Awards for 1986

Grammy

Song of the Year

WINNER

Lionel Richie (songwriter), Michael Jackson (songwriter)
For the song "We Are the World".

Best Music Video, Short Form

WINNER

We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song: Tom Trbovich (video director), Quincy Jones (video producer)
For the music video "We Are The World - The Video Event." The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy Award for this win.

Best Music Video, Long Form

WINNER

Huey Lewis & The News: The Heart of Rock 'n' Roll: Mario Cipollina (artist), Johnny Colla (artist), Bill Gibson (artist), Chris Hayes (artist), Sean Hopper (artist), Huey Lewis (artist), Bruce Gowers (video director)

NOMINEES

The Police: Synchronicity Concert: The Police (artist), Kevin Godley (video director), Lol Creme (video director)

Prince and the Revolution LIVE!: Prince (artist), Lisa Coleman (artist), Sheila E. (artist), Matt Fink (artist), Brown Mark (artist), Wendy Melvoin (artist), Bobby 'Z' Rivkin (artist), Paul Becher (video director)


Wham!: The Video: Wham! (artist), unknown (video director)

Best New Artist

NOMINEE

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

NOMINEE

Madonna
For the song "Crazy for You"

Best Comedy Recording

WINNER

Whoopi Goldberg
For the Album "Whoopi Goldberg Original Broadway Show Record"

NOMINEE

'Weird Al' Yankovic
For the album "Dare to Be Stupid".

Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

NOMINEE

Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers
For the song "Real Love."

Best Recording for Children

NOMINEES

Quincy Jones (producer)
For the album "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy nomination.

Meryl Streep
For the Album The Velveteen Rabbit

Christopher Plummer
For the Album "E.T.A. Hoffmann / Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker"

Best New artist

NOMINEE

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

WINNER

Quincy Jones (producer)
For the album "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy Award for this win.

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

WINNER

Dire Straits
For the song 'Money for Nothing'.

NOMINEES

Heart
For the album 'Heart'.

Jefferson Starship
For the song 'We Built This City'.

Best Country Vocal Performance - Female

NOMINEE

Dolly Parton
For the album "Real Love."

Record of the Year

WINNER

Quincy Jones (producer)
For the record "We Are the World". The artist USA for Africa did not receive a Grammy Award for this win.

Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special

WINNER

NOMINEES




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