The majority of the 49th Annual Grammy awards were handed out prior to the telecast. Here is a partial list of the awards:
Traditional Pop Vocal Album: "Duets: an American Classic," Tony Bennett.
Pop Instrumental Performance: "Mornin'," George Benson (& Al Jarreau).
Pop Instrumental Album: "Fingerprints," Peter Frampton.
Female Pop Vocal Performance: "Ain't No Other Man," Christina Aguilera.
Male Pop Vocal Performance: "Waiting on the World to Change," John Mayer.
Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "My Humps," Black Eyed Peas.
Dance Recording: "Sexy Back," Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.
Electronic/Dance Album: "Confessions on a Dance Floor," Madonna.
Male R&B Vocal Performance: "Heaven," John Legend.
R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: "Family Affair," (Sly and the Family Stone), John Legend, Joss Stone With Van Hunt.
Traditional R&B Vocal Performance: "God Bless the Child," George Benson and Al Jarreau featuring Jill Scott.
Urban/Alternative Performance: "Crazy," Gnarls Barkley.
R&B Song: "Be Without You," Johnta Austin, Mary J. Blige, Bryan-Michael Cox and Jason Perry (Mary J. Blige).
Contemporary R&B Album: "B'Day," Beyonce.
Female Country Vocal Performance: "Jesus, Take the Wheel," Carrie Underwood.
Male Country Vocal Performance: "The Reason Why," Vince Gill.
Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Not Ready to Make Nice," Dixie Chicks.
Country Collaboration With Vocals: "Who Says You Can't Go Home," Bon Jovi and Jennifer Nettles.
Country Instrumental Performance: "Whiskey Before Breakfast," Bryan Sutton and Doc Watson.
Country Song: "Jesus, Take the Wheel," Brett James, Hillary Lindsey and Gordie Sampson (Carrie Underwood).
Bluegrass Album: "Instrumentals," Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder.
Jazz Vocal Album: "Turned to Blue," Nancy Wilson.
Solo Rock Vocal Performance: "Someday Baby," Bob Dylan.
Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal: "Dani California," Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Hard Rock Performance: "Woman," Wolfmother.
Metal Performance: "Eyes of the Insane," Slayer.
Rock Instrumental Performance: "The Wizard Turns On ... ," the Flaming Lips.
Rock Song: "Dani California," Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers);
Alternative Music Album: "St. Elsewhere," Gnarls Barkley.
Short Form Music Video: "Here It Goes Again," OK Go.
Long Form Music Video: "Wings for Wheels: The Making of Born to Run," Bruce Springsteen.
Recording Package: "10,000 Days," Adam Jones, art director (Tool).
Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: "Stadium Arcadium," Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Chad Smith and Matt Taylor, art directors (Red Hot Chili Peppers).
Album Notes: "If You Got to Ask, You Ain't Got It!" Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Fats Waller).
Historical Album: "Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry 1891-1922."
Engineered Album, Classical: "Elgar: Enigma Variations; Britten: the Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Four Sea Interludes," Michael Bishop, engineer (Paavo Jarvi and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra).
Producer of the Year, Classical: Elaine Martone.
Classical Album: "Mahler: Symphony No. 7," Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, Andreas Neubronner, producer (San Francisco Symphony).
Orchestral Performance: "Mahler: Symphony No. 7," Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Symphony).
Opera Recording: "Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain of Tears," Robert Spano, conductor, Kelley O'Connor and Dawn Upshaw; Valerie Gross and Sid McLauchlan, producers (Women of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra).
Choral Performance: "Part: Da Pacem," Paul Hillier, conductor (Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir).
Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra): "Messiaen: Oiseaux Exotiques (Exotic Birds)," John McLaughlin Williams, conductor; Angelin Chang (Cleveland Chamber Symphony).
Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra): "Chopin: Nocturnes," Maurizio Pollini.
Chamber Music Performance: "Intimate Voices," Emerson String Quartet.
Small Ensemble Performance: "Padilla: Sun of Justice," Peter Rutenberg, conductor (Los Angeles Chamber Singers' Cappella).
Classical Vocal Performance: "Rilke Songs," Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (Peter Serkin), track from Lieberson: Rilke Songs, The Six Realms, Horn Concerto.
