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A Complete List of the Nominees

January 05, 2000

* Best Country Song: "Amazed," Marv Green, Chris Lindsey and Aimee Mayo, songwriters (Lonestar, artist); "Choices," Mike Curtis and Billy Yates (George Jones); "Come On Over," Robert John "Mutt" Lange and Shania Twain (Shania Twain); "Ready to Run," Marcus Hummon and Martie Seidel (Dixie Chicks); "Two Teardrops," Bill Anderson and Steve Wariner (Steve Wariner).

* Best Country Album: "Ride With Bob," Asleep at the Wheel (Ray Benson, producer; Ray Benson and Larry Seyer, engineers/mixers); "Fly," Dixie Chicks (Blake Chancey and Paul Worley, producers; John Guess and Billy Sherrill, engineers/mixers); "Trio II," Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt and Dolly Parton (George Massenburg, producer; Nathaniel Kunkel, George Massenburg and Linda Ronstadt, engineers/mixers); "Cold Hard Truth," George Jones (Keith Stegall, producer; John Kelton, engineer/mixer) "Forget About It," Alison Krauss (Alison Krauss, producer; Gary Paczosa, engineer/mixer).

* Best Bluegrass Album: "Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza," Sam Bush, David Grisman, Ronnie McCoury, Jesse McReynolds, Bobby Osborne, Ricky Skaggs, Frank Wakefield, Buck White with Del McCoury; "The Mountain," Steve Earle and the Del McCoury Band; "The Bluegrass Sessions--Tales From the Acoustic Planet, Volume 2," Bela Fleck; "I Feel Like Singing Today," Jim Lauderdale, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys; "Ancient Tones," Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder.

New Age

* Best New Age Album: "Citizen of the World," David Arkenstone; "Turning," Suzanne Ciani; "Inside Monument Valley," Paul Horn and R. Carlos Nakai; "Inner Voices," Carlos Nakai; "Plains," George Winston; "Celtic Solstice," Paul Winter and Friends.


* Best Contemporary Jazz Performance: "Ethnomusicology--Volume I," Russell Gunn; "Animation/Imagination," Tim Hagans; "Joy Ride," Bob James; "Inside," David Sanborn; "Yin-Yang," Victor Wooten.

* Best Jazz Vocal Performance: "It's All About Love," Carla Cook; "Heart of a Woman," Etta James; "When I Look in Your Eyes," Diana Krall; "Bridges," Dianne Reeves; "Traveling Miles," Cassandra Wilson.

* Best Jazz Instrumental Solo: "Straight Up and Down," Gary Burton; "Wigwam," Chick Corea; "There Is No Greater Love," Stefon Harris; "In Vogue," Chris Potter; "In Walked Wayne," Wayne Shorter.

* Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Individual or Group: "Like Minds," Gary Burton, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes and Dave Holland; "Change," Chick Corea and Origin; "Requiem," Branford Marsalis Quartet; "Art of the Trio 4--Back at the Vanguard," Brad Mehldau; "Inner Voyage," Gonzalo Rubalcaba.

* Best Large Jazz Ensemble: "Far East Suite," Anthony Brown's Asian American Orchestra; "Serendipity 18," the Bob Florence Limited Edition; "Time's Mirror," Tom Harrell; "Epiphany," Vince Mendoza; "Inspiration," Sam Rivers' Rivbea All-Star Orchestra.

* Best Latin Jazz Performance: "Tumbao Para Los Congueros Di Mi Vida," Al McKibbon; "LatinJazz Explosion," Bobby Rodriguez; "Antiguo," Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Cuban Quartet; "Latin Soul," Poncho Sanchez; "Briyumba Palo Congo--Religion of the Congo," Chucho Valdes.


* Best Rock Gospel Album: "Underdog," Audio Adrenaline; "Choose Life," Big Tent Revival; "I Can See Clearly Now," Gospel Gangstaz; "Pray," Rebecca St. James; "Time," Third Day.

* Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: "Anointed," Anointed; "Speechless," Steven Curtis Chapman; "The Gift of Christmas," Andrae Crouch; "Gloryland," the Dukes of Dixieland; "The Prince of Egypt--Nashville," various artists.

* Best Southern, Country, Bluegrass Gospel Album: "A Glen Campbell Christmas," Glen Campbell; "Roy Clark Sings and Plays Gospel Greats," Roy Clark; "Kennedy Center Homecoming," Bill and Gloria Gaither and Their Homecoming Friends; "Winding Through Life," Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver; "The Final Sessions," D. Sumner and the Stamps Quartet.

* Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album: "Christmas With Shirley Caesar," Shirley Caesar; "Music in the Air," the Dixie Hummingbirds; "God Can and God Will," Dottie Peoples; "Uncensored," Pop Winans and the Winanaires; "Live in Detroit II," Vickie Winans.

* Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album: "Mountain High . . . Valley Low," Yolanda Adams; "Many Different Roads," Gladys Knight; "So Cool," Take 6; "We Got Next," Winans Phase 2; "His Gift," CeCe Winans.

* Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album: "Any Day," Victory in Praise Music and Arts Seminar Mass Choir, John P. Kee, choir director; "Emmanuel (God With Us)," Mississippi Mass Choir, David R. Curry, Jerry Smith and Dorcus Thigpen, choir directors; "High & Lifted Up," Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Carol Cymbala, choir director; "Hosanna! And They Sang the Word," Wilmington Chester Mass Choir, Derrick Clements, Claudine "Dee" King and Ernie Saunders, choir directors; "Let's Make It Better," Inner City, Rev. John P. Kee, choir director.


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