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22nd Annual Grammy Awards
Date February 27, 1980
Location "Shrine Auditorium, "Los Angeles
Hosted by "Kenny Rogers
Television/radio coverage
Network CBS

The 22nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 1980, at "Shrine Auditorium, "Los Angeles, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1979. This year was notable for being the first year to have a designated category for Rock music.[1][2]

Album of the Year went to "Phil Ramone and "Billy Joel for "52nd Street, and Song of the Year went to "Kenny Loggins and "Michael McDonald for ""What a Fool Believes".

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Award winners[edit]

General[edit]

"Record of the Year
"Album of the Year
"Song of the Year
"Best New Artist

Children's[edit]

Classical[edit]

Comedy[edit]

"Best Comedy Recording

Composing and arranging[edit]

"Best Instrumental Composition
"Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special
"Best Instrumental Arrangement
"Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocals

Country[edit]

"Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
"Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
"Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
"Best Country Instrumental Performance
"Best Country Song

Disco[edit]

The award for "Best Disco Recording was first given out at the 1980 Grammy Awards; however, this was the only year it was ever presented.

"Best Disco Recording

Folk[edit]

Gospel[edit]

Historical[edit]

Jazz[edit]

Latin[edit]

Musical show[edit]

Packaging and notes[edit]

Pop[edit]

"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[edit]

R&B[edit]

"Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female
"Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
"Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus
"Best R&B Instrumental Performance
"Best R&B Song

Rock[edit]

"Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
"Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
"Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
"Best Rock Instrumental Performance

Spoken[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Doobies top Grammy parade". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 28 February 1980. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "1979 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 

External links[edit]

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