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22nd Annual Grammy Awards
22nd Annual Grammy Awards
DateFebruary 27, 1980
LocationShrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Hosted byKenny Rogers
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

The 22nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 1980, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1979. This year was notable for being the first year to have a designated category for Rock music.[1][2]

Album of the Year went to Phil Ramone and Billy Joel for 52nd Street, and Song of the Year went to Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald for "What a Fool Believes".

Winners

Record of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year
Best New Artist

Children's

Classical

Comedy

Best Comedy Recording

Composing and arranging

Best Instrumental Composition
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special
  • "Superman'"
    • John Williams (composer)
Best Instrumental Arrangement
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocals

Country

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Best Country Song

Disco

The award for Best Disco Recording was first given out at the 1980 Grammy Awards; however, this was the only year it was ever presented.

Best Disco Recording

Folk

Gospel

Historical

Jazz

Latin

Musical show

Packaging and notes

Pop

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Production and engineering

R&B

Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
Best R&B Instrumental Performance
Best R&B Song

Rock

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rock Instrumental Performance

Spoken

References

  1. ^ "Doobies top Grammy parade". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 28 February 1980. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "1979 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 2011.

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