2008 BMI Grammy Award Winners

Posted in News on February 11, 2008

Record of the Year
"Rehab," Amy Winehouse
Mark Ronson, producer

Album of the Year
River: The Joni Letters, Herbie Hancock
Leonard Cohen, Norah Jones, Corinne Bailey Rae, Luciana Souza & Tina Turner, featured artists; Herbie Hancock, producer

Song of the Year
"Rehab," Amy Winehouse, songwriter (Amy Winehouse)

Best New Artist
Amy Winehouse

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
"Rehab," Amy Winehouse

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
"Makes Me Wonder," Maroon 5

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
"Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)," Robert Plant (ASCAP) & Alison Krauss

Best Pop Vocal Album
Back to Black, Amy Winehouse

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
"Icky Thump," The White Stripes

Best Rock Album
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Foo Fighters

Best Rap Album
Graduation, Kanye West

Best Hard Rock Performance
"The Pretender," Foo Fighters

Best Alternative Music Album
Icky Thump, The White Stripes

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
"In My Songs," Gerald Levert

Best Rap Solo Performance
"Stronger," Kanye West

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
"Southside," Common Featuring Kanye West

Best Rap Song
"Good Life," Aldrin Davis, Mike Dean & Kanye West, songwriters; (Kanye West Featuring T-Pain)

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
"Anagram," Michael Brecker, soloist

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Pilgrimage, Michael Brecker

Best Contemporary Jazz Album
River: The Joni Letters, Herbie Hancock

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Mark Ronson

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
"Before He Cheats," Carrie Underwood

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
"Stupid Boy," Keith Urban

Best Gospel Performance
"Blessed & Highly Favored," The Clark Sisters

Best Gospel Song
"Blessed & Highly Favored," (The Clark Sisters)

Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
100% Mexicano, Pepe Aguilar

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
A Tale Of God's Will (A Requiem For Katrina), Terence Blanchard

Best Contemporary Blues Album
The Road To Escondido, JJ Cale & Eric Clapton

Best Latin Urban Album
Residente O Visitante, Calle 13

Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album
Before The Daylight's Shot, Ashley Cleveland

Best Dance Recording
"LoveStoned/I Think She Knows," producer Jimmy Douglass

Best Latin Jazz Album
Funk Tango, Paquito D'Rivera Quintet

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
"How Long," Eagles

Best Traditional Blues Album
Last Of The Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live In Dallas
Henry James Townsend, Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins, Robert Lockwood, Jr. & David "Honeyboy" Edwards

Best Banda Album
Te Va A Gustar, El Chapo

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
"Daydreamin'," Lupe Fiasco

Best Gospel Performance
"Never Gonna Break My Faith," Aretha Franklin

Best Country Album
These Days, Vince Gill

Best Tropical Latin Album
La Llave De Mi Corazón, Juan Luis Guerra

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
Free To Worship, Fred Hammond

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
A Deeper Level, Israel And New Breed

Best Musical Album For Children
A Green And Red Christmas, The Muppets
Ted Kryczko, producer

Best Tejano Album
Before The Next Teardrop Falls, Little Joe & La Familia

Best Norteño Album
Detalles Y Emociones, Los Tigres Del Norte

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
"Lost Highway," Willie Nelson & Ray Price

Best Album Notes
John Work, III: Recording Black Culture
Bruce Nemerov, album notes writer (Various Artists)

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
"Umbrella," Rihanna

Best Musical Show Album
Spring Awakening, Duncan Sheik, producer; Duncan Sheik, composer; Steven Sater, lyricist

Best Zydeco Or Cajun Music Album
Live! Worldwide, Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience

Best Polka Album
Come Share The Wine, Jimmy Sturr And His Orchestra

Best Classical Contemporary Composition
"Made In America," Joan Tower (Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Nashville Symphony Orchestra)

Best Classical Crossover Album
A Love Supreme: The Legacy Of John Coltrane, Turtle Island Quartet

Best New Age Album
Crestone, Paul Winter Consort