Winners

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)

The first GRAMMY Awards ceremony after Sept. 11, 2001, began on a most fitting note with a powerful performance by U2, a band whose relationship with America had only deepened in the wake of the recent tragic events. Bono and company opened the 44th Annual GRAMMY Awards with a characteristically heartfelt version of “Walk On,” a song that despite being written before Sept. 11 somehow spoke to the need to press forward under even the most difficult of circumstances.

Jon Stewart — hosting for the second consecutive year at Staples Center in Los Angeles — pressed forward in his own comedic way with an entrance delayed by an onstage security check that left him standing in only his underwear and socks. “Remember when security was tight because Eminem was going to sing with Elton John?” Stewart quipped, referring to the controversial performance on the previous year’s GRAMMY show. “Those were the days, weren’t they, folks?”

The first award of the night — Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal — was presented by Britney Spears and “Friends” star Matthew Perry, who flirted in a good-natured way with the current teen superstar. “Matthew, this is awkward to say in front of the entire planet and all, but I guess I think of you as a ‘Friend,’” she explained gently. The pair then presented the award to U2 for “Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of.” Bono wryly explained that by winning a few awards, the band would now be allowed back into their native country Ireland, “So this is a public safety issue.” Ultimately, U2 would win four GRAMMYs on this night — including Record Of The Year for “Walk On.”

Another of the evening’s most memorable performances came from the movie Moulin Rouge. With minimal clothing and maximum soul, Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya and Pink then brought “Lady Marmalade” to life assisted by the great Patti LaBelle, who performed the original hit version with her group LaBelle in 1974. Stewart responded with one of his sharpest self-deprecating lines of the night: “I come out in my underwear, you don’t know what’s going on. They come out, you give them a standing ovation.” Stewart went on to confess, “I actually lost my virginity to that song — not the original, that version actually, a couple of months ago.” The women were perhaps more excited by the fact that “Lady Marmalade” won the GRAMMY for Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals.

Sept. 11, 2001, had been the planned date of the 2nd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards and time was taken to acknowledge two of the winners from a telecast that had to be cancelled — Colombian rocker Juanes, along with Spaniard Alejandro Sanz who performed an exuberant “Quisiera Ser” with Destiny’s Child.

Other notable performances included an intense rendition of “No More Drama” by Mary J. Blige, New York homeboys Tony Bennett and Billy Joel dueting on “New York State Of Mind,” and Bob Dylan performing “Cry A While” in what appeared to be a big white box — paradoxically, a pretty out-of-the-box idea. Equally outstanding were performances from two of the night’s most notable winners. Alicia Keys — whose five awards for the evening were Song Of The Year, Best New Artist, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Song and Best R&B Album (Songs In A Minor) — performed “Fallin’” flamenco-style. And the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack was brought to life onstage with the help of an ensemble of bluegrass greats including the legendary Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch and, of course, the Soggy Bottom Boys themselves. Indeed, after a huge crowd appeared onstage after the O Brother soundtrack won Album Of The Year, Stewart told the crowd, “I want to point out you get to come up if you worked on the album, not just if you heard it.”

It was not all laughs — when country great Alan Jackson performed “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)” in front of children’s art created in reaction to Sept. 11, it was in the end an emotional but ultimately heartening reminder that the world had now begun turning again, even if it would never be the same.

Record Of The Year
 
winner
U2
Walk On

U2 (Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, Larry Mullen, Jr.), artist. Richard Rainey & Steve Lillywhite, engineers/mixers. Brian Eno & Daniel Lanois, producers.

Album Of The Year
 
winner
Alison Krauss & Union Station, Emmylou Harris, GRAMMY winner, T Bone Burnett
O Brother, Where Art Thou? - Soundtrack

Alison Krauss & Union Station (Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski), Chris Sharp, Chris Thomas King, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Harley Allen, John Hartford, Mike Compton, Norman Blake, Pat Enright, Peasall Sisters (Hannah Peasall, Leah Peasall, Sarah Peasall), Ralph Stanley, Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan, The Cox Family (Evelyn Cox, Sidney Cox, Suzanne Cox, Willard Cox), The Fairfield Four (Nathan Best, Isaac Freeman, Robert Hamlett, James Hill, Joseph Rice, Wilson Waters, Jr.), The Whites (Buck White, Cheryl White, Sharon White) & Tim Blake Nelson, artists. Mike Piersante & Peter Kurland, engineers/mixers. Gavin Lurssen, mastering engineer. T Bone Burnett, producer.

