41st Annual Grammy Awards

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41st Annual Grammy Awards
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Date February 24, 1999
Location Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Hosted by Rosie O'Donnell
Television/radio coverage
Network CBS

The 41st Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1998. Lauryn Hill was the main recipient, winning a total of 5 awards including Album of the Year and Best New Artist. Her album was the first Hip Hop act ever to win the coveted award. Also the ceremony was known as the "Grammy Year of Women", every artist nominated for Album of the Year were all female (including Garbage, with Shirley Manson as the headsinger). Madonna won four awards while musicians the Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill, Alanis Morissette & Shania Twain won two apiece. Celine Dion also received two awards both for "My Heart Will Go On", which received a total of four awards.[1] It is widely remembered for Ricky Martin's performance of "La Copa De La Vida"/ "The Cup of Life".

Award winners

General

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

Alternative

Best Alternative Music Performance

Blues

Children's

Comedy

  • From 1994 through 2003, see "Best Spoken Comedy Album" under the "Spoken" field, below.

Classical

Composing and arranging

Country

Folk

Gospel

Historical

Jazz

Latin

Musical show

Music video

New Age

Packaging and notes

Polka

Pop

Production and engineering

R&B

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best R&B Song
Best R&B Album
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

Rap

Best Rap Solo Performance
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rap Album

Reggae

Rock

Spoken

Traditional pop

World

Special merit awards

MusiCares Person of the Year

Grammy Legend Award

References

  1. ^ "1998 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
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