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45th Annual Grammy Awards

45th Annual Grammy Awards
Date February 23, 2003
Location Madison Square Garden, New York City
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS

The 45th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2003 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Musicians accomplishments from the previous year were recognized. Norah Jones and her song "Don't Know Why" were the main recipients of the night, running away with a grand total of six Grammys, including all four major awards: Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist, plus Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.[1]


  • Award winners 1
    • General 1.1
    • Alternative 1.2
    • Blues 1.3
    • Children's 1.4
    • Classical 1.5
    • Composing and arranging 1.6
    • Country 1.7
    • Dance 1.8
    • Film/TV/media 1.9
    • Folk 1.10
    • Gospel 1.11
    • Historical 1.12
    • Jazz 1.13
    • Latin 1.14
    • Musical show 1.15
    • Music video 1.16
    • New Age 1.17
    • Packaging and notes 1.18
    • Polka 1.19
    • Pop 1.20
    • Production and engineering 1.21
    • R&B 1.22
    • Rap 1.23
    • Reggae 1.24
    • Rock 1.25
    • Spoken 1.26
    • Traditional pop 1.27
    • World 1.28
    • Special merit awards 1.29
  • References 2

Award winners


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


Best Alternative Music Album


Best Traditional Blues Album
Best Contemporary Blues Album


Best Musical Album for Children
Best Spoken Word Album for Children
  • Tom Chapin for There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly


Composing and arranging





Best Traditional Folk Album
Best Contemporary Folk Album
Best Native American Music Album



Best Historical Album


Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Best Jazz Vocal Album
Best Contemporary Jazz Album


Best Latin Pop Album
  • Bob St. John, Eric Schilling, Gustavo Afont, Iker Gastraminsa, Jaime Lagueruela, Jon Fausty (engineers/mixers), Gonzalo Vasquez (engineer/mixer & producer) Luis Ochoa (producer) & Bacilos (producers and artists) for Caraluna
Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album
Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
  • Benny Faccone (engineer/mixer). Franco Giordani, John Karpowich & Dennis Parker (engineers) & Joan Sebastian (producer & artist) for Lo Dijo El Corazón
Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album
Best Tejano Album
  • Gustavo Alphonso Miranda (engineer/mixer), Manuel Herrera Maldonado (producer) & Emilio Navaira for Acuérdate
Best Salsa Album
  • Jon Fausty, Maria DeJesus (engineers/mixers), Celia Cruz for La Negra Tiene Tumbao
Best Merengue Album
  • Manuel Antonio Tejada Tabar, Raphael Peña, Rolando Alejandro (engineers/mixers), Jose Lugo (producer) & Grupo Mania for Latino

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
  • Kevin Reagan (art director) for Home performed by the Dixie Chicks
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
  • Susan Archie (art director) for Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton performed by Charley Patton
Best Album Notes
  • David H. Evans Jr. (notes writer) for Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton performed by Charley Patton


Best Polka Album


Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Best Pop Vocal Album
Best Pop Instrumental Album

Production and engineering


Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Best R&B Song
Best R&B Album
  • Alvin Speights (engineer/mixer), Shannon Sanders (producer) & India.Arie (producer & artist) for Voyage to India
Best Contemporary R&B Album


Best Female Rap Solo Performance
Best Male Rap Solo Performance
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
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


Best Spoken Word Album

Traditional pop

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album


Best World Music Album

Special merit awards

Lifetime Achievement Award
Trustees Award
Legend Award
Technical Grammy Awards
MusiCares Person of the Year


  1. ^ "2002 Grammy Award Winners". Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
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