19th Annual Grammy Awards
The 19th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 19, 1977, and were broadcast live on American television (CBS). It was the seventh and final year Andy Williams hosted the telecast. The ceremony recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1976.
|19th Annual Grammy Awards|
|Date||February 19, 1977|
|Location||Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California|
|Hosted by||Andy Williams|
- Record of the Year
- Album of the Year
- Song of the Year
- Best New Artist
- Best Classical Orchestral Performance
- Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
- Best Opera Recording
- Best Choral Performance (other than opera)
- Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra)
- Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (without orchestra)
- Vladimir Horowitz for Horowitz Concerts 1975/76
- Best Chamber Music Performance
- Best Classical Album
Composing and arranging
- Best Instrumental Composition
- Chuck Mangione (composer) for Bellavia
- Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
- Norman Whitfield (composer) for Car Wash performed by Rose Royce
- Best Instrumental Arrangement
- Chick Corea (arranger) for "Leprechaun's Dream"
- Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
- Best Arrangement for Voices (duo, group or chorus)
- Starland Vocal Band (arranger) for "Afternoon Delight"
- Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
- Emmylou Harris for Elite Hotel
- Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
- Ronnie Milsap for "(I'm a) Stand By My Woman Man"
- Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
- Amazing Rhythm Aces for "The End Is Not in Sight (The Cowboy Tune)"
- Best Country Instrumental Performance
- Best Country Song
- Larry Gatlin (songwriter) for "Broken Lady"
- Best Gospel Performance (other than soul gospel)
- The Oak Ridge Boys for "Where the Soul Never Dies"
- Best Soul Gospel Performance
- Mahalia Jackson for How I Got Over
- Best Inspirational Performance
- Gary S. Paxton for The Astonishing, Outrageous, Amazing, Incredible, Unbelievable, Different World of Gary S. Paxton
Packaging and notes
- Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female
- Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
- Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
- Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Production and engineering
- Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
- Natalie Cole for "Sophisticated Lady (She's a Different Lady)"
- Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
- Stevie Wonder for "I Wish"
- Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
- Best R&B Instrumental Performance
- George Benson for "Theme From Good King Bad"
- Best Rhythm & Blues Song