Grammy nominations

February 21, 1993

Here is a partial list of nominees for 35th annual Grammy awards.

* Record of the Year: "Tears In Heaven," Eric Clapton; "Achy Breaky Heart," Billy Ray Cyrus; "Constant Craving," k. d. lang; "Save the Best for Last," Vanessa Williams; "Beauty and the Beast," Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson.

* Album of the Year: "Unplugged," Eric Clapton; "Ingenue," k. d. lang; "Diva," Annie Lennox; "Achtung Baby," U2; "Beauty and the Beast," various artists.

* Song of the Year: "Tears in Heaven," Eric Clapton and Will Jennings (recorded by Eric Clapton); "Achy Breaky Heart," Don Von Tress (recorded by Billy Ray Cyrus); "Beauty and the Beast," Alan Menken and Howard Ashman (recorded by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson); "Constant Craving," k. d. lang and Ben Mink (recorded by k.d. lang); "Save the Best for Last," Wendy Waldman, Jon Lind and Phil Galdston (recorded by Vanessa Williams).

* Best New Artist: Arrested Development, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sophie B. Hawkins, Kriss Kross, Jon Secada.

* Best Pop Vocal, Female: "MTV Unplugged EP," Mariah Carey; "Celine Dion," Celine Dion; "Constant Craving," k. d. lang; "Diva," Annie Lennox; "Save the Best for Last," Vanessa Williams.

* Best Pop Vocal, Male: "Tears in Heaven," Eric Clapton; "Us," Peter Gabriel; "Black or White," Michael Jackson; "The One," Elton John; "Joshua Judges Ruth," Lyle Lovett.

* Best Pop Vocal, Duo or Group: "Beauty and the Beast," Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson; "I Can't Dance," Genesis; "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me," George Michael and Elton John; "Diamonds and Pearls," Prince and the New Power Generation; "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough," Patty Smyth and Don Henley.

* Best Traditional Pop Vocal: "Perfectly Frank," Tony Bennett; "Girl Singer," Rosemary Clooney; "Michael Feinstein Sings the Jule Styne Songbook," Michael Feinstein; "Late Night at the Cafe Carlyle," Bobby Short; "With My Lover Beside Me," Nancy Wilson.

* Best Pop Instrumental: "Tahitian Skies," The Chieftains with Chet Atkins; "Twenty Nine-Five," Bruce Hornsby-Branford Marsalis; "Cool," Bob James and Earl Klugh; "Beauty and the Beast," the Nurenberg Symphony Orchestra; "Hook" (original motion picture soundtrack) John Williams.

* Best Rock Vocal, Female: "Ain't It Heavy," Melissa Etheridge; "Shot of Poison," Lita Ford; "It Won't Be Long," Alison Moyet; "Rocking- horse," Alannah Myles; "The Bitch is Back," Tina Turner.

* Best Rock Vocal, Male: "There Will Never be Another Tonight," Bryan Adams; "Unplugged," Eric Clapton; "Life is a Highway," Tom Cochrane; "Digging in the Dirt," Peter Gabriel; "The Fire Inside," Bob Seger; "Human Touch," Bruce Springsteen.

* Best Rock Vocal, Duo or Group: "Free Your Mind," En Vogue; "Little Village," Little Village; "Kiko," Los Lobos; "Under the Bridge," Red Hot Chili Peppers; "Achtung Baby," U2.

* Hard Rock Performance: "Dirt," Alice in Chains; "Angel Dust," Faith No More; "Live and Let Die," Guns N' Roses; "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Nirvana; "Jeremy," Pearl Jam; "Give it Away," Red Hot Chili Peppers.

* Best Metal Performance, with Vocal: "In the Meantime," Helmet; "Countdown to Extinction," Megadeth; "N.W.O." Ministry; "Wish," Nine Inch Nails; "Into the Void," Soundgarden.

* Best Rock Instrumental: "Hound Dog," Jeff Beck and Jed Leiber; "Bring 'Em Back Alive," Dixie Dregs; "Gypsy-Grajonca," Santana; "The Extremist," Joe Satriani; "Little Wing," Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble.

* Best Rock Song: "Layla," Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon; "Digging in the Dirt," Peter Gabriel; "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Kurt Cobain and Nirvana; "Jeremy," Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam); "Human Touch," Bruce Springsteen.

* Best Alternative Music Album: "Good Stuff," The B-52's; "Wish," The Cure; "Your Arsenal," Morrissey; "Bone Machine," Tom Waits; "Nonsuch," XTC.

* Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal, Female: "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me," Oleta Adams; "I Belong to You," Whitney Houston; "The Woman I Am," Chaka Khan; "I Love Your Smile," Shanice; "The Comfort Zone," Vanessa Williams.

* Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal, Male: "Humpin' Around," Bobby Brown; "Lost in the Night," Peabo Bryson; "T.E.V.I.N." Tevin Campbell; "Jam," Michael Jackson; "Heaven and Earth," Al Jarreau.

* Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal, Duo or Group: "People Everyday," Arrested Development; "End of the Road," Boyz II Men; "I'll Be There," Mariah Carey and Trey Lorenz; "Funky Divas," En Vogue; "The Best Things in Life Are Free," Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson.

* Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance: "Big Idea," The Brecker Brothers; "Doo-Bop," Miles Davis; "Just the Way I Feel," George Howard; "Mood," Soul II Soul; "Summer Chill," Grover Washington Jr.

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