Awards for 1987
Best R&B Song
Best Music Video, Long Form
NOMINEESBobby McFerrin: Spontaneous Inventions: Bobby McFerrin, Bud Schaetzle (director), Martin J. Fischer (video line producer) (High Five Productions)Frank Sinatra: Portrait of an Album: Frank Sinatra (artist), Emil G. Davidson (video director), unknown (video producer)Yes: 9012 Live: Jon Anderson (artist), Tony Kaye (artist), Trevor Rabin (artist), Chris Squire (artist), Alan White (artist), Steven Soderbergh (video director), unknown (video producer)
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
For the song "Papa Don't Preach"
Best Spoken Word Album
For the Album "Hardheaded Boys"John Gielgud
For the Album "Gulliver"
Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Those Of You With Or Without Children, You'll Understand "
For the Album "Mud Will Be Flung Tonight"Steven Wright
For the Album "I Have a Pony"
Album of the Year
Best Pop Instrumental Performance