31st Annual Grammy Awards

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31st Annual Grammy Awards
DateFebruary 22, 1989
LocationShrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Hosted byBilly Crystal
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

The 31st Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 22, 1989, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.[1][2]

Album of the Year went to George Michael for Faith, and Song of the Year went to Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy".

Award winners[edit]

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

Blues[edit]

Children's[edit]

Classical[edit]

Comedy[edit]

Composing and arranging[edit]

Country[edit]

Folk[edit]

Gospel[edit]

Historical[edit]

Jazz[edit]

Latin[edit]

Musical show[edit]

Music video[edit]

New Age[edit]

Packaging and notes[edit]

Polka[edit]

Pop[edit]

Production and engineering[edit]

R&B[edit]

Rap[edit]

Best Rap Performance

Reggae[edit]

Rock[edit]

Spoken[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The Rap Field was added to the Grammy Awards in 1989.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chapman, McFerrin lead Grammy winners". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 23 February 1989. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  2. ^ "1988 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.