks; "Dance the Night Away," the Mavericks; "26 Cents," the Wilkinsons.

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