Song Of The Year
 
winner
Alicia Keys, GRAMMY winner
Fallin'

Alicia Keys, songwriter.

Best New Artist
 
winner
Alicia Keys, GRAMMY winner
Alicia Keys
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
 
winner
I'm Like A Bird

Nelly Furtado, artist.

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
 
winner
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight

James Taylor, artist.

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
 
winner
U2
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of

U2 (Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, Larry Mullen, Jr.), artist.

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
 
winner
Christina Aguilera, GRAMMY winner, Pink, GRAMMY winner
Lady Marmalade

Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, artists.

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
 
winner
Eric Clapton, GRAMMY winner
Reptile

Eric Clapton, artist.

Best Dance Recording
 
winner
All For You

Janet Jackson, artist. Steve Hodge, mixer. Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, producers.

Best Pop Instrumental Album
 
winner
No Substitutions - Live In Osaka

Larry E. Carlton & Steven Lukather, artists. Neil Citron, Steve Vai & Yoshiyasu Kumada, engineers. Steve Vai & Steven Lukather, producers.

Best Pop Vocal Album
 
winner
Lovers Rock

Sade (Sade Adu, Paul S. Denman, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman), artist. Mike Pela, engineer. Mike Pela, producer.

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
 
winner
Songs I Heard

Harry Connick Jr., artist. Gregg Rubin, engineer. Tracey Freeman, producer.

Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
 
winner
Get Right With God

Lucinda Williams, artist.

Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
 
winner
Dig In

Lenny Kravitz, artist.

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
 
winner
U2
Elevation

U2 (Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, Larry Mullen, Jr.), artist.

Best Hard Rock Performance
 
winner
Crawling

Linkin Park (Chester Bennington, Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Joseph Hahn, Mike Shinoda), artist.

Best Metal Performance
 
winner
Schism

Tool (Danny Carey, Justin Chancellor, Adam Jones, Maynard James Keenan), artist.

Best Rock Instrumental Performance
 
winner
Jeff Beck, GRAMMY winner
Dirty Mind

Jeff Beck , artist.

Best Rock Song
 
winner
Drops Of Jupiter

Charlie Colin, Jimmy Stafford, Pat Monahan, Rob Hotchkiss & Scott Underwood, songwriters.

Best Rock Album
 
winner
U2
All That You Can't Leave Behind

U2 (Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, Larry Mullen, Jr.), artist. Richard Rainey, engineer. Brian Eno & Daniel Lanois, producers.

Best Alternative Music Album
 
winner
Coldplay, GRAMMY winners
Parachutes

Coldplay (Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin), artist. Ken Nelson & Michael H. Brauer, engineers. Ken Nelson, producer.

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
 
winner
Alicia Keys, GRAMMY winner
Fallin'

Alicia Keys, artist.

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
 
winner
Usher
U Remind Me

Usher, artist.

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
 
winner
Beyonce
Survivor

Destiny's Child (Beyoncé Knowles, Kelendria Rowland, Michelle Williams), artist.

Best R&B Song
 
winner
Alicia Keys, GRAMMY winner
Fallin'

Alicia Keys, songwriter.

Best R&B Album
 
winner
Alicia Keys, GRAMMY winner
Songs In A Minor

Alicia Keys, artist. Kerry "Krucial" Brothers, engineer.

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Album
 
winner
At Last

Gladys Knight, artist.

Best Rap Solo Performance
 
winner
Get Ur Freak On

Missy Elliott, artist.

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
 
winner
Ms. Jackson

OutKast (André 3000, Big Boi), artist.

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
 
winner
Let Me Blow Ya Mind

Eve & Gwen Stefani, artists.

Best Rap Album
 
winner
Stankonia

OutKast (André 3000, Big Boi), artist. John Frye, engineer. David Sheats, producer.

Best Female Country Vocal Performance
 
winner
Shine

Dolly Parton, artist.

