35th Annual Grammy Awards

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The 35th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1993 and recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.[3] The nominations were announced on January 7, 1993.[4] The evening's host was the American stand-up comedian Garry Shandling, who hosted the ceremony for the third time.[5] Model, Author April Gabriellé, Trophy Girl. The CBS network broadcast the show live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.[6]

This particular Grammy live broadcast was the commercially most successful of its kind in the 1990s.[7] As Nielsen Media Research and Billboard magazine stated on January 10, 2004, "the highest-rated Grammy show of the 1990s was the 1993 telecast, which got a 19.9 rating/31 share and 30 million United States viewers" alone.[1] British guitarist and singer Eric Clapton was the night's big winner, winning six awards out of nine nominations including Album, Song and Record of the Year.[8]

Michael Jackson received the Grammy Legend Award from his sister Janet Jackson. A small segment of the show was "How to Become a Legend" narrated by Janet.[9]

A total of twelve live performances where held at the ceremony, including "Constant Craving" by k. d. lang, "Give It Away" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers with George Clinton and P-Funk, "Save the Best for Last" by Vanessa Williams, "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)" by En Vogue, "The Lady Is a Tramp" by Tony Bennett and Natalie Cole, "The Whiskey Ain't Workin'" by Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart, "People Everyday" by Arrested Development, "Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus, "Hallelujah!" by Mervyn Warren and Los Angeles Master Chorale, "Beauty and the Beast" by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson as well as "Cherokee" by Arturo Sandoval featuring the GRP All-Stars Ensemble and Clapton's "Tears in Heaven".[10]

At the 45th Primetime Emmy Awards in 1993, the production mixers Ed Greene, Rick Himot, Don Worsham, David Hewitt and Paul Sandweiss were nominated for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or a Special, losing to Star Trek: The Next Generation.[11]

35th Annual Grammy Awards
Grammy logo 1993 035.jpg
Official poster
Date February 24, 1993
Location Shrine Auditorium
Hosted by Garry Shandling
Highlights
Most awards Eric Clapton (6)
Most nominations Eric Clapton (9)
Record YR. "Tears in Heaven"
Album YR. Unplugged
Song YR. "Tears in Heaven"
New Artist Arrested Development
Person YR. Natalie Cole
Website www.grammy.com
Television/radio coverage
Network CBS
Runtime circa 150 minutes
Viewership 30.0 million viewers[1]
Produced by Matt Sager · Tzvi Small[2]

Award winners

Alternative

Blues

Children's

Classical

Comedy

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

Rap

Reggae

Rock

Spoken

Traditional pop

World

Special merit awards

MusiCares Person of the Year

References

  1. ^ a b Hay, Carla (January 10, 2004). "Grammy Ratings Share" (PDF). Billboard Magazine. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 116 (2): 13. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "35th Annual Grammy Awards Production Credits". The Recording Academy. Direct Upload. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  3. ^ "35th Annual GRAMMY Awards | GRAMMY.com". Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "1993 Grammy Nominations". The Baltimore Sun. Light For All, LLC. January 8, 1993. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  5. ^ Stedman, Alex (March 24, 2016). "Garry Shandling Dies at 66". Variety.com. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  6. ^ "1993 Grammy Winners". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. February 26, 1993. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  7. ^ "GRAMMY Rewind: 35th Annual GRAMMY Awards". The Grammys. The Recording Academy. 26 January 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Clapton awarded 6 Grammys including best song, album". The Milwaukee Sentinel. Google News. February 25, 1993. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  9. ^ "Lifetime Achievement Award | GRAMMY.com". Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  10. ^ Todd Everett (February 24, 1993). "35th Annual Grammy Awards". Variety. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  11. ^ "Nominees/Winners". The Television Academy. The Emmys. Retrieved 23 April 2017.

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