Winners

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Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)/Best Background Arrangement

 

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

Flintstones

Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)

Track From: In My Room
Label: Membran

nominees

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Do You Want To Know A Secret

I'm A Fool To Want You

Somewhere (Dirty Blvd) (Extended Version)

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner

Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)

Maria Schneider, arranger.

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner
Yo-Yo Ma

New York Tendaberry

Billy Childs, arranger.

(Billy Childs Featuring Renée Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma)

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

Swing Low

Gil Goldstein, arranger.

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner

City Of Roses

Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding, arrangers.

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner

Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)

Jorge Calandrelli, arranger.

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner

Baba Yetu

Christopher Tin, arranger.

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

Quiet Nights

Claus Ogerman, arranger.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Here's That Rainy Day

Nan Schwartz, arranger.

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

I'm Gonna Live Till I Die

John Clayton, arranger.

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

For Once In My Life

Jorge Calandrelli, arranger.

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?

Billy Childs, Gil Goldstein & Heitor Pereira, arrangers.

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Over The Rainbow

Victor Vanacore, arranger.

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner

Woodstock

Vincent Mendoza, arranger.

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

Mean Old Man

Dave Grusin, arranger.

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Drops Of Jupiter

Paul Buckmaster, arranger.

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

Both Sides Now

Vince Mendoza, arranger.

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Lonely Town

Alan Broadbent, arranger.

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Herbie Hancock, GRAMMY winner, Stevie Wonder, GRAMMY winner

St. Louis Blues

Herbie Hancock, Robert Sadin & Stevie Wonder, arrangers.

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner

Cotton Tail

Slide Hampton, arranger.

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

When I Fall In Love

Alan Broadbent & David Foster, arrangers.

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner

I Get A Kick Out Of You

Rob McConnell, arranger.

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Circle Of Life

Hans Zimmer & Lebo Morake, arrangers.

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner

When I Fall In Love

David Foster & Jeremy Lubbock, arrangers.

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Here's To Life

Johnny Mandel, arranger.

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

Unforgettable

Johnny Mandel, arranger.

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
Quincy Jones, GRAMMY winner

The Places You Find Love

Clif Magness, Glen Ballard, Jerry Hey & Quincy Jones, arrangers.

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

My Funny Valentine

Dave Grusin, arranger.

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

No One Is Alone

Jonathan Tunick, arranger.

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Deedles' Blues

Frank Foster, arranger.

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Somewhere

David Foster, arranger.

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Lush Life

Nelson Riddle, arranger.

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Hard Habit To Break

David Foster & Jeremy Lubbock, arrangers.

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner

What's New

Nelson Riddle, arranger.

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

Rosanna

David Paich, Jeff Porcaro & Jerry Hey, arrangers.

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
Quincy Jones, GRAMMY winner

Ai No Corrida

Jerry Hey & Quincy Jones, arrangers.

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner

Sailing

Christopher Cross & Michael Omartian, arrangers.

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner

What A Fool Believes

Michael McDonald, arranger.

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner

Got To Get You Into My Life

Maurice White, arranger.

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen)

Ian Freebairn-Smith, arranger.

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

If You Leave Me Now

James William Guercio & Jimmie Haskell, arrangers.

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

Misty

Ray Stevens, arranger.

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

Down To You

Joni Mitchell & Tom Scott, arrangers.

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

Live And Let Die

George Martin, arranger.

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?

Michel Legrand, arranger.

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner
Paul McCartney, GRAMMY winner

Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey

Paul McCartney, arranger.

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner
Paul Simon, GRAMMY winner

Bridge Over Troubled Water

Art Garfunkel, Ernie Freeman, Jimmie Haskell, Larry Knechtel & Paul Simon, arrangers.

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner

Spinning Wheel

Fred Lipsius, arranger.

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner

Mac Arthur Park

Jimmy L. Webb, arranger.

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

Ode To Billie Joe

Jimmie Haskell, arranger.

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Strangers In The Night

Ernie Freeman, arranger.

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

It Was A Very Good Year

Gordon Jenkins, arranger.

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

People

Peter Matz, arranger.

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner
Henry Mancini, GRAMMY winner

Days Of Wine And Roses

Henry Mancini, arranger.

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner

I Left My Heart In San Francisco

Marty Manning, arranger.