Grammy Awards of 1990
The 32nd Grammy
Awards were held in 1990. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.
- Best Orchestral Performance
- Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
- David Zinman (conductor), Dawn Upshaw & the Orchestra of St. Luke's for ''Knoxville - Summer of 1915 (Music of Barber, Menotti, Harbison, Stravinsky
- Best Opera Recording
- Cord Garben (producer), James Levine (conductor), Hildegard Behrens, Gary Lakes, Christa Ludwig, Kurt Moll, James Morris, Jessye Norman & the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for Wagner: Die Walkuere
- Best Choral Performance (other than opera)
- Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist (with orchestra)
- David Zinman (conductor), Yo-Yo Ma & the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for Barber: Cello Concerto, Op. 22/Britten: Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68
- Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist (without orchestra)
- Andras Schiff for Bach: English Suites
- Best Chamber Music Performance
- Best Contemporary Composition
- Best Classical Album
Composing and arranging
- Best Traditional Folk Recording
- Marcel Cellier (producer) for Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares, Vol. II performed by the Bulgarian State Female Vocal Choir
- Best Contemporary Folk Recording
- Best Gospel Performance, Female
- CeCe Winans for "Don't Cry"
- Best Gospel Performance, Male
- BeBe Winans for "Meantime"
- Best Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus
- Take 6 for "The Savior Is Waiting"
- Best Soul Gospel Performance
- Al Green for "As Long as We're Together"
- Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus
- Daniel Winans for "Let Brotherly Love Continue"
- Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
- Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male
- Harry Connick Jr for When Harry Met Sally
- Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group
- Best Jazz Fusion Performance
- Pat Metheny Group for Letter From Home
- Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist
- Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Group
- Chick Corea Akoustic Band for Chick Corea Akoustic Band
- Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Big Band
- Best Latin Pop Performance
- Best Tropical Latin Performance
- Celia Cruz & Ray Barretto for "Ritmo en el Corazon"
- Best Mexican-American Performance
- Best Musical Cast Show Album
- Jay David Saks (producer) & the original cast with Jason Alexander & Debbie Shapiro for Jerome Robbins' Broadway
- Best Music Video, Short Form
- Jim Blashfield (video director) Frank DiLeo, Jerry Kramer, Jim Blashfield, Paul Diener (video producers) & Michael Jackson for "Leave Me Alone"
- Best Music Video, Long Form
- Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris ((video directors & producers), Dominic Sena (video director), Aris McGarry (video producer) & Janet Jackson for Rhythm Nation 1814
Packaging and Notes
- Best New Age Album
- Peter Gabriel for Passion - Music For the Last Temptation of Christ
- Best Album Package
- Roger Gorman (art director) for Sound + Vision performed by David Bowie
- Best Album Notes
- Phil Schaap (notes writer) for Bird - The Complete Charlie Parker on Verve
Production and engineering
- Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical
- George Massenburg (engineer) for Cry Like a Rainstorm - Howl Like the Wind performed by Linda Ronstadt
- Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
- Best Classical Engineered Recording
- Classical Producer of The Year
- Best Spoken Word or Non-musical Album
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