Best Male Country Vocal Performance
 
winner
O Death

Ralph Stanley, artist.

Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
 
winner
Alison Krauss, GRAMMY winner, Alison Krauss & Union Station
The Lucky One

Alison Krauss & Union Station (Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski), artist.

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
 
winner
I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow

Dan Tyminski, Harley Allen & Pat Enright, artists.

Best Country Instrumental Performance
 
winner
Steve Martin, GRAMMY winner, Vince Gill
Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Albert Lee, Earl Scruggs, Gary Scruggs, Glen Duncan, Jerry Douglas, Leon Russell, Marty Stuart, Paul Shaffer, Randy Scruggs, Steve Martin & Vince Gill, artists.

Best Country Song
 
winner
The Lucky One

Robert Lee Castleman, songwriter.

Best Country Album
 
winner
Timeless - Hank Williams Tribute

Bonnie Garner, Luke Lewis & Mary Martin, producers.

Best Bluegrass Album
 
winner
Alison Krauss, GRAMMY winner, Alison Krauss & Union Station
New Favorite

Alison Krauss & Union Station (Barry Bales, Ron Block, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski), artist. Gary Paczosa, engineer.

Best New Age Album
 
winner
A Day Without Rain

Enya, artist. Nicky Ryan, engineer. Nicky Ryan, producer.

Best Contemporary Jazz Album
 
winner
M_

Marcus Miller, artist. Khaliq-O-Vision & Ray Bardani, engineers. David Isaac, engineer/mixer. David Isaac, producer.

Best Jazz Vocal Album
 
winner
The Calling

Dianne Reeves, artist. Erik Zobler, engineer. George M. Duke, producer.

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
 
winner
Chan's Song

Michael Brecker, soloist.

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
 
winner
This Is What I Do

Sonny Rollins, artist. Troy Halderson, engineer. Lucille Rollins, producer.

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
 
winner
Homage To Count Basie

Bob Mintzer Big Band, artist. Tom Jung, engineer. Tom Jung, producer.

Best Latin Jazz Album
 
winner
Nocturne

Charlie Haden, artist. Jay Newland, engineer. Gonzalo Rubalcaba, producer.

Best Rock Gospel Album
 
winner
Solo

dc Talk (Toby McKeehan, Kevin Max Smith, Michael Tait), artist.

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
 
winner
CeCe Winans
CeCe Winans

CeCe Winans, artist. F. Reid Shippen & Steve Bishir, engineers. Brown Bannister, producer.

Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album
 
winner
Bill & Gloria Gaither Present A Billy Graham Music Homecoming

Bill Gaither & Gloria L. Gaither, artists. Chad Evans, engineer.

Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album
 
winner
Spirit Of The Century

Blind Boys of Alabama (Caleb Butler, Jimmy Carter, Donald Dillion, Clarence Fountain, Ricky McKinnie, George Scott, Joey Williams), artist. Jimmy Hoyson & Larry Hirsch, engineers. John Chelew, producer.

Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album
 
winner
Yolanda Adams
The Experience

Yolanda Adams, artist. Benjamin J. Arrindell, Biff Dawes & Derek Lewis, engineers.

Best Gospel Choir Or Chorus Album
 
winner
Love Is Live!

Hezekiah Walker, choir director. Greg Hartman & John Jaszcz, engineers.

Best Latin Pop Album
 
winner
La Musica De Baldemar Huerta

Freddy Fender, artist. Joe Reyes, Michael Morales & Ronald Morales, engineers. Joe Reyes, Michael Morales & Ronald Morales, producers.

Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album
 
winner
Embrace The Chaos

Ozomatli (Wil-Dog Abers, Ulises Bella, Kanetic Source, Andy Mendoza, Raul Pacheco, Justin Porée, Asdru Sierra, Jiro Yamaguchi), artist.

Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album
 
winner
Dejame Entrar

Carlos Vives, artist. Javier Garza, John D. Thomas, Mike Couzzi, Ron Taylor & Scott Canto, engineers. Andrés Castro, Emilio Estefan Jr. & Sebastián Krys, producers.

Best Salsa Album
 
winner
Encore

Roberto Blades, artist. Gustavo Celis & Ricky Blanco, engineers.