Classical Contemporary Composition: "Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain of Tears," Osvaldo Golijov (Robert Spano).
Classical Crossover Album: "Simple Gifts," Bryn Terfel (London Voices; London Symphony Orchestra).
Latin Pop Album: (tie) "Adentro," Arjona. "Limon Y Sal,"
Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album: "Amar Es Combatir," Mana.
Tropical Latin Album: "Directo Al Corazon," Gilberto Santa Rosa.
Mexican/Mexican-American Album: "Historias De Mi Tierra," Pepe Aguilar.
Tejano Album: "Sigue El Taconazo," Chente Barrera.
Norteno Album: "Historias Que Contar," Los Tigres Del Norte.
Banda Album: "Mas Alla Del Sol," Joan Sebastian.
Rap Solo Performance: "What You Know," T.I.
Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: "Ridin," Chamillionaire featuring Krayzie Bone.
Rap/Sung Collaboration: "My Love," Justin Timberlake featuring T.I.
Rap Song: "Money Maker," Christopher Bridges and Pharrell Williams (Ludacris featuring; "Ridin," Anthony Henderson, J. Slainas, O. Salinas and Hakeem Seriki.
Gospel Performance: "Victory," Yolanda Adams.
Gospel Song: "Imagine Me," Kirk Franklin (Kirk Franklin).
Rock or Rap Gospel Album: "Turn Around," Jonny Lang.
Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album: "Wherever You Are," Third Day.
Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album: "Glory Train," Randy Travis.
Traditional Gospel Album: "Alive in South Africa," Israel and New Breed.
Contemporary R&B Gospel Album: "Hero," Kirk Franklin.
Traditional Blues Album: "Risin' With the Blues," Ike Turner.
Contemporary Blues Album: "After the Rain," Irma Thomas.
Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Walk the Line," Joaquin Phoenix and Various Artists.
Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Memoirs of a Geisha," John Williams, composer.
Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media: "Our Town (From Cars)," Randy Newman (James Taylor).
Instrumental Composition: "A Prayer for Peace," John Williams, composer (John Williams), from "Munich — Soundtrack."
Instrumental Arrangement: "Three Ghouls," Chick Corea, arranger (Chick Corea), from "The Ultimate Adventure."
Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): "For Once in My Life," Jorge Calandrelli, arranger (Tony Bennett and Stevie Wonder), from "Duets: an American Classic."
Traditional Folk Album: "We Shall Overcome — the Seeger Sessions," Bruce Springsteen.
Contemporary Folk/Americana Album: "Modern Times," Bob Dylan.
Native American Music Album: "Dance With the Wind," Mary Youngblood.
Hawaiian Music Album: "Legends of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar — Live From Maui," Various Artists.
Reggae Album: "Love Is My Religion," Ziggy Marley.
Traditional World Music Album: "Blessed," Soweto Gospel Choir.
Contemporary World Music Album: "Wonder Wheel," the Klezmatics.
Polka Album: "Polka in Paradise," Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra.
Musical Show Album: "Jersey Boys."
Engineered Album, Non-Classical: "At War With the Mystics," the Flaming Lips and Dave Fridmann, engineers (The Flaming Lips).
Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: "Talk (Thin White Duke Mix)," Jacques Lu Cont, remixer (Coldplay).
Surround Sound Album: "Morph the Cat," Darcy Proper, surround mastering.
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Rick Rubin.
Musical Album for Children: "Catch That Train," Dan Zanes and Friends.
Spoken Word Album for Children: "Blah Blah Blah: Stories About Clams, Swamp Monsters, Pirates and Dogs," Bill Harley.
Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books and Story Telling). (Tie): "Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis (Jimmy Carter)," Jimmy Carter. "With Ossie and Ruby: In This Life Together (Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee)," Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.
Comedy Album: "The Carnegie Hall Performance," Lewis Black.
New Age Album: "Amarantine," Enya.
Contemporary Jazz Album: "The Hidden Land," Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.
Jazz Instrumental Solo: "Some Skunk Funk," Michael Brecker.
Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: "The Ultimate Adventure," Chick Corea.
Large Jazz Ensemble Album: "Some Skunk Funk," Randy Brecker With Michael Brecker, Jim Beard, Will Lee, Peter Erskine, Marcio.
Latin Jazz Album: "Simpatico," the Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project.
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