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30th Annual Grammy Awards

30th Annual Grammy Awards
Date March 2, 1988
Location Radio City Music Hall, New York
Host Billy Crystal
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS

The 30th Annual Grammy Awards were held March 2, 1988 at Radio City Music Hall, New York. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.[1][2]

Album of the Year went to U2 for The Joshua Tree, and Song of the Year went to Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and James Horner for "Somewhere Out There".


  • Award winners 1
    • Blues 1.1
    • Children's 1.2
    • Classical 1.3
    • Comedy 1.4
    • Composing and arranging 1.5
    • Country 1.6
    • Folk 1.7
    • Gospel 1.8
    • Historical 1.9
    • Jazz 1.10
    • Latin 1.11
    • Musical show 1.12
    • Music video 1.13
    • New Age 1.14
    • Packaging and notes 1.15
    • Polka 1.16
    • Pop 1.17
    • Production and engineering 1.18
    • R&B 1.19
    • Reggae 1.20
    • Rock 1.21
    • Spoken 1.22
  • External links 2
  • References 3

Award winners





Best Comedy Recording

Composing and arranging







Musical show

Music video

New Age

Packaging and notes


Best Polka Recording


Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Pop Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)

Production and engineering



Best Reggae Recording


Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist)


External links

  • 30th Grammy Awards, from the Internet Movie Database


  1. ^ "New, Old Musicians Win Awards at Grammys". The Press-Courier. 2 March 1988. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "1987 Grammy Award Winners". Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
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