Best Merengue Album
 
winner
Yo Por Tí

Olga Tañón, artist. Eric Schilling, engineer.

Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
 
winner
En Vivo...El Hombre Y Su Musica

Ramón Ayala Y Sus Bravos Del Norte (Fidencio Ayala, Jose Luis Ayala, Ramón Ayala, David Laure, Mario Marichalar, Raúl Rosales), artist. Edward Perez, Freddie Martínez, Jr. & Greg García, engineers. Freddie Martínez, Sr., producer.

Best Tejano Album
 
winner
Nadie Como Tu

Solido (Rolando Benavidez, Ben De León, Amado Garza, Jr., Medardo Garza, Otoniel Peña, Jr.), artist. Edward Perez & Ramiro Serna, Jr., engineers.

Best Traditional Blues Album
 
winner
Do You Get The Blues?

Jimmie Vaughan, artist. Jared Tuten & John P. Hampton, engineers.

Best Contemporary Blues Album
 
winner
Nothing Personal

Delbert McClinton, artist. Don Smith & Richard Dodd, engineers. Gary Nicholson, producer.

Best Traditional Folk Album
 
winner
T Bone Burnett
Down From The Mountain

T Bone Burnett, producer. Mike Piersante, engineer.

Best Contemporary Folk Album
 
winner
Bob Dylan
Love And Theft

Bob Dylan, artist. Chris Shaw, engineer.

Best Native American Music Album
 
winner
Bless The People - Harmonized Peyote Songs

Johnny Mike & Verdell Primeaux, artists. Jack Miller, engineer. Giuli Doyle & Robert Doyle, producers.

Best Reggae Album
 
winner
Halfway Tree

Damian Marley, artist. Arlick Thompson, engineer. Stephen Marley, producer.

Best World Music Album
 
winner
Full Circle - Carnegie Hall 2000

Ravi Shankar, artist. Tom Lazarus, engineer. Hans Wendl, producer.

Best Polka Album
 
winner
Gone Polka

Jimmy Sturr, artist. Jim Uzwack, Kenneth R. Irwin & Tom Pick, engineers. Kenneth R. Irwin & Tom Pick, producers.

Best Musical Album For Children
 
winner
Elmo And The Orchestra

Ed Mitchell, producer. Jimmy Hoyson & Ric Wilson, engineers.

Best Spoken Word Album for Children
 
winner
Mama Don't Allow

Tom Chapin, artist. Rory Young, engineer. Arnold Cardillo, producer.

Best Spoken Word Album
 
winner
Quincy Jones, GRAMMY winner
Q - The Autobiography Of Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones, artist. Jeffrey S. Thomas & Steven Strassman, engineers. Elisa Shokoff, producer.

Best Spoken Comedy Album
 
winner
Napalm & Sillyputty

George Carlin, artist. John Runnette, producer.

Best Musical Show Album
 
winner
The Producers

Mel Brooks, composer/lyricist. Hugh Fordin, producer. Cynthia Daniels, engineer.

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
 
winner
T Bone Burnett
O Brother, Where Art Thou?

T Bone Burnett, compilation producer. Mike Piersante & Peter Kurland, engineers.

Best Score Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
 
winner
Richard King, GRAMMY winner
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Tan Dun, composer. Lu Xiao Xing, Richard King & Xu Gou Qin, engineers. Steven Epstein, producer.

Best Song Written For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
 
winner
Boss Of Me (From Malcolm In The Middle)

John Flansburgh & John Linnell, songwriters.

Best Instrumental Composition
 
winner
Cast Away - End Credits

Alan Silvestri, composer.

Best Instrumental Arrangement
 
winner
Béla Fleck
Claude Debussy "Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum" From Children's Corner

Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer, arrangers.

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
 
winner
Drops Of Jupiter

Paul Buckmaster, arranger.

Best Recording Package
 
winner
Amnesiac - Special Limited Edition

Stanley Donwood & Tchocky, art directors.

Best Boxed Recording Package
 
winner
Brain In A Box - The Science Fiction Collection

Hugh Brown & Steve Vance, art directors.

