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40th Annual Grammy Awards


40th Annual Grammy Awards

40th Annual Grammy Awards
Date February 25, 1998
Location Radio City Music Hall, New York City
Host Kelsey Grammer
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS

The 40th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1998 at Radio City Music Hall, New York City. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year. Rock icon Bob Dylan, Alison Krauss, and R. Kelly were the main recipients with three awards each.[1]


  • Award winners 1
    • Alternative 1.1
    • Blues 1.2
    • Children's 1.3
    • Classical 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
    • Rap 1.20
    • Reggae 1.21
    • Rock 1.22
    • Spoken 1.23
    • Traditional pop 1.24
    • World 1.25
  • Special merit awards 2
    • MusiCares Person of the Year 2.1
    • Grammy Legend Award 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Award winners


Best Alternative Music Performance




Composing and arranging



Best Traditional Folk Album
Best Contemporary Folk Album



Best Historical Album



Musical show

Best Musical Show Album

Music video

Best Short Form Music Video
Best Long Form Music Video

New Age

Best New Age Album

Packaging and notes

Best Recording Package
  • Al Quattrocchi, Hugh Brown & Jeff Smith (art directors) for Titanic - Music as Heard on the Fateful Voyage performed by Various Artists
Best Recording Package - Boxed
  • David Gorman, Hugh Brown & Rachel Gutek (art directors) for Beg Scream and Shout! The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul performed by Various Artists
Best Album Notes


Best Polka Album


Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Best Dance Recording
    • Donna Summer for "Carry On"
Best Pop Album

Production and engineering

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Best Engineered Album, Classical
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Producer of the Year, Classical
Remixer of the Year, Non-Classical


Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Best R&B Album


Best Rap Solo Performance
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rap Album


Best Reggae Album


Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Best Hard Rock Performance
Best Metal Performance
Best Rock Song
Best Rock Album


Traditional pop


Special merit awards

MusiCares Person of the Year

Grammy Legend Award

See also


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