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Taking home the lioness' share

Awards: It wasn't a thrill a minute but it was girls' night out as Lauryn Hill, Madonna, Alanis Morissette, Celine Dion, even the surprise winners Dixie Chicks took home the Grammys.

February 25, 1999|By J. D. Considine | J. D. Considine,SUN POP MUSIC CRITIC

Contemporary Folk Album: "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road," Lucinda Williams

Reggae Album: "Friends," Sly and Robbie

World Music Album: "Quanta Live," Gilberto Gil

Polka Album: "Dance With Me," Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra

Musical Album for Children: "Elmopalooza!," The Sesame Street Muppets with various artists

Spoken Word Album for Children: "The Children's Shakespeare," various artists

Spoken Word Album: "Still Me (Christopher Reeve)," Christopher Reeve

Spoken Comedy Album: "The 2000-Year-Old Man in the Year 2000," Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner

Musical Show Album: "The Lion King," Mark Mancina

Instrumental Composition: "Almost 12," Bela Fleck, Future Man and Victor Lemonte Wooten

Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or Television: "Saving Private Ryan," John Williams

Song Written for a Motion Picture or Television: "My Heart Will Go On (From "Titanic")," James Horner and Will Jennings

Instrumental Arrangement: "Waltz for Debby," Don Sebesky

Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s): "St. Louis Blues," Herbie Hancock

Recording Package: "Ray of Light" Boxed Recording Package: "The Complete Hank Williams"

Album Notes: "Miles Davis Quintet 1965-1968"

Historical Album: "The Complete Hank Williams"

Engineered Album, Non-Classical: "The Globe Sessions"

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Rob Cavallo

Remixer of the Year, Non-Classical: David Morales

Engineered Album, Classical: "Barber: Prayers of Kierkegaard/Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem/Bartok: Cantata Profana"

Producer of the Year, Classical: Steven Epstein

Classical Album: "Barber: Prayers of Kierkegaard/Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem/Bartok: Cantata Profana," Robert Shaw

Orchestral Performance: "Mahler: Symphony No. 9," Pierre Boulez

Opera Recording: "Bartok: Bluebeard's Castle," Pierre Boulez

Choral Performance: "Barber: Prayers of Kierkegaard/Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem/Bartok: Cantata Profana," Robert Shaw

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra): "Penderecki: Violin Con. No. 2 'Metamorphosen'," Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra): "Bach: English Suites Nos. 1, 3 & 6," Murray Perahia, piano

Chamber Music Performance: "American Scenes (Works of Copland, Previn, Barber, Gershwin)," Andre Previn, piano

Small Ensemble Performance (With or Without Conductor): "Reich: Music for 18 Musicians," Steve Reich and Musicians

Classical Vocal Performance: "The Beautiful Voice," Renee Fleming

Classical Contemporary Composition: "Penderecki: Violin Con. No. 2 `Metamorphosen,' " Krzysztof Penderecki

Classical Crossover Album: "Soul of the Tango -- The Music of Astor Piazzolla," Yo-Yo Ma

Short Form Music Video: "Ray of Light," Madonna

Long Form Music Video: "Rock and Roll Heart," Lou Reed

Lifetime Achievement Awards: Johnny Cash, Mel Torme, Smokey Robinson and the late Sam Cooke and Otis Redding

Trustees' Non-Performer Awards: Songwriting teams of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, and Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoler

Pub Date: 2/25/99

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