Best Album Notes
 
winner
Richard Pryor...And It's Deep Too! - The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (1968-1992)

Walter Mosley, album notes writer. (TIE)

winner
Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection - 1960-2000 The Journey Of Chris Strachwitz

Elijah Wald, album notes writer. (TIE)

Best Historical Album
 
winner
Lady Day - The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia 1933-1944

Michael Brooks & Michael Cuscuna, compilation producers. Darcy Proper, Harry Coster, Ken Robertson, Mark Wilder, Matt Cavaluzzo & Seth Foster, mastering engineers.

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
 
winner
Al Schmitt
The Look Of Love

Al Schmitt, engineer.

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
 
winner
T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
 
winner
Thank You (Deep Dish Vocal Remix)

Deep Dish (Ali "Dubfire" Shirazinia, Sharam Tayebi), remixer.

Best Engineered Album, Classical
 
winner
Richard King, GRAMMY winner
Bernstein (Arr. Brohn & Corigliano): West Side Story Suite (Lonely Town; Make Our Garden Grow, Etc.)

Richard King, engineer.

Producer Of The Year, Classical
 
winner
Manfred Eicher
Best Classical Album
 
winner
Berlioz: Les Troyens

Ben Heppner, Kenneth Tarver, Michelle DeYoung, Peter Mattei, Petra Lang, Sara Mingardo & Stephen Milling, artists. Colin Davis, conductor. James Mallinson, producer. Simon Rhodes, engineer.

Best Orchestral Performance
 
winner
Pierre Boulez, GRAMMY winner
Boulez Conducts Varèse - Amériques, Arcana, Déserts & Ionisation

Pierre Boulez, conductor. Jobst Eberhardt & Stephan Flock, engineers. Helmut Burk & Karl-August Naegler, producers.

Best Opera Recording
 
winner
Berlioz: Les Troyens

Ben Heppner, Kenneth Tarver, Michelle DeYoung, Peter Mattei, Petra Lang, Sara Mingardo & Stephen Milling, artists. Colin Davis, conductor. James Mallinson, producer. Simon Rhodes, engineer.

Best Choral Performance
 
winner
Bach: St. Matthew Passion

Erwin Ortner & Norbert Balatsch, chorus masters. Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor. Michael Brammann, engineer. Martin Sauer, producer.

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)
 
winner
Strauss Wind Concertos - Horn Concerto; Oboe Concerto

Alex Klein, Dale Clevenger, Daniel Barenboim, David McGill & Larry Combs, artists. Eberhard Sengpiel, engineer. Martin Fouqué, producer.

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)
 
winner
Britten Cello Suites (1-3)

Truls Mork, artist. Arne Akselberg, engineer. Arne Akselberg, producer.

Best Chamber Music Performance
 
winner
Haydn: The Complete String Quartets

The Angeles String Quartet (Brian Dembow, Stephen J. Erdody, Kathleen Lenski, Steven D. Miller, Sara Parkins), artist. Marc J. Aubort, engineer. Joanna Nickrenz, producer.

Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor)
 
winner
After Mozart - Raskatov, Silvestrov & Schnittke

Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica, artists. Philipp Nedel, engineer. Helmut Mühle, producer.

Best Classical Vocal Performance
 
winner
Dreams & Fables - Gluck Italian Arias: Tremo Fra' Dubbi Miei; Di Questa Cetra In Seno

Cecilia Bartoli, artist. Jonathan Stokes, engineer. Christopher Raeburn, producer.

Best Classical Contemporary Composition
 
winner
Rouse: Concert De Gaudí For Guitar & Orchestra

Christopher Rouse, composer.

Best Classical Crossover Album
 
winner
Béla Fleck
Perpetual Motion - Scarlatti, Bach, Debussy, Chopin

Béla Fleck, artist. Robert Battaglia, engineer. Edgar Meyer, producer.

Best Short Form Music Video
 
winner
Weapon Of Choice

Bootsy Collins & Fatboy Slim, artists. Spike Jonze, video director. Deannie O'Neil & Vincent Landay, video producers.

Best Long Form Music Video
 
winner
Recording The Producers - A Musical Romp With Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks, artist. Susan Froemke, video director. Peter Gelb & Susan Froemke, video producers.